After promising back in October to automatically encrypt all connections between our users and Yahoo Mail, Yahoo has finally enabled default HTTPS for all users of its Yahoo Mail service. This was announced by CEO Marissa Meyer in her keynote speech at CES, following pressure from security advocates last October. All users of the service, whether they are accessing...
Makerere University's Matibabu, a malaria testing smartphone application has beaten six international universities to win this year’s higher education solutions network (HESN) contest. This was during the TechCon conference that took place between November 16 and 18 in Williamsburg, Virginia, US. The international technology innovations contest, launched in 2012 and supported...
Online privacy is a concern to so many people, and this has increased after the PRISM scandal involving many internet giants.  The Internet forms a large part of our lifestyle and we find it hard to do without it, what therefore is the solution, A good approach is to replace...
Smile Communications Uganda Limited  today launched the first true 4G LTE broadband network in Uganda. Smile has had commercial customers using its 4G LTE services for the past six months and, with the launch, Smile becomes the only operator in Uganda to operate a full true 4G LTE service. 4G...
Today 31st May 2013, Airtel and Warid introduced new affordable tariffs for sending money across all networks, synchronizing Airtel Money and Warid Pesa offerings while enhancing the mobile money ecosystem to include accessing bank accounts for Equity and Standard Chartered Bank Customers as well as payment of street parking...
Guest post by David Okwii from DIGNITED The other day, after a long-day’s hard work, I was hungry. I needed something, not just to eat, but to reward myself. After rounds of options that rolled in my head, I ended up with a cheese burger. I needed it and needed it...
 A new report from in the latest Snapchat security snafu indicates that the iOS version of the popular messaging app is susceptible to denial-of-service attacks that can freeze or crash a user's phone. This was revealed by Spanish security researcher Jaime Sanchez who detailed the flaw in a blog post, explaining that...
Jacob Allred has been contacted by NSA and FBI agents about his websites, and Social Security Administration investigators, waving badges, have showed up at his door. He has been cursed by businesses  and some have telephoned to yell at him in the middle of the night, and others have threatened lawsuits. The...
Samsung's Uganda distributor, Transtel announced last week that the latest of Samsung's popular Galaxy S series, Galaxy SIV will be selling in Uganda in the coming weeks, and has set the retail price at UGX 1,999,000 (UPDATE: The retail price will be UGX 2,300,000 but Transtel is offering the...
Uganda has over 594,000 people on Facebook. Many Brands have realized the power of social media and hence adopting it as a way of reaching out to their fans and clients. MTN Uganda leads the revolution with 109,745 facebook fans followed by NTV Uganda with 81, 146 fans. Among celebrities, Bebe cool leads...