Shenzhen-based smartphone markers, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, before wrapping up the year, a scheduled the launch for their Honor 9 Lite as it was seen sending out media invites a week after unveiling their Honor View 10 phablet in London. The firm sub-brand Honor launched its latest mid-range smartphone in the honor-series, the...
Facebook has announced that it is rolling out a new feature which leverages its facial recognition technology to tell you when it thinks you’ve appeared in a photo but haven’t been tagged. The company says that this will give users more control over how their images are being used on...
Senior MTN Uganda Officials pose with replicas of the football jerseys which are part of the 900+ kits to be distributed countrywide under the MTN Uganda Grassroots Football Development Program. The officials represented are (L-R): Mrs. Eunice Atyeno (representing Greater Central), Mr. Keith Tukei (General Manager for Sales and Distribution), Mr. Valery Okecho (MTN Manager for Corporate Communications) and Robert Baine (Regional Business Manager – Southwestern Region).
MTN Uganda on Tuesday officially unveiled its Grassroots Football Development Program where it will support local football teams countrywide with kits. The pilot program will see the telecom firm acquire over 900 football kits which will be donated to football teams across the country covering all regions of Uganda. In...
December is usually a month for looking back and reflecting on the past year. Mountain View-based internet and software firm, Google Corp. has released its annual Year in Search video, pointing out the trending events in 2017. It included the refugee crisis in Myanmar, the hurricanes that hit Puerto...
Google has announced the launch of three new experimental photography apps on iOS and Android, which are designed to allow the company to test technologies like object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms, efficient image encoding and decoding, and more. Dubbed "appsperiments," the apps - Storyboard, Selfissimo, and Scrubbies - were partly inspired by another Google app...
According to media reports, Frank Gunn-Moore, a researcher from the University of St Andrews in the United Kingdom claims using Google frequently to search for information, rather than using our brains, may increase the risk of dementia - describing the practice as an "experiment" we are conducting on ourselves. "It's important to promote good brain health...
Following previous year's success, telecom firm; MTN Uganda was today launched its 2nd annual rapper competition dubbed; the "MTN Cyper", and this time around the telecom firm has made a twist to the challenge. The MTN Cypher competition happens every happening of the Uganda's Hip Hop Awards. The challenge requires...
Internet giant Google has announced the launch of a new app, Datally, to help users understand, control, and save on their mobile data. Datally helps users understand their data usage on an hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis and get personalized recommendations for how you can save more. Once you turn...
Facebook has announced an upgrade to its suicide prevention AI in order to respond and report about the users who are expressing thoughts of suicide either via posts or live videos. The company has always tried to connect a person in distress with people who can support them in an effort to build a...
The MTN Foundation has today donated 100 beds to nine health centers under the jurisdiction of the Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA). The beds and amenities including mattresses, bed sheets, blankets and mosquito nets were handed over to Jennifer Musisi the Executive Director, KCCA by Anthony Katamba, the General...