Zoom CEO addresses ‘Zoombombing:’ We had some missteps

CNN got Zoom founder and CEO, Eric Yuan, onto their show to address ‘Zoombombing’ and other “missteps” the company has taken. Zoom founder and CEO Eric Yuan responds to concerns about the privacy and security of its video conferencing app after federal officials are now warning of “Zoombombing.” #CNN #News CNN You:Tube Channel Zoom has … Read more Zoom CEO addresses ‘Zoombombing:’ We had some missteps

Chinese telecoms firm ZTE fined $1.2bn for breaching US sanctions

The Chinese telecoms company ZTE has been fined $1.2 billion by US authorities for bringing American-made products into Iran and North Korea. The company’s shares jumped in trading in Hong Kong as investors expressed relief that the matter had been closed. Also today, a Wall Street firm has erected a statue to mark International Women’s … Read more Chinese telecoms firm ZTE fined $1.2bn for breaching US sanctions

Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The world’s largest mobile conference opens in Barcelona Monday, with both new tech and retro throwbacks on offer. A budget proposal from the Trump administration is expected on his US federal department desks Monday, and British insurer Aviva … Read more Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

TomTom Launches New Products in Indonesia

TomTom is poised to launch two new products in Indonesia – the Via and GO 2050 personal navigation devices. The new devices include commercial and buildings searches as well as hands-free calling. The Amsterdam-based company operates in 35 countries. Its 3,500 employees are in addition to licensing and distribution agreements. Chris Kearney, VP Asia Pacific … Read more TomTom Launches New Products in Indonesia

Nigeria Awards ID Card Contract to Swedish Biometrics Company

The Nigerian government has awarded a contract for the manufacture, management and distribution of biometric identity cards Interswitch, the in-country partner of Swedish biometrics company Precise Biometrics. Similar to a program of ID cards rolled out in Afghanistan, the cards will be linked to a fingerprint stored on the card to reduce fraudulent usage. The … Read more Nigeria Awards ID Card Contract to Swedish Biometrics Company

Nation Building in South Sudan: Interview with Joe Rosetti and Ed Huffine of SolutionPoint International

South Sudan is the globe’s newest nation and with so much infrastructure to build in such a short space of time, foreign contractors are on hand to offer expertise and advice to the new government. The Global Herald spoke to security specialists SolutionPoint International to find out about their newest office in the world’s youngest … Read more Nation Building in South Sudan: Interview with Joe Rosetti and Ed Huffine of SolutionPoint International

Kenya: Seacom Enhancing Internet Penetration in Africa

Access to information technology goes hand in hand with sustainable development. For every 10 percent increase in high-speed internet access, 13 percent of economic growth is realized in developed countries, according to the Head of Sales – East Africa, Seacom Limited, Mr Julius Opio. Notwithstanding that Internet penetration has grown by 1,980 percent from 2000 … Read more Kenya: Seacom Enhancing Internet Penetration in Africa

Tigo DRC Agrees on Mobile Equipment Sharing with Helios Towers DRC

Tigo DRC, a subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular S.A., has announced the sale of 729 mobile phone towers to Helios Towers DRC, a direct subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa. The masts will be sold for $45 million in addition to a minority stake in Helios Towers DRC. Furthermore, under a long-term leasing agreement, Helios Towers … Read more Tigo DRC Agrees on Mobile Equipment Sharing with Helios Towers DRC

Hitachi Consulting Bags $3.8 Million Contract with US Government

Hitachi Consulting has bagged a $3.8 million contract with the US government to develop a case management system for social services operating on or near native American reservations. The multi-year contract is between Hitachi Consulting and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). To improve delivery of the Human Services Program, … Read more Hitachi Consulting Bags $3.8 Million Contract with US Government