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Strong Surface Sales Highlighted in Microsoft Earnings Report

Strong Surface Sales Highlighted in Microsoft Earnings Report

This week, Microsoft released an earnings report for the third quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, and the results demonstrate the continued worth of the Surface brand.

22/04/2016 Saa 17:07:47
Huawei Launches Africa's First 4.5 G Demo in Namibia

Huawei Launches Africa’s First 4.5 G Demo in Namibia

The Chinese company Huawei Technologies in conjunction with Namibia’s MTC launched Thursday the 4.5 G demo for the first time ever in Africa.

15/04/2016 Saa 17:12:44
Technology: Chinese AI Team Plans to Challenge Google's AlphaGo: State Media

Technology: Chinese AI Team Plans to Challenge Google’s AlphaGo: State Media

A team from China plans to challenge Google’s AlphaGo, the artificial intelligence (AI) program that beat a world-class player in the ancient board game Go, the state-owned Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday.

31/03/2016 Saa 15:52:10
Rwanda Takes Long View to Invest in African Science, Minister

Rwanda Takes Long View to Invest in African Science, Minister

The Africa-wide Next Einstein Forum is just one way to build capacity for development, says Minister Papias Musafiri.

29/03/2016 Saa 17:45:14
FBI-Apple case: Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman's iPhone

FBI-Apple case: Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone

The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple’s help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.

29/03/2016 Saa 13:00:22
Kenya Unveils Remains of Early Man Fossil Discovered Near Nairobi

Kenya Unveils Remains of Early Man Fossil Discovered Near Nairobi

Kenyan researchers on Thursday unveiled the remains of one of the earliest human species to inhibit the earth that were discovered at an archaeological site near the capital, Nairobi.

28/03/2016 Saa 16:47:17
African Technology has Gone Extra Miles: A South African Builds Himself a Homemade Super Car, Says Helicopter is Next!

African Technology has Gone Extra Miles: A South African Builds Himself a Homemade Super Car, Says Helicopter is Next!

The 2-litre engine, which was stripped off a BMW he bought specifically for its engine and gearbox, has a maximum speed of 250km/h. The front lights are from an Audi TT coupé he owned.

26/03/2016 Saa 14:44:16
Science: Gambia's Tumani Corrah Hailed As One of the Greatest Scientists in Africa

Science: Gambia’s Tumani Corrah Hailed As One of the Greatest Scientists in Africa

The Vice Chancellor and founding patron of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, has named Gambian Professor Tumani Corrah, a research scientist, as one of the top two scientists in Africa.

26/03/2016 Saa 08:08:20
European Robotics Forum 2016 held in Slovenia

European Robotics Forum 2016 held in Slovenia

A Slovenian robot makes paper planes at the European Robotics Forum 2016 at Cankarjev Dom Cultural and Congress Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

23/03/2016 Saa 11:46:59
Twitter is 10 Years Old, but is it Still Relevant?

Twitter is 10 Years Old, but is it Still Relevant?

Twitter is marking ten years since its creation, chirping/Tweeting its way on to the social networking scene.

22/03/2016 Saa 19:37:10
 Kenya Hit by Rare Heat Wave, Meteorologists

Kenya Hit by Rare Heat Wave, Meteorologists

An unprecedented heat wave has hit Kenya, with temperatures rising to over 40 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country.

22/03/2016 Saa 16:20:00
Chaos in Indonesian Capital as Taxi Drivers Demonstrate Against the Presence of Ride-hailing Apps ‘Uber and Grab’

Chaos in Indonesian Capital as Taxi Drivers Demonstrate Against the Presence of Ride-hailing Apps ‘Uber and Grab’

JAKARTA, Thousands of taxi drivers on Tuesday morning took to the main streets of Indonesian capital rallying in a massive demonstration against the presence of ride-hailing apps such as, Uber and Grab, causing traffic jam and chaos.

22/03/2016 Saa 13:16:12
'Still 140 characters': Twitter CEO Quashes Rumor of Longer Tweets

’Still 140 characters’: Twitter CEO Quashes Rumor of Longer Tweets

In an appearance on the Today show, Jack Dorsey put to bed rumors that the site might extend tweets to a 10,000 character limit

19/03/2016 Saa 12:11:49
Instagram is changing its feed to show photos out of order

Instagram is changing its feed to show photos out of order

Instagram is going to show users older photos they might have missed before new ones in a major change to its feed.

