(CNN) — From the continuing rise of tablet devices to the daily-deals craze and the return of the Internet IPO, 2011 has been a transformative year for technology. The pace of change has become blisteringly fast, with traditional industries — bookstores, video-rental chains, newspapers — crumbling more quickly than we could have imagined. read more
Though it’s incredibly valuable to be an early adopter of 2012′s tech trends, it won’t hurt your company to be right on time with everyone else who is just discovering them now. It’s not too late to set up a presence on Pinterest and Instagram, and mobile apps aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. read more
Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple with Steve Jobs, is now chief scientist for Fusion-io. He notes that these predictions on the outlook for next year stem from a series of conversations he had recently with Brett Shockley, senior VP and general manager of applications and emerging technologies atAvaya. read more
In a move aimed at boosting Kenya’s Internet and telecom sector, the country announced on Tuesday that it was to land a fifth underwater fiber optic cable that will have larger capacity than the current four other cables altogether. Read More
Continuing with the country’s efforts to push rural telecommunications, Nigeria’s Vice-President Namadi Sambo announced that the government is looking to continue its pledge to the people that it will create mobility and increased penetration is the broadband Internet sector. Read More
Conferences come and go in Africa today. Hot topics that break through into the world’s conscious thanks to mainstream media dominate them including Infrastructure, Technology, Manufacturing, Mining.
L’Oréal has applied for the top level domain (TLD) .beauty to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann), the global authority dealing with domain names on the Internet. TLDs are what we see on the right side of the dot in domain names — for example, .com and .net. Read More
The Internet Society (ISOC) and the Infocomm Technology Association of the Philippines (ITAP) has organized a conference to discuss the potential changes to the Internet Read More