Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, beat Chinese Go master Ke Jie for a second time on Thursday in a highly complex board game, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in a best of three series meant to test the limits of computers in taking on humans at complex tasks, according...
Government through the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance has partnered with Technology giant, Huawei to launch an annual challenge aimed at boosting and supporting Technology innovators in the country. Dubbed 'Seeds for the Future', the challenge will pit different innovators in the field of ICT, from which successful ones...
Ugandan innovation, the Health Access Connect (HAC) has been named the winner of ViiV Healthcare Connecting to Clinic Positive Action Challenge. The challenge is crafted to encourage new approaches to solving specific but common problems in HIV that limit health, opportunity and rights. Positive Action Challenges are meant to connect experts...
Mozilla announces the launch of its global Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, a competition which invites contributions on ways to provide unfettered access to the open Internet for anyone across the globe. As part of its initiative, Mozilla is asking entrepreneurs, designers, researchers and innovators to propose creative and scalable ideas...
Kenya ICT Authority has sponsored the five Kenyan Startups who were among the 30 DEMO Africa 2016 finalist, of which Uganda sent only one startup - LipaMobile. The five Kenyan start-ups are Boresha Ltd, Ujuzi Software Solutions Limited, MumsVillage, Strauss energy and AirKlip will be pitching their products at the...
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden has announced it is accepting applications for the US$7.5 million-worth Securing Water for Food Challenge. Launched in 2013, the competition seeks innovations that help farmers produce more food with less water, enhance water storage, and improve the use of saline water and soils...