We take a look at some of the big stories that never left tech headlines this week. The news this week in tech features our top stories like the top ladies leading in technology in Uganda, more details about the new driving license rates, the launch of the new Infinix HOT 10 Play and all you need to know about it.
The technology sector is a predominantly male one, however, there are women who have gone above and beyond to challenge the norms and hit milestones paving the way for future generations with their innovative ideas. These remarkable ladies leading in technology in Uganda have risen in the industry making impactful change while inspiring other ladies to do the same. We shine a light on these ladies that continue to leave their mark in the IT sector as they raise the bar in STEM-based careers in Uganda.
Some of the new guidelines as issued by Uganda Revenue Authority are:
Payment Registration Numbers for driving licenses are to be configured on the URA portal but now include non-tax revenue fees and production fees.
Those who had previously generated PRNs but had not yet paid are to generate new PRNs since the old ones have been cancelled. They will pay for the new ones that include non-tax revenue fees and production fees.
Those who had previously generated PRNs and paid but the permit processing was not yet completed will be required to generate new ones for only the production fees.
The Infinix HOT 10 Play that was released on 21st January 2021 has just been launched in Uganda takes on a brand new design different from the HOT 10 and HOT 10 Lite phones though it maintains the same specs. It features a more improved system powered by a better battery, a 6000 mAh battery that allows customers to enjoy use without charging for up to 5 days.
Intel Core i3 systems will be less expensive than Core i5 systems. Intel has moved towards a capability-driven marketing message with current-generation Core processors. Essentially, the Core i5 processors have more capabilities than Core i3 CPUs. Core i5 will be better for media creation, multitasking, and will be an improvement if you regularly complain about your PC being slow. Core i3 will be sufficient for people who want a PC that’s faster than an Atom-powered tablet or laptop, but don’t want to spend any more than they have to.
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