AfriLabs and the Korea-Africa Foundation have formed a strategic alliance to promote innovation in Africa.
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AfriLabs and the Korea-Africa Foundation have formed a strategic alliance to promote innovation in Africa.

AfriLabs, an African hubs network, and the Korea-Africa Foundation have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a strategic cooperation that aims to propel innovation and economic growth throughout the continent. AfriLabs is a network organization that brings together investors, startups, technology hubs, and other important players in the ecosystem with the goal of promoting…

Microsoft Unveils Copilot+ PCs Enhanced with Cocreate and Recall Features
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Microsoft Unveils Copilot+ PCs Enhanced with Cocreate and Recall Features

At its Surface and AI event on Monday, Microsoft revealed Copilot+ PCs, a new generation of Windows PCs driven by artificial intelligence (AI). The manufacturer of Windows emphasized that these computers will have a unique chipset that can perform more than 40 trillion operations per second (TOPS), referring to them as “the fastest, most intelligent…

Researchers are working to create cutting-edge wood technology that will have a significant impact on the construction sector: “To replace materials high in carbon, such as steel and concrete”

Researchers are working to create cutting-edge wood technology that will have a significant impact on the construction sector: “To replace materials high in carbon, such as steel and concrete”

The production of common building materials like steel and concrete is a major contributor to the construction sector’s enormous emissions that warm the globe. Because of this, some in the business believe that wood will be a popular building material in the future. Wood is one of the oldest building materials on Earth, of course,…

LG Electronics MEA leads with innovation in new Home Entertainment Line-up

LG Electronics MEA leads with innovation in new Home Entertainment Line-up

LG Electronics, a global leader in consumer electronics recently hosted its LG Showcase MEA 2024 at the Conrad Hotel in Abu Dhabi. With the overarching theme “Reinventing Together,” the event focused on showcasing the latest innovations and extending relationships with its stakeholders. Hosting over 500 esteemed guests, the event offered hands-on experience with its latest…

Pishon Health Launches a new incubator  to empower African health-tech entrepreneurs
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Pishon Health Launches a new incubator to empower African health-tech entrepreneurs

Pishon Health, an African healthcare innovation incubator, has announced the opening of its Social Innovation Incubator program. The initiative’s goal is to provide mentorship, training, and possible funding to innovators who are working on tech-driven solutions. The goal of the 12-week Pishon Health initiative is to provide mentorship, funding, and advisory services valued at up…

Spana, a Tanzanian auto-tech software, is making car maintenance easier

Spana, a Tanzanian auto-tech software, is making car maintenance easier

With Tanzania’s Spana mobile application, car owners and companies can request auto diagnostic checks, vehicle servicing and repairs, or sign up for yearly routine maintenance for their vehicles. Spana offers a variety of reasonably priced and high-quality automotive services. Julius Mbungo, Ebenezery Kimaro, and John Mwapinga founded the Spana app in late 2023. Among its…

Harnessing the Potential of Banking Sector Through Facial Recognition Technology
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Harnessing the Potential of Banking Sector Through Facial Recognition Technology

As the world moves online, banking is keeping pace with the changing technology through its own trail of transformation. This transformation has been especially prominent in the last decade, with rapid digitisation and increased focus on agility in processes. As a by-product of the changing landscape of banking, concerns related to information security, adoption and…

Peace of Mind: How Facial Recognition Technology is Reassuring Worshippers in Places of Worship

Peace of Mind: How Facial Recognition Technology is Reassuring Worshippers in Places of Worship

In a world where worship places serve as the beating heart of communities, their significance cannot be overstated. Regardless of the religion, sacred spaces are the basics of spiritual worship and practice. The sacred spaces create unity, offer comfort, and also assert the customs for followers. From mosques to churches, temples to synagogues, the security…

Behind the ‘world’s most advanced’ humanoid robot in the UK—multilingual, facial expressions, and ‘threat’
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Behind the ‘world’s most advanced’ humanoid robot in the UK—multilingual, facial expressions, and ‘threat’

Ameca, an artificial intelligence-built robot that resembles a person, and its potential applications as it prepares to be displayed in Scottish classrooms. It’s now time for the “most advanced robot in the world” to meet people. A humanoid robot, created to resemble people in appearance and behavior, will be on display at the National Robotarium…

Google releases Gemini in Android Studio to help with coding.
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Google releases Gemini in Android Studio to help with coding.

