After temporarily taking down its services to assess a security flaw, TweetDeck says it has now fixed the issue that plagued the app Wednesday morning. An Australian teenage programmer, whose name is Florian, discovered early yesterday that ‘&hearts’ made a heart symbol in HTML and in turn created an opening in TweetDeck’s software. This allowed… Read More »
Nailab, one of Kenya’s accelerator programs that supports budding entrepreneurs has opened applications for its fo...
Oklahoma City startup, Datebox, offers a monthly subscription box for couples that are dating. The monthly box comes wit...
H2H Repairs has announced that it has formed a 50-50 joint venture with a company from Ghana called CEGA Repairs to furt...
FinTech firm Cloud.IQ has closed a £4m Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Nauta Capital. Finance W...
On Monday, Jay Z released a press release announcing the new venture capital firm, Arrive. Arrive will focus particularl...
Google said Tuesday it will buy startup satellite maker Skybox Imaging for $500 million, a move that will see the tech giant send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and get up to date information for Google Maps and also provide online access to remote areas of the world. The satellite photos… Read More »
We had a chance to talk to Yann Franchi of Ironova LLC about their new invention- IRO, the first universal smartband and their exciting campaign on Indiegogo. Check out our Q&A session. Hi Yann, please give us a brief background about yourself. I am the CEO Ironova LLC Where is Ironova LLC located? We are based in Marseille France… Read More »
A new report by Japanese newspaper Nikkei suggests that Apple (AAPL)’s highly rumored iOS8-operated smartwatch will be released this October. Sources tell the paper the iWatch, which may come in two separate screen sizes, 1.3-inches and 1.5-1.7 inches, will likely sport a curved organic light-emitting diode touchscreen, instead of the boxy designs seen on Samsung… Read More »
Sony have topped worldwide sales of video game consoles for the first time in eight years, a newspaper reported Saturday, pipping struggling rival Nintendo and signalling the Playstation manufacturer’s comeback. Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) sold 18.7 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) systems and other game consoles for the fiscal year to March, the Nikkei business daily… Read More »
Microsoft has just unveiled Nokia 225 in its affordable phone category going for R 3,329. The twin SIM phone is preloaded with the company’s Xpress Browser app that enables users to surf the web without worrying about their data consumption as it compresses websites in the cloud for faster loading on even slow internet connections…. Read More »
According to Finacial Times, Twitter Inc is set to buy Berlin based SoundCloud, a social platform for creating and sharing original audio sounds with friends or to blogs and other social networks. http://technewsrprt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/06.05.14_technewsrprt.com_twitter-soundcloud.jpg SoundCloud is a platform that enables people to upload, record, promote and share their music and other audio files. The company has… Read More »
In a bid to reduce reliance on Gogle’s Android software, giant smartphone maker Samsung on Monday unveiled its first smartphone powered by Tizen, the open-source operating system (OS) it has been working for some time now. The Samsung Z will be on show at the Tizen Developer Conference to be held this week in San… Read More »
Yahoo is in advanced talks with video producers to launch its own online video channel this year, a product meant to rival Google’s YouTube, according to Ad Age, which cited unnamed sources briefed on the company’s plans. The new video site will focus on attracting content creators through a greater potential to earn money. Yahoo… Read More »
Apple has agreed to acquire subscription streaming music service Beats Music and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software for a total of $3 billion which could make Beats Co-founder DR. Dre the first hip-hop artist come steps closer to joining the billionaires’ club with his estimated worth pegged to… Read More »