Huawei Technologies Kenya in partnership with The Brains Network and the Ministry of Education Kenya held the 6th Innovation Africa conference from the 20th to 22nd September 2016. The conference brought together various Information Communications and Technology ministers from over 20 African states as well as high level experts to shed more...
Google few weeks back started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for compatible Nexus devices including; Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C tablet, and Android One General Mobile 4G devices gradually. However, Motorola Google Nexus 6 and HTC Google Nexus 9, to pending reasons. However, the search egine-tech giants,...
After the announcement of the departure of their managing director Anwar Soussa in a notice shared on Aug. 09, Telecom service provider, Airtel Uganda has announced the reappointment of VG Somasekhar - who is currently serving in the role of Director - Special Projects, Airtel Africa. Soussa joined Airtel Uganda in June 2016...
Uganda Telecom has moved to dismiss the rumors moving around that it is in the process of sale, calling them false and misleading. Online publication Guru8 claimed earlier this week claimed that Hamilton Telecom, a US telecommunications giant was in negotiations with officials of Uganda Telecom and had had a breakthrough. However,...
MTN Uganda has deployed Ericsson’s Converged Wallet platform to support its mobile money services. Ericsson says that the new system will enable the operator to quickly introduce relevant, new and differentiated mobile financial services offerings for its seven million mobile money users and 50,000 agents. The vendor added that the new platform...
Google today confirmed that it has selected 'Marshmallow' as the next nickname for Android 6.0. The Android statue collection at Google headquarters also got a new addition today: a green android clutching a marshmallow. Google today also revealed the official Android 6.0 SDK and opened Google Play for publishing Android...
Tech giant, Google has announced that its Launchpad Accelerator is accepting applications from African countries for the very first time. Startups from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa are eligible to apply. Now, entrepreneurs from these regions as well as Europe can join the 47 graduates and 31 startups currently participating. The equity-free program...
Google is thought to be working on a replacement for its Linux-based Android and ChromeOS operating systems, after an advanced-stage project called Fuchsia was spotted on the Github open source code repository. There has been no official announcement around Fuchsia so far, but three operating system specialists are working on...
Earlier this year, Microsoft launched one of their AI-powered Chatbot called 'Tay' but it soon caused controversy with its racist and unpleasant comments, leaving the company with no choice but to pull off. New reports according to Gadgets Now show that the, Redmond-based software firm is reportedly releasing another artificial intelligence...
Writing an article like this can be rather challenging mainly because one would risk being branded biased. But nevertheless, this article is mainly about outgoing MTN CEO, Brian Gouldie. Collectively it’s pretty hard critiquing a telecom executive and this is mainly because executives operate in evolving industries which continue to...