NAIROBI, Kenya -With over 250 million subscribers, Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa moved up one notch in the world wide ranking to be the fourth largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers. Top Five Operators Globally: Operator Connections(millions)* YoY...

nokia1Nokia Siemens Networks has praised Nigeria for its successful 10-year GMS roll-out. Nokia Siemens sees Nigeria as one of the fastest emerging and strategic markets in the world.

“Nigeria has the largest population in Africa and is quite advanced in terms of telecoms,” says Dimitri Diliani, Nokia Siemens Network Head of Africa region.

steve-ballmer-microsoftMicrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer has sold 12% of his stake in the tech giant in a transaction worth over $1.3 billion.

According to a filing with the SEC, Ballmer has sold 49.3 million Microsoft shares over the last three days, bringing his total ownership to 358.9 million shares, or approximately 4.2% of the company. Essentially, he sold 12% of his shares at a price between $26 and $28.

Knowing that the media would notice such a large transaction, Ballmer posted a statement on Microsoft’s website, saying that he sold $1.3 billion in Microsoft shares for financial diversification and tax planning.

Hey, you can name your baby whatever you like. India, Brooklyn, D’Brickashaw, Apple, Falcon, Africa, Uganda, Pctech, etc. But if you’re going to give your daughter a weird name, at least roll with something that doesn't imply you spent the entire pregnancy cycle staring at your iPhone. Baby Hashtag popped into this world on Saturday around 10...
Has your life been changed by the Internet? Google is calling entrepreneurs, creatives, innovators and web-lovers across Africa to share their stories of how the web has transformed their lives and work. Whether you’re a photographer, an entrepreneur, a fashion designer or a community activist, if the internet and Google...
Google is expressly forbidding Glass owners from selling or even loaning the device to someone else. Just because you were deemed worthy to spend $1,500 to be one of the first people to own Google Glass, doesn't mean you can do what you want with it. They spotted this in the company’s terms...

Osama Bin LadenAs news of Osama bin Laden's death made its way across the globe Sunday night, Internet traffic exploded.

Twitter: At the news event's peak, Twitter said that users were sending off more than 4,000 tweets per second. That makes the volume of tweets surrounding the event either the second or third-highest in Twitter's history.

That volume is on par with the 4,064 tweets-per-second peak of this year's Super Bowl, but still far short of the 6,939 tweets per second record set when Japan brought in the 2011 new year.

airtel2NAIROBI, Kenya, July 25, 2012/ -- Leading global telecommunications company, Bharti Airtel (‘Airtel’) ( today announced a partnership with the largest e-learning provider in Africa – The Learning Resources Management Group – to provide an extensive e-learning program for Airtel employees across 17 African countries.

The implementation of this program signals a new dawn of staff development, reinforcing the telco’s commitment to nurture and develop local talent and groom its employees for leadership positions within the company.

As an entrepreneur you are bound to run into a number of questions sooner or later concerning your field. It is important to understand what I mean by domain experience. Domain experience as an accumulated body of applied knowledge in a particular field. The important part here is applied...
Buying an Apple iPad for school? You're not alone. Plenty of students areiPad Kit for Studentsditching their notebooks and binders of printed PDFs for Apple's groundbreaking tablet.

If you recently purchased an iPad and plan to use it for serious schoolwork this year for the first time, you'll want to make sure it's loaded with all the apps you need to get through the semester: apps for taking notes, reading books and PDFs, organizing files, and staying in touch with your friends and family.