Thursday, February 21, 2019

Ghana Goes Digital with Passport Acquisition

Ghana's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has announced that passport forms can now be acquired online only. Although the ministry has announced that the online passport forms are free, applicants...

First Bank, Clickatell Drive Financial Inclusion in Nigeria Using WhatsApp

Customers of the First Bank of Nigeria can now bank anywhere with the launch of First Bank's Chat Banking channel on WhatsApp. First Bank of Nigeria, in partnership with Clickatell’s Transact division,...

Malaysia to Introduce Digital Textbooks in 2019

Teo Nie Ching, the Deputy Education Minister for Malaysia, has announced that schools will go digital with the introduction of e-textbooks for students. Starting 2019, students in secondary schools will be able...

Amazon to Open South African Data Centers in 2020

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com has announced it will open an infrastructure region in South Africa in the first half of 2020. The new AWS Africa (Cape Town)...

Africa Loses Billions to Cybercrime

The rapid development of technology improves lives and enables more efficient operations in the private and public sectors. However, the challenges that have emerged has also undermined progress and exposed users to...

Amazon to Boost U.S Recycling Infrastructure with $10m

Online retail giant, Amazon has disclosed that it will invest $10 million in a corporate-backed fund to increase recycling rates in the United States. Amazon will be making this investment in  Closed...

Phone Makers to be Charged for Using Android Apps By Google

Google after about 10 years with Android is finally changing things up. Whether the change is good or bad, we can’t really say but what we do know is that this change...
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Orange and Google Collaborate on Dunant Transatlantic Cable

Orange and Google have forged a partnership to work on the Dunant transatlantic submarine cable project connecting France and the United States. Announced by Google in July, Dunant will be the first...

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at 65

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen has died at age 65 from Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Allen passed away Monday afternoon, according to his company, Vulcan. The news comes just weeks after Allen revealed that his Non-Hodgkin's...

Malware Detected in Adobe Flash Updates

Adobe Flash can't disappear fast enough. In the meantime, it continues to present security issues, sometimes directly through discovered vulnerabilities, or in this case preying on the vigilance of users who aim...

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