Category: Technology

Google Restricts Huawei’s Access to Android After Trump Order

President Trump last week issued a ban prohibiting American telecommunications firms from installing foreign-made equipment that could threaten national security. The order instructed the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, to stop transactions “posing an unacceptable risk.” Although the order did not single out specific companies, it was widely believed to be directed at Huawei and others […]

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Academics
Kyambogo ICT boss Dr. Okuonzi on list to guide Uganda into industrial revolution

In a bid for technological advancements in Uganda, President Museveni on Monday 08 April 2019 inaugurated the National Task Force that will guide the country on its journey into the fourth industrial revolution. Among the members appointed on the National Task Force by President Museveni is the famous Kyambogo University ICT boss, Dr John Okuonzi. […]

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Academics
Kyambogo to host the first African leather and leather products conference 2019

Kyambogo University in collaboration with Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute is planning to host the first Academic and Practical Skills Inter-university Show for Africa Leather and leather products. The event will promote sense of creativity, innovation and invention among the participants […]

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Campus News
Makerere University main website, news portal down

It has been noticed that the main website for the oldest public university “Makerere University” shut down due to unknown reasons. Anonymous sources confirmed that this website keeps going offline and found prone of broken links. Pinging www.mak.ac.ug from a URL echos an error “This page isn’t working – HTTP ERROR 500”. It has been […]

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Business
Cryptomining.Farm the alleged bitcoin scam site

CFPAY a cryptocurrency wallet application based in Chaing Rai Thailand is facing various accusations from its clients over fraud. Victims of an alleged cryptocurrency mining scam have filed claims against the suspected perpetrator with the Technology Crime Suppression Division in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported on Feb. 18. Cryptomining.farm as a new virtual mining company and investment opportunity which […]

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Technology
Shocking Facts: World’s first website still online

The first website created was info.cern.ch, and it is still online. It’s a basic HTML site, and the page contains a few lines of text. The page was written with the help of the first version of HTML. Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. While working at CERN, he wrote the code […]

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Technology
WordPress 5.0 release date revealed

Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, announced that WordPress 5.0 will be released on December 6th, 2018. The WordPress community’s response was not entirely positive. Matt Mullenweg Announces WordPress 5.0 Here is Matt Mullenweg’s reason why WordPress 5.0 is being released so soon: “Based on the stability, testing, and reports on the release candidates for WordPress […]

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Technology
Sci-fi plane with no moving parts takes first flight

The first ever “solid state” plane, with no moving parts in its propulsion system, has successfully flown for a distance of 60 metres, it does not rely on fossil fuels to fly. Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said The plane uses technology featured in the cult sci-fi fantasy series, and scientists say […]

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Security
Vulnerability in AMP for WP Plugin Allowed Admin Access to WordPress

Lawrence Abrams A vulnerability for the very popular AMP for WP WordPress plugin with a 100 thousand active installations allows any registered user to escalate their privileges to gain administrative access to the site. AMP for WP is a plugin that converts WordPress posts into Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages format, which allows pages to load faster in […]

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Technology
Largest Dark Web hosting service provider hacked, over 6,500 sites down

Daniel’s Hosting, one of the largest providers of Dark Web hosting services, was hacked this week and thousands of sites taken down, Cyclone Learned. According to danwin1210.me, the hack took place on November 15th around 10:06 PM UTC when the hosting server was logged in to via phpmyadmin and adminer with the correct hosting management password […]

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