Friday, July 20, 2018

Google’s Gmail controversy is everything people hate about Silicon Valley

Developers blaming you for not knowing about data collection is why it’s so hard to trust tech right now. When news broke this week that...

Dahabshiil Offers Valuable Prizes to Top Subscribers

Dahabshiil Group of companies, on Wednesday, announced that it will be giving away a variety of prizes to its esteemed customers as part of newly launched services called...

Facebook reveals 25 pages of takedown rules for hate speech and more

Facebook has never before made public the guidelines its moderators use to decide whether to remove violence, spam, harassment, self-harm, terrorism, intellectual property theft, and...

First WhatsApp update since Facebook privacy scandal will make a massive change to messaging

Facebook has been left reeling in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that saw boss Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US lawmakers. ALSO READ: Why hating...

Somaliland: Innovate Ventures seeking 3rd cohort

Somali tech accelerator Innovate Ventures has opened applications to the third cycle of its Hargeisa-based programme, with 12 startups to join the cohort. The Innovate...

How your phone is now the greatest spy tool

You are being watched. Not just by Government but a device most likely your favourite gadget. It is the first thing you touch in...
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Republic of Somaliland Prohibits Use of Somalia’s DotSo Domain

The Republic of Somaliland, today, prohibited use of Somalia-run DotSo domain which had of recent pervaded website identities of a number of Somaliland institutions. The...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract...

Feature: China’s Tecno takes market lead in Somalia amid rapid growth

Three years ago when Chinese phone-maker, Tecno made its entry through local dealers in Somalia, mobile phone users got a chance to sample new...

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

“In addition to being effective, Iris ID’s technology was also found to be highly efficient.” Various stakeholders are celebrating the successful use of iris recognition...

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Al-Shabaab Launches ‘Aggressive’ Child Jihadi Recruitment in Somalia

Al-Shabaab jihadists in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region have ramped up “aggressive” child recruitment efforts, forcing outgunned residents who refused to surrender their kids to...

US amends terrorist designations of al-Shabaab, completes FTO review

US Government Press Release The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab – an al-Qa’ida affiliate in Somalia – to include al-Hijra and...

How Africa Tweets 2018

Portland’s fourth study into ‘How Africa Tweets’ has found African governments are not immune from global issues such as fake news, the rise of...