Telecoms

Sep 16, 2019
Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile operate, Econet Wireless is having Tesla batteries installed at its base stations around the country as a backup to electricity shortages currently hitting the country. The power…
Sep 12, 2019
Google won a victory on Thursday after Europe’s top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the…
Sep 06, 2019
Truecaller announced has announced that the company has crossed 500 million downloads and surpassed 150 million daily active users (DAUs) globally.   This comes close on the heels of the…
Sep 03, 2019
Zimbabwe’s first Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa has come out to say he doesn’t own Econet. Strive explained Econet is a public trading company with tens of thousands of shareholders. Strive explained…
Aug 30, 2019
Google says they have been targets of massive hacks for several years   Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least…
Aug 29, 2019
The Africa mobile phone market declined 1.8% quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q2 2019, according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and…
Aug 21, 2019
Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps shared with the social network…
Aug 17, 2019
The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service…
Aug 15, 2019
Nearly 83 percent of Chinese parents have blamed excessive use of electronic products such as mobile phones for their children’s weakening eyesight, showed a survey released by China Youth Daily…
Aug 14, 2019
Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but analysts say cybercriminals may soon turn their attention to hijacking something else — your cameras.…
Aug 13, 2019
The Hongmeng operating system (OS), also known as Harmony OS, was unveiled last week. Huawei Consumer CEO, Richard Yu, claims that Harmony is “completely different” than Apple and Android’s operating…
Aug 08, 2019
MTN Group’s interim financial results for the six months to June 2019 show that its South African business is under pressure as the result of new sector regulations and the…
Aug 06, 2019
North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to…
Aug 05, 2019
Huawei could showcase its Hongmeng OS as early as 9 August, according to a report by Global Times.   The newspaper, reported at the weekend that the Chinese tech powerhouse…
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