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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...
How will digital trends impact your business in 2018? Exciting changes are on the horizon with creativity, and innovative design taking center stage. Traditionally low-tech settings aren’t exempt; some of the most important digital trends are improving profitability for businesses that rely on warehouses, farms, and other environments that...
Whether it is the matter if buying grocery, payment of utility bills or any other financial transactions, our most of the tasks are online and can be done quickly and more conveniently even without leaving a favorite space like bedroom, office or classroom. But, cyber security issues like data...
Gambling is one of mankind’s favorite pastimes - it can be traced back to the Paleolithic period, before written history. Games involving rolling dice have existed for thousands of years. Rolling a pair of sixes was called “throwing the Aphrodite” in ancient Greece! The Chinese lottery game...
Bollinger Bands are quite effective for technical analysis. These bands are plotted alongside a simple moving average and together, they indicate the volatility levels in the market. The Bollinger Bands strategy (also known as stratégie bande de Bollinger in France) is preferred by traders because it is not just...
Online casinos were some of the first big names to strike it big in the way of online business. Since the early days of the internet, there were those which first took an interest in simple bookmaking, and from there this exploded into what became one of the most...
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...
In February 2013, Microsoft launched an initiative called 4Afrika in a bid to increase internet accessibility through affordable smart devices, facilitate modern education techniques and promote new Africentric technologies. Microsoft set out to help accelerate Africa’s economic development by empowering Africa’s youth, entrepreneurs, and developers to turn great ideas into...
KAMPALA – This week opened on a rather serious but comical note. The global deadline for the migration from analogue to digital broadcasting was finally here, then Uganda’s ex-Premier announced his presidential ambitions, finally. So what was comical about this, one may ask? Well, Amama Mbabazi made a digital announcement...
UCC has concluded a review of wholesale Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and SMS markets in Uganda. This is in line with the Commission’s ethos of consultation-based regulatory reforms across various communications markets. The Study focused on the provision of wholesale USSD and SMS access services by mobile network operators...