Samsung opens world's largest phone factory in India

10 Jul

The $716.57 million investment is part of Samsung's strategy to expand production in the world's fastest growing major mobile phone market.

Siemens, Alibaba ink deal for IOT product launch

Siemens will use Alibaba's cloud infrastructure to roll out its MindSphere digital operating system.

MTN Nigeria yet to file for IPO, says regulator

The telco has yet to file its application for an initial public offering, a share listing that could value the business at around $5 billion.

MTN Uganda says govt raided its data centre

MTN Uganda claims government security personnel raided its data centre and disconnected four of its servers.

Google Translate breaks language barriers at World Cup

6 Jul

World Cup fans from around the globe have been actively using the Google Translate app to get around language barriers in Russia.

Victory for tech firms on copyright reform

The proposed copyright revamp was aimed at making tech giants share revenue with publishers, broadcasters and artists.

Kenya to use Alphabet's balloons for rural Internet

Alphabet's Project Loon system of balloons will beam high-speed Internet access to Kenya's rural population.

Uganda's president defends social media tax

Citizens are using social media with malicious intent to spread lies about the government, says Yoweri Museveni.

Policy forum blames tech firms for slow wage growth

Fast-growing "superstar" tech firms are taking a growing share of national income in many countries, leaving workers' overall wage growth subdued.

Samsung profit dips as phone innovation dries up

The firm is expected to post its smallest profit growth in more than a year in the second quarter due to lacklustre sales of its premium Galaxy smartphones.

Ugandans go to court to fight social media tax

The tax limits basic rights and harms business, according to a petition filed by activists to the constitutional court.

Tesla's all-nighter fails to convince Wall Street

Tesla burning the midnight oil to meet a Model 3 target does not persuade Wall Street it can sustain that production pace.