Uber ditches 'U' symbol for new logo and branding

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 February 2016

Wake up this morning and update your Uber app, and you'll be greeted by a new logo. The company has named it a 'bit', with an entire redesign on the way. FULL STORY >


Uber testing out colour coded vehicles to help passengers find their ride

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 December 2015

With Uber growing in popularity, several cars could be hailed to the same venue. In an experiment to assist with this issue, Uber is trialing out colour coded lights for vehicles. FULL STORY >


Flickr receives extreme makeover

By Ryan Noik 21 May 2013

Flickr has received a substantial makeover as well as an increased free storage capacity to a generous 1 TB. FULL STORY >


Twitter adds photo filters and other image enhancement features

By Hanleigh Daniels 11 December 2012

Twitter brings Instagram-like photo filters to its popular social networking site. FULL STORY >


Megaupload 2.0 getting ready to launch

By Ryan Noik 27 September 2012

Megaupload 2.0, the follow-up to the controversial file sharing service which was shut earlier this year, is readying for a re-launch. FULL STORY >


YouTube turns seven

By Hanleigh Daniels 22 May 2012

YouTube blows out the seven candles on its birthday cake, and reveals some stats surrounding the world's most used video sharing site. FULL STORY >


Flickr launches its uploadr

By Ryan Noik 26 April 2012

Photo sharing site Flickr has announced a new update to its photo uploading functionality, which will be rolling out in the next few weeks. FULL STORY >


CISPA whisper raises alarm

By Ryan Noik 16 April 2012

The latest bill raising alarm amongst internet freedom watchdogs is the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which some are concerned may be picking up where SOPA left off. FULL STORY >


Dark lining for cloud based sharing

By Ryan Noik 24 January 2012

Megaupload's closure has sparked a wave of concern by similar services, and raised questions about cloud based sharing. FULL STORY >


Facebook makes sweeping privacy changes

By Ryan Noik 25 August 2011

Facebook has implemented a number of broad and sweeping features that should give users greater control of what content is visible on their account. FULL STORY >


Foursquare launches Lists

By Ryan Noik 16 August 2011

Foursquare is the latest social media site to launch a new feature, which aims to enable users to more effectively create lists of their favourite places. FULL STORY >


YouTube turns six this month

By Hanleigh Daniels 25 May 2011

YouTube shares some user figures in celebration of the popular site's sixth birthday. FULL STORY >


Piracy websites attract billions

By Johan Keyter 12 January 2011

Online piracy continues to grow as content sharing websites become more popular. FULL STORY >


YouTube video length extended

By Johan Keyter 10 December 2010

YouTube extends its 15 minute video upload limit allowing full length content to be viewed directly on the site. FULL STORY >


Facebook Places enables live location sharing

By Johan Keyter 19 August 2010

Facebook yesterday announced a new application that will allow users to instantly share their current locations with their friends. FULL STORY >

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