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The impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique - Arriving in Mozambique when the telecom infrastructure was very limited and only 35% of the population was accessible to the telecommunication services, Viettel – the Vietna...Read more

The impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

25 August 2014 | 968 Views
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Arriving in Mozambique when the telecom infrastructure was very limited and only 35% of the population was accessible to the telecommunication services, Viettel – the Vietna...

by Nguyen Thai Khang - ICTNews

MoboFree has a strong footprint in Zimbabwe

18 August 2014 | 2146 Views
LAGOS - MoboFree.com, the leading African social marketplace, today announced that the total volume of items currently for sale in its marketplace is worth USD 526 million and is expected to reach US...

by Tech Reporter

Amazon Web Services confirms participation at eCommerce Africa Confex 2015

12 August 2014 | 1876 Views
Kinetic is proud to announce that global eCommerce giant, Amazon Web Services, has confirmed its' participation as one of the premier sponsors. The eCommerce Africa Confex will be hosted at the Cape T...

by Marcia

Software piracy in Africa: Three companies found guilty by a court of law for reproducing and/or using the Sage brand or Sage so

04 August 2014 | 2304 Views
PARIS, France - Sage, a leading global vendor of business management software, announces that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb and i...

by APO

Facebook is down

01 August 2014 | 3635 Views
Facebook has gone down - The site started to undergo issues around just before 12 noon ET, according to various tweets. It is down on both the web and mobile....

by Moyo Roy

Gmail now in isiZulu - isiNdebele

09 July 2014 | 4016 Views
Google has announced 13 new languages for Gmail, including isiZulu which is related to isiNdebele.The additions push the number of supported languages on the Gmail platform to 71."Gma...

by Staff reporter

2015 Ford Mustang On Its First Visit To Africa

08 July 2014 | 3096 Views
PRETORIA, South Africa - Ford Mustang, the world's favorite pony car, will be on show at Ford's inaugural Go Further event in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 17 July 2014.The all-new Ford Mustang f...

by Tech Reporter

Internet surveillance sparks court war

06 July 2014 | 2994 Views
LONDON - Internet service providers from around the world are lodging formal complaints against the UK government's monitoring service, GCHQ, alleging it uses malicious software to break into their ne...

by Staff Reporter

Hackers take over Israeli army Twitter account

05 July 2014 | 3640 Views
Jerusalem - Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said on Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.Isr...

by Staff Reporter

Which 2014 tablets are best for gaming?

03 July 2014 | 2630 Views
There are a lot of different devices that can be used to connect to the internet; these devices vary according to size as well as their overall capabilities. One popular device today is the tablet. Th...

by John

A look at Africa's most promising social network, Amunzi.com

26 June 2014 | 2449 Views
The word Amunzi is buzzing all over the African internet Verizon. What does this word mean, and what does it refer to? "Amunzi" literally translates as "Community"; the archaic predominant form o...

by Jonathan Mwenda

Ford Tops Ranking of Best Global Green Brands

25 June 2014 | 1409 Views
Ford Tops Ranking of Best Global Green BrandsFord Motor Company earns No. 1 spot on annual list of  Interbrand's 50 Best Global Green BrandsFord scored high marks for transparency abo...

by Alisea Chetty

Comztek Africa and Cisco partner in Zambia and Zimbabwe

24 June 2014 | 1336 Views
Comztek Africa and Cisco have recently signed a preferred distribution agreement in both Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of a joint strategy to assist customers in the regions to take advantage of a g...

by Melissa Parsons

Facebook launches new photo-messaging app

19 June 2014 | 3280 Views
Facebook has launched a photo-messaging app one week after accidentally releasing it on Apple's app store, BBC reported.Known as Slingshot, the...

by Staff Reporter

Facebook goes down

19 June 2014 | 3775 Views
Facebook has gone doneFacebook was down for around 20 minutes, its longest service disruption in l...

by Moyo Roy

Bus designed to drive on deep water - Video

18 June 2014 | 4763 Views
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by Staff reporter

3D printing gives Isuzu KB engineers the edge

03 June 2014 | 4758 Views
Innovative technology cuts costs and development time of parts03 JUNE 2014 - Rapid Prototyping, popularly know...

