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Following the phishing scam that tricked people with what appeared to be Google Docs links and compromised their accounts by giving untrustworthy third-party apps access to their information, the US-based search giant took care of the situation when the scam was spread initially, it has now introduced more controls to the G Suite admins that...
As internet penetration and usage in Uganda continues to rise and many Ugandans are now accustomed to using the internet for many tasks, companies and organisations have innovated to serve their customers with their evolving usage habits. Uganda Revenue Authority won’t be left behind by the “mobile app trend”, they...
MTN on Friday officially introduced a new smartphone app dubbed “MTN Uganda Guide” for the country’s incoming travelers as well as local tourists. The app guides you with recommendations on accommodation in Kampala and beyond, restaurants & bars, adventure activities such as; museums & monuments, modes of transport and so forth. With Uganda Travel Month; a new and exciting...
Computer monitoring software can be heaven sent. Parents can use it to keep a more vigilant check on their kids, and employers can use it for data collection, performance reviews, productivity reports, etc. But all good things come with their own set of glitches and monitoring software is no different. The...
Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. is reportedly said to be joining the dating game. Thomson Reuters reports Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday, planning a dating service to match make millions of people on the world's largest online social network and nudge them into spending more time there. The announcement...
Today, WhatsApp has rolled out voice calling on its Android app. The feature is available in the app’s latest version, but you’ll need another user’s help to activate it.
Uber is developing new features such as an image-based navigation system and expanding other local features such as cash payment acceptance, according to the Associated Press News. According to Alon Lits, general manager for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa, the cash payment system will be rolled out in South Africa as...
As most of us already know, Windows 10 was officially released on July 29th this year. For most Microsoft/Windows users, it’s been an exciting time. Microsoft didn’t just release an OS. In addition to the all-new Windows 10 Apps, they also released a series of Windows 10 devices, the...
Spotify Ltd. is stepping up the competition against Apple Music and major European rivals Deezer and Tidal with a pair of acquisitions aimed at making it easier to discover and share music with friends. The Swedish music-streaming service has acquired Dublin-based Soundwave, an app downloaded more than 1.5 million times,...
If you’ve ever tried to share a Twitter account with your team, you probably already know it sucks. You can share the password, but then you get that one guy who leaves the password on a post-it on his laptop lid and the account gets hacked. Or someone leaves, and...