Facebook is the most used social media platform not only in the world but also in Uganda with close to 2 million users recorded in the year 2015. Many public figures in Uganda have over the years created Facebook pages for themselves so that they can interact with their fans and audiences...
McAfee founder and anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee reportedly tried to convince reporters that he has hacked into WhatsApp encryption. According to a report in Gizmodo, "To do this, he attempted to send them phones with preinstalled malware and then convince them he was reading their encrypted conversations." In April...
When readers of The Times of India complained about too many advertisements in the newspaper on 12 and 13 October, Times Group managing director Vineet Jain tweeted --"without ads, price u pay of the newspaper would be at least Rs 25 per day. Lakhs of people won't be able...
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...
Google, the top website in the world according to Alexa rankings, receiving over 28 billion visits a month. This means it takes the number one traffic spot, of 1.1 billion websites on the internet, according to research done by Vodien Internet Solutions, a Singapore-based web hosting provider. Second to Google, is...
In a recent advertising campaign by Vodafone Uganda, the telecom provider seems to poke a stick into MTN Uganda's side. The campaign which seems to go after MTN's Paka Paka Voice package by insinuating that 30 minutes does not mean unlimited, while it is offering the real unlimited plan...
A Florida man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the body on Facebook has been found guilty of murder. Derek Medina admitted taking the picture on his phone and uploading it onto the social media site. He failed to convince the jury that he had shot Jennifer Alfonso...
Earlier this week, Apple introduced long-awaited music streaming service, Apple Music, for Android users. The service is up and running on Google Play store, and caters to over 50% market. It was previously exclusive to iOS users only. It is still in beta phase on Android. Two key features, Apple...
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it expects a difficult business environment in 2016 due to weak global economic conditions and heightened competition in key businesses including memory chips and smartphones. In a statement on Monday, Samsung said Chief Executive Kwon Oh-hyun told employees in a New...
Apple Inc has asked the US Supreme Court to overturn an appellate court decision that found the iPad maker conspired with five publishers to increase ebook prices. Apple asked the high court on Wednesday to review a June ruling that favoured the US Department of Justice, and found the company...