‘Africa’

Personal Touch Signature better securty for Mobile Devices

New system provides security by monitoring how user touches the screen Passwords, gestures and fingerprint scans are all helpful ways to keep a thief from unlocking and using a cell phone or tablet. Cybersecurity researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have gone a step further. They’ve developed a new security system that continuously monitors […]

Africa’s top ten largest mobile markets

From 2007 to 2012, Africa’s number of mobile connections more than doubled from 283 million to 735 million, according to global mobile communications industry body the GSMA. In the last ten years, Africa has also overtaken Europe and Latin America to become the world’s second biggest market for handsets after Asia, says the GSMA. And […]

Mobile Learning Growth Rate Highest in Africa

Africa has emerged the continent with the highest Mobile Learning growth rate in the world, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.9 percent,  according to a report dubbed “The 2012-2017 Africa Mobile Learning Market” published by Ambient Insight. The market analysis shows that revenues will grow more than five times to reach […]

People young and old enjoy getting news on mobile devices

A new study shows that all age groups are inclined to read or watch news on a smartphone or tablet. However, men and college-educated users tend to be the most engaged news consumers. read more