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Kenyans The Most Care-Free Users Of Internet Globally

Kenyans The Most Care-Free Users Of Internet Globally

Kenyans are less troubled about the security of personal data posted on the internet, a global survey shows, implying they could be an easy target for cybercriminals. Only four in every 10 internet users in Kenya are concerned about their privacy online, a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) […]

Internet Back On In Sudan

Internet Back On In Sudan

On Tuesday, internet service returned to Sudan after an interruption of 38 days. The shut-down was ordered by the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) following the massacre during the break-up of the sit-in at the General Command of the army in Khartoum on June 3. Yesterday, the internet service returned to work on smartphones. Users […]

The Web Startups Looking To Cash In On 1 Billion African Consumers

The Web Startups Looking To Cash In On 1 Billion African Consumers

It is a cliched image. Passengers lined up at the check-in desk for various flights back to African capitals, trolleys overloaded and suitcases straining at the weight limit. It reflects a reality of tough customs and import regimes, complex markets and challenging distribution networks that often leave only the lucky few with the means to […]

Africa’s Most Innovative And Controversial Tech Hacks

Africa’s Most Innovative And Controversial Tech Hacks

Africa may be taking a great leap forward into the digital era. But when technology reaches a new area, the hackers are never far behind. Many are familiar with the African hacker cliche: revolving around a badly written email from someone, claiming to be a friend, for example, who has been mugged and needs an […]

Can The Internet Reboot Africa?

Can The Internet Reboot Africa?

You can buy sunlight with your phone, conduct an eye test on someone 100 miles away and attend a church service on your iPad. There are apps for investing in cows, for sending parcels and for mapping unrest. And soon you’ll be able to deliver blood and medicines by drone. There’s free Facebook, mobile banking, […]

YouTube Plans Internet Television Service

YouTube Plans Internet Television Service

YouTube plans to launch a service that streams cable television channels to viewers over the Internet for the price of a subscription, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.YouTube has made a priority of creating the service, called Unplugged, which could debut as early as next year, according to the report, which cited unnamed people close to the […]

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

Remember the slogan from those old public service announcements, “It’s 10 PM, do you know where your children are?” If that campaign ever gets reinvigorated, a more fitting slogan for the sign of the times should be, “It’s 10 PM, do you know what your children are doing online?” If a recent study of online […]