Skype, the Internet calling service acknowledged on yesterday it had been hit with a "cyber attack" but said no user information was compromised.  The Syrian Electronic Army  hacked into Skype's social media accounts, and posted Anti-Microsoft posts. You may have noticed our social media properties were targeted today. No user...
Google Inc will take online orders for its Glass wearable gadget on April 15, in its biggest push to get the $1,500 wraparound Web-ready glasses out to the U.S. public. For a limited time starting Tuesday, Google will make the wearable device available to more than just the select group...

FarmersThe Seattle-based Grameen Foundation Center launched a comprehensive Android phone-based project for Ugandan farmers recently, that could significantly improve farming processes, but sustainable is the initiate.

The project is a high-tech response to fundamental challenges in agriculture, including unclear pricing structures and markets, unreliable weather forecasts, and a myriad of inefficient/ absent extension services about when and how to plant crops.

Chinese manufacturer Umeox today unveiled the world's slimmest smartphone - X5, outstripping Huawei. The phone measure only 5.6m thick. Huawei on June 18 had unveiled what it claimed to be the world's slimmest smartphone - Acend P6 which measured 6.18mm thick. The Umexo X5 has now outperformed the Huawei Acend P6...

facebookads-pctechFacebook users who check in to a store or click the "like" button for a brand may soon find those actions retransmitted on their friends' pages as a "Sponsored Story" paid for by advertisers.

Currently there is no way for users to decline this feature.

Facebook says this lets advertisers promote word-of-mouth recommendations that people already made on the site. They play up things people do on the site that might get lost in the mass of links, photos, status updates and other content users share on the world's largest social network.

Airtel Uganda and newly-bought Warid Telecom today announced plans to apply per-second billing to international calls, with the rate expected to be as low as UGX. 4/= ($0.002) per second on calls to selected countries. The two operators estimate that customers will now be making savings of up to 30%...
Suggested searches from Google and Bing are a running meme, and for good reason: they can reveal consumer sentiment around certain products. This can be interesting, or embarrassing, and often both. Now, the following screenshots were taken moments ago in an Incognito session of Chrome, meaning that no user was...
Orange announced the three winners of the African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town The three winners will receive financial assistance along with management and technical support from Orange specialists PARIS, France, November 15, 2012 -- The Orange Social Venture Prize, now in its second year,...

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia was knocked offline on Monday thanks to two accidentally cut cables near a data centre in Florida.

The site, and various associated services, were inaccessible or extremely sluggish for over two hours.

Micro-blogging site Twitter is rumoured to be launching a new music service after buying the music discovery site We Are Hunted. We Are Hunted confirmed the deal, adding "there's no question that Twitter and music go well together" - and said it was shutting down. The hashtag #music is also featured...