Seshan Pattamadai Krishnamurti

13 Added | 2 Magazines | 8 Followers | @pattamadai | Over 26 years in the ICT industry across a few countries. Varied interests including technology, socio-economic development, music, culture, history sports. Committed to making a difference in a positive way.

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Keeping an eye on software-defined networking: what will it break, and how will it perform?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The adoption of Software Defined Networking (SDN) may not have progressed as rapidly as some may have …

Kenya urged to adopt Open Access for LTE | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

August 29, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories<p>Kenya is gearing up for the deployment of 4G or Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks throughout the …

5 Innovative African Companies You Should Know

For the past few weeks, FORBES has been celebrating the World’s Most Innovative Companies. There are no African companies featured on the list.<p>But here are five African companies who share a few things in common with the most innovative outfits: They have immense ability to create new businesses …

Smart finally beats dumb, but while smartphones rise Apple’s share falls

In the circles most of us hang out, it might seem incredible that featurephones – aka dumb phones – were still outselling smartphones until recently, but that was indeed the case right up to the first quarter of this year. The latest Gartner figures show that smartphones finally broke ahead in Q2, …

Create your own electricity, save money

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) have joined forces to allow residents in the area to …

Why the world’s governments are interested in creating hubs for open data

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Amid the tech giants and eager startups that have camped out in East London’s trendy Shoreditch neighborhood, the Open Data …

US government announces first national app privacy code of conduct

Mobile apps and consumers' expectations of privacy are not always in sync. But now the government is on the case. The US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), part of the Commerce Department, has finished working on the first version of a voluntary national "privacy …

Nigeria’s politicians still haven’t got around to outlawing online crime

Omobola Johnson, Nigeria’s minister of communications, told a gathering of the country’s tech-industry leaders yesterday that a long-awaited cyber-security bill “will be ready by the end of the year.” This is good news for Nigerians. Despite an increase in online crime, law-enforcement agencies …

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How Mobile Technology is Transforming Africa

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Rudy de Waele, CEO of Nyota Media. You can follow him as @mtrends on Twitter.</i><p>I started investigating mobile in Africa early 2010, which resulted in the Mobile Trends 2020 Africa document that I curated together with Ken Banks and Erik Hersman, and presented at …