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Uganda will begin manufacturing its first smartphones through SIMI – a brand of smartphone makers that are said to have the average customer specifically in mind. The phones currently focus on one major aspect, battery life. The ‘regular’ non-smartphones can last up to at least two weeks and can...
The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many schools, colleges and educational institutions to rapidly switch to online learning.
Although there are many advanced online learning platforms available, the one critical factor that still remains is reliable connectivity to online learning platforms. The...
TV broadcaster DISH Network has filed more lawsuits against ‘pirate’ IPTV providers and resellers than any other company in the world. Depending on how the services operate, the company either brings cases under the Copyright Act or the Federal Communications Act (FCA).
This week DISH won a $3.3...
The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only.
These torrent download statistics are meant to provide further insight into the piracy trends. All data are gathered from public resources.
This week we have four new...
This week, our first place winner on the insightful side comes from That One Guy in response to FOSTA supporters making an unsurprising pivot to killing off pornography:
Fetch me my fainting couch!
You know what would make finding actual exploitation a hell of a lot easier, as shown post-FOSTA...
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Google Maps is a wonderful tool that helps millions of people find their way around the world. Some would be literally lost without it.
Generally speaking, Maps is used to navigate the real world. However, spammers are also using it to guide prospective pirates on the Internet.
This leads to...
One of Nigeria’s biggest financial institutions, Firstbank said it is targeting over one million students that will subscribe to access the free e-learning solutions, which it is providing in partnership with Roducate and Lagos State Government. The bank said this is part of its many efforts at...
Spotify is currently the most popular music streaming platform in the world with 286 million users. An impressive 130 million subscribe to the company’s premium service with the remainder using the ad-supported tier.
Somewhere in those figures are a small minority who enjoy the features of Spotify...
ZOL has announced yet another price increase which doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering just how the local currency has weakened over the last 2 weeks.
The new pricing for ZOL’s packages is now structured as follows:
Package NameData$HomeWibroniks UnlimitedUnlimited$3,105Fibroniks...
Many content providers and networks have their own set-top boxes that can be connected to any modern TV.
These devices are often running on Android and sometimes allow users to install third-party apps, via Google’s Play store, for example.
This opens the door to a wide range of other apps which...
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By Sudais Asif
The new phishing scams redirect users multiple times and also uses CAPTCHA before stealing credentials.
This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Fake supreme court subpoena phishing scam steals Office 365 credentials
Calling for more censorship — or for Big Tech companies to become the arbiters of truth — will ultimately backfire. We need to address the problem of viral disinformation at its root.By Evan Greer, Deputy Director of Fight for the FutureOkay I’ll admit it. I still use Facebook. When I logged on...
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The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe recently appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget and Finance. He used very interesting colourful words in his submissions.
Whenever we put measures in place to make our economy grow, it seems...
The court agreed with the petitioners that the government was going against previously laid down principles – and then did nothing about it. By Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj This piece first appeared on the Wire on May 14, 2020 On May 11, the Supreme Court rejected a petition seeking the restoration of 4G...
The Financial Intelligence Unit has its daggers drawn against EcoCash. The unit’s Acting Director General wants his pound of flesh and he’s not taking any prisoners.
Zimbabwe’s currency is tanking on the only market that matters in this country: the parallel market. This is not...
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Technology has the potential to fundamentally transform societies. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and broadband are becoming central to the societal developments around the world – enabling rapid improvements to industrial production and societal services, positively influencing...
We've noted several times that the FTC's settlement over the Equifax hack that exposed the public data of 147 million Americans was little more than a performative joke. While much was made of the historic fine levied against the company, the FTC's settlement failed to provide...