Google said today that Gemini Pro is being included to Android Studio’s bot, demonstrating how the firm is continuing to push out Gemini to more products. Powered on the PaLM-2 foundation model, the business unveiled Studio Bot in May 2023 at the Google I/O developer event. For the Jellyfish edition of Android Studio, the company…

With Vids, Google believes it has the next big productivity tool for work

With Vids, Google believes it has the next big productivity tool for work

Documents, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint decks have dominated work for decades. Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Documents, Sheets, Slides; Pages, Numbers, Keynote. Google now wants to complete that trio with the addition of an app named Vids, which attempts to make it easier than ever for businesses and consumers to create collaborative, shareable video. Making beautiful movies, or…

Embracing Innovation: 6 Solutions to Key Healthcare Challenges That Face Recognition Provides

Embracing Innovation: 6 Solutions to Key Healthcare Challenges That Face Recognition Provides

In an era when digital technology intertwines with everyday life, the healthcare sector stands at the forefront of adopting innovative solutions to safeguard sensitive information. Among these technologies, facial recognition emerges as a vital tool against data breaches and identity theft. As World Health Day draws near, it’s crucial to highlight the significance of facial…

How Nigeria’s Leatherback breaks down regional obstacles to financial services

How Nigeria’s Leatherback breaks down regional obstacles to financial services

Ibrahim Ibitade, a Nigerian, developed Leatherback, a global banking service provider that offers comprehensive financial services across several nations, thereby removing geographic barriers for consumers and enterprises. In order to close the gap between developing and frontier markets, Leatherback was founded in late 2022. It enables users to send and receive money both locally and…

Meet Nigerian female engineer Kemisola Bolarinwa, who developed a bra to detect breast cancer.

Meet Nigerian female engineer Kemisola Bolarinwa, who developed a bra to detect breast cancer.

By creating the smart bra prototype, Bolarinwa brought the concept to the attention of the world in February 2022. It was prompted by her loved one’s 2017 passing. She claimed that she hardly ever considered breast cancer till her aunt passed away. This was due to the fact that it was only something she heard…

MIT student develops a device that can search the entire internet using only his mind.

MIT student develops a device that can search the entire internet using only his mind.

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) student has developed a device that allows humans to speak with computers using their minds, and it is quite remarkable. Arnav Kapur designed AlterEgo, a wearable headset that allows users to connect with technology without saying a word. So, how does this work? The device detects signals when the…

African Businesses Can Now Leverage Google AI to Simplify Search Advertising
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African Businesses Can Now Leverage Google AI to Simplify Search Advertising

Businesses in Africa can now utilize Google’s chat-like Gemini AI technology for Search Ads. The application, which is now completely functional, was created to assist companies in Africa and throughout the globe in increasing their internet presence. Google released a statement claiming that the technology will enable companies to easily reach clients through internet advertising….

Upgrade Your Lifestyle With LG Electronics. Where Innovation Meets Home Comfort.

Upgrade Your Lifestyle With LG Electronics. Where Innovation Meets Home Comfort.

LG Electronics continues to set new standards in consumer electronics with the unveiling of its latest lineup featuring sleek, minimalist designs tailored to enhance the modern lifestyle. In a world where technology seamlessly integrates into daily routines, LG Electronics understands the importance of design that not only complements living spaces but also elevates them. With…

7 deadly bedroom tech items with probable bad health consequences.

7 deadly bedroom tech items with probable bad health consequences.

Although most bedroom equipment aims to improve comfort or convenience, experts from Zenshield Equipment have outlined seven hidden hazards of seemingly harmless bedroom gear. According to the specialists, some technological devices may even be lethal in terms of their possible health effects. This is a thorough examination of 7 of these risky bedroom technicians: 1….

Meta Rolls Out Fresh Updates to Help Teens Fight Sextortion

Meta Rolls Out Fresh Updates to Help Teens Fight Sextortion

Meta is launching a few new upgrades and initiatives to help kids on its platforms prevent sextortion, the firm stated on Tuesday. Most significantly, Meta announced the expansion of the availability of Take It Down, an online service funded by it and administered by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The company…

Google’s Debut Africa Cloud Region Goes Live

Google’s Debut Africa Cloud Region Goes Live

One year after choosing Johannesburg as its first African location, Google announced today that its cloud region in South Africa is now active. Cloud regions give users access to a variety of services, such as compute engines, cloud storage, and essential management systems, and enable them to deploy cloud resources from particular geographic locations or…

Elon Musk Reveals First Neuralink Wireless Brain Chip Implant

Elon Musk Reveals First Neuralink Wireless Brain Chip Implant

According to co-founder Elon Musk, Neuralink, a neurotechnology startup based in California, has successfully implanted a wireless brain chip in a human for the first time. Musk made the significant announcement on January 29 through a series of posts on X (previously known as Twitter). Neuralink has been developing brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) that can be…

