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Yuppiechef and Yuppie Gadgets fight over ‘Yuppie’ name

Yuppiechef and Yuppie Gadgets fight over ‘Yuppie’ name

The prolonged legal battle between Yuppiechef and Yuppie Gadgets regarding the use of the word “Yuppie” culminated in a victory for Yuppie Gadgets in a Supreme Court ruling on 15 September.

Broadband, Internet - By MyBroadband | 19 September, 2016
What we asked Google the most this week in South Africa

What we asked Google the most this week in South Africa

South Africans were asking a lot of ‘what’ and ‘how’ questions on Google SA this week.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 16 September, 2016
Afrihost gives ‘free internet’ to capped users for 18 hours, every day

Afrihost gives ‘free internet’ to capped users for 18 hours, every day

Afrihost has announced that all of the data used between midnight and 18:00 each day on its capped ADSL accounts will be free.

Internet - By MyBroadband | 8 September, 2016
SA government officials busted in online porn data hack

SA government officials busted in online porn data hack

A leak of almost 800,000 Brazzers forum user accounts has taken place, including the details of South African government officials.

Internet, Lifestyle - By MyBroadband | 6 September, 2016
Uber launches food delivery service in Johannesburg

Uber launches food delivery service in Johannesburg

UberEats – an on-demand meal delivery service powered by Uber – will be launched in Johannesburg before the end of 2016.

Internet - By MyBroadband | 5 September, 2016
This is what 11 hours a day in front of a screen is doing to your eyes

This is what 11 hours a day in front of a screen is doing to your eyes

Your mom warned you sitting too close to the TV wasn’t a good idea. It turns out she wasn’t entirely off the mark.

Internet, Technology - By Staff Writer | 3 September, 2016
Couple attacked, kidnapped in fake Uber taxi in Joburg

Couple attacked, kidnapped in fake Uber taxi in Joburg

A couple’s evening out turned into a nightmare when they were allegedly attacked while taking what they believe was an Uber taxi home in Sunninghill, Johannesburg.

Internet - By News24Wire | 30 August, 2016
What ordinary voters wanted political parties to know during the elections

What ordinary voters wanted political parties to know during the elections

The 2016 local municipal election was fought as much at the ballot box as it was through social media…and political parties should have paid closer attention to the conversation by ordinary voters in the digital space.

Internet, Media - By Staff Writer | 8 August, 2016
Uber is offering discount rides to polling stations on Wednesday

Uber is offering discount rides to polling stations on Wednesday

Taxi app Uber is giving customers discounts on rides to and from polling stations on election day in South Africa, on Wednesday 3 August.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 1 August, 2016
5 tips to help you buy safely online in South Africa

5 tips to help you buy safely online in South Africa

Being internet savvy in today’s age should be a given, however anyone can still become a victim of an online scam, especially when it comes to classified linked trading.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 24 July, 2016
Majority of Uber partner drivers operating illegally in Cape Town

Majority of Uber partner drivers operating illegally in Cape Town

Over 800 Uber partner drivers have not collected City of Cape Town letters which would almost guarantee these operators a path to legal licensing.

Finance, Internet - By News24Wire | 21 July, 2016
Icasa to auction off spectrum for R12 billion – minimum

Icasa to auction off spectrum for R12 billion – minimum

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has issued an invitation to apply for high-demand spectrum.

Broadband, Internet, Mobile - By MyBroadband | 15 July, 2016
Cyber crime nails 8.8 million South Africans

Cyber crime nails 8.8 million South Africans

Norton has released its findings from the Norton Cybersecurity Insights Report revealing that over 8.8 million South Africans fell victim to cyber crime in the past year.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 6 July, 2016
‘Uber came to Africa to abuse Africans’

‘Uber came to Africa to abuse Africans’

Uber drivers in South Africa claim they are being exploited by the taxi application company and plan to take it to court, according to Forbes Africa.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 5 July, 2016
South Africa says no thanks to Internet freedom in UN vote

South Africa says no thanks to Internet freedom in UN vote

South Africa has tried to remove provisions from a United Nations resolution that would prevent countries from switching off the Internet for any reason, The Register reported.

Internet - By MyBroadband | 4 July, 2016
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