Google+ launches to compete with facebook, but which is better

Jul 06

Google+ launches to compete with facebook, but which is better

The battle of the techies in online social interaction is getting seriously underway. While the world still awaits what pundits have been terming as a Facebook killer in diaspora, online Search giants Google have launched a new social networking service under their Google+ project which some industry specialists say is aimed at wrestling the inline audience from...

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Will Google and Apple Subscription offers help African media?

Mar 01

Will Google and Apple Subscription offers help African media?

As the debates over monetising online and mobile content continue, Google and Apple have entered the fray supporting subscription for online content. Apple was the first to offer an App for publishers of newspapers, magazines, video and music to charge subscriptions on their content at the Apple owned ITunes store. The company is giving content owners a chance to...

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Doing Live coverage of the Uganda ICT Expo 2010 and other events

Nov 29

Doing Live coverage of the Uganda ICT Expo 2010 and other events

The 2010 ICT Expo and East Africa Digital Forum begun today at Serena Hotel and I couldn’t attend because…well I can’t make it. I hoped against hope that we would be able to get some live coverage or streaming of this event so that the many of us who can’t make it there can benefit from the information and knowledge shared, especially this being an ICT event. Thanks...

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Mobile money transfer across the world as MTN and Western Union join hands- lessons for African news media

Nov 12

Mobile money transfer across the world as MTN and Western Union join hands- lessons for African news media

News that MTN and Western Union will be working together to offer mobile money transfer services across the world signal a new era in using mobile phone technologies to extend vital services to the people. While this is not necessary new media tools story, it still has a lot of significance for journalists, communicators and news media committed to remaining...

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