Technology News

  • Techweez: YouTube Revised Its Verification Process and Upset a Lot of Creators
    20 Sep 2019 - On Thursday, YouTubers were waking up to emails from YouTube telling them that their channels no longer met the criteria for verification. The email went like: “YouTube will now proactively verify channels that represent a well-known or highly searched creator,...
  • How We Made It: Why don’t Africa’s resource exporters collaborate?
    19 Sep 2019 - Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire are looking to introduce a production ceiling for cocoa to avoid oversupply and support price stability.
  • TechMoran: MEST Africa opens applications for its class of 2021
    19 Sep 2019 - MEST Africa has opened applications for its 2019 ​1-year entrepreneurial training program in Accra, Ghana targeting entrepreneurs from across the African continent. Interested applicants have until February 7th, 2020 to apply for the MEST Class of 2021. Successful...
  • TechMoran: Is It Worth It to Buy Your Own Wireless Router
    19 Sep 2019 - The question on whether you should or shouldn’t buy your router but instead rent from your ISP puzzles lots of people’s mind. Most likely, you who have just landed on this page, are perplexed at what exactly you should consider being an option in this situation...
  • TechMoran: Online Casinos and the Bonuses that Rock
    19 Sep 2019 - Online casinos are bigger and better than ever. They may have had a dodgy reputation in the past, but the industry as a whole has pulled its socks up and forged ahead into cleaner waters. Strict licencing and regulation along with heightened online security and...
  • TechArena: Huawei Finally Unveils the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro Smartphones
    19 Sep 2019 - We all knew they were coming and Huawei has today officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. The company unveiled this duo about an hour ago at an event in Germany. In addition to the two standard devices, Huawei also...
  • Techweez: TECNO Camon 12 Air Specifications and Price in Kenya
    19 Sep 2019 - TECNO Camon 12 phones are here: the normal 12, a Pro model, and 12 Air. The Air is the same as the basic 12, but has a Dot-in display, meaning it eliminates the notch found on the two for an in-screen selfie snapper. Here are its specs: Read On Web → TECNO Camon 12...
  • Techweez: Huawei Mate 30 Specifications and Price in Kenya
    19 Sep 2019 - This is the smaller brother of the Mate 30 Pro, and is equally impressive in terms of raw power and camera tricks and shooting modes. Here are its specs: Read On Web → Huawei Mate 30 Specifications and Price in Kenya
  • Techweez: Huawei Mate 30 Pro Specifications and Price in Kenya
    19 Sep 2019 - The Huawei Mate 30 phones are here, and boy, aren’t they packed to the brim with an insane amount of camera pixel counts! This is the first time Huawei has announced the phones without Google services that cannot even be sideloaded. Huawei has a plan in the...
  • Techweez: Huawei Mate 30 Doesn’t Ship With Google Services But They Have a $1 Billion Workaround
    19 Sep 2019 - Today, Huawei announced their latest smartphones, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro. They have the best hardware the company has presented so far, but there is a lingering problem: the software. The US government placed Huawei on an entity list which barred US companies...
  • IT News Africa: Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court
    19 Sep 2019 - US president, Donald Trump. In a last-ditch attempt to undo the law made by the U.S. Government, Huawei will try to convince a judge that the ruling is unconstitutional. The law ensures that American contractors are prohibited from buying, selling or using any...
  • TechArena: Here are all Samsung Devices Scheduled to Receive Android 10 update
    19 Sep 2019 - Android 10 launched earlier this month has already made its way to the Google Pixel devices and Essential Phone. But with these OEMs and few other providing an update for their devices, much of the Android market is still using Google’s old Android versions. So,...
  • IT News Africa: Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa
    19 Sep 2019 - The Osmo Mobile 3 is the ideal lightweight companion for all of life’s adventures. DJI has on Thursday, 10 September announced that the latest addition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3 will be available to South African customers by mid-September. The company...
  • Techweez: Huawei Announces their 5G Powered Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro
    19 Sep 2019 - Today, Huawei has finally unveiled their new flagship phones, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro and they are quite interesting. They have a new design that is reminiscent of the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro of last year. It has a curved screen with a significant notch at the...
  • Techweez: Samsung Names Galaxy Devices Eligible for Android 10 Update
    19 Sep 2019 - Android 10 has been around for some days now, but the big question is whether your current phone will get it; and there is a high chance it won’t owing to the fragmentation of the ecosystem – or will, but not in a timely manner because your device is probably skinned...