16/03/2016 Saa 17:44:50
All the Weather News directly from our Team of Meteorologists Around the Globe

All the Weather News directly from our Team of Meteorologists Around the Globe

According to the east African side of Rwanda, the weather updates in the area looks like 280c / 170c Kigali-Rwanda and we expect the weather conditions to be around that range through this week.

While in other areas around the world, weather is like;

14/03/2016 Saa 16:04:17
Mars Methane Mission Lifts Off

Mars Methane Mission Lifts Off

Europe and Russia have launched a joint mission to the Red Planet. The satellite, called the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), lifted off from Baikonur in Kazakhstan at 09:31 GMT.

14/03/2016 Saa 13:23:57
Plastic eating bacteria has been discovered, Scientists

Plastic eating bacteria has been discovered, Scientists

Japanese researchers have discovered a new plastic-eating bacteria, that is able to eat up plastic and could tackle the growing plastic waste problems in the world.

12/03/2016 Saa 11:38:58
Samsung mobile chief confident of Galaxy success

Samsung mobile chief confident of Galaxy success

Samsung Electronics’ mobile chief on Thursday showed confidence in sales of the company’s latest flagship smartphone Galaxy S7 and its Edge variant, saying the phones will exceed their predecessors.

10/03/2016 Saa 10:05:20
EAC Launches new Info Platform

EAC Launches new Info Platform

The East African Community (EAC) has launched a new platform for disseminating information that will ensure prompt information outreach to all citizens within the region and the rest of the world through smartphones.

9/03/2016 Saa 10:28:47
Congo: The Rumor of a Volcanic Eruption Creates Panic in Goma

Congo: The Rumor of a Volcanic Eruption Creates Panic in Goma

The rumor of an eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano has created panic Monday, March 7 in the town of Goma in North Kivu.

8/03/2016 Saa 13:56:09
Australia's Ugly Mammals Fail to Catch the Eye of Scientists, Study Shows

Australia’s Ugly Mammals Fail to Catch the Eye of Scientists, Study Shows

Pushed out of the limelight by cuddly koalas and kangaroos, Australia’s less glamorous native bats and rodents have failed to catch the eyes of scientific researchers, a new study shows.

7/03/2016 Saa 21:25:54
Some of the new WhatsApp features to try out

Some of the new WhatsApp features to try out

Instant messaging service WhatsApp, which earlier this year surpassed the one billion user mark, has bolted on more features for its users.

7/03/2016 Saa 12:57:29
The Bolivian Teenager Turning e-waste into Robots

The Bolivian Teenager Turning e-waste into Robots

Patacamaya, Bolivia, Seventeen-year-old Esteban Quispe is busy at his computer. Seated in the room his parents have turned into a workshop, Quispe is surrounded by different materials electrical wires, metal sheets, and bulbs of different sizes and colours - all of which he has collected from a local rubbish dump to make into robots.

4/03/2016 Saa 16:42:30
Leap Year: Why 29th February only Happens Every Four Years

Leap Year: Why 29th February only Happens Every Four Years

Google has celebrated the 29 February by giving the date that only comes around once every four years its own doodle.

29/02/2016 Saa 19:31:06
Asia's tuk-tuks Providing a Wheel Boost to Africa

Asia’s tuk-tuks Providing a Wheel Boost to Africa

Omnipresent on the chaotic streets of Mumbai, Jakarta and Bangkok, Asia’s three-wheeled "tuk-tuk" has now come to Africa and with a two-fold bonus: providing much-needed jobs and slashing accidents.

29/02/2016 Saa 16:06:36
Flying to Mars in Just 30 Minutes May be Possible Using Laser Propulsion System

Flying to Mars in Just 30 Minutes May be Possible Using Laser Propulsion System

Mars is likely the next extraterrestrial target for humans to visit in the coming decades, but such a journey would take around nine months to arrive using standard chemical rockets. Now, a NASA physicist has proposed a revolutionary laser propulsion system that would complete the trip in just 30 days.

27/02/2016 Saa 14:07:21
Electric Cars to Comprise 35% of New-vehicle Sales by 2040, Says Study

Electric Cars to Comprise 35% of New-vehicle Sales by 2040, Says Study

The future of electric vehicle (EV) could be brighter than governments and oil companies have anticipated.

