Uganda Telecom will host over 500 senior-level professionals from over 180 organisations across Africa for the Capacity Africa conference starting with a Pre-event cocktail today Monday 26th September 2016 at the Infinity pool.  The two day conference starting Tuesday 27th September 2016 will be held at Speke Resort-Munyonyo. This conference...
Google is in the process of creating an in-house startup incubator - dubbed Area 120, in a move to prevent it's employees from leaving and starting their own companies, according to The Information. The Information also claims that the incubator will be run by longtime Google executives Don Harrison and Bradley Horowitz. Teams...
Bharti Airtel has no plans to exit Africa, and is in fact looking to sharpen its focus on the rest of the continent post the planned sale of its operations in four countries to France's Orange, the company said, even as the move to divest part of the assets...
You've most likely come across an interactive photo whilst browsing your Facebook feed. Such photos instruct you to hold your phone up and move it around to view different parts of the photo. With this, users can view a scene from all angles - top, down, front and back. Good...
The Irish high court has accepted a plea by social media giant, Facebook to protect the identity of Ugandan social media activist Tom Voltaire Okwalinga (TVO) from Ugandan lawyer, Fred Muwema saying exposure of the latter would pose risk to his life. In a judgement delivered on Wednesday February 8th,...
This weekend, Microsoft released a brand-new app for iOS called Snipp3t that lets you "subscribe" to celebrities. In doing so, you set yourself up to receive personalized headlines, social media feeds, and all the other news you can handle regarding what said celebrity is up to. You Tap on a celebrity...
Facebook-owned messaging firm; WhatsApp launched their standalone mobile app for businesses; dubbed WhatsApp Business. The standalone app aims at helping SMEs effectively communicate with their clients and customers. WhatsApp announced the plans to kick off its WhatsApp for Business initiative back in September last year and launched a pilot by partnering with...
Three MTN Uganda customers; Tom Mayanja, Dickens Muhereza, and Bernadette Bavuga from Kawempe, Ibanda, and Bweyogere respectively were jubilant after receiving the first three cars of the MTN MoMo Nyabo promotion. They used MTN Mobile Money to load airtime and data bundles. As scratch cards are expected to be phased...
Huawei Consumer Business Group has launched its latest System-on-Chip (SoC) for mobile devices at IFA 2017 in Berlin, the Kirin 970. The company announced that with the launch of Kirin 970, it is focusing on ‘the future of artificial intelligence’. Kirin 970 is the first SoC by Huawei to pack a dedicated...
MTN Rwanda has launched a one month Data Festival season set to exclusively focus on promoting data services across the country. This month of September will see MTN Staff take the digital experience and access to the Internet closer to the Rwandan masses countrywide. MTN Business General Manager, Norman Munyampundu...