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Google Translate can now visually translate 13 new languages

Starting this week, the Google Translate app will be capable of visually translating 13 new languages by using the camera on your smartphone. Users can access the feature in the Translate app...

Cyber threats to mobile devices in Nigeria rises to 35%

Nigeria and other African countries are a target for cybercriminals, a cybersecurity solutions provider, Check Point Software has said. CheckPoint Software Technologies noted that though the continent’s Internet penetration was only 35.2...

Facebook launches AI video-calling device portal

Facebook is looking to take video calling to the next level with the AI-powered Portal and Portal+ devices. The company has introduced Portal and Portal+, screens designed to provide users with an...
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Hurricane Electric expands into Cape Town South Africa

One of the world's most connected IP networks, Hurricane Electric, has expanded its data centre presence and IP network to Teraco CPT1 in Cape Town South Africa, bringing its presence in...

Google Chrome might block sites with old certificates soon

From October 16, Google will start to roll out the next Chrome version, Chrome 70. It will further strengthen security, but it could spell trouble for thousands of websites as websites...

Google to shut down Google+ after privacy breach

Google has announced that it is shutting down Google+, its social network that was launched over 7 years ago as a competitor to other social networks. The reason for calling it quits...

Telkom South Africa now offers free YouTube streaming

Telkom has announced the inclusion of free YouTube as the latest addition to its FreeMe prepaid bundles. This is one of the benefits that come with Telkom’s latest summer campaign aptly...

AfriLabs extends membership to 34 African countries

AfriLabs, a network of technology and innovation hubs across Africa, has admitted 23 new hubs into its network making it a total of 123 hubs across 34 African countries. This has extended...
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poa! internet compensates its customers in Kawangware following service downtime

poa! internet, the low-cost internet provider servicing Kibera, Kawangware and Kiambu has said it will compensate its Kawangware home customers with a full week of free and unlimited internet following service...

WhatsApp for Android gets ‘swipe to reply’ gesture support

WhatsApp has added the 'Swipe to Reply' feature for Android users. The feature is currently available through beta version 2.18.300. The company brought the identical experience to iPhone users back in...

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