26/02/2016 Saa 18:22:03
UN Panel Bans Lithium-ion Battery Shipments from Passenger Flights

UN Panel Bans Lithium-ion Battery Shipments from Passenger Flights

Passenger airplanes are mainly for transporting passengers, but they also take on cargo shipments regularly. Lithium-ion batteries likely won’t be among those shipments for the time being. A UN panel has recommended that airlines ban all lithium-ion shipments from commercial flights. Why? Because batteries catch fire sometimes.

25/02/2016 Saa 17:18:04
Bill Gates Calls For Terror Data Debate

Bill Gates Calls For Terror Data Debate

The row between Apple and the FBI over access to a dead murderer’s phone should start a debate about government requests for data, says Bill Gates.
The FBI wants Apple to unlock the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook who killed 14 people in December last year.

23/02/2016 Saa 19:18:09
Rwanda: 4G LTE Internet in Buses to be Improved, ICT Minister

Rwanda: 4G LTE Internet in Buses to be Improved, ICT Minister

With an aim of making the Rwanda environment a ‘dot com’ ground, the ministry of ICT decided to bring free internet in all Rwandan buses especially those belonging to the government so that the nationals can access fast internet freely and quickly. This is what they termed as ‘Smart Kigali initiative’

22/02/2016 Saa 14:43:38
Huawei Unveils MateBook Windows 10 Tablet

Huawei Unveils MateBook Windows 10 Tablet

Huawei has announced its first Windows 10 tablet, a day before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona begins.

22/02/2016 Saa 12:42:21
FG, Rwanda, Guinea Fine-tune Framework for Development of Science, Technology

FG, Rwanda, Guinea Fine-tune Framework for Development of Science, Technology

The federal government, Rwanda and Guinea have commenced a collaborative framework on the application of science, technology and innovation to diversify the economic base of countries in the continent.

21/02/2016 Saa 18:56:53
Ugandans Beat the Ban on Social Media, See How They Did It

Ugandans Beat the Ban on Social Media, See How They Did It

It was very simple to do and it was all Ugandans Vs UCC but at the end of the day, social media users got it right and they all finally used the internet after it was blocked by Uganda Communication Commission due to voting fever.

19/02/2016 Saa 16:30:13
Uganda Communications Commission Blocks Social Media for 'Security Reasons', Polls Delayed Over Late Voting Material Delivery

Uganda Communications Commission Blocks Social Media for ’Security Reasons’, Polls Delayed Over Late Voting Material Delivery

Uganda has shut down Internet services and mobile money transfer citing security reasons as voters cast their ballots in the ongoing general elections.

18/02/2016 Saa 12:28:28
Apple Rejects Court Order to Unlock Gunman's Phone

Apple Rejects Court Order to Unlock Gunman’s Phone

Apple will contest a court order to help FBI investigators access data on the phone belonging to San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook.

17/02/2016 Saa 13:25:29
DNA Rice Breakthrough Raises 'Green Revolution' Hopes, Scientists

DNA Rice Breakthrough Raises ’Green Revolution’ Hopes, Scientists

Rice-growing techniques learned through thousands of years of trial and error are about to be turbocharged with DNA technology in a breakthrough hailed by scientists as a potential second "green revolution".

15/02/2016 Saa 13:16:22
Earthquake Warning, New App to Identify Tremors Early, Research.

Earthquake Warning, New App to Identify Tremors Early, Research.

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have unveiled a free Android app that harnesses a smartphone’s ability to detect whether its movement is likely caused by an earthquake or by human activities.

13/02/2016 Saa 08:36:29
Supreme Court Calls Halt on Obama’s Climate Initiative:

Supreme Court Calls Halt on Obama’s Climate Initiative:

President Barack Obama’s plans to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide from US power plants have been stalled by the US Supreme Court. The court ruled that the president’s Clean Power Plan could not go forward until all legal challenges were heard.

10/02/2016 Saa 15:43:13
Google Boss Becomes Highest Paid in US.

Google Boss Becomes Highest Paid in US.

The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (£138m) in shares, a regulatory filing has revealed, It makes him the highest-paid chief executive in the US.

10/02/2016 Saa 12:00:47
Africa Internet Group Set to Become Continent’s First ‘Unicorn’

Africa Internet Group Set to Become Continent’s First ‘Unicorn’

Africa Internet Group is set to become the continent’s first “unicorn” after securing an investment valuing the eCommerce group at more than $1bn.

9/02/2016 Saa 13:34:11

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