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Today's cybercriminal  has an expansive network of partners and technology geeks. He's contracted out research and development to write his software and middle managers to make sure everyone in his organization is doing their part to rake in the dough. He's a smart businessman who is able to leverage...
Have you ever wondered or even thought about how things around you are made or designed? Well, my case, i used to just use the things without any bother until i got to know about the 3D printers and realised that starting from simple things like cups, pens, shoes...
Towards the end of last month, a team from Seedstars World (SSW) were in Uganda and listened to pitches from 14 startups - teams of entrepreneurs and developers - with ideas that will address some of Africa's current problems while making money. Seedstars World is one of the most exclusive...
By Monty Munford,  The Telegraph Twenty years ago, the country of Rwanda was cleaved apart after the Presidents of Burundi and Rwanda were killed in an air crash. Hours after their plane was shot down, revenge killings began in the capital Kigali with Hutus murdering the minority Tutsis. One hundred days later,...
33 Kenyan and 30 Ugandan companies were chosen based on a criteria that focused on their perceived ability to benefit from the NTFIII training and advisory services. Relevant criteria included, but was not limited to, the financial soundness of the company, export experience and strategy, and market presence.
Ever wondered how much you can do in 60 seconds? For most people, that is such a short time that the results of work done within that timeframe are negligible. But online, such is enough time fore over 6 million pageviews on Facebook, 1.3 million video views on YouTube, over...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 23 March, 2015 – The Internet of Things (IoT) is widely touted as the next major technology trend, yet limited connectivity and interoperability have thus far hampered its growth and expansion. However, 2015 is set to be the year that IoT takes hold, with solutions...
This article, published as part of our Special Coverage on mHealth was first published in our Print Edition for September 2012. You can obtain a full download here. Accurate bookkeeping is on nobody’s list of heroic acts. But without it, some revolutions are impossible, including the overhaul of a nation’s...
In campaign to promote computer programming, the US president told kids; "Don't just consume, create." Later, at a White House-hosted event, he even learns to write a few lines of code himself. Anyone can learn to code -- even world leaders, who are not often thought of as the most...
Nature Photonics brought public attention to a report in Lab Chip that claims a regular old DVD player, with a few basic modifications, could provide quick and accurate tests for HIV — and for many other diseases, as well. The technology requires three major modifications. The first is the addition of a new photodiode,...