The 2017 Microsoft Build conference held this week in Seattle, is arguably the most important yet for Microsoft and for the rest of the global technology industry. The conference, targeting software developers, paints an accurate picture of the latest tech trends and a clear indication of the path that technology is going. The keynote by Microsoft Chief, Satya Nadella was a highlight of the event.
As recently announced by outgoing AU Chairperson recently, Africa now has its own ‘digital identity’, in the form of a .africa domain name. This is exciting news as this is a step in the right direction to encourage budding and existing African entrepreneurs to put our domain on the world stage. Continue reading
In a landmark announcement, Bing and Google will now make ‘pirate’ links harder to find. Continue reading
Say hello to Huawei, a global brand that has quickly grown to become one of the world’s biggest telecommunications companies since its inception in 1987, owning huge swathes of network infrastructure across different countries. A late entry into the smartphone space has turned out to be a huge advantage for the Chinese brand as the two biggest players in the space, Samsung and Apple have seen stalled sales growth. 2017 is a set to become a major turning point for the fast growing consumer brand. Continue reading
Never in the age of civilization, has technology become so pervasive, so complex and so intertwined with our lives, such that we almost cannot do without technology. Technology has become the greatest enabler and also become a powerful weapon either for good or for evil. The rapid changes in life and in business that has become the norm as a result of technology is set to continue in 2017 driven by the leading tech trends. Continue reading
A recent survey commissioned by BANKSETA, the state-backed Skills Education Training Authority in the banking sector covering over 2000 employers in the banking industry reveals interesting trends which reveal how digitization in the banking industry is shaking up the jobs market.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been labeled as “the next Industrial Revolution” because of the way it will change the way people live, work, entertain, and travel, as well as how governments and businesses interact with the world. In fact, the revolution has already started. Continue reading