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Microsoft has revealed the launch date for its Office 2021 consumer release on 5 October 2021. The tech giant also announced that its Microsoft Office Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) for Windows and Mac will be available for commercial and government users from today. According to The Verge, Office LTSC is...
Telkom's online marketplace platform Yep! has introduced new solutions as part of the Yellow Pages digital suite with a focus on helping SMMEs to digitally transform and benefit from the current hyper-digital climate. "Online marketplace Yep! is determined to help small, micro, and medium businesses to successfully do business in...
Microsoft has said that from today its users can begin removing the password associated with their Microsoft accounts and begin using a new suite of methods to sign in instead. The tech empire says that going passwordless is "the next generation of account security" and that once a user removes...
Mobile fintech platform services provider, JUMO today announced a new partnership with Absa Bank Tanzania and Tanzanian telecom firm Tigo to increase the availability of the existing short-term credit product Tigo Nivushe in the country. The new tripartite agreement reached with Absa will pave the way for more funds to...
Logitech has today announced a partnership with Mustek Limited, one of the largest assemblers and distributors of personal computers and complementary ICT products in South Africa, to meet the growing demand for high-quality video conferencing technology across the region. "Through this partnership, even more businesses across South Africa will benefit...
Standard Bank and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced an expansion of their strategic relationship to drive the growth of Africa through digital infrastructure, digital ecosystems, and future-ready solutions that empower our customers and our partners. Building on a relationship that enabled Standard Bank’s migration to the cloud, Standard Bank...
A South Korean competition regulator, the Korea Fair Trade Commission, on Tuesday announced that it has fined Alphabet Inc's Google $177-million for allegedly using its dominant position in the mobile operating system (OS) market to stifle competitors. Google's Android OS currently holds the majority of the smartphone market share, being...
Facebook is collaborating with Nigerian companies Big Cabal Media and Comic Republic to launch the #NoFalseNewsZone educational campaign aimed at helping individuals identify fake news and educate them on how to minimise the spread of false information across Nigeria's internet and otherwise. “We are super excited to be working with...
A few days ago, Bolt quietly launched a "Women Only" category for its Kenyan arm, where users can choose to be driven by women drivers in a move that is supposed to make female riders who use the service feel safer. Considering the dangers that women often have to push...
MTN today announced a new mobile money partnership with one of Africa’s leading payments technology companies and unicorn startup, Flutterwave. This partnership will allow businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia to receive payments via MTN Mobile Money (MoMo), the South African telecom behemoth said in...
Microsoft has issued a warning to some of its Azure Cloud customers that a flaw discovered by a security research team could have allowed threat actors to access their data. According to Reuters, the tech mega-conglomerate said in a blog post, written by its security response team, that the flaw...
South Africa's MTN Group is reportedly in talks with potential international buyers for its wireless business in Afghanistan. This is part of the company's plans to accelerate its exit from the Middle Eastern country. Techcentral reports that MTN, which is Africa's largest telecom company and currently the market leader in...
UK-based mobile tech firm Africell announced yesterday that it was ending its operations in Uganda, where it has been unable to supersede its competitors in the country, namely local units of massive telecom firms such as South Africa's MTN and India's Airtel. "Africell ... will end operations in Uganda on...
Pan-African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with global managed network provider, Unitas Global in a bid to meet the demands of rapid digital transformation across the continent. Through strategic interconnections, Liquid and Unitas are now better positioned to serve their customers in Africa and beyond,...
The mobile money service of Kenya's largest telco has officially reached 50-million active users across Africa, according to an announcement by Safaricom. M-PESA is now, by the sheer size of its active user base, the most popular mobile money platform on the continent and the largest financial technology in Africa,...
MTN Ghana, the Ghanaian arm of Africa's largest telecom, has donated $1.6-million (GHS10-million) to support the Girls in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Project. A Ghanaian initiative hoping and aimed at exposing the ICT sphere to young women. According to Business Ghana, the donation is set to run for three years...
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