24 C
Kampala
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Business

Home Business

VCs Are Hungry for Fast-Casual ‘Food Platforms’

After raising $200 million in a Series H funding round last November, the culty salad chain Sweetgreen became the first-ever restaurant unicorn. Cold-pressed upstart...

Amazon Alexa and the Search for the One Perfect Answer

If you had visited the Cambridge University Library in the late 1990s, you might have observed a skinny young man, his face illuminated by...

URA solicits public support in fight against smuggling

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has urged the public to support the tax body in the fight against smuggling to curb illegal goods, create...

Soroti fruit factory fails to take off, farmers counting losses

KAYONGA PAUL Orchard farmers in Soroti district are counting losses following the failure of the fruit factory to start operation.The first fruit factory in...

This Company Takes the Grunt Work Out of Using the Cloud

Like most 12-year-old boys, Mitchell Hashimoto played a lot of videogames. But he never liked the repetitive parts of games like Neopets, where players...

Business Competitiveness: Kenya’s ranking improves

Kenya’s improvement in the quality of business and investment environment continues to be recognised in various forums.While the country’s unprecedented rise in the ranking...

The Pentagon Needs to Woo AI Experts Away From Big Tech

This week, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on artificial intelligence and the Pentagon declassified part of its AI strategy. Neither was...

The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

To put our toxic relationship with Big Tech into perspective, critics have compared social media to a lot of bad things. Tobacco. Crystal meth....

Plascon in major drive to eradicate malaria in Uganda

Leading paint maker Kansai Plascon has launched its largest humanitarian project dubbed “Hold my hand to 5”, which is aimed at fighting the prevalence...

Opinion: To invest or not to invest in Kiira Motors

ROBERT NOAH WAKABIThere are two sections of opinion on whether we as Ugandans should use tax payer’s money to invest in Kiira Motors Corporation...

With HQ2, New York and Amazon Played a Zero Sum Game—And Everyone Lost

The brief, contentious engagement of Amazon and New York City ended abruptly this week, with Amazon deciding that its choice of New York as...

Report: Facebook, FTC Discuss Multibillion Dollar Fine

A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a “multibillion dollar” fine for the social network’s privacy lapses.The Washington Post said...

Personal Data Collection: The Complete Wired Guide

On the internet, the personal data users give away for free is transformed into a precious commodity. The puppy photos people upload train machines...

Taxify rewards consumers amid reports of closing business in Uganda

Over twenty of Taxify customers were treated to a dinner with their preferred loved ones yesterday on Valentine’s day at Silver Springs in Bugolobi.The...

End of an era as Airbus to cease delivery of the A380 by 2021

By Arnold AgabaThe author Arnold AgabaAirbus has announced that it will cease delivery of the A380 (superjumbo) in 2021. The A380 is the largest...

Using technology to modernise agriculture

Efforts to modernise agriculture continue with different players coming on board to with technological solutions.As way on modernising agriculture, sector players have embarked on...

MTN appoints Gordian Kyomukama as Acting CEO

Gordian Kyomukama has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer of MTN to replace Wim Vanhelleputte who was served with a deportation order yesterday.According to a...

MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte deported

The Ugandan government has deported the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) for telecommunication giants MTN Uganda, Wim Vanhelleputte, the Nile Post has learnt.According to documents from...

Amazon Won’t Build Its HQ2 in New York City

It looks like Amazon’s year-long search for a so-called second headquarters was all for naught. After selecting New York City as one of two...

India Is Cracking Down on Ecommerce and Free Speech

When it comes to cracking down on tech giants, India is on a roll. The country was the first to reject Facebook’s contentious plan...

Connect with us

223FansLike
0FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts