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America needs Amazon more than Amazon needs America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been busy visiting the 50 US states this year, a tour designed to mitigate damage to his company’s image among typical Americans as it’s scrutinized for its… 499 more words

The Power of the Crowd

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Edmund Burke

When diktats come down from the high up, i.e., the corridors of administrative power, and these are not helpful to society at large, does the crowd, i.e., a mass of people, mobilized through technology have the power to change these diktats.

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Tech innovation could build Africa’s economies, if governments let it

Durban, South Africa

As long as technology is seen as a separate industry, rather than a tool to industrialize, innovation in Africa won’t reach its full potential. 335 more words

Gboard for Android!; NES Classic sales maddness; Germany v Facebook; Tesla charges loitering

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  • Google finally releases Gboard for Android, bringing search to the keyboard

Android users were jealous that Android’s mother has given something on the iOS platform that is better then what they have. 611 more words

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TCL buys BB; STC scoops tenth of Careem; Egypt softens to Mobile money; Algebra closes 40$M fund

Mobile:

  • Chinese company TCL buys global rights to BlackBerry phone brand

TCL has already built the last two BB phones, why not just buy the brand? 680 more words

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Psst!

Rapid-fire tech news!

Mobile:

1- Is CyanogenMod about to become Lineage Android Distribution?

When stock Android just doesn’t cut it, and commercial versions are bloated, these guys are experts at geek oriented Android. 1,322 more words

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A Hopeful Perspective for Tech's Future in Trump Era

A lot of what we used to call ink has been spilled in the 10 long days since Donald Trump was elected president regarding what impact his administration will have on Silicon Valley. 319 more words

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