The best stories this week in tech that made headlines.

A brief look into the top stories this week in tech that made headlines like SafeBoda’s new terms of use that caused outrage all over the internet and the emerging winning innovators under NIISP Phase III that were awarded by the Ministry of ICT. All this and much more in the stories this week in tech.

SafeBoda new terms and conditions will make you quit using the app for good.

The e-hailing app made news all over social media when it sent notifications to its users to accept the new rems of use before they keep using the app. As many went through the sections under the new terms of use, they discovered how these new terms had changed and become unfavorable for a user and service provider.

Here is a list of the 45 winning innovators under NIISP.

The Ministry of ICT and Guidance held an award ceremony on Wednesday where it awarded the 45 winners under NIISP (National Initiatives ICT Support Program) Phase III with a UGX7.39 billion reward. The list of the start-ups that emerged victorious was released soon after.

Google shuts down internet project in Uganda as it fails to reach goal.

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The Google Project Loon is shutting down as announced by the Loon company CEO Alastair Westgarth who explained that there was no way to create costs low enough to have a long term project. The aim of this project was to increase internet access to areas that are inaccessible. The project will be shutting down in a few other countries in Africa too.

EXCLUSIVE: SafeBoda to review the new terms of use-Ricky Thompson speaks out.

Speaking on the Fat Boy show on RX Radio on Friday morning, SafeBoda founder Ricky Thompson addressed the backlash that the company received that week due to the changes made in its terms of use. He explained that customers should not panic as the new terms of use don’t mean the company is diverting from the priority of putting customers’ needs first. He concluded by saying that there would be a review of the new terms of use.

Tubayo travel is truly the captivating force in Uganda’s tourism industry.

Check out our great interview with Tubayo, an online travel market place where people can discover and make bookings for great experiences around the world.

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More stories this week in tech.

NITA-U confirms that SafeBoda privacy policy does not put user data at risk.

Electric boda bodas in Uganda slowly dominate the local market.

Epic Netflix shows that will keep you hooked for the weekend.

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