San Diego, California-based Telecommunications and Semiconductors firm; Qualcomm through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. on Monday announced a new processor a 'Qualcomm Snapdragon 850' specifically designed for Windows 10 Always Connected PCs - succeeding the Snapdragon 835 that was used in the first Always Connected PCs. The new processor comes with 30%...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is driving a paradigm shift in how nations prepare for the digital economy and could almost double the value of the global digital economy to USD$23 trillion by 2025 from USD$12.9 trillion in 2017 when it accounted for 17.1% of global GDP. However, a scarcity of...
She Loves Tech; a global initiative, showcasing the convergence of the latest trends in technology, entrepreneurship, innovation and its impact on and opportunities for women, which includes a global startup competition and international conference series - has called upon all the women (those interested) to apply for the 2018 She...
Python is a buzzword in every programmer’s dictionary today. So, why the hype around Python? Let us start by understanding what is Python? It is an Open-Source, Object Oriented Programming language which is simple and easy to understand. It has an equally simple syntax which comes with a vast...
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...
Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa have been named the three countries out of 115 that provide the best environment for businesses to succeed in the age of digitization. In the Enabling Digitalization Index (EDI) 2018 report, Euler Hermes demonstrates each country’s capacity for providing the right environment for businesses to live...
Starting September, Google Chrome will begin phasing out of the green "Secure" badge for all HTTPS sites. The latest development will not affect sites that are currently using the HTTP standard. This means that as announced previously, with version 68 in July, Chrome will begin marking all HTTP sites as "Not secure" in...
Unmanned aerial craft have recently taken the world by storm; these devices were unheard of in the civilian sector until just a few years ago. With the boom in easily acquired and operated remote-controlled aircraft has come a slew of issues and contentions surrounding them. As the technology that drives...
While Amazon, Apple, and Google are busy making their voice assistants smarter, a group of researchers claims that the present iterations of the companies' voice assistants are vulnerable. The researchers said they were able to send malicious commands to Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google Assistant that were hidden in recorded music or an innocuous-sounding speech. According to a report by...
Reuters reports, multinational technology conglomerate firm; Cisco Systems, Inc. is pulling all its online ads from YouTube due to fears of the ads appearing on sensitive content on the platform, Cisco's chief marketing officer, Karen Walker, said in a blog on Wednesday. The blog on Thursday seemed to have been removed from...