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This past week in Tech news


This Past week in Tech

Once again we hope you had a great week ending 28th November, 2014. Here’s a roundup of news from this past week in Tech

We start with what may prove to eventually be bad news for Google in Europe. The European parliament wants the search giant to break up in its new antitrust probe. Read more on that story here

We also reported that the UK government is set to employ IP matching in its fight against terror. The bill is being prepared by the Home office in response to recent domestic terrorism threats to the UK Homeland.  Read more here

From  the African continent, we have a series of news for you but let’s start with the news of Nigeria and South African now controlling over 60% of the total data centre space in Africa. The reported cited a growth in data centre activities on the continent. There are over 50 countries in Africa with a combined population of about 1 billion. Other nations need to do more in this regard. You can read more on that story here


We reported the turmoil in the Kenyan telecom industry with Viettel withdrawing their bid in protest. Read more here

Deloitte has put together a list of the 5 fastest growing African Tech companies and you can see them here

Did we say Russia is planning its own Wikipedia? Yes we did! Russia feels setting up its own online encyclopedia would afford people the knowledge they require especially regarding Russia. Read more here

To wrap it all up, we posted a story on the juicy salaries of interns in silicon Valley but just before you go questioning, we are told an average intern works long hours not just on wall street but also in Silicon valley.

Lest we forget, BlackBerry wants to pay you for your iPhone; Read more here


So please visit for many and more stories. Thanks again for visiting our site and we hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend.



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