Category archives for: Technology Buys South Africa’s Oldest and Most Iconic News Portal

Johannesburg, South Africa, July 14, 2018//- has completed its acquisition of, South Africa’s oldest and most iconic news portal from South African media giant, Primedia (Pty) Ltd and telecoms powerhouse, MTN (Pty) Ltd. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

How Tech is now Reshaping Human and Business Relations

July 13, 2018//-The past two months have been quite busy for anyone interested in new frontiers in technology in Kampala, Uganda.

The Industrialization of Cybercrime

Lone-wolf hackers yield to mature businesses July 12, 2018//-Cybercrime is now a mature industry operating on principles much like those of legitimate businesses in pursuit of profit.

UAE Exchange Rebrands its Africa Operations as Unimoni

Nairobi, Kenya, July 12, 2018/ — UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced the rebranding of its Africa operations as “Unimoni”.

Uber Increases Privacy, Safety by Anonymising Phone Numbers

Accra, Ghana, July 12, 2018//-Uber has announced new privacy changes to its app in Ghana that now anonymises phone numbers of driver-partners and riders. As of 12 July 2018, drivers and riders will no longer have access to each other’s private phone numbers.

Gemalto: Businesses Collect More Data Than They Can Handle

July 11, 2018//- With pressure to ensure consumer data is protected mounting, Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, released the results of a global study which reveals that two in three companies (65%) are unable to analyze all the data they collect and only half (54%) of companies know where all of their sensitive […]

Nigerian Labour Congress Shuts MTN Office in Maiduguri Over Workers’ Welfare

July 11, 2018//-The Borno State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has closed down MTN Nigeria in Maiduguri over alleged insensitivity to workers’ welfare.

The COO Dilemma: The Intelligent Enterprise and the COO of the Future

Nairobi, Kenya, July 11, 2018//- Recent advances in computational capabilities and the evolution of exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, internet of things (IoT), big data and predictive analytics all built on powerful cloud platforms have heralded the rise of the Intelligent Enterprise.

Milestone in Radio Astronomy: SA to Launch 64-Dish Meerkat

Cape Town, South Africa, July 11, 2018/ — Deputy President David Mabuza will on Friday, 13 July 2018, officially launch the 64-dish MeerKAT array, a significant milestone in radio astronomy, in Carnarvon in the Northern Cape.

Nigeria Supports Google’s Next Billion Users Plan

July 11, 2018//-In line with its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, especially its strategy to diversify the  Nigerian economy by making technology an enabler for forex revenue earnings, the Buhari administration would be actively supporting Google’s Next Billion users plan intended to ensure greater digital access in Nigeria and around the world. 

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