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US Mission Uganda Launches Social Media Pages

Ambassador Jerry LanierKampala, Uganda - The U.S. Mission Uganda today launched its social media platform at the forum/cocktail organized by the 3600 Network in Kampala. According the the U.S. Mission, the move is intended to increase public and media access to the Mission events and announcements.

The pages give resources to students, media, businesspeople, and others interested in promoting ties between the United States and Uganda. They are a source of information about current events, U.S. News, media, cultural and educational events sponsored by the U.S. Mission in Uganda.

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Matrix Comsec Announces Interoperability of Yealink IP-Phones with its IP-PBX

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Avanade sets up shop in South Africa

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Avanade, a merger between Microsoft (20%) and consulting and outsourcing group Accenture (80%), addressed the media at its official launch, in Rosebank, on Friday.

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Budget airline 1time, pilots to fly with iPads

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Google self-driving car 300,000 miles — and counting

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Company registers progress but cautions of "a long road ahead" (pun intended), especially when navigating snow-covered roadways and interpreting temporary construction signals.

Google screws around with a lot of far out, even cockamamie projects -- well, because it can and it's fun. Two good reasons that few can fault.

And it's also a good way to push the proverbial tech envelope. So it is that Google's update about the company's self-driving car project suggests this is turning into something more than Sergey & Larry's homebrew experiment.

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