by Tech Reporter

Econet pushing for smart-phone penetration

29 May 2014 | 4760 Views
Econet Wireless says it is making inroads to increase smart phone penetration in the country with a view to increasing broadband usage.Speaking at an investment forum, Econet chief executi...

by Staff reporter

eBay seller puts a torn piece of paper with the word 'The' on auction, bids $98

24 May 2014 | 6056 Views
A torn piece of paper with the word 'The' is being sold on the online marketplace eBay - and bids are so far tipping $98.The Australian-based seller d...

by Staff Reporter

Internet abuzz as Facebook co-founder 'Zuckerberg' turns 30

15 May 2014 | 7101 Views
San Francisco - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was branded all grown-up on Wednesday, his 30th birthday triggering a barrage of online accolades and playful barbs.The Facebook co-founder's list ...

by Staff Reporter

Telecel introduces video calling

12 May 2014 | 6631 Views
Telecel has introduced a video calling service that allows prepaid subscribers with video calling capable handsets to make video calls to other prepaid Telecel subscribers.Video calling, w...

by Tech Reporter

Mvendr™ launches prepaid 'Mobile Tuck Shop' Android app in Zimbabwe

09 May 2014 | 5796 Views
UK based and Africa focused Mvendr today announced it has launched the Android version of its mobile app which enables the vending of prepaid Airtime, Electricity Tokens and Bill payment.M...

by Tech Reporter

Older computer systems are not able to satisfy the demands of the - Oracle

29 April 2014 | 5513 Views
The average age of enterprise software is 20 years old, built in the early 1990's before even the Internet came into common use EL JADIDA, Morocco, April 29, 2014/ -- Businesses and ...

by Tech Reporter

WhatsApp hits 500 million users

23 April 2014 | 6187 Views
Washington - WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world, the free mobile messaging service being acquired by Facebook said.That is up from an estimated 450 million as ...

by AFP

Africa needs accessible high quality solutions

23 April 2014 | 4877 Views
Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network produc...

by Staff Reporter

Earth-sized planet discovered in 'habitable zone'

19 April 2014 | 8211 Views
Washington - The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward - an international team of researchers has discovered the first Earth-sized planet within the "habitable zone" of anot...

by Staff Reporter

Net users urged to change ALL passwords over 'catastrophic' Heartbleed bug

10 April 2014 | 9925 Views
Internet users have been warned to change all their computer and phone passwords following what could be a 'catastrophic' security breach.Major technology firms have urged the public to immedi...

by Tech Reporter

Twitter unveils new redesigned profile page

08 April 2014 | 6786 Views
Twitter Inc unveiled a redesign of its user profile pages on Tuesday, the latest in a series of steps promised by the company to bring new users to the seven-year-old service.In response to a...

by Reuters

Human nose capable of discriminating 1 trillion odors

21 March 2014 | 6950 Views
WASHINGTON - Human nose is capable of discriminating at least 1 trillion different odors, a new U.S. study said Thursday.While humans can differentiate among several million different colors ...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe mobile penetration at 104.4%

18 March 2014 | 8871 Views
Zimbabwe's improved tele-density has opened up opportunities for mobile money services.This should provide impetus for growth in the country's usage of electronic payment systems. Last week In...

by Tawanda Musarurwa

Govt to utilise converged ICT experts to finalise policy

12 March 2014 | 7590 Views
The Government will utilise the convergence of information communication technology experts in the country to finalise the draft ICT policy, a Cabinet Minister said on Tuesday.About 30 com...

by Staff reporter

Bid to block Facebook - WhatsApp acquisition deal

09 March 2014 | 8920 Views
Two privacy groups reportedly filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission seeking for Facebook's proposed 19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp be blocked because of the potential impact on...

by Tech Reporter

Econet offers free internet for schools and universities

04 March 2014 | 10484 Views
A local mobile company has launched a free internet access programme for schools and universities in a move that has been described as complimenting government's e-learning programme.In a maj...

