Technology

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
3 simple mobile Trends Set to Dominate African  Apps

3 simple mobile Trends Set to Dominate African Apps

Business, FinTech, Mobile, social media, Startups, Technology
3 simple Trends Set to Dominate African MOBILE Apps in 2022. In 2021, the mobile industry in sub-Saharan Africa continued to show incredible resilience against the impacts of Covid-19 and experienced high growth. Digital solutions have provided instrumental support for communities and businesses, boosting their transition into adopting a mobile-first approach to tackle most of the daily challenges across the continent, with fintech applications dominating this surge. According to the Mobile Economy Report, 615 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa will subscribe to mobile services by 2025, that’s equivalent to 50% of the region’s population. As we enter into a new year, Daniel Junowicz, RVP EMEA & Strategic Projects, a leading mobile marketing analytics platform AppsFlyer, explore
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...
Aston Martin debuts the DBX707

Aston Martin debuts the DBX707

Business, Domains, Technology
Aston Martin fans said they wanted something with more performance, and here it is. LONDON — British carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda on Tuesday launched a new non-electric SUV called the DBX707. “It will be, and is, the greatest ultra-luxury, high-performance SUV in the world,” Aston Martin Executive Chairman Lawrence Stroll told CNBC in an interview. Aston Martin said the car has a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged engine that produces 707 brake horsepower and enables it to go from 0-62mph in 3.3 seconds. The 109-year-old company is only planning to produce 5,000 DBX707 vehicles per year and it expects sales to be strongest in the U.S. and China, with Europe not far behind, Stroll said. The launch of the DBX707 comes a year after Aston Martin launched the standard DBX, whic
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
Automakers benefit from new-age tech.

Automakers benefit from new-age tech.

Business, Governance, Technology
  Even before the coronavirus spread around the world, automakers were questioning the resiliency of a globally linked supply chain that had been ground to a halt by components production bottlenecks in China. They now have to attract buyers back into the new vehicle industry, despite mounting evidence that demand for new vehicles was already declining. From manufacturing to sales to distribution, India's car industry is leveraging technology to improve productivity and profitability across processes and platforms. Covid-19 hit several industries hard and forced firms to pivot, innovate and adopt new technologies at a much faster pace. This digital transformation equipped them to meet emerging customer demands across touchpoints. The automotive industry was no exception t...
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...