2Africa Subsea Cable Debuts to Boost Internet Connectivity in Africa

China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, STC, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, and WIOCC, have partnered to build 2Africa, another submarine cable that is expected to become the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent and Middle East region. The parties have appointed Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to build the cable in a fully …

Companies pull the plug on facial recognition, but major issues linger

In response to protest calling for police reform around the country, some of the biggest names in tech are taking a closer look at their facial recognition technologies. In recent weeks, protests calling for police and criminal justice reform continue to sweep the Untied States. These demonstrations have also spurred conversations surrounding flawed, racially-biased technologies …

COVID-19 may delay or accelerate enterprise 5G adoption

In March 2020 everything that could be moved online already has, from elementary schools to college classes, from entire company workforces to shareholder meetings. Whole cities have emptied under the coronavirus threat as businesses tell employees to work from home,  students are sent indoors to learn online and every type of entertainment— from restaurants and …

Report shows enterprise cybercrime internet attacks surge

The cybercrime attacks of large enterprises has grown in recent months driven by the new work conditions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The threat has increased in many areas including servers that are directly accessible from the internet, domain names, websites, web forms, certificates, third-party applications and components or mobile apps. While some of those …

Opera Mini 50 launches with major update and fully revamped design of Opera Mini

Opera has launched Opera Mini 50, a small, fast and powerful browser that comes with unique features such as data compression technology, a download manager with offline file-sharing capabilities, and a built-in ad-blocker. Over 15 years, Opera Mini has provided people with a better browsing experience. Now, with version 50, Opera has fully revamped its …