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Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week (ACW), which started in 2015 to equip parents, teachers and educators with the coding skills and teaching materials they need to train children and youth in their immediate communities, arrived back in Ghana this week...

11 Aug 2017

Upgrading business with mobile app development

Today there are over 4.6 billion mobile phone users worldwide, and over 2.6 billion of them have smartphones...

By Melissa Burns 2 Aug 2017

Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare

Facebook Africa is hosting a series of training events and workshops designed to help local entrepreneurs understand how to use digital platforms to grow their businesses...

13 Jul 2017

App economy worth $6.3 trillion by 2021 - report

App Annie, a world renowned app analytics company, has predicted that by 2021 the global app economy will be worth a staggering $6.3 trillion...

By Dean Workman 30 Jun 2017

Zuckerberg on Facebook's new mission statement

CNN interviewed Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive broadcast interview - his first in nearly five years. They chat about the company's new mission statement... [video]

23 Jun 2017

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

22 Jun 2017

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries...

21 Jun 2017

New CNN Travel multiplatform, multimedia digital destination launched

CNN has launched an all-new CNN Travel multimedia digital destination. CNN Travel has a new design as a globally-minded, mobile-first, social product with an emphasis on visual storytelling...

13 Jun 2017

Taking advantage of agility on the digital transformation journey

Agile processes are imperative to the success of any business looking to successfully compete in a rapidly changing environment...

By Danny Drew 13 Jun 2017

Nigerian rideshare app reports success

GoMyWay.com, the Nigerian rideshare app, reports that it has experienced a 150% increase in registered members and a 300% increase in the number of seats offered...

13 Jun 2017

Spearheading digital transformation in East Africa

GE is bringing new digital infrastructure solutions to the Kenyan market by connecting software, apps and analytics to industrial businesses, enabling them to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently...

2 Jun 2017

Enterprise app development on the back burner

In this year's Gartner mobile app survey*, results have shown that more than a quarter of organisations globally have not built, customised or virtualised any mobile apps in the last 12 months

2 Jun 2017

Microsoft launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Microsoft 4Afrika, Wollo University and Tulane University's Centre for Global Health Equity (CGHE) have joined forces to launch a new AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia...

By Tom Jackson 30 May 2017

Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site

Here are some of the ways you can maintain your WordPress business site to ensure optimal performance...

By Charles Mburugu 25 May 2017

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International

Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Touch became the last iPod standing late last week as Apple removed nano and shuffle stand-alone digital music players from its lineup.

31 Jul 2017

Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

SEOUL, South Korea: Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits.

31 Jul 2017

Travel agents to benefit from travel aggregator platform, booking engine

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: TP Connects, one of the first International Air Transport Association (IATA) certified travel aggregators and IT providers, working with British Airways as a new distribution capability (NDC) service provider, has integrated directly to the airline's NDC APIs with a B2B reseller platform and internet booking engine for online travel agencies.

28 Jul 2017

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July.

10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations.

7 Jul 2017

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