mPedigree, a Ghanaian startup that uses mobile phones to secure pharmaceutical products against counterfeiting and has expanded to a number of other Africa countries since its 2007 launch, has partnered the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to roll out a mobile phone-powered traceability and e-verification service for agricultural inputs...
Social media is being turned to to help raise awareness and educate the public on a ‘violence free’ society. The Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) helped train twenty specially appointed local members of society how they can help spread knowledge to stop gender-based violence. The key to the new project is...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) will save us not destroy us, Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, said at Davos. “AI is probably the most important thing humanity has ever worked on. I think of it as something more profound than electricity or fire,” he said. “Any time you work with technology, you need...

googleGoogle TV is a flop so far. Consumers don't seem to care, the TV networks don't like it and most big gadget manufacturers haven't started selling it yet.

But Google TV is not dead yet.

The smartphone has helped change the way in which we live our daily lives. Giving us instant access to reams of online information and other mobile-based services this excellent device has almost become our extra limb and something that many of those amongst us would find very difficult now...
eLearning Africa has arrived in Uganda. The 9th edition of the largest gathering of eLearning professionals on the continent opened its doors in Kampala today.Over 1,500 participants and 300 speakers have arrived from across Africa and the world. Over the next three days they will explore the latest innovations...

softwareKAMPALA- A new software service provider “Twenty Third Century Systems” (TTCS) will this week launch its services in Uganda.

The Uganda launch will be the fourth destination for the company among the EAC partner states after already having subsidiary companies in Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya, reports EA Business Week.

Science-fiction books and movies have done much to feed our dreams about the future of cities. Flashing neon lights, digital and interactive advertisements, touch-screens and city-wide connectivity of information and networks, sky-trains and underground tubes were the stuff of fantasy. Not anymore. Continue reading on PC Tech Blogs...
Complexity and miniaturization have dramatically influenced computing these last years. It's almost hard to conceive of a time when computers once took up entire rooms. Current computers can take up no more space than the palm of a hand. But it was once argued that PCB and circuit board...
Software retains intonation of speaker as it translates almost instantaneously. Software that 'works like a human brain' to instantly translate spoken language is being developed by Microsoft. The program retains the intonation and cadence of the original speaker so that the overall effect is broadly similar. The software was demonstrated in a...