GoogleGoogle is having a big hiring year — its biggest ever, in fact.

This week we spoke with Bryan Power, a people operations manager at Google, for advice on getting hired by the tech giant.

Emailing is an essential component of modern day business. Co-workers email back and forth, even when they work in the same building, even in the next cubicle sometimes. Email is an easy form of communication, but it is not always the most effective. Email is a static form of...
The DIAA advisory board announced that Dr. Nick Hughes; one of the pioneers of the world’s most successful Mobile Financial service - M-Pesa will deliver a keynote at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa come Wednesday 17, August 2016 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The keynote will focus on ‘M-KOPA:...
We probably didn't expect our week to start this way - Software developers, Microsoft Corp. will acquire business-oriented social networking service, LinkedIn Corp., for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, the announcement was made on Monday in a statement released on Microsoft blog. However, LinkedIn...
Around the world there are more than 65 different hotlines that people can call to report human trafficking. Generally speaking, these hotlines work independently, with little or no coordination, This question, which came out of a Google Ideas summit last July, evolved into a large initiative to organize and coordinate these...
Nesta, on behalf of Feed the Future, today announced that 228 applications were received, mostly from Africa, for the global Fall Armyworm Tech Prize. The Prize aims to find digital solutions to identify, track and protect crops from the pest, which has devastated agricultural produce across the continent. USAID’s Digital...
Bad news: Your Facebook page is likely about to slow down. Good news: The change will help keep online thieves away. According to a recent blog post, Facebook is in the process of moving all of its users in North America -- and soon the rest of the world...
Technology has been changing our healthcare system for years. The use of MRI and CT Scans to diagnose chronic illness and other conditions helps to save thousands of lives every year. We are also seeing the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) and other technological advancements across the country....
The GSMA has announced the launch of its Disaster Response Innovation Fund to spur development of mobile technology solutions to assist and empower people and communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, and to strengthen disaster prevention, preparedness and response. The Fund is backed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID)...

rwaOnline filing and payment of taxes will become operational in Rwanda come November 2011.

The Director of Tax Payer Services at Rwanda Revenue Authority, Mr Gerard Nkusi Mukubu told the press last week that online tax payment will reduce overheads on taxpayers to file their returns and make tax payments more easily from the comfort of their offices.