Internet is one place we all go to whether its on a daily basis, weekly, month, to some people once or twice a day, whereas there's that group of people that let it consume their lives. It being a necessity to human life today, it has been used for various purposes;...
Last week, Microsoft announced a new investment of $250 million in its Partners In Learning Project to equip teachers with the skills to teach IT and other technology-related subjects worldwide. Now the company has announced another investment, this time of up to $75 million, aimed at increasing digital access to educational materials...
Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software, has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia. Youtap’s solution enables customer-initiated or merchant-initiated QR code payments for smartphones and smart point-of-sale devices. The solution conforms to the BharatQR...
The tech world is littered with supercool offices, the types of workplace that wouldn’t look out of place in an episode of Buck Rogers. Just think of the Google offices in Silicon Valley. They’re huge, sleek offices with an aesthetic designed to breed creativity. Some rooms are covered wall-to-wall with...

John_WoodWith over 10,000 libraries opened worldwide and 7.4 million books already distributed to children in its 10 years, Room to Read -- a nonprofit that promotes global literacy -- aspires to curb the staggering figure of 759 million illiterate adults living in emerging nations.

Tech guru Robert Scoble just "demoed" Google's computerized glasses, Google Glass, for two weeks. His thoughts are below. This week I gave five speeches while wearing it.I passed through airports four times (two more in a couple of hours).I let hundreds of people try my Google Glass.I have barely taken it off since getting it other...
After the un-boxing of the Tecno Y2 and the first wave of the first impression, we took the low budget entry level smartphone for a spin. And what we learnt about it we bring to you in this breakdown. We also got the chance to meet the Sales Manager of...
Over 500 participants from government, business, academia, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations family are meeting in Nairobi this week to formulate and optimize human capacity building strategies for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, to improve digital skills and empower countries to take full advantage of strong...
Think of any recognizable online company, and what's one of the things they do well? Of course, in reality there are many things they do well, but something they have a particular penchant for is branding. Creating an identity that strikes a chord with consumers is something all the...
Usenet is one of the most secure and biggest file sharing platforms. Unfortunately, even many users of Torrents are unfamiliar with Usenet. This is a decentralized message distribution network that has been around since long before the web was established. In the beginning it was limited, and all that...