Popular video streaming platform Netflix, on Wednesday, announced the roll out of High Dynamic Range (HDR) support on Windows 10 for both the Edge browser and the standalone Netflix Windows 10 app. Netflix users will require a premium plan and an HDR10-capable device for viewing HDR content on Windows 10. The feature will be available...
Technology solutions firm Dei Technologies has announced the launch of "Dei Places" a social media platform aimed at promoting Africa as the best tourism destination in the world. The platform was launched at a Press Conference held on Monday, December 4th at Hotel Africana, in the capital Kampala. According to Dr....
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) was this morning hosted by the UPDF’s Military Police leadership. The purpose of the interaction was for NITA-U to appraise the Military Police Command on the initiatives being undertaken to take government services online. Additionally, NITA-U handed over an assortment of ICT equipment...
Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) brought together 24 Africa-based entrepreneurs to participate in the inaugural eFounders Initiative. The eFounders Initiative is the first step to fulfill the commitment Jack Ma made as the UNCTAD Special Adviser for Young Entrepreneurs and Small Business to help...
The e-commerce industry is growing fast, so if you’re looking to start a business, it makes sense to get online. Starting an online shop has many advantages over opening a bricks and mortar storefront: there are no overheads, and you can run your business from the comfort of your...
Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.  There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering the growth of local companies and increasing the incentive to go online-- says a new report...
Uganda has moved up 5 places in the ICT Development Index (IDI). Previously 158 in 2016, the improvement to 152 is indicative of the steady success the multifaceted approach being undertaken by the Government of Uganda and the Private Sector in driving the Digital agenda in Uganda. This puts the...
Africa has long been recognized for its natural resources, and more recently for its increasing oil reserves, but little is said about it tech industry.  Africa is slowly, but surely, making its mark on the world tech scene due to increased efforts by various administrations across the continent to...
Individuals suffering from mental health problems can strengthen their psychological well-being through mobile apps, a new study says. The study, published in the journal JMIR Mental Health, stated that people who struggle with mental and emotional health problems feel like they lack control. People should take confidence among themselves that the mental healthcare apps...
Based on research, Black Friday originated from the U.S. when retailers noticed a spike in sales on the day after Thanksgiving. Retailers decided to capitalize on this trend by offering discounts and special deals – and now, the campaign has grown into a global movement that most eCommerce firms have...