• Wed. May 29th ,2024


Mobility company Bolt planning to launch EV service in South Africa

Estonian mobility company Bolt is reportedly planning to launch electric taxi options in South Africa. The announcement comes after the company introduced an e-bike food delivery service in the country, reflecting on its “green category” approach to reducing carbon emissions. Confirming

Ghana’s mPharma acquires Vine Pharmacy, marks entry in Uganda

Ghana-based health tech startup mPharma, has reportedly acquired a controlling stake in Uganda’s Vine Pharmacy, marking the company’s latest foray into a market in Africa. mPharma is currently present in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Rwanda. According to reports,

TikTok, YouTube and Snap Grilled on Kid’s Safety by Senate Panel

Executives from TikTok, YouTube and Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, appeared before the US congressional hearing on Tuesday to convince lawmakers that their platforms are safe for kids and teenagers. This move comes after a series of articles about leaked Facebook documents highlighted the har

Google Play Store to reduce subscription fee by 15% from Jan 2022

From next year onwards, tech giant Google LLC will reduce the service cost for all subscriptions on its Play Store to 15% from the current 30%, resulting in a 50% reduction in first-year subscription rates for developers selling subscriptions. Sameer Samat, the Vice President of Product Management

Tech innovations with 5G set to reshape Indian telecom sector: Report

A transformation awaits the Indian telecom industry with advancements linked to 5G technology. Other industries like education, healthcare, e-commerce, and fintech are also expected to benefit greatly from those advancements, as per data in the recent report published by CII (Confederation of Indian

Tokyo Olympic Games saw over 400 million cyberattack attempts

Tokyo Paralympics and Olympics, the multi-sport events held this summer reportedly witnessed about 450 million cyberattacks. However, no disruptions occurred during the games since attempts were prevented each time, organizers of the events informed. Despite speculations regarding the event being a

NFT game Kryptomon announces its collaboration with Simplex

Kryptomon, the heavily hyped crypto NFT game that drew over 100,000 registrations during its nine-day debut period, has reportedly announced a collaboration with Simplex, a European Union-licensed financial institution, in what would be the first NFT gaming partnership for the institution. Accordin

China orders Tencent and Alibaba to open their platform for each other

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, has reportedly conducted a meeting with Chinese tech companies such as Tencent and Alibaba to order them to put a stop to the practice of blocking each other's website links on their respective platforms. The action is the latest in

Parker-Hannifin nears Meggitt takeover after TransDigm pulls its bid

Parker-Hannifin, a U.S.-based company, is reportedly inching closer to acquire UK aerospace company, Meggitt, after rival bidder, TransDigm stated that it would not be making an offer. According to Ohio-headquartered TransDigm, the company was pulling out of the race as it was not sure of being able