MTN Uganda has this morning announced a platform through which they will recognize the most outstanding locally developed mobile and desktop applications, the MTN Innovation Awards. The awards will also recognize individuals and organisations that have been at the forefront of enabling the innovation ecosystem in the country. The awards...
Microsoft reckons its AI can read your emotions. The company's putting its money where your mouth is and is letting anyone upload their face to its emotion-detecting API. Part of Project Oxford, it uses "world-class machine learning" to interpret how people are feeling. The project caused offence earlier this year by trying...
Tech Insider has combed the far reaches of the App Store to bring you the 100 best and most innovative apps in the world. Now it's time to take a look at the best productivity apps out there. These 10 apps will make your life easier and help you get...
Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has selected startups across Africa to participate in its 5th Annual Seedstars summit in Switzerland next year. The search for promising startups begun from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and 10th December in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)....
Facebook has unveiled a new feature called “Anonymous Login” that lets users sign up for websites without having to enter a name or email address. The Anonymous Login button is colored black instead of Facebook blue. Anonymous Login lets users easily log in to applications without a username or a...
Launched at the end of April, Mkito.com is Africa’s newest online music platform. Founder Sune Mushendwa spoke to about how the idea came about and his ambitions for the platform. The idea for Mkito.com matured over a number of years, says Mushendwa:”We needed a platform in Tanzania to distribute music...
Solomon King Benge, often referred to as The King of Robotics, emerged the overall winner of the 2015 MTN Innovation Awards. The round of applause that the guests gave him confirmed that he indeed deserved this win. Solomon King and the other 7 winners were awarded at a colorful event...
CES 2016 that is scheduled to run from January 6th to 9th, 2016 will take place at Las Vegas, Nevada kicked off yesterday with indie startups vying for your attention, however the main news comes in today and for the rest of the week. CES 2016 is the world’s...
Progressive web Apps and the future of mobile Apps The way we access the web on our mobile devices as always been important to businesses and developers since this to some extent determined how much profit or losses the latter made. Micro suns with their Java Platform, Micro Edition, or Java...
Developed to address the problem of bringing light to remote parts of the developing world,  GravityLight is simply charged by a bag that is filled with around 9kg of material and hung from a cord below the light. As the bag descends, a series of gears inside the device translates...