The National Security Agency(NSA) is building a quantum computer that breaks into the encryption that keeps messages secure and hopes to harness the special qualities of quantum computers to speed up its code-cracking efforts. It is believed that the NSA has spent about $80m on the project but it has yet...
KAMPALA, Uganda – UMEME has today released its financial performance for the
Umeme-Logofiscal year 2011 to the media at a breakfast held at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

The report profiles Umeme’s financial performance for the year 2011 and shows
32% growth in Earnings before Interest Taxation Depreciates & Amortization
(EBITDA) of UGX 102,295,000,000/=, up from UGX 77,395,000,000/= in 2010
The report outlines Umeme’s financial health and also highlights major achievements
throughout the year.

 

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...

Demand for Apple's next iPhone, even before it hits the shelves, is at an all-time high, said a research firm on Monday, predicting huge sales later this year for what most have dubbed the "iPhone 5."

A survey of more than 4,000 North American consumers by ChangeWave Research showed a record enthusiasm for Apple's next-generation smartphone, with nearly a third saying they were likely to buy one.

  Microsoft just announced that it’s acquiring Nokia’s devices and services business for more than $7 billion in cash. The Company will pay $5 billion for Nokia’s cellphone division and $2.18 billion to license Nokia’s patent portfolio. Microsoft is to also get a hold of Nokia’s extensive mapping technology, including the mapping company Navteq. The...
Facebook put its engineers in 2010 to work designing a version of Facebook that could operate on any smartphone. In effect, he was betting that as different operating systems jostled for control of mobile devices, standalone apps would go away and soon we would surf websites on our phones,...
France Telecom has announced that as of today, Monday 1 July 2013, the company name and stock symbol will change from France Telecom to Orange. The change of name signals the Group’s intention to simplify and modernise its profile and image for the benefit of its stakeholders. It completes a process...
This Yacth is a little under 80m (260 feet) long, made of lightweight aluminium and features 3m (10 feet) high windows. Just another super-yacht for one of the world's mega-rich you might think, but the clues to the owner of this sleek vessel are there, not least in the many...

As reported by The New Vision today, ICT minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda this week asked the new board of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA) to expedite the implementation of e-government policy aimed at improving efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery of government services.

New Board Chairman, Dr. Francis Fredrick Tusubira's appointment has raised excitment among key stakeholders in the private and public sector in Uganda.

Speaking to PC Tech Magazine on phone, the Director of ICT Centre at Makerere University Business School, Charles Olupot expressed confidence in the new head of the authority.

imf3Hackers who broke into the International Monetary Fund's computer system may have been backed by a nation state, according to security experts.

They point to the sophisticated nature of the attack and the resources needed to develop it.

Malicious software, designed to steal confidential files, was installed on at least one IMF computer.