Every day, thousands of people build a website in the hope of achieving financial success through an online business. Yet, 95% of those businesses fail to make any money. Andrew Saari has operated several online businesses and is now sharing his knowledge for online success by releasing his ebook,...
WASHINGTON — Libya and the United States have been forging space and satellite cooperation. Officials said scientists from both nations have been advancing in a range of cooperation programs meant to enhance the technical capabilities of the North African state.They said the areas of cooperation include seismic monitoring, satellites, solar...
Dimension Data announced today it has made two senior appointments to bolster the growth of the company’s Connectivity and Managed Security Services lines of business in Australia.George Atrash has been promoted to the role of General Manager, Connectivity, responsible for managing the company’s Connectivity group, which comprises two lines...
Google has announced that it will distribute YouTube videos via the tens of thousands of websites that form its vast advertising network.The move is an attempt to monitise its $1.65bn (£811m) acquisition of YouTube as the videos will be supported by advertisements, generating revenues that Google will share with...
Good content remains the best way of boosting a website’s or blog’s chances of making money, a search engine marketing expert told INQUIRER.net.Search engine marketing is emerging as a niche field of Internet marketing, as people have started using search engines predominantly to search for information.Search engine optimization (SEO)...
When it comes to promoting your business online, it takes much more than a slick website. In fact, a website is the minimum you need. Savvy small business entrepreneurs are using blogging and viral marketing to score new customers and add to their bottom line. I was impressed with...
THE Government has offered software giant Microsoft land and a go-ahead to construct a software development facility. Microsoft signed a letter of intent with the Government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to construct the software economy centre, which will be the second software innovation facility in Africa...
Google has acquired mobile messaging developer Jaiku, but it's keeping its plans for the Helsinki, Finland-based company hush-hush.Jaiku allows users to create an "activity stream" to share their availability, location and calendar. The customizable portal allows users to add Web feeds and share comments with others. First available on...
The Nigerian government recently questioned whether Microsoft chairman Bill Gates could afford to support himself during a planned visit to the African country.According to a report on Gizmodo, Nigerian officials required proof that the world's richest man would not reside in Nigeria indefinitely and cause a strain on social...
Who is Theo Janson?Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been working for 16 years to create sculptures that move on their own in eerily lifelike ways.Each generation of his "Strandbeests" is subject to the forces of evolution, with successful forms moving forward into new designs. Jansen's vision and...
Kenyans are paying 37 times more for international telecommunications access compared to countries that have broadband access.This has increased the cost of doing business and robbed the country of competitive advantage in export markets.Currently, companies connect to the outside world via satellite at $7,500 per megabite per month as...
Google is co-sponsoring a contest that would grant a $30 million prize pot to the first private company that lands a roving space craft on the moon that is also able to transmit high-resolution images and video footages back to Earth.Google has partnered with non-profit organization X Prize...
The Internet has changed the way we live: how we learn, follow the news, share memories and entertain ourselves. But many of the experiences that make the Internet so valuable in our daily lives also require us to share information about ourselves that can present certain risks.Today, the biggest...
THE African Development Bank Group has approved $14.5 million (Shs25.3 billion) loan under its private sector window to the East African Submarine Cable System.The total construction cost of the Eassy cable is estimated at $235 million (Shs411 billion). Other financing will come from telecom operators and Development Finance Institutions.A...
A batch of laptops pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium was found to have been infected with a 13-year-old boot sector virus.Those of you with a long memory will vividly recall the year 1994: Nirvana's lead singer Kurt Cobain died, South Africa held its first multi-racial elections, and Tony...
South African winery gets coverage in the Financial Times, by putting a cartoon on the bottle Hugh MacLeod, a British cartoonist who has become famous for drawing on the back of business cards, has been scooped by the Financial Times, which reports: Microsoft launches a tipple for techies.However, as MacLeod...