Smile Communications Uganda, one of the 4G LTE mobile service providers is running a promotion dubbed ‘Get your groove on” which enables Smile customers to stream YouTube videos, movies, and music for free. According to an email which was sent out to customers, all one needs is need to recharge with...
Indian IT industrialist and the Co-Founder of Infosys; N. R. Narayana Murthy told Press Trust of India (PTI), that emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will not render people jobless in the future, but rather create more opportunities for humans. Emphasizing that technology provides an opportunity for people to move...
According to reports by BBC News, there could be an on-going battle of who is the King of YouTube between Swedish YouTuber; Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (a.k.a PewDiePie) and Indian music record label and film production company; T-series—founded by Gulshan Kumar. Quoting BBC News, "Felix Kjellberg mounted a challenge to Kumar's T-Series, to...
The ITU, United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 percent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the Internet. This is according to a new study published by the organization. This figure means more than...
ONEm Communications on Monday launched its mCoin across Africa. The cryptocurrency program uses “Pseudo-Mining” for coin distribution to the masses and works with and without the internet. On any mobile anyone can own, store, earn, trade mCoin using a revolutionary SMS Wallet. As reported by the World Economic Forum there...
As Internet access continues to grow in Africa, with over 450 million people now connected to the Internet, more than 60 percent of the population still remains offline. Community Networks are a key way to address this connectivity gap, says the Internet Society, a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the...
Government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) last month in a letter dated 6th July signed by the Executive Director, UCC, Godfrey Mutabazi, directed all telecommunication companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Uganda to block access to 26 pornographic sites. The list included; 10...
Ending July, Internet firm; Google launched the Chrome v.68 for desktops stating that the new update for the browser will start labeling all HTTP (unencrypted) sites as NOT SECURE effective after roll out. If your Chrome web browser is updated to version v.68, the effect will show - you will able...
According to reports by IANS, 6 U.S. senators have written to Google Chief Executive; Sundar Pichai on company's reported plan to create a censored Chinese version of its search engine (Google). "What has changed since 2010 to make Google comfortable cooperating with the rigorous censorship regime in China?" asked the senators, including Florida Republican...
Personal virtual private network (VPN) service provider; NordVPN has advised people on vacations not to over share their photos on social media platforms. According to the experts from the firm, sharing too much on social media while traveling can make that person a target of thieves. "Although it’s fun to...