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Strengthening the fight against cyberbullying

By Mduduzi Malinga Brand South Africa collaborated with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) to raise awareness on emerging online social ills such as cyberbullying...

Experts ready for young South Africans online

Advice from health experts such as psychologists, nutritionists and general practitioners is now just a few clicks away, following the launch by the Department of Health of a mobi-site targeting young people. It will help adolescents to make informed choices about their health.

Shuttleworth’s Ubuntu smartphone is a leap ahead

Nearly 30 000 people contributed to the crowdfunding drive to develop the Ubuntu Edge, a smartphone running the Ubuntu Unity OS. It showed people were hungry for something new. That phone is still in development phase, but until it comes to market, say hallo to the Ubuntu phone.

Durban developer’s mobile app scores in Nokia competition

Want to be in your photograph but don't want to ask a stranger to take your picture? TapShoot is the answer. The intriguing smartphone app for Windows phones grabbed its developer a top place in the Nokia Future/Capture contest.

MTN makes e-commerce more accessible

Pan-African mobile operator MTN is looking to make shopping easier for its South African customers by implementing payD, an e-commerce payment mechanism that allows consumers to buy products and services online with their debit cards.

SAA launches mobile portal

South African Airways has become the first airline in Africa to launch a mobile portal, allowing travellers to access flight schedules, directions to airline lounges at airports around the world, destination information and more - in five languages.

MTN takes mobile banking to Ghana

Pan-African mobile operator MTN has launched its Mobile Money offering in Ghana, allowing users in the west African country to perform a range of basic financial transactions over their phones without having to have bank accounts.