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  • US judge dismisses email invention claim

    September 7, 2017 1:15 PM 18

    A US judge has dismissed a libel case that revolved around one man’s claim to have invented email in 1978. Shiva Ayyadurai sued news website Tech Dirt earlier this year after it published several articles denying his claim. The judge overseeing the case said email was impossible to define precisely, meaning Mr Ayyadurai’s claim could not be proven

  • Liquid Telecom upgrades East Africa fibre ring

    September 5, 2017 7:56 AM 67

    Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has completed 100G upgrades to key routes on the East Africa fibre ring. The upgrade to 100G wavelengths takes advantage of the latest DWDM technology from Ekinops allowing Liquid Telecom to offer the largest lit backhaul capacity in Africa, the group said in a statement on Tuesday. It offers up to 10 times

  • Liquid Telecom offers MS cloud

    September 4, 2017 9:47 AM 11

    Liquid Telecom has partnered with Microsoft through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme to deliver scalable and secure cloud services across Africa. As an official CSP partner, Liquid Telecom will for the first time serve businesses of all sizes in Africa with cloud services and products such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft

  • Microsoft just made it easier for programmers to use archrival Amazon's cloud

    August 31, 2017 7:13 PM 13

    Amazon and Microsoft, two archrivals in cloud computing and stiff competitors for Seattle-area tech talent, are cooperating a lot more. Then, on Thursday, the companies announced they were teaming up so programmers can more easily take code they manage in Microsoft's tools, and roll it out on Amazon's cloud. On Thursday Microsoft published a blog post detailing

  • Liquid Telecom partners Microsoft to sell cloud products; Azure, Office 365, Windows 10

    August 30, 2017 1:18 PM 14

    Liquid Telecom has announced a partnership with Microsoft through the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider programme. Basically this means Liquid Telecom will now be selling Microsoft cloud solutions directly to customers on behalf of Microsoft. The target market is therefore clearly enterprise. So it is worth noting how things have changed. For many such customers

  • Nigeria’s first mobile cinema smartphone unveiled: Infinix Hot 5 & HOT 5 Lite in Nigeria

    August 29, 2017 8:08 AM 16

    The new smartphone is from the Infinix Hot series product line, which has continued to deliver unbeatable success in Nigeria and other African markets. The new Infinix Hot 5 and Hot 5 lite offers the best mobile entertainment experience with its key feature 5.5HD screen, dual front speakers at the top and bottom of the smartphone with 3D Dirac stereo

  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Temporarily Beats Dota 2 as Most Played Game on Steam

    August 28, 2017 6:49 PM 8

    PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, for a moment, had the most concurrent players of any game on Steam. Both yesterday and earlier today, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds reached another milestone by beating Dota 2’s concurrent player count and becoming the most played game on Steam temporarily, according to Steam Charts. Each time, PUBG overtook the Valve title

  • Google launches resource on the benefits of using certified Android devices

    August 28, 2017 10:00 AM 11

    Google on Monday announced the launch of a new website to provide more information on the merits of using certified Android devices. To ensure secure and stable experience for users which provides more information on the merits of using certified android devices, Google announced the launch for Android, which is an open-source platform with an ecosystem

  • Which Motorola phones will get the Android Oreo update and when?

    August 28, 2017 2:15 AM 8

    Here is a possible list of the Motorola handsets that are expected to get the Android Oreo update Motorola has not been quite prompt in rolling out updates in the recent past, as its devices like Moto X Play, Moto G4 Play, Droid Maxx 2 and Moto X Pure Edition are still waiting to receive the Android Nougat update, which was released by Google in 2016. So, it is to be seen when the company

  • ​LG V30 audio to be powered by Hi-Fi Quad DAC

    August 28, 2017 1:37 AM 22

    LG Electronics' upcoming V30 phablet will have a Hi-Fi Quad DAC and a slew of tuning features for high-quality audio, the company said. The V30's converter will support sound sources of up to 32 bit 193 kilohertz. The phone will have digital filter features, which allow users to choose from short, slow, or sharp reverberation; while sound preset allows