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All posts tagged "iOS"

  • WumDrop debuts iPhone app, teases with up-coming features

    On-demand couriering has just become more sexy. South African on-demand startup WumDrop has just launched its iOS app, while also hinting at some interesting enterprise applications to roll out in the near future. The iOS app has been in development since February 2015. "At that point we felt like the business concept had proven itself, and that it was time for us to expand the range of platforms through which WumDrop was available," co-founder Simon Hartley tells Ventureburn in an email. The startup launched in May 2014 and revealed to us that it's experienced exponential revenue growth month-on-month ever since, topping R61...

  • IMPI: Is this SA startup going to become the Symantec of the mobile age?

    With its growing popularity, the Android mobile platform, much like Windows, is rising to number one on the cybercriminal hit list. At the end of 2012, Trend Micro reported 350 000 "malicious" and "high-risk" Android apps -- up from a mere 1 000 in 2011. The security firm notes that it took Windows 14 years to reach this threat level, while Android managed it in three. What types of carnage did mobile malware cause? While 605 new malicious families were detected in 2012, the most common type was the "premium service" abuser. This type of malware sends text messages to...