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Facebook Messenger ‘slims down’ for old phones

Facebook has announced a “slimmed down” version of its Messenger app for countries where older smartphones and slower net speeds are more common. The company...

Abercom Uganda Technologies Unleashes ICT Plan

Abercom Uganda Technologies Limited (AUTL) has laid an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plan that will take Uganda software standards to a new level. This...

‘One billion’ affected by Yahoo hack

Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. The internet giant said...

Ugandan Parents Swamp ‘Young Engineers’ Stall At Baby Expo

By Phyllis Nasuuna There was a mad rush for information from the ‘e2 Young Engineers’ exhibition stall over the weekend during the first ever Kampala...

Global Electoral Integrity Scorecard Launched

The Coordinator of the Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), Crispin Kaheru joined stakeholders from across Africa to launch the first ever,...

Rwanda Begins Commercial Drone Deliveries

What is being hailed as the world’s first commercial regular drone delivery service is beginning drop-offs in Rwanda. The operation uses fixed-wing drones that automatically...

Russian Firm Honors Trump with $3,000 Gold-Coated iPhone 7

Russians can now pay homage to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump with a gold-coated iPhone 7 engraved with his portrait. The smartphone, emblazoned with Trump’s iconic...

Gov’t Urged To Revise Taxes Levied On Smart Phones To Hasten Internet...

The Government has been asked to revise taxes levied on smart phones and other data capable devices to accelerate internet access in Uganda. A 2016...

Creators of the MP3 declare it dead

The creators of the MP3 have declared the music format obsolete, closing the lid on the iconic audio files that popularised the iPod. More than two decades...

Siemens signs agreements with Uganda and Sudan

By our reporter Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding with Uganda and Sudan to cooperate in the areas of power supply, industry, transportation and...

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