Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. introduced a lite data consuming application for Facebook dubbed; Facebook Lite - in more than 100 countries to provide an easier way for people in areas with low connectivity to connect. In many areas around the world, networks can be slow and...
A new leak has suggested the South-Korean's smartphone firm; Samsung's next flagship will be USD$140 higher than its predecessors; the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Make the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ the most expensive phablets in the s-series naming scheme. Considering earlier reports that stated Samsung was bringing an...
It's confirmed that the successors for the Galaxy S8 will be launched at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona this month. The successors will be the Galaxy S9 and S9+. However, Tekz24 reports that S9 might be the last in the S-series as the 'Galaxy X' will be introduced. The move...
Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”, Facebook today announced a number of partnerships across Africa with over 20 non-governmental organisations and government agencies - with the aim of raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore...
Facebook has filed a patent application for a technology that will automatically detect the users' socio-economic status and segregate them into one of three classes -- working class, middle class or upper class. According to the patent, the social media giant wants to build a system that collects users' personal data,...
YouTube has announced the expansion of the YouTube Go app to over 130 countries around the world. YouTube Go is a ‘lite’ version of YouTube tailor-made for use in low bandwidth networks and on low-end hardware. The expansion comes after more than a year of beta availability in India and 14 other Asian and African nations....
Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation; Sony Corp. on Friday reported a nearly four-fold jump in third-quarter operating profit on growing demand for its image sensors, and raised its full-year earnings outlook. The electronics firm posted an operating profit of 350.8 billion yen (USD$3.20 billion) for the October-December quarter, up from 92.4...
Nokia posted better-than-expected quarterly profits on Thursday, boosted by a one-off patent payment from China's Huawei, but said its network business was set for another year of decline, despite promising North American sales. The mobile industry, dominated by Huawei, Nokia and Sweden's Ericsson, is weathering the toughest part of a decade-long cycle as...
Google Photos has over a billion users composed of million's of monthly active users ever since its launch in 2015. Over time it has received several features that enhance the experience. While there could be more features coming this year, the Mountain View-based internet firm has given some photography tips on how...
(L - R): Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte (MTN Uganda CEO), Mr. Charles Mbire (MTN Uganda Chairman), (Mr. Rob Shuter, MTN Group President and CEO), Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda (Prime Minister of Uganda), Ms. Felleng Sekha (MTN Group Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer) and Mr. Ebenezer Twam Asante (MTN Group Vice President in charge of Southern and East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) Region) pose for a group photo.
MTN has today fulfilled the USD$280,000 (approx. 1 billion UGX) pledge made at the Solidarity Summit on Refugees in June 2017 to support the Uganda government efforts to deal with the influx of refugees. Rob Shuter, the President and CEO of the MTN Group, while meeting Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana...