Nokia decides to ditch the Mobile World Congress 2020

Posted by - February 13, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Nokia is the latest global tech giant to pull the plug on the Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, amidst fears surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak. They now join the likes of Sony, Amazon, LG, Erricson and others who have also made the decision to ditch the event. ICYMI: The World Mobile Congress

WhatsApp Reaches 2-Billion Users Worldwide

Posted by - February 13, 2020

WhatsApp has quickly amassed another 500-million users in just 2 years and now has about 2-billion users, reports My Broadband. This latest tally comes from the messaging service about 6 years since they were acquired by Facebook Inc. for $19-billion. This latest statistic solidly places WhatsApp as the largest messaging platform on Earth though with

Samsung unpacks Galaxy S20 in Ghana

Posted by - February 12, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Samsung has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S20, a new series of flagship devices that fundamentally change the way we capture and experience our world. The Galaxy S20 series introduces a brand-new camera architecture that combines AI with Samsung’s largest image sensor yet for stunning image quality. Along with the camera, the Galaxy S20

AITI-KACE collaborates with Ghana National Association of ICT Teachers to boost subject in schools

Posted by - February 12, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) as a means to support ICT education in Ghanaian schools has begun collaborative engagements with the Ghana National Association of ICT Teachers (GNAIT). As part of the on-going process, the centre hosted members of GNAIT to present to them NYANSAPO, Ghana’s first indigenous

Government won’t shut, restrict social media access on Election Day – Ursula Owusu

Posted by - February 10, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The Communications Minister has said government has no intention of shutting social media on Election Day, neither is there a plan to restrict access to it. Allaying such fears, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful said despite some malicious persons’ using it for the wrong activities it is not ideal “to throw away the baby with the bathwater.” “You

Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

Posted by - February 10, 2020

Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear to consumers. The fine was imposed by France’s competition and fraud watchdog DGCCRF, which said consumers were not warned. In 2017, Apple confirmed that it did slow down some iPhones, but said it only did

Australia to focus on blockchain potential with new roadmap

Posted by - February 7, 2020

Blockchain offers the nation jobs and growth, the government has said. The Australian government believes there are opportunities across the economy that can be seized and enabled by the use of blockchain technology. The government, in its 52-page blockchain roadmap [PDF], says the technology has the potential to create jobs, create new economic growth, save businesses

Twitter plans to effectively ban fake media

Posted by - February 5, 2020

Twitter announced this week that it is making a move on deceptive photos and videos being posted to the platform. In an official statement from the company, writers Yoel Roth and Ashita Achuthan say that users will no longer be able to share manipulated media that is likely to hurt other users. And from now

4 reasons why WhatsApp can empower your business

Posted by - February 4, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Today Customers demand more than ever before from brands, including fast, personalised, reliable and free two-way communication. Organisations that have realised how important it is to reach their customers where they are and on a communication channel that they know and trust, are increasingly looking to WhatsApp Business API (Application Program Interface) as

MTN Ghana Dominates the Telecommunications Space According to Latest Data by the NCA

Posted by - February 3, 2020

According to the latest data by the National Communications Authority (NCA), MTN Ghana is still the leading telecom operator in terms of number of subscribers. According to the NCA, MTN Ghana has a 53.54% market share with 21,463,215 active subscribers in October 2019. Vodafone is currently the second with 23.27% market share with 9,328,713 subscribers.