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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


  • 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


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


  • 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



Rapid-fire tech news!


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


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. 315 more words


Tech and the Presidential Transition: Don’t Shirk, Assert Your Value

Regardless of your politics, the U.S. Presidential election was a shocker and most industries don’t like surprises. Case in point, Donald Trump spent little time with the tech industry during his campaign, and without public policy plans to reference, many companies especially startups are now uncertain about what the future holds. 207 more words

What will Edie do? Maybe she can be a lawyer, we will always need humans to argue on our behalf right? A writer? no computer can add soul to content like a human can — this is my thought process, as the idea of the inevitability of large swaths of jobs one day being completely automated by the time our two-year-old is of age.

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