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Is it safe to download FaceApp?-All your questions answered

Is it safe to download FaceApp? All your questions answered

July 21, 2019 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Is it safe to download FaceApp? All your questions answered

The past week has seen a craze around a mobile app that uses neural network technology to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs. Developed by Russian company Wireless Lab, FaceApp, as it is known, has been around since 2017 but recently gained popularity and went viral with millions of people downloading it....

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YouTube announces updates for premium subscribers

YouTube announces updates for premium subscribers

July 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on YouTube announces updates for premium subscribers

YouTube Music has launched its latest updates for subscribers of YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium as well as a new playlist for South Africa. The update will allow users to switch between a song and its music video for an uninterrupted experience,...

Instagram to alert users before their account is disabled

Instagram to alert users before their account is disabled

July 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram to alert users before their account is disabled

Instagram, the video and image sharing social network, announced on Thursday, 18 July 2019, that it plans to update its account disable policy. This is not the first time that the social media platform has had to take another look at its policy this year —...

inDriver set to launch in Harare

inDriver set to launch in Harare

July 18, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on inDriver set to launch in Harare

inDriver, an international online ride-hailing service, has begun recruiting drivers in Harare for the service. The service allows passengers to negotiate the fare with drivers and is intended to launch in the Zimbabwean capital at the end of July. By coming...

Gozem launches three-wheeled auto-rickshaw service in West Africa.

Gozem launches three-wheeled auto-rickshaw service in West Africa

July 17, 2019 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Gozem launches three-wheeled auto-rickshaw service in West Africa

Gozem has expanded its transport offering with the auto-rickshaws in Lomé and Cotonou after launching other on-demand transport products. Today, these auto-rickshaws are an intermediate form of transport, between motorcycle-taxis and car taxis, and can carry...

Macsteel launches e-commerce B2B platform

Macsteel launches e-commerce B2B platform

July 16, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Macsteel launches e-commerce B2B platform

A first for the steel sector, Macsteel has launched an e-commerce B2B platform to sell steel online, giving customers access to sales and enquiry environment all day every day throughout the year. “Business is no longer constrained to the hours between 8am...

Google unveils new social media platform, Shoelace

Google unveils new social media platform, Shoelace

July 16, 2019 • Features, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Google unveils new social media platform, Shoelace

Google is again trying its hand at penetrating the social media market with the release of its latest platform, Shoelace. The launch comes just weeks after the tech company retired Google+, a social network that was created in 2011.  The most notable...

Nando’s eCommerce platform bags an Apex Award

Nando’s eCommerce platform bags an Apex Award

July 15, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Nando’s eCommerce platform bags an Apex Award

VMLY&R South Africa, a South African advertising and brand agency, walked away from the 2019 Apex Awards with a bronze win in the launch category, for Nando’s eCommerce platform. VMLY&R’s eCommerce platform for Nando’s was recognised for meeting...

Angola Cables launches new cloud service platform called Angola Cables Cloud Service.

Angola Cables launches cloud service platform

July 15, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Angola Cables launches cloud service platform

Angola Cables, an Angolan multinational telecommunications company has announced the launch of Angola Cables Cloud Service to the African market. The ‘Cloud as a Service’ platform was launched as a response to increasing demand from companies that...

Online Business School for Entrepreneurs launched in Africa

Online Business School for entrepreneurs launched in Nigeria

July 15, 2019 • Education, Features, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Online Business School for entrepreneurs launched in Nigeria

Business coach and trainer, TriciaBiz launched an online business school on Saturday, 13 July 2019, in Nigeria. The new online school, Business Lab Africa, aims to help entrepreneurs in Africa succeed in business, it’s subscription-based and is geared...

Trained Proflight cabin crew with the airline's new Dash 8 aircraft.

Proflight steps up Dash 8 aircraft training

July 14, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Proflight steps up Dash 8 aircraft training

Proflight Zambia is an airline company started in 1991. The airline provides domestic flights from Lusaka, Zambia, to Mfuwe, Livingstone, Solwezi and Ndola, all in Zambia. The company also provides regional flights to Lilongwe in Malawi and Durban in South...

HBO announces streaming platform HBO Max set for release Spring 2020

WarnerMedia to launch streaming service

July 12, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on WarnerMedia to launch streaming service

WarnerMedia has announced that its upcoming streaming service is going to be called HBO Max. HBO Max will be WarnerMedia’s attempt at entering the lucrative and ever-expanding world of entertainment streaming. This new streaming service will be going up...

Redstor announces new mobile app Redstor Mobile

Redstor launches new mobile app

July 11, 2019 • Online & Social, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Redstor launches new mobile app

Redstor, a data management company, has launched a new application that will give customers access to their data by using their mobile phones. Redstor aims to offer “rich visibility of an entire data estate, wherever it is stored-while strong encryption...

Multichoice Nigeria launches new mobile app, MyGOtv

MultiChoice Nigeria launches new mobile app, MyGOtv

July 10, 2019 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MultiChoice Nigeria launches new mobile app, MyGOtv

Multichoice Nigeria has launched a new mobile app, MyGOtv, for its digital platform, GOtv.  John Ugbe, Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, said that the platform will put the power of self-service back into the hands of the customers and allow...

New app helps parents track scholar transport vehicle

New app helps parents track scholar transport vehicles

July 9, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New app helps parents track scholar transport vehicles

South African IT entrepreneur, Tshidi Morabi has created a mobile app that allows parents to track scholar transport vehicle in real time. LocTransie provides the parents with scholar transport price comparison within the neighbourhood or district. It also...

Spotify Lite now available across Africa

Spotify Lite now available in Africa

July 9, 2019 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Spotify Lite now available in Africa

Spotify has officially introduced Spotify Lite. Lite, according to Spotify,  is a small, fast, and simplified version of the main Spotify app. Users will still be able to search and play their favourite songs and artists, save them, share with others,...