BRCK has launched a rugged, self-powered mobile WiFi device which connects people and things to the internet in areas of the world with poor infrastructure, all managed via a cloud-based interface. SupaBRCK, a connected rugged microserver is powered by a dual core Intel 64-BIT processor with a up to 5TB...
Rwandan incubation hub kLab has signed an MoU with French financial services firm; Finance Innovation to develop a Fintech cluster that will build links between the two countries, and increase fintech skills in Rwanda, Disrupt Africa reports. The deal aims to implement joint projects that will build on the ecosystems...
Goodyear wants to harness fundamental principle of physics that when you use energy, some of it is lost.
LG Electronics over the weekend announced its first Smart Bulb — a pair of lightbulbs. The smart bulbs will connect to Android and iOS devices. LG says the low-wattage bulbs will run for more than 10 years, if it is used for only five hours a day. "LG Smart Lighting" will work...
South African Ndoni Khanyile will be on over 270M TV screens in more than 140 countries this November, when she makes her debut on Al Jazeera English as the presenter of Innovate Africa. The six-part series travels across Africa to meet the entrepreneurs and innovators who are using technology to change...
Microsoft is putting Skype to work in your inbox after the company announced the rollout of a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com which brings the voice and messaging service to its email service. The service is being introduced to users in the UK, with the US and Germany following “in the coming...
A new app called Plague wants to change the way you share information. How it works is that you share a status like you would on Twitter or Facebook but it instead of showing in a feed it “infects” those nearby who see the status before it goes further. When it...
Information coming  in is that Samsung has been working on a new, stand-alone Gear smartwatch that would come with SIM card slot to allow a user to make calls from the smartwatch itself, without needing to sync or connect it with a phone. This was revealed through Samsung’s patent application...
Earlier this year, the Woelab team in Lome, Togo, built the world’s first 3D printer made from e-waste. It’s now touring Europe and Woelab is already building more. “We missed the industrial revolution train,” says Woelab team leader Audrey Rhodes. “Now there’s the train of the new revolution of 3D printing...
Hey, you can name your baby whatever you like. India, Brooklyn, D’Brickashaw, Apple, Falcon, Africa, Uganda, Pctech, etc. But if you’re going to give your daughter a weird name, at least roll with something that doesn't imply you spent the entire pregnancy cycle staring at your iPhone. Baby Hashtag popped into this world on Saturday around 10...