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Forty of the world's biggest companies assembled in Davos have agreed to come up with cleaner ways to make and consume…
01.17 / 04:16
mzansilife.co.za
President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to his cabinet when she steps down as chairwoman of the African Union Commission, easing her path to succeeding him as national…
01.16 / 18:10
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Internet access is expensive in Zimbabwe, that fact cannot be stressed enough. The cost of establishing a consistent connection for individual, residential or commercial use is still beyond the economic reach of most citizens especially against the backdrop of our strained economy. With over 98% of internet connections in Zimbabwe made via mobile devices, the cost […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Here are the 5 reasons why internet is so expensive in …
01.16 / 18:10
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Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with…
01.15 / 09:25
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SPECIAL prosecutors called Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee for questioning as a suspect in a bribery investigation, deepening an influence—peddling scandal that has already led to the impeachment of South Korea’s president. The de facto head of the Samsung Group was summoned to appear in Seoul on Thursday, special prosecution spokesman Lee […] The post Samsung boss summoned in bribery probe appeared first on Zimbabwe New…
01.14 / 23:22
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As expected the Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira has responded to the strongly worded statement issued by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe regarding its position on the adjustment of mobile data tariffs. Articles appeared first on Techzim; Mandiwanzira responds to Econet, advises operator to stick to business & take responsibility for milking…
01.14 / 17:34
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These internet blackouts were widely believed to have been a result of a directive from the State which was trying to contain political unrest by limiting communication. The government denied these claims. Articles appeared first on Techzim; Econet reveals how Zimbabwean government considers affordable internet access a political…
01.14 / 15:52
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Ericsson Consumer Lab releases the sixth edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond. Ericsson surveyed 7 138 advanced internet users in Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, Johannesburg, London, Mexico City, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto that was carried out in October 2016. […] The post 10 Hot Consumer trends for 2017 appeared first on …
01.14 / 03:44
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Econet Wireless, Zimbabwe’s largest mobile network operator has published a statement detailing its position regarding the recent mobile broadband tariff increases which were criticised by subscribers before being reversed. In its statement Econet makes scathing remarks against the Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira, accusing him of falsehoods and linking him and the country’s other mobile […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Here is Econet’s full statement…
01.13 / 23:19
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WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages Exclusive: Privacy campaigners criticise WhatsApp vulnerability as a ‘huge threat to freedom of speech’ and warn it could be exploited by government agencies A security backdoor that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp mes…
01.13 / 15:53
nigeriantimes.ng
On the first episode of TalkCentral for 2017, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone. Also this week, is WhatsApp as secure as we…
01.13 / 15:32
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NASA describes the lithium-ion batteries as critical long-term upgrades to the space station’s solar power s…
01.13 / 13:07
mzansilife.co.za
From end-to-end encryption to 2 step verification and everything in between, WhatsApp has been going in hard to make it’s messaging application as secure as possible. This is always until their metal is tested which is what Tobias Boelter, a cryptography and security researcher at the University of California, Berkeley did. He discovered a vulnerability in […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; WhatsApp with all its security might not be as safe as you …
01.13 / 12:49
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French astronaut Thomas Pesquet stepped out on his first spacewalk Friday to help upgrade the power system outside the International Space Station with new, refrigerator-sized lithium-ion…
01.13 / 12:01
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Attendees at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week could play around with a dizzying array of unmanned aerial vehicles. Drones that take selfies. Drones equipped with…
01.13 / 10:47
techcentral.co.za
So after a few weeks of complaining about Microsoft and Windows something happened. Quite by accident, I visited the Edraw Max website only to discover that they now have a Linux version of the software. Now I could live my Ubuntu fantasy or so I thought. After a few minutes of using the open source […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Here’s a guide for Installing Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu…
01.13 / 09:06
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Nintendo’s new Switch gaming console is off to an underwhelming start. The new machine, a tablet-sized device with wireless controllers that can be used anywhere but also connects to TVs, will go on sale on 3 March at a…
01.13 / 07:25
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Zimbabwe's telecommunications regulator has backed down over new floor prices for telecoms services, resulting in the country's largest operator, Econet, reversing large price increases announced earlier in the week. In a statement, the…
01.13 / 07:04
techcentral.co.za
The Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira has just issued a statement announcing the suspension of tariff increases on mobile data. The suspension follows a major outcry from consumers following an activation of floor prices on mobile data bundles. POTRAZ, the country’s telecoms regulator issued a directive to all mobile operatorsto charge at least 2 cents per MB on data and…
01.13 / 00:51
thezimbabwedaily.com
Econet Wireless, the Zimbabwean mobile operator that kicked up a storm with the introduction of higher broadband tariffs has announced that it will be reversing the tariffs. This comes after the Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira suspended the tariff increase, which was declared by the telecoms regulator, POTRAZ, and had been set data at a minimum of […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Econet announces that it’s reversing tariffs, complains about unfair playing f…
01.12 / 22:39
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