MyShopLauncher (MSL) Launches to Empower African SMEs with Revolutionary E-Commerce Platform, Unparalleled Support
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MyShopLauncher (MSL) Launches to Empower African SMEs with Revolutionary E-Commerce Platform, Unparalleled Support

Today marks a significant milestone as MyShopLauncher proudly announces its official launch, bringing forth a groundbreaking e-commerce platform designed to redefine the landscape for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa. According to statista, the revenue in the E-commerce market in Africa was forecast to continuously increase between 2024 and 2028 by in total 15…

Key Industry Experts Share What to Expect in the African Web3 Space in 2024

Key Industry Experts Share What to Expect in the African Web3 Space in 2024

This past year may have been comparatively calmer for Web3 development on the African continent, but experts in the cryptocurrency space are heading to Nairobi for the 6th Africa Tech Summit. As we covered in our 2023 African Crypto Roundup, certain steps were taken to encourage adoption despite the general slowdown in the cryptocurrency industry…

Redefining Governance through Digital Revolution in Anambra State

Redefining Governance through Digital Revolution in Anambra State

The Managing Director and CEO of Anambra State ICT Agency, Mr. Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata (CFA), in collaboration with the Governor, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CFR has embarked on series of projects to bring the digital revolution in the state through the introduction of various ICT projects to achieve the Governor’s mantra of ‘Everything Technology, Technology…

LG Set to Introduce Washtower, Styler, Others for a More Hygenic and Sustainable Lifestyle in 2024
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LG Set to Introduce Washtower, Styler, Others for a More Hygenic and Sustainable Lifestyle in 2024

For a More Eco-Conscious Way of Living, LG Washtower, Styler, mycup Makes Tumbler Users’ Daily Lives Cleaner and More Convenient. LG Electronics (LG), a pioneer in home appliances, is delighted to introduce a range of cutting-edge products designed to enhance the daily lives of Nigerian consumers. Embracing the essence of hygiene, comfort, efficiency, and a…

Experience the Ultimate Sports-Watching Experience with LG OLED TVs’ Cutting-Edge AI Processing Technology
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Experience the Ultimate Sports-Watching Experience with LG OLED TVs’ Cutting-Edge AI Processing Technology

LG has recently unveiled its most luminous OLED TVs to date, effectively addressing a longstanding drawback of this panel technology: its compatibility with well-lit, sunlit spaces. The C3 OLED of 2023 has garnered rave reviews, with critics hailing it as an exceptional television devoid of any significant flaws. Numerous other assessments have also lauded it…

LG’s Bigger Screen Means a Better Game Day Experience

LG’s Bigger Screen Means a Better Game Day Experience

…LG’s 2024 OLED TVs Unleash Unparalleled Immersion with Enhanced AI Processor and Cutting-Edge Features. There are more aspects to take into account apart from screen size and color representation when searching for a TV that is ideal for watching sports. Achieving an authentic stadium or arena experience necessitates exceptional motion control handling. Easily stay up…

231Data, Liberian IT Firm Unveils Free Computer Literacy Program

231Data, Liberian IT Firm Unveils Free Computer Literacy Program

In Paynesville, Liberia, an IT business called 231Data has launched a free one-month course on digital transformation training. This program is intended for Liberians aged 11 to 35 and is sponsored by the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA). The program’s goal is to give participants the fundamental digital skills they need. It started on January 2nd…

Embrace Eco-Friendly Living: Discover The LG Smart Cottage For A Sustainable Lifestyle
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Embrace Eco-Friendly Living: Discover The LG Smart Cottage For A Sustainable Lifestyle

Discover the LG Smart Cottage, a revolutionary sustainable living concept that wholeheartedly embraces and champions eco-friendly practices. This groundbreaking and innovative space serves as a testament to LG’s unwavering commitment to creating a greener and more sustainable future for all. The LG Smart Cottage is a haven of cutting-edge technology and energy-efficient solutions that seamlessly…

Kenyan Government Share Plans to Build 1,450 ICT Hubs
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Kenyan Government Share Plans to Build 1,450 ICT Hubs

The Kenyan government has revealed plans to build 1,450 ICT hubs in the country as part of its efforts to implement the recently launched Digital Master Plan 2022-2032. The project, set to begin in 2024, will offer Kenyans digital literacy training, film production, and public access to government services across the country. Eluid Owalo, the ICT cabinet…