Windows 10 is slated to release mid-2015 and Microsoft has already started distributing the Technical Preview of the OS today via its Windows Insider Program. The OS is touted to be the next Windows XP-killer and marking the return of some of the features that Windows 8 had killed. Let’s quickly...
Yesterday, software maker Microsoft finally unveiled the next and most promising iteration of Windows OS – Windows 10. Well, if you were expecting windows 9, Microsoft has conveniently skipped a generation and jumped on to Windows 10 instead. When asked why the next iteration is called Windows 10, Joe Belfiore explained,...
Today, eBay has announced plans to spin-off PayPal and form two separate, publicly traded companies in 2015. With this news, eBay says American Express exec Dan Schulman will immediately become PayPal’s president and “CEO designee.” Following the separation, current eBay chief John Donahoe will be replaced by eBay Marketplaces president Devin Wenig. The announcement follows...
ndowsIt looks like Windows 9 will be available free to owners of Windows 8, this is if we are to go with the report published by Indonesian news site Detik.com. The news site published a statement by Microsoft Indonesia's Andreas Diantoro seemingly confirming the news. According to a Google translation of...
Alibaba has officially become the largest public offering in history, according to Reteurs. The IPO was always going to be a blockbuster, but thanks to high demand which rocketed the stock up another 38% after its $21.8 billion opening, underwriters exercised an option to sell another 48 million shares. The...
Today, software giant Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer at the moment is only available in the US but will roll out globally later this year. Previously, schools...
Telecommunications operator MTN Uganda has revealed that it is looking to invest UGX238 billion (USD89 million) on upgrading its networks in 2015. This is up from UGX157 billion this year and UGX138 billion in 2013. According to The Observer, the money will go towards 3G and 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile...
Airtel Uganda has agreed a three-year advisory services deal with the International Finance Corporation (IFC). IFC is part of the World Bank, and this deal will see Airtel develop mobile money services and strengthen financial inclusion in the country. The deal, which is worth USD3.9 million, is also being supported by...
Today, Airtel has announced the appointment of three key business leaders in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger. The leadership roles, according to the company, will become effective as of October 1, 2014. Djibril Ouattara has been appointed the new Managing Director for Airtel Niger to bolster the company’s...
Amazon today announced its latest high-end e-reader, the Kindle Voyage, which features a 7.6mm thin magnesium body, 39 percent brighter screen and new control panels at the bezel with haptic feedback. The Kindle Voyage sports a new design that has the same, matte look with the addition of a glossy bar across...