Category: Technology

Campus News
Makerere university hospital installs biometric attendance machines

The Makerere University hospital has installed the Biometric attendance machine to solve worker absenteeism and leisurely departures and arrivals. The machine was procured and installed early this semester using the 15 percent tuition increment on the first year students’ medical fees. The machine has been put at the hospital entrance and works by detecting the […]

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Technology
Uganda: How the Government will identify and penalize all VPN Users.

A couple of months ago just after the government introduced the OTT Tax, many social media fans and addicts worked around the clock to find themselves a non-taxing option for accessing their social media accounts, the best of their bet amounted to the use of VPNs (Virtual Private Networks). One thing they didn’t bother questioning […]

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Africa
What is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain Technology The Blockchain Association of Uganda hosted the Africa Blockchain Conference in Kampala from May 23-24, bringing together policymakers, industry leaders, academia, entrepreneurs and blockchain enthusiasts under the theme “The role of Blockchain technology in Africa’s transformation”. President Museveni opened up the conference at Serena Hotel Kampala Uganda The conference focused on how we […]

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Technology
Cancer and other Gene Diseases to be cured.

CRISPR is an abbreviation of Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats CRISPR is a family of DNA sequences in bacteria and archaea. The sequences contain snippets of DNA from viruses that have attacked the prokaryote. These snippets are used by the prokaryote to detect and destroy DNA from similar viruses during subsequent attacks. These sequences […]

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Feature
Keeping your laptop on your lap isn’t a major risk to your fertility

Even though computer manufacturers warn us about the dangers on direct placement of a laptop on your body, otherwise it is criticized. If you take the time to look in your laptop manual (which many of us don’t), you’ll probably find various warning  to this effect: “Warning: Do not place on lap.” And actually, these […]

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Technology
E- cigarettes can contain a toxic mix of chemicals.

  New research has found that even without nicotine, e-cigarettes can contain a toxic mix of Ingredients. New US research has found more evidence to suggest that e-cigarettes are not a harmless alternative to tobacco cigarettes, and that they contain their own mix of toxic chemicals which could be damaging to health. A team at […]

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Technology
New Tech In 2018

The world of tech is always evolving, and each new month comes with all sorts of innovations and breakthroughs from some of the coolest and most prestigious companies in the world. This year is no different, and more information is starting to come out about some of the coolest gadgets releasing in 2018. All of this […]

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Technology
A 15 year old British teenager hacks crypto-currency wallet

A hardware wallet designed to store crypto-currencies, and touted by its manufacturer as tamper-proof, has been hacked by a British 15-year-old. Writing on his blog, Saleem Rashid said he had written code that gave him a back door into the Ledger Nano S, a $100 (£70) device that has sold millions around the world. It […]

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