  • IT News Africa: Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019
    19 Sep 2019 - In-game screenshot of Call of Duty: Mobile. Image sourced from Call of Duty: Mobile. On 18 September 2019, American video game publisher Activision, in collaboration with Chinese multinational company Tencent, has announced that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on 1...
  • Kachwanya: Cloud Computing will finally kill the 8 AM to 5 PM work culture
    19 Sep 2019 - Artificial Intelligence ran Cloud Computing is here, busy changing how humans do the jobs they still got to do. The jobs they still got to do because in the long run AI, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, and these future technologies will finally take...
  • IT News Africa: OPPO appoints new MEA President
    19 Sep 2019 - Global smartphone manufacturer, OPPO announced on Thursday, 19 September 2019, that Ethan Xue has been appointed as the new President in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The announcement comes hot on the heels of news that Andy Shi, former President of OPPO MEA, will...
  • TechArena: CamScanner App is Back on the Play Store
    19 Sep 2019 - A few weeks back, CamScanner, the popular document scanning application, was removed from the Play Store after researchers at Kaspersky Lab said they found a malicious component within the application. According to Kaspersky, the module has been identified as a Trojan...
  • IT News Africa: T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor
    19 Sep 2019 - T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year, HISA is bringing together over...
  • TechArena: Oppo Announces its 65W SuperVOOC Flash Charging tech and a 30W Wireless VOOC
    19 Sep 2019 - Roughly ten days after Xiaomi announced their new 30W wireless charger dubbed “Mi Charge Turbo,” Oppo has followed suit becoming the second OEM having a similar technology. Oppo announced its 65W fast charging technology. Which is termed as 65W SuperVOOC...
  • IT News Africa: Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry
    19 Sep 2019 - Fujitsu has is taking healthcare technology solutions to the next level – one step at a time. The global tech company unveiled an innovation on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that allows medical professionals to digitise the walking habits of their patients....
  • IT News Africa: Oracle, VMware partner to support customers’ hybrid cloud strategies
    19 Sep 2019 - New Oracle Cloud VMware Solution will enable Customers to Run VMware Workloads on Oracle Cloud. VMware has announced a new partnership with Oracle in a bid to help customers leverage the companies’ enterprise software and cloud solutions to make the move to the...
  • IT News Africa: Making a case for OT cybersecurity investment: how to present to the board
    19 Sep 2019 - Mike Bergen, South African GECI representative Operational Technology (OT) is at a growing risk of cyberattack, bringing with it the danger of far-reaching and costly impacts. But OT in most traditional heavy industries and infrastructure facilities have been run in...
  • Techweez: President Kenyatta Signs Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 into Law
    19 Sep 2019 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into the law the Copyright Amendment Bill, 2017. The draft of the bill was developed sometime in 2016 and had been undergoing review ever since before the latest development from State House. Before the signing, the existing...
  • Techweez: 5G Won’t Kill WiFi, SDxCentral Confirms
    18 Sep 2019 - Back in 2017, 3rd Generation Partnership Group (3GPP) a consortium of organizations responsible for overseeing specifications of network technology standards, unveiled a logo for 5G. This year global carriers have been testing their networks and have started...
  • Techweez: TECNO to Target Young People with an All Screen Camon 12 Air
    18 Sep 2019 - The TECNO Camon 12 series is here, but there is another member of the trio that has somehow not been publicized enough probably because it may not make it to the Kenyan market: the Camon 12 Air. The device, which is apparently made for the youth was announced...
  • IT News Africa: How to protect your OT infrastructure
    18 Sep 2019 - It can happen to you – NU and Indegy discuss threats to industrial control systems. Cybercriminals have proven that they are more than ready to strike critical infrastructure, with potential examples of cyberattacks ranging from power facilities, transport systems and...
  • How We Made It: What happened to the Single African Sky?
    18 Sep 2019 - IATA on Tuesday urged African governments to speed up efforts to liberalise their airspace to lower the cost of travel on the continent.
  • IT News Africa: rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network
    18 Sep 2019 - rain launches its new 5G network On 18 September 2019, network provider rain announced the activation of what is said to be Africa’s first commercial 5G network. The provider is making 5G available to all existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and...

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