Kenya on Friday released volumes of government data as it launched ...
Jul 8th, 2011
(AFP/File) - Kenya on Friday released volumes of government data as it launched a web portal allowing free information access, a system billed as the first of its kind in sub-Sahara Africa.(AFP/File/Tony Karumba) -
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Only four months after a raging fire engulfed the arrivals terminal at Kenya's main airport, Kenya's president on Tuesday broke ground on new construction that officials hope will cement the country as East Africa's transportation leader. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
IBM and Adobe have independently revealed that iOS†has won the battle with Android when it comes to Black Friday online shopping from mobile devices in the U.S., despite Google's increased mobile OS market share in the region, Business Insider reports. IBM has tracked millions of transactions from about 800 U.S. retail websites, finding that iOS us... [Full Article]
The government of Ukraine does not rule out discussing snap elections with the opposition, a high-ranking official said ahead of a meeting of top European diplomats in Kiev Thursday. "We have to hold negotiations," said First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Arbuzov when asked by Ukrainian Channel 5 late Wednesday if he considers snap parliam... [Full Article]
A popular flashlight Android app with an installed base of between 50 million and 100 million users has also been collecting personal data including location and device ID and sharing it with advertisers even for users who had opted out, the Federal Trade Commission found. GoldenShores Technologies, LLC, the developer behind the 'Brightest Flashlig... [Full Article]
The European Space Agency on Friday launched three satellites it hopes will help understand why the magnetic field that makes human life possible on Earth appears to be weakening. The satellites, comprising ESA's Swarm project, were launched from Russia's Plesetsk Cosmodrome on a Rockot vehicle at 7.02 a.m. EST and were placed in near-pol... [Full Article]