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Communicating at the speed of light

If you’ve traveled between Durban and Johannesburg by car you may have noticed the digging of trenches and the laying of pipes to carry bundles of fibre optic cabling that carry...

Google working on new Android-based OS ‘Brillo’ for Internet of Things

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...

A new font based on Einstein’s handwriting will let you write like a genius

Soon your mundane emails can look like the scrawlings of a genius. A new font based on Albert Einstein’s handwriting is being developed in Germany, in time for the 100th year anniversary of the theory of relativity. Aided...

Make meaningful gestures that really help

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake disaster, Internet phone company Viber turned off its “Viber Out” billing on its Nepalese network. Nepal users can now call any destination for free...

SMS will never die! How to properly use it for on-demand business

As much as I’m a self proclaimed champion of apps, I must admit that they remain largely a first-world phenomenon. SMS still provides back-end services for enterprise marketing and communications, such as real-time...

Ushahidi, iAfrikan create interactive tool to help fight Xenophobia in SA

Kenyan non-profit Ushahidi and online publication iAfrikan have developed Report Xenophobia - a tool to help better understand the landscape of the violent attacks taking place against foreign nationals living in South Africa. The tool has...

It’s Time To Launch Your Digital Company

African countries have seen a rise in mobile penetration and this has been mostly Feature phones. In the recent past, there is a steady growth of the number of people coming...
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NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

INNOVATION

The 2nd Annual MTN Uganda Innovation App Challenge is Here, registration...

MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 - an event that...