MTN Uganda has partnered with Fenix International to connect over 50,000 homes and businesses with ReadyPay Solar Power Systems impacting the lives of over 250,000 people living off-grid across Uganda. This has been made possible through an ‘easy’ and affordable Mobile Money payment system offered by the ReadyPay Solar Power...
The Internet of Things – it’s a technological revolution that seems to be taking over just about everything, and people don’t seem to realise just how huge it actually is. Thanks to the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communication has never been easier, with real-time data being converted by cloud-based...
Google announced today that Project Link, an initiative to help connect more people to fast and affordable broadband Internet, is launching a Wi-Fi hotzone network to improve the quality and affordability of wireless access, a key need to meet the bandwidth demands of the Kampala’s growing number of mobile...
If you’re planning to trick out your home with connected devices so you can do things like unlock doors remotely and check in on the kids from your office with a webcam, you’ll want to double-check that all your gadgets are properly secured. Ars Technica found that Shodan, a search...
A lot of questions were raised up about the future of “Picasa” since the launch of Google Photos in May 2015. After much thought and consideration, Google Photos has decided to retire Picasa, a photograph and video sharing service, over the coming months to focus entirely on a single...
Every year, Bill Gates puts out his annual list of the year's best news on his blog GatesNotes. It's a nice feel good message, especially since 2015 also ushered in so many negative things, like the rise of extremist terrorist groups, the Paris attacks, the ongoing Syrian refugee crises, endless mass shootings in the US...
​It's an emporium of music videos, movie and series Trailers, study videos, home made clips and so much more , but YouTube was almost something very different way back then. When YouTube was launched in 2005, the site had totally different aims other than just uploading music videos or movie trailers...
Microsoft reckons its AI can read your emotions. The company's putting its money where your mouth is and is letting anyone upload their face to its emotion-detecting API. Part of Project Oxford, it uses "world-class machine learning" to interpret how people are feeling. The project caused offence earlier this year by trying...
Telstra is to trial a new wireless technology in the Melbourne CBD, designed specifically for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The network will be used to support its IoT Challenge, being run in conjunction with the City of Melbourne, where contestants develop and demonstrate IoT applications. The technology, Long Range...
We guess today every merchant takes eCommerce seriously. It’s obvious that worldwide Internet expansion has contributed considerably to the transformation of trade and store transactions. Statistical data always sound more convincing, so let’s use the language of numerals. For example, online retail sales are predicted to reach £52.25bn in the...