Starting your morning off working on a website design for a fashion blogger and finishing up your day on a redesign for a non-profit that will bring them more donations sounds like a pretty rewarding day, right? Especially if you can work from home, or your favorite coffee shop!...
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...
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...
CES 2016 that is scheduled to run from January 6th to 9th, 2016 will take place at Las Vegas, Nevada kicked off yesterday with indie startups vying for your attention, however the main news comes in today and for the rest of the week. CES 2016 is the world’s...
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...
Internet penetration is growing in Africa and more people use the internet for various reasons - work, school, socializing, downloading, streaming video content such as YouTube, Netflix, Showmax, to mention a few reasons. New streaming video services are making strides in the African market but with slow internet speeds, streaming...
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...
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...
A Facebook post going virally across the social media site that shows what looks to be a Messenger chat Mark Zuckerberg's  agreeing to remove presidential candidate Donald Trump from Facebook if that screenshot can accumulate over 500,000 likes, 50,000 comments and 20,000 shares. The post received 613,000 likes, 95,000 comments and  66,000 shares. Despite the...
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...