Africa has long been recognized for its natural resources, and more recently for its increasing oil reserves, but little is said about it tech industry.  Africa is slowly, but surely, making its mark on the world tech scene due to increased efforts by various administrations across the continent to...
While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple's Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X's killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that...
The 20th and 21st centuries have brought some outstanding discoveries and inventions that have revolutionized how humans live and interact with the world — and most of that is thanks to material science. You can point to nearly anything in your house and be certain that it wouldn’t exist...
Finnish based IT firm, Nokia Corp. today announced its next-generation NetGuard Security Management Center software, designed to bolster service providers' ability to proactively detect, predict and combat the growing threat from ransomware and other types of malware. The volume, velocity and variety of security data today is overwhelming security teams....
Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has partnered with Huawei, the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, to deliver 100G upgrades to its network in South Africa. The upgrade to 100G wavelengths will take advantage of the latest DWDM technology from Huawei,...
African Telecommunications Union (ATU) highlighted importance of connecting rural and remote areas in Africa to economic opportunities at AfricaCom held on 7- 9 November in Cape Town, saying that connectivity, affordability and accessibility key focus for Africa’s digital inclusivity and rural network coverage. The Secretary General of African Telecommunications Union...
Ending September this year, Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. announced it had started a small public test that allows a few of its users to go beyond the current 140 character limit for tweets, allowing them to go as high as 280 characters. That being the past now, the micro-blogging firm...
AfricaCom 2017 will be a landmark event for Nokia as it showcases how the company is shaping the future of technology to transform human experiences with effortless, simple and dependable technologies. Nokia continues to shape the future by expanding the human possibilities of technology in Africa and connecting the unconnected,...
Mobile Broadband (MBB) is developing rapidly across the world, especially in urban areas. In this new era, wireless networks will require many small cells across a city to ensure a better user experience, improve network performance, and prepare for 5G-oriented evolution in the future. This requires telecom operators to shift...
If you use Microsoft's accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a...