Thursday, July 27, 2017

Anxiety as Safaricom suffers technical hitches, users unable to make calls, use internet

Safaricom customers were unable to make calls on Monday after the company experienced a technical fault on its network. Services were disrupted countrywide following the...
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MARK ZUCKERBERG LOOKS TO A POST-SMARTPHONE FUTURE AT FACEBOOK F8

Among the world’s biggest technology companies, Facebook is lacking in one key area: Unlike Apple, Alphabet’s Google, Amazon and Microsoft, Facebook has never produced...

SELF-HEALING SMARTPHONE-SCREEN MATERIAL CAN REPAIR SCRATCHES

The common sight of cracked and smashed smartphone screens could soon be a thing of the past thanks to the development of a new...

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal...

Ethiopia says to launch satellite into orbit in 3 to 5 years

Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing...

Facebook Is Finally Taking Action Against Fake News

Better late than never After an election season infused with hoax stories, more than a month of global outcry and at least one real-world incident...

Why the United Nations Must Move Forward With a Killer Robots Ban

Killer robots are on the agenda of a major United Nations meeting in Geneva this week. As part of a U.N. disarmament conference, participating countries are...

Yahoo reveals new hack, this time a billion-plus users

Yahoo said Wednesday more than a billion users may have had data stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 -- separate from its...

Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved in election hack, US says

US intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in hacking during the American election campaign as part of a...

Made In Africa: Johannesburg Startup To Make First Smartphones In Africa

Johannesburg-based startup, Onyx Connect, is set to become the first firm in Africa to manufacture smartphones when its starts rolling out its phones in...

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End of the Book Fair ? Not Really

Today is the last day of the Book Fair. I can already see tears on cheeks, sorrow on some faces and excitement at the...

Turkey’s Forward-Basing Posture in places like Somalia

EDAM's latest analysis covers Ankara's military basing strategy beyond its borders, that currently consists of military bases in Northern Cyprus, Qatar and Somalia, as well...

Qatar Counts Its Sheep

The diplomatic crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has interfered with Qatar's political and economic activities since it erupted in late May. But now it's...