23andMe, the Mountain View, California-based ‘personal genetics’ company, has launched its mail-order DNA test kits in the UK today. The kits provide customers with comprehensive reports about their health, genetic traits, inherited conditions and ancestry. The Personal Genome Service starts with a testing kit that you can order online for...
OLX, one of the world’s leading online classified platforms, today announced its entry into the Ugandan market by unveiling it’s free portal for buying and selling unused goods and services, OLX. Representing OLX’s Head of Sub Saharan Africa, Kenya’s country manager Thomas Platenga expressed his joy at the company finally being...
Apple has got the iconic white Apple logo signs turned red at all its brick-and-mortar retail outlets across the world in recognition of World AIDS Day which is today. Sydney George Street store was the first to get the iconic Apple logo turned red as part of the Cupertino’s 24-hour...
It's December already and we kicking it off with an interview with the Chief Technology Officer of Thoughtworks Dr Rebecca Parsons who was kind enough to have a chat with me on her recent visit to Kampala. It is a rather long chat I should warn you but it...
Infotech, a leading provider of IT products and services for manufacturing, retail distribution, banking, financial services and insurance, in association with BDO East Africa, organized an event aimed at creating awareness on the impact of non-adherence to Anti-Money Laundering regulatory laws and to enhance efforts towards establishing a risk...
Black Friday in the US is the Friday after Thanksgiving(The fourth Thursday of November) and it is usually referred to as the beginning of the Christmas season shopping. Done Deal Uganda which I dubbed the 'Ugandan Groupon' is giving away some crazy discounts for Black Friday. The deals are so...
Software maker Microsoft has announced that they will reveal Windows 10 to consumers in late January, 2015. The software giant has said they will host a teaser at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas between Jan 6 and Jan 9, but the special consumer version Windows 10 event later...
A recent post for job listing has revealed that  your next iPhone experience could be an entirely virtual one. The iPhone manufacturer has advertised for a software engineer with experience of virtual reality and augmented reality technology. First spotted by 9to5mac.com, the job reveals that Apple is looking for someone that can...
Japanese electronics and entertainment giant  Sony Corp is unlikely to renew its contract as a major sponsor of FIFA, the international soccer governing body. This is because the company is focusing on rebuilding its businesses, according to  Japan's Jiji Press. The current eight-year contract that began in 2007 is due to expire...
Xiaomi has just announced its first 4G mobile device in India, dubbed the Redmi Note 4G, with sales slated to begin in December. It has partnered with mobile carrier Airtel to sell the smartphone in their retail stores, in addition to its online local flash sales with Flipkart. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer...