Windows OS maker Microsoft has released a critical patch via Windows Update today that seals up a vulnerability that affects every modern version of Windows, including Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, and Windows RT. Dubbed MS14-066, the patch shores up a hole that would have allowed an attacker...
It seems like everyone’s racing to bring internet access to offline users around the world: Facebook is working with Internet.org in Africa, and Mozilla has teamed up with the GSMA in Bangladesh and Brazil. Up next is Microsoft, with its vision to bring widespread Web access to India with...
Google and the Larry Page Family Page Foundation have launched a public campaign to fight Ebola. According to Google's official blog, Every dollar you will donate will be doubled by Google. Larry Page Family foundation is giving $15 Million while Google is giving $10 Million right away to help stop...
Techno Brain, Africa's leading IT Company, proudly announced today the official opening of its new global headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The sprawling new office space spread over 44,000 sq. ft. will house all the three business units of the company in Kenya - IT Solutions, IT Education & Training and...
MTN has commenced  on a series of test runs of its state-of-the-art network built for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (BSC). Bloodhound commenced the tests project on the Hakskeenpan desert in the Northern Cape enabled by the MTN state of the art network. The MTN’s network will be used to transmit...
Software giant Microsoft has today announced a significant change to its Office strategy for mobile devices: creating and editing is now free. The company has also released standalone Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for the iPhone, as well a new preview of these apps for Android tablets. Whether you’re using an...
Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) has been ordered by court to pay its competitor, MTN Uganda Limited, more than Shs6 billion to settle an interconnection bill for the period from March to December 2007. The order was made by the Court of Appeal justices, Remmy Kasule, Rubby Aweri Opio and Richard...
Telecommunications Company Airtel is partnering with global mobile trade association the GSMA, to support its cross-ecosystem mHealth partnership programme. The GSMA M-Health initiative is designed to provide a range of services to women and children, with a particular focus on nutrition, across 11 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Developed by the GSMA,...
Xiaomi is set to invest $1 billion to expand its internet TV content as the world’s third largest smartphone maker ramps up its push into the living room, and a market estimated to be worth $3 billion. The Chinese company's burgeoning TV unit includes its Xiaomi TV as well as a...
Software giant Microsoft has revealed that it has teamed up with online file-sharing company Dropbox to allow Office software users to manage and share files through Dropbox's website and mobile app. The software maker says the functionality would be included in the next updates to the Office mobile apps, to...