After recently launching their punch-hole display smartphone; Huawei Nova 4 on Dec. 17th, the Chinese smartphone—manufacturer; Huawei have launched their last smartphone for this year. Huawei P Smart (2019) was officially announced after unofficially going on pre-order earlier this month. The Huawei P Smart (2019) was listed on a French retailer Boulanger...
President Donald Trump is considering an executive order in the new year to declare a national emergency that would bar US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE, three sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. It would be the latest step by the Trump administration to...
In the year 2017, Bank of Uganda directed all Mobile Money operations in Uganda to be interoperable between the telecommunications companies operating in Uganda. This move was aimed at ensuring that customers from different networks would be able to seamlessly send and receive funds directly across all networks. MTN...
Ugandan innovator, Ketty Adoch was among the 11 changemakers selected from 200 applicants as recipients of Microsoft and National Geographic Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Innovation Grants. The 11 recipients were announced at an event on Dec. 11th at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The joint partnership of the two companies...
Facebook Messenger is borrowing a couple of features from its other family of mobile apps in its latest update. The new update brings a revamped camera on Facebook Messenger, inspired by Facebook’s own Instagram app. The update introduces Instagram’s Boomerang looping videos, as well as a new Selfie mode...
Chinese smartphone maker; Huawei today launched their anticipated hole-punch display handset. The launch comes a few days after its competitor South Korean electronics firm; Samsung launched the same handset; the Samsung Galaxy A8s. However, according to some media reports, Huawei’s phone looks to have a smaller hole for the camera. Aside...
MTN Uganda has announced the 2018 edition of the MTN App Challenge that will allow innovators to develop applications that will be rewarded. The challenge will be executed in partnership with the Innovation village. On Nov 14th, 2018, MTN Opened its Mobile Money APIs. This was followed by the...
China's Huawei will spend USD$2 billion as part of efforts to address security issues raised in a British government report earlier this year, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday. Huawei, the world's biggest producer of telecoms equipment, faces intense scrutiny in the West over its ties to...
South Korean electronics firm; Samsung on Monday finally launched their Galaxy A8s handsets. This succeeds the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) that was launched in Sep. 2018. Samsung beat Chinese manufacturer; Huawei to launching a "hole-punched" designed selfie camera smartphone. Samsung launched its Infinity-O display handset at an unveiling event held in...
Chinese smartphone manufacturer; Huawei has today launched a budget friendly smartphone; the Huawei Y5 Lite in Kenya. The new handset is smaller or lite version of the Huawei Y5 Prime (2018) that was launched in May. The handset has been priced at USD$97.52 (about UGX363, 800 or KSH9,990) and is...