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How Should Universities Prepare Students For The Age Of Artificial intelligence (AI)

By Andrew Wachtel @ProSyn Over the next 50 years or so, as AI and machine learning become more powerful, human labor will be cannibalized by technologies that outperform people in nearly every job function. How should higher education prepare students for this eventuality?...

US-Based GameMine Partners African Mobile Game Developer, ChopUp for Expansion

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2018  -- GameMine Inc., a US-based mobile game publisher, is announcing today it is partnering with African mobile game development company, ChopUp, to distribute the company's African-themed mobile games worldwide. The notability of this partnership lies in GameMine's continuing efforts...

UBA’s AI e-banking platform ‘Leo’ recognized at Facebook’s F8 conference

UBA’s AI platform, Leo, was recently showcased at this years Facebook Developer Conference F8 which was held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. Zuckerberg in his 30 minutes presentation commended UBA’s Leo for doing incredible things. Leo was the only Artificial Intelligence...

Alphabet’s Brin Stresses Humility in Midst of Big Tech Backlash

by Mark Bergen Google co-founder strikes somber tone in annual letter Brin notes company’s efforts on AI safety, responsbility Every year, Google leaders send out a quirky shareholder letter riffing on the company’s progress and outlook. This year’s missive, arriving in the midst of...

Indian Billionaire challenges Zuckerberg’s WhatsApp with tougher rival Kimbho app

Kimbho app withdrawn after initial on security concern Full release expected within weeks after fixing flaws in app Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna. Photographer: Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times via Getty Images After hastily withdrawing their new messaging app amid glaring security flaws,...

Truecaller to set up Sub-Saharan Africa headquarters in Nairobi

Truecaller has announced plans to set up headquarters in Nairobi,Kenya and has appointed Zakaria Hersi as Director of Partnerships for Africa. In his position, Zakaria will be spearheading Truecaller’s expansion in the region and forging partnerships with various eco-system players. The Truecaller app allows people...

Apps draining your iPhone battery – and what you can do about it

It’s no secret Apple is far more strict than Google when it comes to what’s allowed into its App Store. Even so, there are still more than 2 million iOS apps to choose from. While many of these apps can be helpful, the amount of...

After Conquering Spotify and Apple, Chinese-Backed Boomplay Nigeria Targets French-Speaking Nations

By Ruth Olurounbi Boomplay Nigeria, a Chinese-backed music-streaming startup, is targeting French-speaking nations four years after it first launched in West Africa. “We have started to look at the Francophone regions such as Cameroon and Cote d’Ivoire, as well as the areas where there is a...

Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported. The Sunday...

Apple’s New Smartwatch Can Only Monitor Your Heart in the U.S, not Abroad

Nate Lanxon (Bloomberg) -- Shoppers queuing up to buy Apple Inc.’s latest smartwatch anywhere but the U.S. face an uncertain wait before they can use the product’s headline-grabbing electrocardiogram feature. Only American customers are being told the functionality will be enabled for them later this year....
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