In a bid to improve application safety across its ecosystem, and as part of Google Play’s latest policy updates, Google is preparing to get rid of outdated apps that have failed to keep up with the latest Android OS releases.
Africa’s leading payment platform, Quickteller Business, powered by Interswitch, has introduced Smart PoS terminals, which will enable Small and Medium Business Enterprises (SMEs) and merchants in Africa to accept payments seamlessly and better manage their transactions.
Bet9ja, a popular betting company in Nigeria, has encountered a cybersecurity attack. An update to this effect was made by the company days after its website went offline and consumers had complained of difficulties in accessing the platform.
AIICO Insurance Plc has received Information Security Management System certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) under ISO 27001:2013 standard, after a thorough assessment of the Company’s Information Security Management System.
Safaricom’s first infrastructure deal with Ethiopia is a five-year lease agreement with state-owned power utility Ethiopian Electric Power Enterprise to share dark fibre-optic infrastructure in Ethiopia.
UK’s Online Safety Bill has provisions seeking to make cyber-flashing a new criminal offence with perpetrators facing up to two years behind bars.
From launching Baze Music App to big 5G plans, Safaricom’s mobile money transfer platform, M-Pesa, has now surpassed 30 million users in Kenya.
Africa’s largest mobile network operator, MTN Group, is rebranding from a telecommunications company to a technology company starting with the adoption of a new company logo and tagline to encompass everything the company does.
On Tuesday the 1st of February 2022, the Indian government announced plans to impose a 30% tax on income gained from digital assets like cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and will also introduce the digital Rupee starting in the financial year 2022-23.
On the 31st day of January 2022, Blackberry announced that it has entered into a patent sale agreement with a consortium of companies under the name Catapult IP Innovations Inc, a Delaware company, pursuant to which BlackBerry has agreed to sell substantially all of its non-core patent assets to Catapult for total consideration of $600 million.