News by ‘Editor’

Uber ’s self-driving cars are now picking up passengers in Arizona

Uber Almost two months to the day after the Uber loaded its fleet of self-driving SUVs into the trailer of a self-driving truck and stormed off to Arizona in a self-driving huff, the company is preparing to launch its second experiment in autonomous ride-hailing reports The...

Windows 10 privacy settings still worrying European Union

windows 10 privacy European Union data protection authorities continue to have windows 10 privacy-related concerns, despite microsoft’s efforts to make some tweaks to privacy settings for users of the OS after raised criticism and concerns  last year. Reuters reports that a group known as Article 29 Working Party, which is made...

Google Maps now tells you how hard it is to park in some cities

Google Google Maps has been a staple of the internet for over a decade now. To better its use, the application now has a new feature that gives users a warning on how hard it is to park at their destination. According to The Verge, the...

American Startup wants disrupt traditional insurance models using smart tech

Mobile technology continues to smart its way into every service available, Insurance insutry is yet to be disrupted. The on-demand economy, which uses smartphone technology to immediately fill consumer needs, has changed the way people order food, a car, or a place to stay. Now,...

Cybersecurity still remains a challenge for many companies

Cyber-Crime Awareness and investment in cybersecurity may have grown in recent years, but the longer-term strategy of embracing the issue remains a challenge for many, said Mr Low Chee Juee, chief technologist of the cybersecurity practice at consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. Speaking at the tech...

Africa’s telecoms market will hit $51bn by 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa’s telecoms service market will be worth $51 billion by 2021, up from $41 billion last year. Mobile services will represent more than 88.4 per cent of the telecoms service revenue in 2021, according to a new report by Analysys Mason, a global specialist...

Increased ransomware and IoT hacks predicted in 2017

banking security 2016 saw companies rocked by over 90 million cyberattacks. In 2017 the number could double. Cybersecurity expert Sameer Dixit explains how new innovation leads to increased vulnerability. The threat of cybercrime looms ominously over companies and individuals. To raise awareness of the growing threat, October...

Africa’s Smartphone shipments rate falls

Online Shopping hipments of smartphones in Africa fell 5.2% to 23.1 million units in the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC). These figures, presented in IDC’s recently published ‘Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker’, indicate that the boom in smartphone sales...

British Airways check-in systems outage causes flight delays

British Airways has apologised to passengers for delays after a technical problem hit check-in systems. Travellers complained of hours queuing at airports and some reported they had been told the problem was worldwide. Airline employees had to manually process passengers at airports including San Francisco,...

New devices connecting to the internet increase risk of corporate cyber attacks

Is the Internet of Things putting your business at risk? Network security needs to be top of mind for decision makers within the business, as more and more device connect to the internet via wireless network technology. According to Palo Alto Networks, wireless network technology...