#PKTechWeekly: Open Innovation, TweetDeck Subscription, Google Vs Symantec, Personal Branding

The future of innovation is about access not ownership Most organisations need to wake up to the idea that innovation is about access and collaboration, not ownership. There is a clear business case for recycling the abundance of technologies and outcomes of user and market experiments from adjacent industries. In the hyped start-up scene, everybody…

Project Link Launched, So No More Digging for BlueRedYellowGreen Cable Laying?

#KoikoiUg…. Google project launched last week in Kampala with a promise of improving our internet speed and experience. According to this statement on their site, they have built the first metro fiber network in this, our city Kampala, that was limited to pre-broadband speeds. They continue to say; In Uganda, we also offer wholesale last-mile Wi-Fi…

Google is being bombarded on all fronts

Google my best search engine is at war on all fonts of its business. Earlier in October the company disappointed shareholders with underwhelming quarterly results. The amount of money it makes each time somebody clicks on an ad has steadily fallen for the past three years. Then a concern rose about the disintermediation of search by…

Big Data Facts and Sources

I know you have heard this ‘Big Data’ gospel that is taking over the world already, but do you know these facts about it? That; Every 2 days since 2003 we create so much information more than we did from the beginning of time [Source], Every minute we send 204 million emails, generate 1,8 million…

Nest Says No Google Ad On Thermostats

Earlier today I wrote about Google Ads on all it gadgets including Next’s thermostats, now news reports say ex-Apple executive and Nest co-founder Tony Fadell say there will not be Ads on his creation. Tony said that the company’s Nest Learning Thermostats will not be an outlet for such promotions. This assertion comes after Nest was approved…