online-tradingIt is a significant turnaround in activity indicating that Small and Medium Enterprises are seeking cheaper options of doing business in today’s Uganda which is characterised by high operational costs.

For developed countries, online trading is a popular means of doing business.

facebookSurely you’ve seen the talk about business profiles on Google+ lately. In fact, some websites reported that their profile were shut down (unsurprisingly) after Google+ clarified its terms of service to say that only people were allowed to have them. A case in point is the Next Web Technology website.

mtnOver one trillion shillings has gone through the mobile money transfer service that was introduced by telecommunications companies in Uganda in 2009, the Bank of Uganda has said.

screen-shotsFirst National Bank (FNB) launched its latest app, the FNB Banking Application, for Smartphones and Tablet computer devices, a first in South Africa.

The app has been designed to work with Android, Apple and Blackberry devices with additional platforms to follow within the coming weeks.

orangeOrange Uganda earlier this month launched My Office, the new unified communications solution designed for small businesses, Soho’s and professionals that is efficient, secure and simple to use.

This innovative solution aims at enhancing colleagues and partners’ ability to work and share information in a secured way as it relies on the strength of cloud-computing.

ibmInternational Business Machines (IBM) reported second quarter net income up 8% on the same quarter last year.

The rise was fuelled by strong growth in sales of both its computers and software.

justin MTN Business is on an education drive to demistify the perception of  Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking fraud in the local market.

Currently the term is being associated with various fraudulent activities and MTN is committed to not only transparency, but ensuring that their customers and local market understand the dynamics of the industry and its associated services.

smartphoneMore than a third of smartphone owners annoy their partners by checking their emails outside of office hours, according to a new study.

ver 35 per cent of people who own a smartphone like an Blackberry, check their work emails in their free time and end up annoying their other halves.

mtnMTN Uganda and Star Times TV on 12th July announced the introduction of convenient mobile money payments for the newly-introduced digital KITV services.

The launch was held at the StarTimes head offices in Kampala, where officials of both companies declared their outreach to millions of subscribers across Uganda.

postaBack in the days, postal services were the easiest and cheapest means through which people keep in touch with their distant relatives. Bills, bank statements and employee appointment letters were all sent via post office boxes.

However, the emergency of a digital era that led to augmented use of mobile phones, social networks and computers to communicate, has greatly reshaped the role of mail today.