Experts at the Africa Session of the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have described terrestrial fibre constraints as the mother of all bottlenecks hindering increased Internet penetration on the continent. During his presentation on the theme “Enabling Content on the African Continent”, Chief Executive Officer of the research firm,...
Ever since the existence of emails, spams have eventually risen. One cannot necessarily term them as malware or phishing messages. However, these are mostly junk emails that are not willingly asked for by the receiver. It is usually an advertisement that is sent to the recipient who never even...
A lot of game releases in recent years are more online-oriented much to the chagrin of the traditionalists while the more tech-savvy gamers are excited by the prospects the future holds especially with virtual reality and augmented reality. The internet has opened up limitless possibilities to the gaming world. Not...
Rapid advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that ICT has a positive effect on a country’s economy, with a 10% increase in...
If you thought flash games were limited to computers only, think again. The well-known online games are now compatible with Android phones and you can continue with your gameplay in the school bus, or on your way to work. Even so, not all browsers support flash games and flash players....
Unmanned aerial craft have recently taken the world by storm; these devices were unheard of in the civilian sector until just a few years ago. With the boom in easily acquired and operated remote-controlled aircraft has come a slew of issues and contentions surrounding them. As the technology that drives...
Crypto Billionaire, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of the world’s largest crypto exchange – Binance, is set to feature on a panel at the African Blockchain Conference 2018, happening on 23 -24 May in Kampala. Held under the theme “The role of Blockchain Technology in Africa’s transformation”, is the biggest conference...
For many years, small businesses and sole traders were put off having an online presence because they felt that the cost of using website developers was beyond their means. That has changed though and now there are tools online to help you make your own website so that you...
In addition to providing necessary tools for traditional entrepreneurs, the internet has created entirely new opportunities for venturing into business. Some of the biggest companies out there today are doing all of their business on the web. In fact, some business models wouldn’t even exist without the internet. Jumia, a...
A study from January 2018 showed that 96 percent of businesses already use or plan to use cloud computing in the near future. This isn’t a big surprise considering that this technology has sparked a sort of revolution in the world of small and mid-sized businesses, providing them with the opportunities...