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Google updates its privacy policies, warns you that it is scanning your emails

April 16th, 2014

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Yesterday Google updated its privacy policies with a very elaborate expansion on how it is, among other things, analysing all your content including messages on its Gmail service. According to the new privacy policy this analysis of content is driven by a need to “provide you with personally relevant product features, such as customised search [...]

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Bird identification app Twigle to be released today (Update)

April 16th, 2014

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The bird identification application, Twigle, that was designed by local development company  Avelgood is set for official release today at 2pm (12 PM GMT) on the Windows Phone Store. Twigle performs automatic bird song identification, and records the singing of a bird, then identifies the bird in seconds. The functionality of Twigle is similar to [...]

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BOStv’s return as paid satellite TV service delayed but now in sight

April 16th, 2014

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Formerly free to air Channel BOStv has missed it’s target to return to screens on 1 April as a paid satellite TV station due to delays in the delivery of decoders according to the company’s director, Nyasha Muzavazi. Early in the year, BOStv went off air because it was operating outside it’s licensing parameters by [...]

Econet says it won’t back down on its demands to banks

April 15th, 2014

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Econet Wireless has pronounced a firm refusal to back down on it’s demand on banks to pay a tariff of 30 cents to gain access to its transaction messaging system. This is according to a report in The Herald that quotes Econet Chief Executive Douglas Mboweni reaffirming this stance. According to the article, Mboweni insists [...]

Latest Techzim Podcast: Telecel Go, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Muzinda Umuzi Hub

April 15th, 2014

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Welcome again to the latest Techzim Podcast. In this edition, the discussions were engaging as usual and to cap it all, we had a special guest, Tawanda Kembo, Muzinda-Umuzi’s Technical Director. We discussed the recently launched Telecel Go brand and reduced tariffs, our unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Heartbleed and Facebooks move to punish [...]

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TheBehaviourReport: eccentric and refreshingly great content

April 15th, 2014

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If you have never heard of the TheBehaviourReport, I wish I were you reading this right now. Because then, I’d learn of of it the first time, pause a bit, curiously, and I’d go on to experience their refreshingly eccentric writing and content. And I’d smile and immerse in it for a while. It’s not [...]

Facebook reported to be venturing into money transfer services

April 14th, 2014

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Facebook is reportedly planning to venture into financial services by providing a facility for its users in select countries to store money, transfer funds and make online payments. A report from The Financial Times explains how the social network is on the verge of securing regulatory clearance in Ireland to become an “e-money” institution that [...]

Hypercube to host programming workshop for skills development

April 14th, 2014

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Local technology and innovation hub Hypercube Hub will be hosting a training series entitled “Programming for Beginners” starting tomorrow at 5:30pm in Belgravia, Harare. The price has been set at $30 for all three sessions. The three part series will be conducted over three consecutive Tuesday nights (15th, 22nd and 29th of April 2014) with [...]

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