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With the number of people in Africa using mobile phones estimated to reach 725 million by 2020, mobile usage is growing across the continent more rapidly than any other region in the world, and although per capita uptake still remains below that globally, the gap is closing. And for many...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being touted as one of the game-changers in the realm of technology. Experts believe we have made tremendous progress in AI and might as well be standing at the edge of the fourth industrial revolution, which is the technological revolution. The impact of AI in the...
Almost 40% of businesses are using artificially intelligent programmes to manage some aspect of their business, with South African companies like Sage and Clevva innovating the market. A.I. programmes allow a business to examine massive amounts of data very quickly, finding patterns or displaying behaviors based on the information...
A picture is worth 1000 words. An old adage that was crucial to #KoikoiUg at its inception. We believed that pictures would tell more than words ever could, and that they had the power to change perceptions about Uganda and break stereotypes. But 1000 words when not strung together...
By Muhumuza Faizo King A view of an African Technologist. Innovation is simply the application of new methods and ideas to create new solutions that have value as perceived by final consumers. Any variation goes, as long as it includes ‘New’ and addresses final consumer needs and wants. But what does it...
On 21 st November 2016, we commenced a Microsoft organized Cloud Computing colloquium in Nairobi -Kenya with the clear objective of spreading the now unavoidable computing gospel ‘Cloud-Computing’ to East and Central Africa. Technical brains from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and my home country Uganda graced the event with...
A new report by the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) has exposed loopholes in Uganda’s cyber security capacity; indicating that it’s at an embryonic state and that no concrete action has been taken to help the situation. The report was compiled after a three day consultation with different government...
Kilimall launched into the Ugandan market in May 2016 serving a retail customer base that continues to grow exponentially to offer products that span the widest variety in the country. PC Tech caught up with its country Managing Director, Wang Chengyang to discuss their 7 month journey in Uganda and what plans...
Did you know that cloud storage is considered to be one of the best investments that small businesses can make? Disasters can and will strike. Devices can and do get lost and or stolen. You never know when there will be a situation in which you will need information...
Believe it or not, your smartphone is literally of no use without internet connectivity. Millennials have become addicted to Snapchating, Instagraming, Facebooking and Tweeting (not in that order), while cloud storage has picked up popularity and more & more people have become inclined to use streaming apps like YouTube...