Category: Technology

SafeBoda bows to pressure, apologizes for cheating customers, refunds money

Safeboda, a motorbike hailing service application has moved to apologize to its customers following social media outburst that the company was cheating its users through sophisticated software. We have fixed the overcharge app bug! Dear Customers, over the last couple of weeks, you may have experienced a trip overcharge on the app. We are happy […]

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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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Google sued for unwanted tracking of phone locations

SAN FRANCISCO:  lawsuit filed in federal court here accuses Google of invading people´s privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite “location history” settings being turned off. The suit filed Friday by a California man seeks unspecified damages along with class-action status to represent all US iPhone or Android smartphone users who turned off […]

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Google Home Review: Why you might not need a Maid/Nanny anymore.

Making machines become as human as possible and humans become as lazy as possible seems to be the ultimate goal of the 21st Century Automation Technologies. And guess what? It’s working. Imagine sleeping on your bed and say “Dial my Pizza Guy” or “Call my UBER Driver” and in a split second a call is […]

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Australian teenage pleads guilty for hacking Apple’s network

Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York, U.S., August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple’s secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI. Its is alleged that the 16-year-old Australian […]

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Facebook testing new feature to enable users follow breaking news

Breaking news has always been so challenging for Facebook, with the flow of News Feed sharing, and the added technicalities of the News Feed Algorithm, hindering real-time updates and making it difficult for users to stay up to date. Twitter does it quite well and could be your choice for now. Facebook has for long […]

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World Smallest ‘Computer’ Rolled Out, It’s Tinier Than a Rice Grain

Unlike traditional desktops that retain their program and data with or without a power back-up, these new microdevice lose all prior programming and data as soon as they are switched off.  Chicago: Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the US have come out with the world’s smallest “computer” — a device measuring just […]

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s has advice for Facebook and Google: Don’t make the mistake we did

Steve Ballmer, photographed in 2009 while CEO of Microsoft. The backlash against Silicon Valley is growing. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has some advice for the likes of Facebook and Google: Accept you’ve screwed up, and work with regulators to fix it. He urged them not to take the same combative approach that […]

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Uber applies for patent to spot drunk passengers

Taxi app company Uber has applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to determine how drunk potential passengers might be. The app used to summon rides could also feed other information to the driver, including a passenger’s location, how accurately they are typing and even the angle they are holding their phone at. It could help […]

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Microsoft ending Support for Windows 7, 8, & Older Apps

Over the weekend, Microsoft announced that starting on July 1st 2018 they are no longer offering support for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and a wide variety of older applications in the Microsoft Community forums. This does not mean that volunteers will not be able to answer questions, only that Microsoft staff themselves will […]

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