Samsung was criticized for the rather bizarre production that it put on to demonstrate the smartphone’s new software features when it unveiled the Galaxy S4 in New York earlier this year The company has gone one better, however, with a cringeworthy rendition of PSY’s Gangnam Style in India. A video of the performance ... Read More »
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Bharti Airtel a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa has introduced ONE AIRTEL service aimed to ease the burden of roaming costs. In this service Airtel customers will not need to register or buy new SIM cards, as they are automatically enrolled ... Read More »
M-Pesa mobile banking has been launched by Vodafone in India, the mobile banking solution for emerging markets looks to bring basic services to the estimated 700 million-plus people in the country that remain ‘unbanked’. Founded in 2007 M-pesa has seen great success in Africa, having been deployed in eight countries, ... Read More »
“The Delhi gang rape was the trigger. But also the numbness of women – and law-makers against this social menace. It was high time we women needed a change.” Manisha Mohan is an aeronautical engineering student at SRM University in the Indian city of Chennai. She is also a young ... Read More »
The Indonesian government has clamped down on Internet pornography by blocking access to more than one million websites ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.
The Times of India reports that government minister Tifatul Sembiring revealed that seven figures worth of websites are now blocked from Indonesian Web users, but the clampdown is not over. Officials are targeting more sites while, equally, they may look to extend the blockages beyond the Muslim festival.Read More »
New Delhi: As part of three day Convocation of Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Amity Centre of e- Learning held "Convocation- Virtual Degree Distribution Ceremony" on December 16, 2011 overseas graduands enrolled under Pan African e- Network Project.
The Virtual Convocation took place for 136 graduands enrolled under five programmes- MBA- International Business, MBA- Finance and Control, Post Graduate Diploma in IT, Diploma in IT and Diploma in Business Administration at different venues across five Nations including Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, Botswana College of Distance and Opn Learning, Botswana, University of Malawi, Malawi, Mekerere University, Uganda and Kigali Institute of Education, Rwanda.Read More »
If you thought Amazon’s $200 Kindle Fire was a steal, wait until you get a load of this: The Indian government has released a new tablet computer, Aakash, dubbed “the world’s cheapest.” Mashable.com reports:
Aakash costs $35 with government subsidies for students or $60 in stores. The government is giving away 100,000 for free during its launch period. The first 500 tablets released received a mixed response, as some complained that they are slow.Read More »
The Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Ruhakana Rugunda has revealed that Uganda is still facing a big challenge in building and managing a stable Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry compared to other countries world over.
Speaking at a breakfast meeting with BPO officials in Kampala, Rugunda tasked the operators to focus on building skilled manpower as one of the ways to have the industry develop.Read More »
It may not be long until Indian mobile users have 4G technology at their fingers as Bharti Airtel’s plan to deploy wireless broadband advances.
Bharti, India’s largest operator, has asked Chinese telcom equipment giant ZTE to begin phase one of its TD-LTE network roll-out initially in the Kolkata region only, according to a report from Economics Times n India.Read More »
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has established a new National Call Preference Registry (NCPR) in the country to staunch the flow of unsolicited communications by telemarketers, says to a report by The Hindu.
According to the dictates of the program, which went into effect on Tuesday, every telemarketer in India is required to register with the NCPR before they start sending out calls and text messages to cellphone and landline subscribers in the country.Read More »