Outage hits Facebook, Instagram users in SA, worldwide

Facebook and Instagram users lost access to the social network’s applications in parts of the world as a result of an outage of undetermined origin. The California giant which has more than two billion users acknowledged the outage after users noted on Twitter they could not access Facebook or had limited functionality. “We’re aware that […]

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FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

FlySafair announced that its passengers will now have the option to send their boarding passes straight to their phones via WhatsApp, once they’ve completed the check-in process. The company stated that it will be beneficial to passengers who have not made the booking themselves or where passengers have supplied an incorrect contact number during the […]

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WATCH: Rape Day computer game to go live despite outrage

The developers of new PC game Rape Day have announced its release date later this month, despite a massive outcry. The game lets players rape and kill women in story mode. Desk Plant, the team behind the game, claim the game is aimed at “four percent of the general population [who] are sociopaths” and would […]

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‘Sharing economy’ goes mainstream as IPOs loom

The “sharing economy” is becoming mainstream with the anticipated stock listings from services such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb, signs that the trend is gaining momentum and impacting multiple sectors. These multibillion-dollar online platforms have already been a disruptive force in many economic segments, and analysts say the public listings may be a watershed moment, […]

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Dell beats revenue estimates in first report as public company

Dell Technologies Inc topped Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday in the computer maker’s first earnings report since a return to public markets and also forecast annual revenue above estimates, lifted by demand for its servers and network devices. Dell, one of the top players in the PC market, returned to public markets on […]

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WhatsApp is working on an Advanced Search feature

Messaging platform WhatsApp is working on a new feature to better their chat search function according to WABetaInfo. The new Advanced Search feature will better the standard search tool within the app that will allow WhatsApp users to search through multiple types of messages. Through this feature users will be able to refine their search […]

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