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7 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Web Hosting Provider

7 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Web Hosting Provider

Business, Internet
Whether you are seeking to launch your new website or searching for a new and better web host for your existing website, you should do some research to make the right choice. Make sure to consider these 7 factors when choosing a web hosting provider for your site. 1. Bandwidth Bandwidth limitations have an impact on how many monthly visitors can visit your site. It is equivalent to the total amount of data that is sent from your server to your visitors’ browsers. So, you should choose a web hosting provider who offers the maximum possible bandwidth for supporting your website. Heavy Files: If your website has lots of heavy files such as images, videos, audio files, or other heavy content, you should emphasize on higher bandwidth. Visitors: The evaluation of this factor also depends
The Yellow Pages has gone Digital

The Yellow Pages has gone Digital

Internet, Technology
In a rapidly changing digital world, all brands, even iconic ones, need to adapt their strategies to stay relevant. The Yellow Pages has done just that. Previously, the Yellow Pages was “brought to you” by Trudon, now after extensive research, the company has decided to fully embrace the heritage of the brand and make it all-encompassing. As of 1 April 2018, Yellow Pages will be the Go-to-Market Brand, the Employer Brand and the Master Brand. While Trudon will remain the holding company, it will no longer be market facing. This is a result of months of market research which showed that there is a high affinity to the Yellow Pages brand, which has been in our lives for over 50 years. Many people remember the trusted, Yellow Pages books that landed at our gates – our go to when we
Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Accused of Swindling $5 Billion of Cryptocurrency

Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Accused of Swindling $5 Billion of Cryptocurrency

Business, Internet, Technology
Wright, who claimed in 2016 that he created the computer-based currency under the pseudonym Satoshi ‎Nakamoto, allegedly schemed to use phony contracts and signatures to lay claim to bitcoins mined by colleague Dave Kleiman, another cryptocurrency adherent, who died in 2013, according to a lawsuit filed by Kleiman’s brother. Kleiman’s family contends they own the rights to more than 1 million Bitcoins and blockchain technologies Kleiman mined and developed during his lifetime and that the assets’ value exceeds $5 billion, according to the Feb. 14 filing in federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida.  “Craig forged a series of contracts that purported to transfer Dave’s assets to Craig and/or companies controlled by him,’’ lawyers for Kleiman’s family said in the complaint. “
Alepo & Smart Link Communications to launch Algeria’s first public WiFi service

Alepo & Smart Link Communications to launch Algeria’s first public WiFi service

Broadband, Internet, Startups
Alepo, a provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, has announced that it has been selected by Smart Link Communications (SLC), an Algerian internet service provider, for its public wireless broadband service. As part of the first public WiFi network in Algeria, SLC will deploy the complete Alepo WiFi monetisation solution, including AAA infrastructure, real-time charging and policy control, prepaid voucher management, and more. Alepo will deploy a solution that will support the WiFi monetisation requirement, as well as offload in the near future. According to SLC, by selecting Alepo, the firm will be able to accelerate their overall return on investment (ROI) by creating new revenue streams with a flexible and robust captive portal that...
Kenyans  purchasing Valentine’s gifts online

Kenyans purchasing Valentine’s gifts online

Internet, Technology
With Valentine’s day around the corner, the annual Mastercard Love Index indicates that Kenyans are turning to online retail outlets to purchase their gifts. There has been 183 percent increase in the number of e-commerce transactions taking place from 2015 to 2017. The Mastercard Love Index looked at shopper behaviour in more than 200 territories around the globe identifying purchasing trends. It also analysed credit, debit and prepaid transactions across the past three Valentine periods (11th-14th February 2015-17). “Technology is playing a key role in changing consumer behaviour, helping people to search for their perfect gift online and having it delivered to their doorstep. This type of purchasing indicates some level of planning,” says Chris Bwakira, Vice President and Area B