The Copperbelt University in collaboration with Astria Learning has launched its ecampus online mode of study in various post graduate programmes. Speaking during the event, Kitwe District Commissioner Mr. Binwell Mpundu said this facility is a deliberate move to provide education to all Zambians especially those in full time employment.  “Online Open and Distance Learning […]


The copperbelt University has entered into a partnership with Righlux services Zambia to establish the Computer Assembly Plant. CBU is a repository of innovative ideas resulting from innovation, research and ICT Consultancy activities. The university wishes to utilise this capacity to build a national ICT Cadre that will resolve societal challenges including computer hardware and  […]

On-demand workspace platform Breather taps new CEO

Breather’s new CEO Bryan Murphy / Breather Press Kit Breather, the platform that provides on-demand private workspace, announced today that it has appointed Bryan Murphy as its new CEO. Before joining Breather, Murphy was the founder and President of direct-to-consumer mattress startup, Tomorrow Sleep. Prior to Tomorrow Sleep, Murphy held posts as an advisor to investment […]

Alation announces $50M Series C investment as data catalog biz takes off

Alation, a startup that helps crawl a company’s databases in order to build a data search catalogue, announced a $50 million Series C investment today. The round was led by Sapphire Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. Existing investors Costanoa Ventures, DCVC (Data Collective), Harmony Partners and Icon Ventures also participated. Today’s investment brings the total raised to […]

German HR and recruiting platform Personio raises $40M Series B led by Index

Personio, the German HR and recruiting platform, has raised $40 million in a Series B funding. Leading the round is London-based Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Northzone and Rocket Internet’s Global Founders. Founded in 2015, Munich-based Personio has set out to build a “HR operating system” for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) ranging […]

Best smartwatch 2019: The top smartwatches available in India

Smartwatches have turned out to be the ultimate smartphone companion when it comes to boosting productivity or simply avoiding the hassle of slipping the phone in and out of your pocket. Especially, when it comes to continuous pairing and sharing essential features, while doing what a watch and a fitness band can do. Most of […]

Facebook releases open source tool to make uploading photos less of a data hog

Facebook has released a new open source tool that makes uploading high-res photos on mobile devices gobble less data allowance.  Spectrum is an image processing library for Android and iOS that Facebook uses to make image uploads in its own apps faster and smoother. The company has now made it available on Github for any […]