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Airtel unveils 3G internet countrywide

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda has started the New Year with the launch of 3G internet to all its sites across the country. Speaking at a press conference in Kampala on Jan.24, the company’s Managing Director V.G Somasekhar, said that the upgrade in technology to 100% mobile broadband …

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YahClick to offer e-services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | YahClick, an internet service provider, which has been in Uganda since 2012, plans to strengthen its business by going further than providing satellite broadband but to also provide solutions in e-healthcare, e-education and e-government services. In a recent notice, Farhad Khan, the group’s chief commercial …

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Twitter says Russia-linked accounts more widespread

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Twitter on Friday said the number of Russia-linked accounts firing off tweets evidently aimed at the US election in 2016 was more widespread than initially determined. The social media company found, and shuttered, an additional 1,062 accounts associated with the Internet Research Agency, …

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Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies

Shanghai, China | AFP | Internet titans Google and Tencent on Friday signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement. The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint …

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

Washington, United States | AFP | Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard Wednesday. Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and others have stepped up their use of bots and other …

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YouTube toughens rules regarding which videos get ads

San Francisco, United States | AFP | YouTube on Tuesday announced ramped-up rules regarding when it will run ads with videos as it scrambled to quell concerns by brands about being paired with troublesome content. “There’s no denying 2017 was a difficult year, with several issues affecting our community and our …

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Facebook joins Europol talks to fight Islamist propaganda

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | Facebook took part this week in key talks with European police agencies on how to stop and eliminate violent and terror-related Islamic jihadist posts, in an evolving battle against such propaganda. Representatives from the giant social network travelled to The Hague for Thursday’s unprecedented …

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