The need for investing in Cryptocurrency is steadily rising in East Africa; specifically Kenya as more and more people are gradually gaining trust/confidence in the use of Cryptocurrency. Though Cryptocurrency is relatively new and comes with a learning curve, the benefits are a plethora; thus it is good for...
Twenty-three years ago, when former South African President Nelson Mandela spoke in Geneva at the International Telecommunication Union’s World TELECOM 1995, he underlined the importance of universal access to communication and information. Mandela stressed the need to eliminate the divide between what he called the information-rich and the information-poor....
Google is hosting tutorials on how to hijack Facebook accounts using a similar method to the hackers who had gained access to the personal data of 50 million users. The step by step video guides could still be accessed on YouTube, Google's popular video streaming website, hours after Facebook revealed the...
Akon is probably most well known for his R&B talents. But did you know that he is also pursuing his own cryptocurrency project called Akoin? Many people in the media have brushed off Akoin as little more than some sort of joke. However, once you take a deeper look...
Security experts have detected 2.5 million new instances of crypto-jacking malware in the second quarter of 2018, according to a report from McAfee Labs. For the record, this marks a staggering 86% growth in cryptocurrency-mining malware over the past three months. Most of the new malware originates from older crypto-jacking scripts, according...
Following its earlier ban of advertising cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings on any of its platform, Google is easing on the ban, as they announced on Tuesday that it would allow only regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan. According to their blog post, the changes will take place...
According to reports by Reuters, Qualcomm Inc. on Tuesday accused Apple Inc. of stealing its chip-making secrets and giving them to rival Intel Corp, paving the way for Apple to switch to Intel’s improved semiconductors, which may have cost Qualcomm billions of dollars in lost sales. The accusation, made in a...
Business software companies SAP, Microsoft, and Adobe said on Monday they were forming a data alliance that will make it easier for clients running their applications to get a better overview of the customer. The partners announced the Open Data Initiative at a Microsoft conference in Orlando, Florida, saying it would help break...
Huawei Technologies during the ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban, South Africa mid this month, launched a 'Position Paper' that states that ICT has the transformative power to boost sustainable socio-economic development with the governments having a vital role to play in forming a favorable environment for the dynamic...
Every day, the African technology sector uses some of the most basic mobile technologies in the world to create new disruption. A rising generation of technologists, coders and entrepreneurs are stepping up to solve some of our continent's most pressing problems. Entirely new industries around payment solutions, crowd sourcing and...