Makerere University’s Team Code 8 was pronounced this year’s 2013 Microsoft Uganda Imagine Cup. The team, consisting of Joshua Busingye, Brian Gitta, and Simon Lubambo exhibited Matibabu, an app, that diagnoses malaria without pricking any body part. “We were speechless. To have won this year’s Uganda country finals – and to have the opportunity to represent our country at Worldwide Imagine Cup along… Read More »
Milwaukee based Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology startup Socialeads has closed a round of seed f...
Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm Qualgro today announced that it has completed the first close of its US$100 ...
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The news of the death of Margaret Thatcher last week sent thousands of people flocking to Facebook and Twitter to share their views on the deceased ex-Prime Minster. However, one particular hashtag trend made the headlines for quite a funny reason: #NowThatcherIsDead caused panic and sadness for fans of a certain celebrity, as they wrongly… Read More »
Special events and tradeshows are always a chance for your brand to stand out among the rest. It is a great opportunity to attract customers as there is such a high concentration of customers in one space, you are guaranteed to have increased exposure. The quality of signage at the event is just as important… Read More »
The most coveted position for your online business is having your website ranked #1 under Google search results. Several mediums can propel your business website to being #1 in search engine results. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one such medium through which you can ensure that the web ranking of your website is the best… Read More »
We are often given examples of people that are great role models, on whom we can rely to show us the way to live our lives or achieve our dreams. Although the media don’t often use them, businesses can be role models in much the same way as a footballer or a music star might… Read More »
Bringing the number of authorized service centers in enya to seven, Sony Middle East and Africa (MEA) has formally launched two new authorised service centres in Nairobi. Speaking at the opening ceremony on Wednesday, Sony’s managing director for MEA Hiroyasu Sugiyama said the new centres will help reinforce in the quick undertaking of after sale… Read More »
Citing two sources, Bloomberg reported that Facebook Inc. (FB) has nabbed another member of Apple Inc. (AAPL), Richard Williamson. Williamson, who was a member of the original iPhone team, was the manager who had led Apple’s iOS 6 Maps initiative. Williamson joined Facebook in the past couple of weeks to be a manager within its… Read More »
TCL Communications, the company behind Alcatel brand of phones has launched two mid-range Smartphones— Alcatel One Touch Idol and Alcatel Idol Ultra priced at Rs. 15,800 and Rs.21,000 respectively. Dubbed as the lightest and slimmest (respectively) devices in their segments, both devices run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra which is available… Read More »
There is a shift in today’s currency – aside from money, we see another trend in trading. Of course, I’m talking about information. It’s the drive behind what constitutes most of the internet – information at your immediate disposal. Internet marketing So when we’re talking about internet marketing, it’s just common sense that we take… Read More »
Google’s popular G-mail and five other services were experiencing intermittent outages on Wednesday morning, blocking access for some users. Gmail, which has over 425 million users worldwide, started affecting some people worldwide around 8 a.m. ET. The disruptions lasted for about two hours. The Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant known for its namesake search engine and… Read More »