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Microsoft Teams Now Available for Personal Use

Microsoft has launched the personal version of Microsoft Teams, as a part of a broader effort by Microsoft to remain relevant with its consumers after a series of moves away from consumer-friendly products. The company is adding new features to...

New Microsoft Teams Password Hack a Threat To 75-Million Users

When it comes to doing business from home, apart from Telegram which is planning to move into the video chat space, the most immediate threat to the sector dominance of Zoom is Microsoft Teams. This should come as no...

Microsoft Teams Jumps to 75-Million Daily Active Users

Last month Microsoft said that Teams usage had grown to 44-million daily active users during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now, The Verge is reporting that the platform's user base has jumped 70%. Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella revealed in an...

WATCH: Microsoft Office shows off newly redesigned icons since 2013

Microsoft recently announced new, redesigned icons for all Office 365 applications to reflect a modern real-time and cloud-based approach for the Redmond giant. The company announced that the redesigned Office icons come as part of its focus towards pushing Office...

TEAMs player Safaricom acquires more bandwidth

Kenyan mobile service provider Safaricom has acquired mobile operator Essar’s 10% stake in the undersea fibre optic The East Africa Marine system (TEAMs). The value of the deal has not yet been made known, but Safaricom now owns 32.5%...

As WACS launches, another cable is planned

Even with the launch of the WACS cable in South Africa, plans are already underway to roll out another fibre optic cable, this time connecting Kenya to Ethiopia in an effort to curb the effects caused by the frequent...

Tanzanian operators growing frustrated with government

Tanzanian telecommunications operators are becoming frustrated with the government's inability to crack down on fiber optic cable vandalism. Peter Phillip, an engineer at the ministry of communications told ITNewsAfrica.com “ they are looking at alternative solutions to protecting the cable...

TEAMS fiber optic repairs starting soon

After nearly a month since the East African Marine System (TEAMS) fiber optic broadband cables were destroyed by a passing ship’s anchor in Mombasa, Kenya, repairs are due to start. The repairs, scheduled to take place next week, will take...

Kenya’s service providers insist internet costs are falling

INTERNET users in Kenya insist that the cost of data is still exorbitant despite the availability of 3 new fibre optic cables; and the news that a fourth cable is set to land in Mombasa is unlikely to be...

Rwanda to seek alternative to SEACOM

Telecoms service provider Rwandatel is looking into negotiating an alternative route for undersea fibre optic connectivity through the TEAMS cable, following SEACOM’s power outage last month. Rwandatel confirmed its discussions in securing access to the TEAMS cable, which crosses Tanzania...
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Online Sextortion Epidemic Plagues Teens

Just hours before his untimely death, the life of 16-year-old Murray Dowey from Scotland seemed ordinary, a night of...
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