Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on What Friends and Family Share

Facebook has introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members will see most often,...

Africa’s Telecoms Market Undergoing ‘Period Of Revolution’

Africa’s telecoms market is in a state of flux, and some operators are seeing huge potential. Orange, for example, is to build a $50...

Facebook’s facial recognition now finds photos you’re untagged in

Facebook wants to make sure you know about and control the photos of you people upload, even if they don’t tag you. So today,...

To Improve Trust in Its Elections, Somaliland Goes High-tech

Last week, Somalilanders went to the polls in a historic presidential election. Officials employed advanced iris-scanning technology to identify voters and prevent duplicate ballots — the...

Somaliland’s voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world

Africa has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly to the frontiers of innovation. Technological leapfrogging in Africa has,...

Somaliland to firewall social media during elections

Somaliland's electoral commission has called for the internet to be shutdown during the elections, sources say. The country which hasn't been recognized by the international...

SAMSUNG GEAR ICONX (2018) REVIEW: HITTING THE SWEET SPOT

A well-rounded pair of truly wireless earbuds One year after Samsung stepped into the nascent market of truly wireless earbuds with the Gear IconX, the company...

New WhatsApp feature allows users to delete sent messages

WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature that allows users to delete text messages sent out erroneously to the wrong recipient or chat group. “Deleting...

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets

It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers...

Why Mark Zuckerberg And Sheryl Sandberg Can’t Be Trusted With US Democracy

On Wednesday, it was reported that Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, were used by Russian entities to promote Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. Previously,...

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Somaliland FM Refutes A Number of Allegations Against His Office, Foreign Aid

Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Republic of Somaliland, defended his country of a number of acerbic...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...