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Huawei’s Google Mobile Services replacement is finally nearing wider launch

Huawei’s Google Mobile Services replacement is finally nearing wider launch

Applications, Security
Huawei is still reeling under the infamous US trade ban and that’s the reason the company has been working hard to create Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) as an alternative to Google Mobile Services (GMS). Now, the new mobile suite will reportedly get its global debut at Huawei and Honor’s Barcelona launch event on February 24. Multiple Chinese publications are reporting that Huawei will unveil the European edition of the Honor View 30 series at its upcoming event. The Honor View 30 and View 30 Pro were previously launched in China back in November. The outlets add that the European variants of these phones will be the first to carry HMS out-of-the-box. Related: Huawei in 2020: So many questions The development of HMS has been underway for quite some time now. It was released in China
How To Buy From OK’s Online Store

How To Buy From OK’s Online Store

Applications, Start Ups
OK Zimbabwe launched their eCommerce store and whilst its not in a perfect state right now, they launched a guide on how to effectively make purchases on their online store: Sign up for an account or log into your account Search for the product you want When you find the product state the quantities that you want Once you are happy, add the product to your shopping cart by clicking on the add to cart button Do actions 1 to 3; for all the products you want For your convenience, at the top right corner, you can see the total value of your shopping basket Once you are done shopping, click on the shopping cart to the top right corner. You will see a summary of your shopping basket and the total cost. At this point, you can still make adjustments to your order, or even return to do mor...
Microsoft Combines Word, Excel & Powerpoint In One Mobile App

Microsoft Combines Word, Excel & Powerpoint In One Mobile App

Applications
Microsoft is known for its Office suite of apps, but they’ve decided to shake up their approach to the applications on mobile devices. The tech giant has released one app to rule them all; Microsoft Office which combines Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Instead of having 3 separate apps that take up 279MB (at least on my phone), Microsoft has rolled all 3 + Media and Notes functionality into a single 130MB app. You can also use the app for other features which include scanning text from images, scanning images using your camera, transferring files to your computer and nearby devices, quickly jotting down notes and signing PDFs. Having one app is containing all of this functionality will no doubt be beneficial to productivity junkies but maybe the choice of downloading only what you nee
Marange diamonds mining lacked accountability

Marange diamonds mining lacked accountability

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Diamonds production figures and revenues reportedly earned from gems exploited in Marange – Manicaland, might have been grossly exaggerated as it emerged there was no accountability and transparency in the handling of the precious mineral while record keeping was shambolic, Business Weekly can reveal. During the height of alluvial rough diamond mining in Marange, authorities in the old dispensation are on record that Zimbabwe was producing over 25 percent of the world diamond production, while former and late President Mugabe revealed the country could have lost over US$15 billion through some shade deals. However, despite reports that Zimbabwe could have produced such quantum of diamonds in this close to US$100 billion industry, it still has nothing to show as it is dogged by acute

CFI to capitalise Crest Poultry Group

Applications
CFI Holdings Limited, has revealed its intentions to fully capitalise its subsidiary – Crest Poultry Group (CPG) – after it was placed under judicial management in 2016. In its full year results ending 30 September 2019, CFI noted that it had managed to raise $42,5 million to fund the payment of Crest Poultry Group’s creditors adding there was enough working capital required to re-launch the businesses.The business is now under its control. CFI early last year indicated that it had begun formalities to make way for CPG’s exit from Grant Thornton’s judicial management. CPG and Agrifoods were placed under the care of a judicial manager in August 2016 after failing to viably fund some of its operations. At the time, CPG creditors resolved to put the company under judicial managemen
Applications and software for online casino 2020

Applications and software for online casino 2020

Applications
The world of online casino platforms and applications is one of the most fiercely competitive sectors. Developers are looking for an edge to attempt to gain maximum market share which has led to many innovations in the space. In this article, I will talk about what the different gaming software providers are up to and what to expect throughout 2020. 1. Microgaming Microgaming is one of the oldest and most trusted casino software developers in the business and are used by many of the top online casinos such as Unibet along with 32Red. One of the biggest reasons for their success has been their impressive slots library of games they have created. They include the record-breaking slots game Mega Moolah which holds the record for the highest jackpot payouts. In recent year
Finding A Creche, Nursery, Preschool For Your Child Won’t Be A Problem After Reading This Post

Finding A Creche, Nursery, Preschool For Your Child Won’t Be A Problem After Reading This Post

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It’s that time of the year again when we parents start asking about from our friends and family on Facebook and in WhatsApp groups of what the best creche is in order to send your child. You may have an older child that already passed through those trying years, and can barely remember where the child attended. You might not believe it, but if you become serious about your child’s education when they get to university, I’m sorry to tell you that you’ve left it too little too late. The search for a good foundation education for your child should start probably when they’re conceived. Yes, you read me right. When you find out that you’re pregnant, besides looking for “preparation” and other maternity-related stuff, you should also start thinking about what
Twitter Testing A New Method To Limit Replies To Your Tweets

Twitter Testing A New Method To Limit Replies To Your Tweets

Applications, Breaking News, News, Social Media
CES is raging on and with huge tech companies like Apple and Twitter attending talks at the show – we’re bound to get insights on our favourite products/services from these companies. An Apple exec recently spoke about the merits of encryption and earlier on today Twitter executives spoke about a feature coming to the social media platform in Q1 of 2020. Twitter users will be getting 4 new options to customise the way their tweets are replied: Anyone can reply; only those who a user follows can reply; only those tagged can reply; a tweet cannot be replied at all. Twitter’s VP of Product, Kayvon Beykpour said the change was motivated by giving users more control: The primary motivation is control. We want to build on the theme of authors getting
Vaya Adds Intercity & Cross Border Bookings To List Of Services

Vaya Adds Intercity & Cross Border Bookings To List Of Services

Applications, Jobs, News, Start Ups
Vaya will be adding Cross Border and Intercity options to its Vaya application in time for the festive season. We are excited to add these services to our existing suite of ‘On Demand Services’ and look forward to bringing safety, convenience and peace of mind to travellers in the region and beyond Dorothy Zimuto – Vaya CEO If you open the Vaya application at the time of publishing the Cross border option is available but I couldn’t find the intercity service. Some of the advantages of Vaya Cross Border include the fact that the service will come with travel insurance for all passengers and all those coming into Zimbabwe using Vaya Crossborder will get 30km free travel on Vaya upon arrival into the country. At the present moment I’m not sure if the service is wo
Alphabet’s Internet Balloon Service Signs Airspace Deal With Uganda

Alphabet’s Internet Balloon Service Signs Airspace Deal With Uganda

Applications, Entertainment, Jobs, Media, Security, What's Hot
Alphabet the parent company of Google has an interesting unit called Loon. Loon has been working on providing mobile internet to remote areas for a while now – with trials in Kenya taking place earlier this year. Loon’s high-altitude solar-powered balloons might make their way to Uganda which has necessitated a key access airspace agreement which is important for the Loon project in Kenya. Ugandan overflight rights are integral to the Kenyan project because the balloons deployed in Kenya “may get above the Ugandan stratosphere as they provide service across Kenya” according to Scott Coriell Loon’s head of Global Communications. The balloons deployed from the US are designed to fly at around 20KM above sea level which should ensure there’s no interference