In Uganda we like to travel to our upcountry homes for the holidays. The long Easter weekend provides a perfect opportunity to do just that! We enjoy catching up with friends and family, and generally all the fuss that comes with taking a break from city life. One thing you...
Google’s developed computer programme, “AlphaGo” won its third game out of five against the South Korean Go grandmaster “Lee Sedol” on Saturday, taking an unquestionable 3 - 0 lead to score a major victory for a new style of a spontaneous Artificial Intelligence (AI). Lee Sedol, the top Go player...
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, December 3, 2015/ -- Tigo (http://www.Tigo.co.tz) subscribers in Tanzania can now enjoy the fastest internet connection following the unveiling of the company’s 4G LTE service in the country. The 4G LTE technology is about five times faster than the 3G technology currently available in the...
Kenya's Communication Authority (CA), the body which regulates the communication sector, has warned that it could shut down the internet during the 8 August general elections to prevent violence, the private Standard newspaper reports. "From 2015, we have prepared ourselves for this activity. We have spent Sh1.1 billion on a...
Tech companies; Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital "fingerprints" to help automatically identify videos or images the companies could remove. The move by...
Vivaldi Technologies has today unveiled the new History feature for its Vivaldi browser - that will give users insights into their online behavior backed by statistics and visual clues. The feature will let Vivaldi users quickly scan through visited websites and get helpful hints for finding old URLs. In addition to the...
Mobile phones are the most common way of accessing the internet anywhere in the world today, according to a new report released by the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. ITU forecasts that the total number of mobile broadband subscriptions will reach 3.6 billion by end 2016, while almost half...
Right now the biggest benefit about 4G is that it's 10 times faster than current 3G network speeds. The obvious benefit is it's significantly a faster data connection and most importantly what you can do with the fast Internet access. 4G offers much better data services and therefore all the kind...
Mozilla last year launched the Firefox Focus privacy-minded browser for the iPhone and iPad. The new browser from Mozilla is finally available on Android. Much like the iPhone and iPad version, the new Firefox Focus app for Android allows users to browse the Internet without being tracked by "tracking ads," which...
Africa's mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed on Monday, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed networks. A report by research and consulting firm Ovum in London estimates that mobile broadband connections will rise from 419 million at the end of...