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Growth in edge computing could generate new revenue opportunities for telecom operators, report

Growth in edge computing could generate new revenue opportunities for telecom operators. This is according to a new report by Digital infrastructure and continuity...

Huawei shipped 2.6 million smartwatch units globally in Q1 2020, Report

Global shipments of wearable devices reached 72.6 million units in the first quarter of 2020, with a year-on-year increase of 29.7%. This is according...

Covid and Effective Data Management in IT

Information technology’s speed of evolution offers vast opportunities for all. Managers within the IT environment face a particularly unique challenge; staying ahead of rapid...

[Column] Making data relevant to the business

It’s true, business intelligence (BI) tools and hype slipped sadly into the Gartner Trough of Disillusionment in 2012. It is also true that BI overpromised and...

Staying connected in a crisis: How emerging technology and data can reduce the impact...

The world is facing a once in a generation crisis, its scale matched only by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1920. Citizens...
Some Twitter Business Users Private Data Might Have Been Exposed, Company Warns

Here Is Why Twitter Will Now Share More Of Your Data With Advertisers

In a recent notification sent to a section of its users who logged in on the platform on Wednesday, Twitter announced: "The control you...
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South African Government To Use Location Data To Help Prepare For Coronavirus Case Spikes

The South African government headed by President Cyril Ramaphosa has asked mobile phone companies to help track movement of people as they continue their...

Safaricom New PostPay plans – How to join and everything you need to know

Kenya’s leading telco Safaricom finally rolled out new PostPay plans for its consumers. Unlike previously, the new packages have been harmonised to offer value...

Data: Africa’s “new blood”, rather than the “new oil”

Data protection and privacy regulation in most, or even all, African countries are often less mature – particularly when compared to the EU’s General...

African business leaders believe data is key for strengthening customer trust, IBM Study

91 per cent of African business leaders strongly believed data helps create a strategic advantage in strengthening their level of customer trust as well...

Lack of competition in broadband markets is keeping millions offline

Lack of competition in broadband markets is keeping millions of consumers offline. Markets with a single broadband provider, for example, are keeping prices high...

AI not a key focus for marketers, Episerver survey

Artificial intelligence (AI) will not find mainstream use among marketers until at least 2021. This is according to a new Marketing Foresight research report...

[Column] The new revolution every business should talk about

Just as telephones and cars changed how we work and play, 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) is ushering in a new age that shouldn’t be...

[Column] Why Cloud Hasn’t Had a Big Impact on Business Intelligence

Although the notion of network-based computing stems right back to the 1960s, the modern term “cloud computing” arose in the 2000s. Yet, almost two...
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Facebook goes after personality quizzes to fight data leaks

As part of its commitment to privacy and security and also stop data leaks, Facebook has announced that it is clamping down on personality...

[Column] Modern Analytics Drive Proactive Transparency

Traditionally, businesses across the globe made decisions based on historical information. With a lack of access to current data, crucial choices were made according...
Fake mobile applications exposing Kenyans to cyber fraud, CA Report

Fake mobile applications exposing Kenyans to cyber fraud, CA Report

A proliferation of mobile applications on popular online stores is exposing Kenyans to increased cyber-attacks and fraud, the latest sector statistics report by the...
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Government and Private Sector to collaborate on Mobile Phone Data Protection & Privacy Framework

The Government has committed to work with telecommunications companies and civil society advocates to develop a data privacy and protection framework that will help...

Safaricom Announces New Bundles That Offer Both Calls and Data

Safaricom has today announced new “All in One Monthly Bundles” that will see customers enjoy discounted data and calling rates in one package. The...

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Recovering Deleted Files

Almost every one of us must face the situation once in our life where we lost our very important files and end up regretting....

Business Security 101: 4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Data Safe

Data breaches are now more common than ever. As a business owner, safeguarding your business data is as important as securing your personal information....

Safaricom will refund customers All Mobile Data they use this weekend

Safaricom customers will get a refund of all the data they use on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November 2018. Through a promotion dubbed...

Everything You Need To Know About The Safaricom “Asante Data Sunday” Promotion

As part of its 18th-anniversary campaign, Safaricom has recently been throwing a number of goodies to its customers. The company recently announced a promotion...

Safaricom Voice, Data, SMS Cost go up after recent taxes

Kenyans will from today start paying more for Safaricom voice calls and data. Safaricom in a statement sent out yesterday said this was as...

Kenya wins Bid to host the International Open Data Conference in 2020

Kenya has won the bid to host the 6th edition of the International Open Data Conference (IODC) in 2020. This will be the first...

South Africa’s data management firm Redstor expands to Kenya

Redstor, a leading South Africa-based cloud data management SaaS business, is expanding its operations in Kenya. This expansion comes after the company’s market share...

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What can уоu do in саѕе уоu ассіdеntаllу dеlеtеd an іmроrtаnt file? Hоw do уоu rесоvеr a photo or a vіdео сlір that thе...

Safaricom hit by major voice and data outage

Safaricom has today morning been hit by a major outage. Most subscribers countrywide have been cut off from internet connectivity in what the mobile...

3 Ways You Can Use Personal Data to Improve your Life

The year was 2016, and I had just finished my last semester on Campus. Like most fourth years, I dreamed of graduating with a...

Strathmore’s Dr. George Njenga’s Take on Data Management at Africa Insurance Summit 2018

On the 25th of June 2018, IIB (Insurance Information Bureau) in conjunction with Strathmore business school hosted the Africa Insurance Summit at the Kenya...

