SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed its first two test satellites for Starlink Broadband Project, the rocket company's own constellation of thousands of communications satellites that aims to provide worldwide broadband internet access by 2024. If the project is successful, people around the world would get internet that's about 40 times as fast as...
In most developed countries building a house is a capital-intensive venture which requires a well-developed plan and readily available finances. This ensures the construction starts and is completed on time and the quality of the build is generally not compromised. In Uganda however as in many developing countries most people...
A decade after Apple released its revolutionary iPhone, smartphones have become an integral part of many people's lives around the world. In 2016, about 58% of the population owned smartphones, and this percentage has grown to 63% in 2017. A recent forecast issued by Zenith Media has predicted that this...
Software giant Microsoft announced ‘Microsoft for Startups’, a new program that will help startups co-sell their products and grow their customer base by providing them with access to its technology, customer base, partners, and marketing expertise. The company also announced that it is committing $500 million over the next two years...
Technology can make our lives easier in many ways, and this extends to the things we do every day in our homes. If you’ve walked into a room and been startled when the lights magically turned on, then you’ve had an encounter with one of many smart home technologies....
Naspers owned e-commerce platform OLX, has wound up operations in Nigeria and Kenya according to reports from various sources. The Business Insider Sub Saharan Africa (BI SSA) citing sources has confirmed the closure of OLX operations in two of Africa’s strongest e-commerce markets. OLX founded as an alternative to Craigslist...
Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”, Facebook today announced a number of partnerships across Africa with over 20 non-governmental organisations and government agencies - with the aim of raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore...
Technology isn't only restricted to the indoors, in fact, there are tons of gadgets and gizmos that love the outdoors as much as you do. Unlike indoor tech, outdoor gadgets have to be portable and practical. Here are three of the best outdoor devices for your next camping, hiking...
In just two short decades, it has become possible to transform your business beyond recognition using technology to adapt, streamline and manage your workload more efficiently. Whether yours is a legacy business or a brand-new start-up, it has never been easier to adopt digital best practices in order to...
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...