Standard Chartered Bank and MTN Uganda Limited on Thursday signed an agreement to allow MTN Mobile Money collections for Corporate and Business clients directly into their Standard Chartered Bank accounts on a real time basis. This solution dubbed Straight2Bank Wallet Collections will be delivered through the Bank’s Straight2Bank electronic...
With Google gearing up to launch the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 4th this year - which will also be the last major smartphone launch of the year since other heavyweights such as iPhone X, iPhone 8 & 8+, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 & S+, Huawei P10 & P10+,...
We have seen/heard some of these smartphone giants launching their latest phablets this year, Shenzhen-based, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd launched the P10, P10 Plus, P10 Lite, e.t.c, South Korean-based, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd launched the Galaxy S8 and S+, Galaxy Note 8, and finally Cupertino-based, Apple Inc. who launched its...
This week, an expert team from Facebook will meet with leading South African and Zimbabwean representatives, civil society and experts to learn from, as well as provide practical advice in helping people to stay safe online. As part of its mission in giving people the power to build community...
During their event last night, Apple announced a new feature for the iPhone X called Animoji - which uses the Face ID sensor to sense motion and facial expressions, records your voice with the microphone, and generates cute 3D animated emoji to share with friends over iMessage. Apple described Animoji as...
MTN Uganda and the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) have today announced a partnership that enables payment of social security contributions using Mobile Money. The partnership enables NSSF members on the NSSF Voluntary Membership Plan as well as small and medium sized entities to conveniently make payments using MTN Mobile...
Samsung Electronics has revealed that pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 premium smartphone have hit the highest-ever for the Note series, beating its predecessor Note 7 over five days by about 2.5 times. Pre-orders reached about 650,000 Note 8 handsets over five days from about 40 countries, making the initial response...
According to several reports, Google is currently in talks with HTC in order to buy its smartphone business. A Taiwanese media outlet Commercial Times reported that Google and HTC have been talking for quite some time and it seems like that Google will soon acquire HTC’s smartphone division. However, the news has...
Chrome 61 has begun rolling out to desktop and Android users bringing a host of new security fixes and new features. For desktop users, there are a lot of developer-friendly introductions like the WebUSB API support, and for Android users there's the addition of Web Share API, and more...
Yesterday, Shenzhen-based smartphone markers, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, beat Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. in the new Counterpoint rankings as they took on the second positions as the biggest smartphone company worldwide in terms of sales volume. With firm planning on launching its next flagship which is said to be...