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The GSMA has announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world. The certification relies on an independent assessment of a mobile money provider’s...

 

RugundaThe Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Ruhakana Rugunda has revealed that Uganda is still facing a big challenge in building and managing a stable Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry compared to other countries world over.

Speaking at a breakfast meeting with BPO officials in Kampala, Rugunda tasked the operators to focus on building skilled manpower as one of the ways to have the industry develop.

It's that time of the year again. Over the next four weeks, PC Tech Awards will look at this year's most outstanding performers in the Technology industry. The Top 5 Websites of 2012 is the first in a series that's going to rank just about everything that matters in our editorial...
Four young Africans, with two from Uganda and Kenya have been chosen among the 10 winners of the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) Young Innovators’ Competition. The competition was open to young social entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 26 and received more than 600 entries from 88 countries around the world. Other...
Alibaba's internet-connected car will set the Chinese e-commerce giant up to quickly introduce driver-less vehicle technology, CTO, Wang Jian told Reuters on Wednesday. Alibaba and the country's largest automaker SAIC Motor Corp demonstrated their jointly developed car equipped with the YunOS operating system, which can link up with smart phones,...

cloudThe time is now: The first service pack for Office 2010 is live. If you are looking for the 32 bit version, go here. If you need the 64 bit version, head here.

Yesterday we brought you the news that the service pack was due today, in keeping with a previous Microsoft promise that the update to its premier productivity suite would come before the end of June.

After waiting in for long hours to get feedback about an Inquiry, i decided to compare which avenue was best for my problem getting resolved. I spend over twelve hours daily online, that is why i left out phone calls because i prefer communicating using email and other online avenues. The...
Software retains intonation of speaker as it translates almost instantaneously. Software that 'works like a human brain' to instantly translate spoken language is being developed by Microsoft. The program retains the intonation and cadence of the original speaker so that the overall effect is broadly similar. The software was demonstrated in a...
According to Deloitte, more than 300 million smartphones, or a fifth of units sold this year, will have neural network and machine learning functions. This Artificial Intelligence (A.I) will be used to for everything from indoor navigation to image classification to augmented reality and speech recognition. In addition, Deloitte said that...

sonyth1When it rains it pours for Sony and its ongoing security woes. Three weeks of downtime for gamers following the PSN hack, followed by an easy workaround for stealing a PSN user account two days after Sony turned the servers back on. Now another threat has been found, but this time it’s not related to Sony’s gaming service.