by Staff Reporter

Windows designer 'Julie Larson-Green' moves to new Microsoft job

25 February 2014 | 7240 Views
Julie Larson-Green, one of Microsoft Corp's most senior women executives and a leading force behind the latest design of Windows, is moving to a new job in charge of harmonizing the look and usability...

by Reuters

WhatsApp to add voice service

24 February 2014 | 10212 Views
Barcelona - WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum says the popular messaging application for smartphones acquired last week by Facebook will soon be offering a voice service.Koum says "we are going to in...

by AP

Mercedes-Benz Unimog: Around the world with the Unimog

19 February 2014 | 7906 Views
 Since April 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 1300 L has been a new home on wheels for Jennifer (36) and Peter Glas (41). They are undertaking a protracted honeymoon trip in their "mobile home", ...

by Jerome Dale Raman

GM unveils the latest Isuzu Dmax pick-up

16 February 2014 | 10160 Views
Nairobi - The growth of the commercial vehicle segment in the region has seen General Motors East Africa (GMEA) launch the new 6th generation Isuzu D Max in the highly competitive pick-up segment....

by Ruth Mugugu, General Motors East Africa

Facebook allows users to customise gender after consulting with gays

14 February 2014 | 8350 Views
Facebook has announced that it will allow users to customise their gender, after consulting on the subject with gay and transgender advocacy groups.The 50-odd options, which include "bi-gende...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe mobile money agents form association

11 February 2014 | 8205 Views
Agents handling mobile money transactions for Econet, Telecel Zimbabwe and NetOne in Zimbabwe have formed an association to advance their interests and lobby for inclusion in policy making....

by Staff reporter

Govt requests for Twitter user info on the rise

09 February 2014 | 7333 Views
Washington - Government requests for Twitter user information is on the rise, the messaging service said as it released figures while pressing for more transparency."Over the past 24 months, w...

by AP

Men and women can't agree, even in their sleep - Study

05 February 2014 | 11067 Views
London - It seems that men and women can't agree - even when asleep.A study of dreams found that even in the dead of night, we are thinking about different things.While men have night...

by Daily Mail

Econet trials educational content and tablet scheme

04 February 2014 | 6880 Views
Zimbabwean operator Econet Wireless has launched a four-month pilot for a scheme called EcoSchool, which aims to provide resources, lecture notes and educational content at discounted prices....

by Staff reporter

Declaring Bulawayo as an i-hub will be a fulfillment of ZimAsset

29 January 2014 | 7550 Views
As a continuation on the previous publication on "Bulawayo should be declared an iHub as part of resuscitation" it is paramount to take into cognizance the five year strategic plan with special rega...

by Nkosana George Mazibisa

Google acquires artificial intelligence company

27 January 2014 | 7260 Views
Google Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.Technology news website Re/code, which reported news of the deal ear...

by Reuters

Zimbabwe Internet connectivity soars

23 January 2014 | 9405 Views
ZIMBABWE'S Internet connectivity continues to soar with latest statistics from the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) indicating a significant increase in the mont...

by Staff reporter

Econet acquires Altron's 8.6% in Liquid Telecom

17 January 2014 | 7971 Views
Econet Wireless Global has acquired the 8.6% in its subsidiary Liquid Telecom held by JSE listed technology company Altron. In a statement to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), A...

by Own correspondent

NSA spies on computers worldwide, but not in the US

15 January 2014 | 7289 Views
Washington - The US National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100 000 computers around the world - but not in the US - that allows the US to conduct surveillance on those machines, The...

by AP

Zimbabwe mobile penetration now stands at 103.5%

11 January 2014 | 8824 Views
Zimbabwe's national mobile penetration rate for the year ended December 2013 now stands at 103.5%, up from 98% for the same period in 2012, fin24 reported.The Postal and Telecommunications Reg...

by Staff reporter

First DNA testing centre registered in Zim

10 January 2014 | 10078 Views
The country's first ever DNA testing centre has been registered with the Medical Laboratory and Clinic Scientists Council of Zimbabwe, bringing local solutions to paternity disputes and other civil an...

by Staff Reporter

Tough first day on Dakar Rally for Ford

06 January 2014 | 7225 Views
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by Tech Reporter
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