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FaceTime is Coming to Android and Windows to Compete with Zoom

FaceTime is Coming to Android and Windows to Compete with Zoom

Apple’s video and audio chat app, FaceTime, adds the ability to schedule calls with multiple attendees and making the software compatible with Android and Windows devices. Unlike Zoom, Microsoft Corp’s Teams and other video conferencing services, FaceTime was limited to Apple devices. The move comes as video conferencing services have seen a meteoric rise, with...

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Mobile Operator, Vodafone consortium Awarded to trade in Ethiopia

Mobile Operator, Vodafone consortium Awarded to trade in Ethiopia

Vodacom’s parent company, Vodafone wins big in Ethiopia Ethiopia awarded a new telecommunication license to a consortium including the UK’s Vodafone Group Plc, paving the way for a long-awaited opening of the sector to outside investors. The government also called off the sale of a second new permit, but will invite fresh bids from international...

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Twitter Verifications Applications is now Open Under New Guidelines – Get Verified

Twitter Verifications Applications is now Open Under New Guidelines – Get Verified

Do you want your Twitter account to be verified? The social media giant Twitter has announced it will begin rolling out its new verification application system, which allows public figures and other accounts of high public interest to distinguish themselves with a check-mark that indicates they are who they say they are. Who’s eligible? To qualify for...

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WhatsApp Urge Users to Agree with the Terms or Walkaway

WhatsApp Urge Users to Agree with the Terms or Walkaway

Whatsapp will gradually turn off calls and messages for users who do not agree to its new privacy policy, a company spokesperson has confirmed to Insider. If users do not agree to the new policy, after several weeks they will begin to lose access to their chat lists, WhatsApp said. Users will only be able to call...

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South African Regulator Battle with WhatsApp over Privacy Policy

South African Regulator Battle with WhatsApp over Privacy Policy

The South African Information Regulator is consulting with legal council to get WhatsApp’s parent company Facebook to revise the privacy policy in South Africa to the standard used in the European Union (EU). This comes after the chat messaging app informed users that they would need to consent to new privacy policy terms, which will...

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MTN Posted 18% Increase in First-quarter Revenue

MTN Posted 18% Increase in First-quarter Revenue

South African mobile operator MTN’s revenue and subscriber base is increasing. According to Reuters, the Mobile operator MTN Group on Wednesday posted a near 18% jump in first-quarter revenue, led by a double-digit growth in commercial operations across South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana. “The company’s revenue from fintech operations, which account for 10% of total revenue,...

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The Real Reason LG Closed its Mobile Business Unit

The Real Reason LG Closed its Mobile Business Unit

The South Korean tech giant announced on April 5 that it’s exiting the “highly competitive” smartphone business by closing its mobile unit, signaling the end of an era for a company that was once a top-tier handset maker. The decision underscores how difficult it is to compete with industry giants like Samsung and Apple, particularly in the...

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Facebook to start Running ads on Instagram Reels

Facebook to start Running ads on Instagram Reels

Facebook on Thursday said it will begin testing ads on its TikTok clone Instagram Reels in India, Brazil, Germany and Australia, as the social media giant aims to make money from its short-form video feature. The company is seeking to capitalize on its popularity in India, a fast-growing social media market, while rival TikTok has...

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