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A lot of information is shared over the Internet, making it difficult to maintain online privacy. This, coupled with the fact that corporations, cyber-criminals, and governments are always attempting to get access information about Internet users, has heralded various myths about Internet privacy. Here are the most common Internet...
Google is reportedly set to introduce its own Internet of Things platform, which it will show off at Google I/O 2015. First reported by The Information, Google is working on a new OS codenamed "Brillo" that is incredibly small and will need just 32MB or 64MB of RAM to run...
Forex trading revolves around various activities on a typical day. Things like communication with a forex broker, going through records and planning are just some of those that traders do regularly. The activity that consumes the most time, however, is analyzing the market using a computer. The computer is...
Studying abroad may be one of the most valuable experiences for any student. It gives them the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land as well improve on their employability. In an increasingly global workplace, employers want employees...
In 2013, Facebook partnered with a number of multinationals to launch a project they claimed was going to connect the remainder of the world's population that's still out of reach of the Internet. "Internet.org is a Facebook-led initiative bringing together technology leaders, nonprofits and local communities to connect the two...
On 21 st November 2016, we commenced a Microsoft organized Cloud Computing colloquium in Nairobi -Kenya with the clear objective of spreading the now unavoidable computing gospel ‘Cloud-Computing’ to East and Central Africa. Technical brains from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and my home country Uganda graced the event with...
With the number of people in Africa using mobile phones estimated to reach 725 million by 2020, mobile usage is growing across the continent more rapidly than any other region in the world, and although per capita uptake still remains below that globally, the gap is closing. And for many...
By Muhumuza Faizo King A view of an African Technologist. Innovation is simply the application of new methods and ideas to create new solutions that have value as perceived by final consumers. Any variation goes, as long as it includes ‘New’ and addresses final consumer needs and wants. But what does it...
Technology can make our lives easier in many ways, and this extends to the things we do every day in our homes. If you’ve walked into a room and been startled when the lights magically turned on, then you’ve had an encounter with one of many smart home technologies....
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being touted as one of the game-changers in the realm of technology. Experts believe we have made tremendous progress in AI and might as well be standing at the edge of the fourth industrial revolution, which is the technological revolution. The impact of AI in the...