Data Management Tips for Startup Businesses and the Tools You Need

DAM has been referred to as Data Asset Management, which is responsible for organizing creative as well as visual resources of a company. In...

Blockchain-based data platform DATAEUM rated 5/5 by top ICO listing

DATAEUM, the first Blockchain-based platform using crowdsourcing for data generation received a 5/5 rating from the icobench’s ico analyzer bot, Benchy. Thirty-seven days to their...

Protecting Privacy and Personal Data Key to Digital Economy in Africa, says Internet Society

The Internet Society and the African Union Commission has unveiled a new set of Guidelines that highlight how privacy protection and the responsible use...
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Facebook is working on a ‘’Clear History’’ feature that will let you delete all...

Facebook has announced that it is working a new Clear History feature that will enable users to cookies and history.  This, according to the...

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

Data is one of the most important elements of the decision-making process of an organization. Databases collect a numerous and gigantic amount of data...

Opinion: The Overlooked Potential of Africa’s Rural Spaces and Consumers

Rural areas are arguably the most overlooked spaces in Africa. This is true both in terms of government services as well as corporate attention....

5 Simple Ways to Preserve Data on Your Smartphones

Internet Mobile Data had become too expensive all around the world because of our consuming data ability. Nowadays everyone uses smartphones and, without an...

Nokia opens Cloud Collaboration Hubs to strengthen its cloud and data center services

Nokia has opened a Nokia Cloud Collaboration Hub in Singapore to strengthen its cloud and data center services. The company also plans to open...

Tapping into Africa’s Fastest Growing Markets through the Power of Data

As competition for lucrative business opportunities becomes even fiercer in regions like Europe and North America, Africa is attracting more attention from the international...

Opinion: Who’s ready to Adopt Digital Financial Services?

By Ben Leo, CEO of Fraym African consumers are the global leaders in the adoption of digital financial services like mobile money. Yet traditional banks and...

East Africa Data Centre featured in the latest issue of African Business Review

As the first and most connected data centre space in East Africa, East Africa Data Centre (EADC) faces the challenge of ensuring the company...

The importance of securing Data Centres in the digital age.

Despite the advantages that emerging technologies bring organisations, decision-makers need to realise that data remains the key behind business success. Riaan Badenhorst, General Manager,...

Best Ways to Recover Lost or Deleted File for Windows Users

Summary: The Blog guides you with the best ways to recover lost or deleted files from Windows Users. It speaks about the several data...

How secure is your data, really?

More than 554 million data records were stolen during the first half of 2016, a 31% increase from the previous six months – and that...

Guest Post: Hard Disk Data Recovery Problems and their Solutions

Summary: The post highlights the common hard drive data recovery problems and the solutions that can be performed to safeguard the crucial data. It...

Guest Post: There’s no business too small to benefit from data analytics

Start-ups: Don’t drown in data Let’s set a quick scenario. Kevin is an entrepreneur who owns a kiosk selling locally brewed beers. Kevin keeps a...

How Typosquatting Can Compromise Your Company

Cybersquatters operate behind these fake sites for a variety of reasons such as petty exploits, increase of their website traffic, product or service promotion,...

Guest Post: Save Yourself The Trouble – Learn About Data Recovery

Have you ever lost an important file on your computer or flash drive? Was that file extremely important to your work? Chances are it...

How to defend your business from insider threat

Insider threats are like tumors in a person’s body. Fortunately for stakeholders, insider threat does not involve uncontrollable factors and can be prevented before...
The new facility in Norway is IBM's 48th global cloud data center and It is part of the company's growing global data center network.

IBM Opens Industry’s First Cloud Data Center in Norway

Customers throughout Fetsund, Norway will now have local access to a complete portfolio of IBM cloud services after IBM opened a new cloud data...
One of the most valuable assets you have as a business owner is your server, and IT security issues like a data breach is a huge business nightmare.

Guest Post: 7 Ways to Protect Your IT Infrastructure from a Data Breach

Succumbing to cyber attacks can hurt your brand image. Fortunately, there are many techniques to infiltrate your systems such as having an IT security...

Five Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Security

If you think your business is too small for a cyber attack, think again. The Small Business Subcommittee suggests nearly 20% of all cyber...

HERE selected to provide real-time traffic data to transportation departments across U.S.

Georgia, Alabama and Missouri state departments of transportation (DOT) in the United States have selected HERE as their provider of probe-based Traffic Services to...

Airtel Kenya continues to record growth in data, mobile voice and SMS traffic

The quarter under review exhibited mixed trends in terms of local mobile voice traffic per operator with Airtel Kenya Limited experiencing an increase in...

Ford Smart Mobility Introduces Impressive Range Of Innovative Experimentation To Address Practical Mobility Challenges...

Ford Smart Mobility is Ford’s plan to use innovation to go to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and...

Orange launches Orange Klif digital offer to deliver mobile internet to more people across...

Orange has launched Orange Klif digital offer, a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The company says this new...

Airtel Kenya drops roaming data and call rates in Uganda

Bharti Airtel has  announced a significant reduction in data roaming and rates in Uganda. The data rates have reduced by 78%  and call rates by...

Safaricom subscribers to receive calls for free while roaming in Uganda

Safaricom has discounted roaming rates for roaming calls made in Uganda following the adoption of the One Network Area initiative by the country. This comes...

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