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When your tyre bursts

Save driving tips in highway emergency | MOTORING GURU | Imagine you are driving at 140km/hr or over and your vehicle tyre bursts; what is the right way to react? A wrong move could lead to major problems; including loss of vehicle and lives.  Therefore, all drivers need to be …

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Samasource opens Kampala centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | USA firm Samasource has opened its Kampala centre which will see the technology firm train young people to become artificial intelligence data analysts. The centre located off Kanjokya Street in Kamwokya was opened. The company, which has had an outlet in Gulu since 2012, says …

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Twitter acknowledges outages affecting some users

Washington, United States | AFP | Twitter said Thursday some users could not access the messaging service amid reports of an outage in some parts of the world. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a spokesperson said in an email. “We’ll keep you updated on what’s happening.” The monitoring website Down …

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Twitter back on

Twitter acknowledges outages affecting some users Washington, United States | AFP |  Twitter said Thursday some users could not access the messaging service amid reports of an outage in some parts of the world. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a spokesperson said in an email. …

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Instagram rolls out new features to counter bullying with AI

  Washington, United States | AFP | Instagram will introduce new features aimed at curbing online bullying, the Facebook-owned platform announced Monday, as social media giants face increased scrutiny over the harassment faced by many users. There have been growing calls around the world for greater oversight of platforms like Facebook …

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Toyota to axe LandCruiser V8

Next generation LandCruiser 300 Series expected to have V6 diesel and V6 petrol power – and eventually a hybrid – but no V8. | THE INDEPENDENT | The iconic Toyota LandCruiser V8 is nearing the end of the road, with well-placed sources claiming the next generation 300 Series will have …

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TECHNOLOGY: How dark is dark web?

  TECH ANALYSIS  | THE INDEPENDENT | Silk Road. Cryptocurrencies. Drug markets. Stolen databases and disturbing content. These are just a few keywords associated with the dark web, and not many people dare to dig deeper to understand the true and ambiguous nature of the underbelly of the Internet. The …

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