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Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

March 26, 2019 • Healthcare, Online & SocialComments Off on Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

Taxi-hailing service, Uber has announced a partnership with Discovery to offer access to private healthcare cover for driver-partners and their families, on a voluntary basis. Driver Care is powered by Discovery’s Primary Care Activate product. This cover includes out-of-hospital care such as unlimited GP consultations, optometry benefits and cover...

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Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

March 25, 2019 • General, Online & SocialComments Off on Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

University of Oxford academics have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy with a focus on South Africa and India. The rankings look at how platforms like Uber, Taxify, and Ola perform against five...

Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

March 23, 2019 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

When prospects for company growth call for fast turnarounds, smart solutions or just more hands on deck, finding the right people to assemble temporary workforces is often a must for any business owner. BoostMe360 gives employers full ownership of their HR...

Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plaintext

March 22, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plaintext

Go change your Facebook password right now because it could be compromised. The social media company admitted in a blog post on Thursday that it has stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. This essentially left passwords...

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Twitter account hacked

March 22, 2019 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Twitter account hacked

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has this morning deactivated his official Twitter account (@UKenyatta) just moments after a controversial tweet went out regarding the war against graft. On Friday, 22 March 2019, Uhuru Kenyatta tweeted that he was not going...

New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

March 20, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

Analytical Forensic Investigation Services, a forensic investigation company and Mshtarii Investments, a software development house have developed a case management solution that keeps case information and intelligence in one place. Analytical Investigation...

Ethics, citizenship and protecting human rights in the digital age

March 20, 2019 • Online & Social, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethics, citizenship and protecting human rights in the digital age

Fraud and identity theft; hacking; electronic vandalism; cyber terrorism and extortion; cyberstalking; invasion of privacy; cyberbullying and offensive material. These are just some of the digitally enabled crimes or illicit activities that can infringe on an...

How to make more followers on Instagram easily?

How to get more followers on Instagram easily?

March 20, 2019 • Online & Social, SponsoredComments Off on How to get more followers on Instagram easily?

Nowadays the number of peoples using Instagram increases day by day. Hence making more number of followers in this social media becomes a tedious process. To make this process easy and popular among social media users choosing Famoid services is the best...

Kulula gets brand new app

Kulula gets brand new app

March 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kulula gets brand new app

South African airline, kulula.com launches a new app for both iPhone and Android. These new applications refresh the look and feel of the airline’s digital offerings with smart technology to personalise and simplify the entire customer experience. The...

UK launches new online visa application for South Africans

March 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on UK launches new online visa application for South Africans

Applying for a visa for your next visit to the UK just became a lot easier. Through Access UK, customers are now able to book their visa application centre appointment, scan and upload their supporting documentation from the comfort of their own home,...

Delete Facebook, says WhatsApp Co-Founder

March 18, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Delete Facebook, says WhatsApp Co-Founder

In a rare public appearance on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at Stanford University, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton urged students to delete their accounts from the social network Facebook. This was despite his having sold his own company to Mark Zuckerburg’s...

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

March 15, 2019 • Company News, Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg has announced the resignation of the company’s Chief Product Officer, Chris Cox, and the head of WhatsApp, Chris Daniels. Cox has been with Facebook for more than a decade and currently oversees the company’s core suite of...

YouTube Music launches in South Africa

March 13, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on YouTube Music launches in South Africa

YouTube has launched a new music streaming service called YouTube Music in South Africa. The service offers music videos, official albums, singles, remixes, live performances, covers and hard-to-find music you can only get on YouTube. YouTube Music offers a...

FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

March 12, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

FlySafair has announced that its passengers will now have the option to send their boarding passes88h to their phones via WhatsApp, once they’ve completed the check-in process. This will be beneficial to passengers who have not made the booking...

Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

March 11, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

Spotify will come preinstalled on all of Samsung’s mobile devices from 8 March. This comes after Samsung integrated the music streaming service with its Bixby artificial intelligence (AI) platform and Spotify was named the go-to music service provider...

The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

March 8, 2019 • Features, Healthcare, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate has been somewhat of a controversial topic in recent years. An anti-vaccination or “anti-vax” rhetoric has been slowly gaining traction across the globe and is leading to outbreaks of easily preventable diseases....