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  • Rwanda collaborates with Japan to launch satellite

    February 28, 2019 • East AfricaComments Off on Rwanda collaborates with Japan to launch satellite

    In 2018, the Rwanda Utility and Regulatory Authority’s (RURA) Director General, Patrick Nyirishema, confirmed plans to launch the country’ inaugural satellite in 2019. Rwanda has collaborated with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the...

  • Rwanda set to launch telecom satellite sooner than expected

    January 31, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda set to launch telecom satellite sooner than expected

    Two years ago in 2017, Rwanda announced for 2020, the launch in space of its first telecommunications satellite. But it is finally this year that the telecom equipment will be propelled into orbit from the international space station, the Ecofin Agency...

  • Sony reveals Xperia Z tablet

    January 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony reveals Xperia Z tablet

    Having recently launched the Xperia Z mobile phone, Sony Electronics revealed that they will be introducing an Xperia Z tablet. The company said in a statement that the tablet will feature the same waterproof and dustproof characteristics which are...

  • Nintendo to merge handheld and console divisions

    January 16, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo to merge handheld and console divisions

    Shortly after the launch of Nintendo’s latest console, the Wii U, reports have surfaced stating that the Japanese video games giant is to merge its handheld and console development divisions. According to Nikkei.com, the aim is to create better synergy...

  • Panasonic posts record annual loss

    May 11, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Panasonic posts record annual loss

    After electronics maker Sony posted a $5-billion loss yesterday, another Japanese electronics maker has revealed that they operated at a loss. Panasonic posted a record annual loss of Y772.2 billion ($9.68-billion), which also caused their share price to fall...

  • Sony Electronics $5-billion in the red – again

    May 10, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Sony Electronics $5-billion in the red – again

    Japanese -based electronics manufacturer Sony announced that the company has suffered a record full-year loss of $5.7-billion, but have an aggressive strategy to recoup the losses. The company said that the majority of the loss of profit stemmed from their...

  • Japanese electronics manufacturers to fully recover by September

    June 30, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Japanese electronics manufacturers to fully recover by September

    The recent earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan have caused some problems in the manufacture and distribution of many electronics, but it seems as though things should start to return to normal pretty soon. A report released by IHS iSuppli said...