News by ‘Anthony D. Curtis’

Tech Entrepreneur Sophia Bekele Named In Europe’s Top 20 Inspirational African Diaspora Women Professionals

Sophia Bekele has been named one of “Top 20 Inspirational African Diaspora Professional Women” by (ADIPWE List 2014) on International Women’s Day,  released on 28th March 2014.  Last year,  Bekele was named  Top “50 Trailblazers – A future made in Africa”,  by the influential UK’s...

BNA on Internet transition by US Ambassador Sepulveda and US DoC Assistant Secretary Strickling

Celebrating and Protecting the Global Internet By Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State & Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce  ...

Corporate Governance and International Policy expert Sophia Bekele shares her view on the future of online Security in Africa

Source: CIO East Africa The AU’s Convention on the Establishment of a Credible Legal Framework for Cyber Security in Africa (AUCC) has been the focus of debate recently. DotConnectAfrica was among the first organizations to comment and highlight several issues on the draft legislation In...

HOW TO MAKE THE TRANSITION TO IPv6 AND KEEP YOUR BUSINESS CONNECTED

The Internet is evolving—and so should your business. So for your business to move forward and tap into the ever-expanding universe of Internet users and network-enabled devices, it’s critical that you learn how to make the transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). Sign up...

88mph: The VC Firm Investing In Africa’s Tech Startups

This story was featured in Ventures Africa magazine’s February/March Edition…. A global network of experienced entrepreneurs prepare to invest the time and money required to give Africa’s most promising early stage tech companies the head start they need. VENTURES AFRICA – A small group of...

Africa hungry for homegrown online content

(CNN) — Things have never been more exciting in Africa than they are now. The continent’s rising economy and burgeoning tech space is all anyone can talk about. At a recent South by Southwest panel, “Africa or Bust! Content, Monetization, Opportunity,” it was made clear...

Zodiac Prepares for Chinese New gTLDs, Announces “Chinese Advisory Services” for New gTLD Applicants

April 02, 2013, Zodiac Holdings Limited (“Zodiac”), the largest Chinese TLD applicant, is pleased to announce that 6 of its new gTLD applications have successfully passed the Initial Evaluation. The results for八卦 (gossip) and 集团 (conglomerate) were announced on March 23, 2013 and 网店 (online shop),...

gTLD: The Impact of 524 Words on the Global Branding World

ADOTAS – There are specific 542 dictionary words applied for as generic top-level domain as ICANN gTLDs at an average cost of million dollars each. What will these dictionary words achieve as cyber brands, what power will they exert on new and established brands and...

Samsung and Google Extending Their Reach In Africa

As Google announces its White Space plans in the Republic of South Africa, Samsung too is extending its operations across the the continent. Apple’s investments in Africa are more limited. Who will win the race for the next emerging electronics market? Google has announced experiments...

Internet addresses coming closer to being more international

Research Triangle Park, N.C. — The agency in charge of Internet addresses says it’s given preliminary approval for 27 new suffixes — all in Chinese, Arabic and other languages besides English. But there are some familiar names among the applicants on the initial list, among...