Internet

E-Commerce and Internet

E-Commerce and Internet

Business, Internet, Technology
E-COMMERCE AND INTERNET E-commerce (electronic commerce)  and the internet are the activity of electronically buying and selling products on online services or over the internet. E-commerce is in turn driven by technological advances in the semiconductor industry. Technology has helped build a platform that has enabled the businesses to cash in on the huge population and market that is now accessible over the internet and sell to them. E-commerce has helped a whole new breed of retailers and wholesalers. Online without understanding the business and legal implications of the internet can expose you to a host of problems. E-commerce has made it possible for sellers to reach out to planet-wide markets and consumers, thus changing the way business is conducted. Online marketing and
IMPACT OF INTERNET IN BUSINESS

IMPACT OF INTERNET IN BUSINESS

Business, Internet, Startups, Technology, Uncategorized
IMPACT OF THE INTERNET ON BUSINESS Worldwide INTERNET is well-established and acknowledged. Advancement in communication and information, technology has strengthened the role of the INTERNET in business. It is used to deliver customer support, share information and provide training to the employees. The INTERNET  has changed the face of business and it has opened up new avenues for conducting business. Businesses are not just using the INTERNET to host a website, they use it to scope and compare their competitors by researching new product ideas or new methods of creating products and pricing information. The Internet has helped in the communication sector whereby employees communicate through emails, instant messaging, and many others for connectivity. It plays a vital role to mak
Africa Tech Summit in Nairobi

Africa Tech Summit in Nairobi

Business, Internet, Startups, Technology
African Tech Connects in Nairobi African Tech Connects in Nairobi, Kenya. After three successful Summits in Kigali, the fourth edition of the Africa Tech Summit will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on February 23rd and 24th 2022. The leading African tech event will once again provide unrivalled insight, networking, and business opportunities for the African tech industry. Three Summits. The Africa Tech Summit Nairobi agenda will share insights across three tracks this year which include; The Africa Money & DeFi Summit connects African fintech leaders, global platforms and thought leaders on the new opportunities in Decentralized Finance (DeFi). An array of keynotes, panels and breakout sessions will deliver key insights and offer opportunities to connect, network and do business...
YouTube Terms of Service have been updated

YouTube Terms of Service have been updated

Internet, Mobile, social media, Technology
  YouTube has amended its Terms of Service, which will take effect on January 5th, 2022. YouTube's terms of service have been updated, and it impacts almost every user. YouTube's terms of service have been updated, and it impacts almost every user will  get. The modifications made should not have a substantial impact on your platform access. Users will soon be required to read and apply the revised YouTube Terms of Service as well as Google's Privacy Policy to their YouTube videos. Here are a few changes to the YouTube terms of service that were just modified for all YouTube users as of January 5, 2022. " On January 5, 2022, we’re updating our Terms of Service (“Terms”) to help clarify and make it easier to understand what to expect as you use the service. These changes
African Banks Adopt IBM Hybrid Cloud to expedite Financial Inclusion

African Banks Adopt IBM Hybrid Cloud to expedite Financial Inclusion

Business, FinTech, Internet, Technology
  IBM Hybrid Cloud for Financial Services is developed to assist institutions to address security, and resiliency requirements while supporting business transformation and innovation.   This has led banks across Africa including EcoBank, Attijariwafa Bank, United Bank of Africa, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, Nedbank, and Banco Mais to turn to IBM technologies to help advance financial inclusion across the continent. This shows that African banks acknowledge the significance of digital banking in their growth strategy. Improved access to digital services can help increase the financial inclusion of many consumers across the continent while supporting local economies. Financial institutions across Africa have selected hybrid cloud and AI capabilities from IBM to unlock digital i
Facebook Virtual Reality Meeting App

Facebook Virtual Reality Meeting App

Business, Internet, Technology
Facebook has launched a test of a new virtual-reality remote work app where users can hold meetings as avatar versions of themselves. This app aims at reinventing virtual office spaces. It looks like many of us may be working home for even longer than we initially imagined due to Covid 19 pandemic. Facebook has invested heavily in virtual and augmented reality, developing hardware such as its Oculus VR headsets, working on AR glasses and wristband technologies, and buying a bevy of VR gaming studios, including BigBox VR. The company predicts that this will be the next big computing platform. This will allow it to be less reliant in the future on other hardware makers, such as Apple, the company has said. To get started inside Horizon Workrooms you'll need to buy an Oculus VR h...
Microsoft issues urgent security warning

Microsoft issues urgent security warning

Cyber Security, Internet, Technology
  After security researchers found a serious vulnerability in the operating system, Microsoft is urging Windows users to install an update instantly. PrintNightmare security flaw affects the Windows Print Spooler service. Researchers at Sangfor, a cybersecurity company by accident published a how-to guide for exploiting it. The researchers came across vulnerabilities in Print Spooler, which allows multiple users to access a printer. They tweeted about it in late May. They unintentionally published a proof-of-concept online and later deleted it but not before it was published elsewhere online, including developer site GitHub. Hackers that exploit the vulnerability as reported by Microsoft could install programs, view and delete data or even create new user accounts with...
Facebook Announces the next stage of its e-commerce push.

Facebook Announces the next stage of its e-commerce push.

Internet, Mobile, social media, Technology
CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced three e-Commerce updates that are coming to Facebook products in a live stream: Shops on WhatsApp, and Shop listings in Facebook Marketplace, as well as a new visual product search option on Instagram. The biggest announcement is Shops on WhatsApp, which will allow businesses to showcase their entire Shop within the messaging app, giving shoppers another way to find relevant products, and connect with the business for more information. This could boost businesses' revenues since WhatsApp has a huge user base. Businesses will only need to set up their shop once to have it work across Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Facebook is also bringing Shop listings to Marketplace thus providing more ways for brands to connect with interested shoppers. Z...
Microsoft pulls plug on Internet Explorer

Microsoft pulls plug on Internet Explorer

Cyber Security, Internet, Technology
Internet Explorer was launched in 1995 and came preinstalled on every Windows device for almost 20 years beginning in 1997.  Microsoft will finally retire Internet Explorer on June 15, 2022. The web browser is said to be replaced with certain versions of Windows 10. "The future of Internet Explorer on Windows 10 is in Microsoft Edge," reads a blog post from Microsoft published Wednesday. "Not only is Microsoft Edge a faster, more secure and more modern browsing experience than Internet Explorer, but it is also able to address a key concern: compatibility for older, legacy websites and applications." More than two decades ago, IE was riding high—perhaps too high to some. It featured prominently in the browser battle of roughly 20 years ago and in the U.S. government’s antitrust bat
Huawei calculated move  to boost its global business prospects

Huawei calculated move to boost its global business prospects

Business, FinTech, Internet, Mobile, Technology
Huawei calculated move to boost its global business prospects Global technology firm Huawei has embarked on a bold product and services review and enhancement program. This was as part of its business growth strategy to facilitate a fully connected, intelligent world. The finetuning program is geared at enhancing the firm’s digital technologies delivery capacity in the face of the global business challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, among other geopolitical and economic challenges. Speaking when he addressed the Huawei 18th Global Analyst Summit following the recent release of the firm’s 2020 Annual report, Huawei Rotating Chairman Mr. Eric Xu said the firm’s 2021 growth strategy is anchored on five strategic initiatives. The initiatives are geared at optimizing the