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This is the first Android smartphone in the world with 8GB of RAM

This is the first Android smartphone in the world with 8GB of RAM

Do we really need phones that have as much RAM as our computers? Apparently, we do, according to Android device makers.

6/01/2017 Saa 11:15:41
The Next Einstein Forum launches process for new class of NEF Fellows, Africa's top scientific talent

The Next Einstein Forum launches process for new class of NEF Fellows, Africa’s top scientific talent

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) – Africa’s global forum for science in Africa – today launches its second call for applications for its NEF Fellows Programme. The new class will join 15 of Africa’s top young scientists, the NEF’s first Fellows Class, and will present their research and innovations at the NEF Global Gathering 2018, to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018.

16/11/2016 Saa 11:07:11
Trust Automation, Inc. Contributes Revolutionary Capture Technology to Robotic Aircraft Delivering Life Saving Medical Supplies

Trust Automation, Inc. Contributes Revolutionary Capture Technology to Robotic Aircraft Delivering Life Saving Medical Supplies

Trust Automation, Inc., known for standard and custom high efficiency motors and controls as well as support system solutions, announced today that they provided critical engineering support in the development of the recovery system for Zipline International’s medical delivery drones.

8/11/2016 Saa 12:03:05
Talent discovery app comes to Africa

Talent discovery app comes to Africa

Following its success in the US and India, Indi.com, an exciting new video platform launches across Africa. It gives users the chance to be discovered through a variety of fun challenges, created by celebrities and brands.

26/10/2016 Saa 10:45:56
VW, BMW, Ford, Nissan seek Africa car-industry fixes with state talks

VW, BMW, Ford, Nissan seek Africa car-industry fixes with state talks

Volkswagen, BMW, Ford and Nissan are among automakers seeking to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.

25/10/2016 Saa 14:01:40
The iPhone has a secret one-handed keyboard NOBODY knew about until now

The iPhone has a secret one-handed keyboard NOBODY knew about until now

We spend most of our lives on our phones these days, whether it’s fighting off verbal assaults in the WhatsApp group chat or watching the endless stream of pet videos on Facebook.

21/10/2016 Saa 15:50:02
Facebook launches Messenger Lite to reduce data usage

Facebook launches Messenger Lite to reduce data usage

Facebook may have the rather lofty goal of wanting to "empower people all over the world to stay connected", but for most people the social network is just about chatting. Facebook Messenger has proved massively popular, and to cater for people with slower internet connection, the company now has Facebook Lite.

3/10/2016 Saa 14:22:48
Samsung Electronics delays re-start of Note 7 sales

Samsung Electronics delays re-start of Note 7 sales

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to October 1.

26/09/2016 Saa 11:34:31
Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users

Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users

Yahoo says hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.

23/09/2016 Saa 11:02:04
Computer Scientists Solve Mystery Of The Ein Gedi Scroll By 'Virtual Unwrapping'

Computer Scientists Solve Mystery Of The Ein Gedi Scroll By ’Virtual Unwrapping’

In 1970, archaeologists excavating the site of an ancient synagogue in Israel dug up a cylindrical lump of charcoal that looked like the remains of a scroll.

23/09/2016 Saa 10:06:57
How To Make Your Old, Slow Computer Like-New Again (it's easier than you think!)

How To Make Your Old, Slow Computer Like-New Again (it’s easier than you think!)

Clever new device is saving people hundreds (even thousands) and the big computer companies aren’t happy about it!

20/09/2016 Saa 10:31:19
Why protecting data backups is critical

Why protecting data backups is critical

In the Always-On enterprise, cyber security is an ongoing concern. More importantly, it has evolved to become not just a threat to desktop computers but the modern data centre as well

19/09/2016 Saa 12:55:56
Apple's iOS 10 iMessage Is A Huge Mess: First There Was Porn, Now There Are Nazi GIFs

Apple’s iOS 10 iMessage Is A Huge Mess: First There Was Porn, Now There Are Nazi GIFs

The iOS 10 update is just starting to roll out, but this early, adopters are already starting to spot problems such as the iMessage GIFs that depict explicit pornographic content, nudity and even Nazi memes

17/09/2016 Saa 15:05:23
The digital transformation driving change in Africa

The digital transformation driving change in Africa

Digital transformation is sweeping the world and making big inroads in Africa, where 600-million people are expected to be Internet users by 2025, when there will be four-billion connected devices on the continent.

18/08/2016 Saa 17:56:31
Scientists spooked as mystery 'alien megastructure' begins flashing

Scientists spooked as mystery ’alien megastructure’ begins flashing

A STAR that many believed could be proof of alien life has been acting very strangely.

6/08/2016 Saa 14:57:47
WhatsApp accused of retaining ‘deleted’ chats

WhatsApp accused of retaining ‘deleted’ chats

Privacy standards at Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp have been called into question by researchers who have discovered that the app routinely retains chats even after they’ve supposedly been deleted.

29/07/2016 Saa 18:13:45
How to catch fraudsters with data analytics

How to catch fraudsters with data analytics

Management of fraud and fraud-related activities such as corruption are a major concern for businesses in the region. The challenges facing the regulatory and operational environment in the Consumer and Industrial Products and Services (CIPS) sector, particularly in Kenya, have significantly evolved over the years with more players coming into the market.

28/07/2016 Saa 11:59:38
Astronomers Just Found Evidence of the First Water Clouds Outside Our Solar System

Astronomers Just Found Evidence of the First Water Clouds Outside Our Solar System

A brown dwarf star called WISE 0855 that sits just 7.2 light-years away from Earth has been hiding something surprising.

12/07/2016 Saa 10:21:12
world’s highest solar tower looks to future

world’s highest solar tower looks to future

In the middle of southern Israel’s desert, engineers are hard at work building the world’s tallest solar tower, reflecting the country’s high hopes for renewable energy.

20/06/2016 Saa 11:20:35
Lenovo looks beyond computers with slick new phones

Lenovo looks beyond computers with slick new phones

Chinese computer titan Lenovo showcased a series of new smartphones Thursday, including a keenly-awaited Tango handset and new Moto Z models that can be transformed into video projectors or powerful speakers.

A market-ready PHAB2 Pro smartphone imbued with Google-created Tango augmented reality technology was given star treatment at a Lenovo Tech World gathering in San Francisco.

10/06/2016 Saa 15:57:33
Dell's new supercomputer is the fastest in Africa

Dell’s new supercomputer is the fastest in Africa

With more speed and capacity for academic and private-sector research, the new Dell-built Lengau system offers one petaflop of power.

7/06/2016 Saa 15:13:46
Microsoft wants Windows to open into mixed reality

Microsoft wants Windows to open into mixed reality

The US technology giant on Wednesday announced that Windows software already powering a wide range of devices including HoloLens augmented reality headgear is being opened to partners interested in building devices for “mixed reality” experiences.

1/06/2016 Saa 13:17:58
U.S. Doctors Reveal how Robots can now Perform soft Tissue Surgery by itself

U.S. Doctors Reveal how Robots can now Perform soft Tissue Surgery by itself

U.S. doctors have shown for the first time that soft tissue surgery can now be performed entirely by a robot, putting surgery one step closer into the realm of intelligent machines.

6/05/2016 Saa 16:58:39
Scientists Discover 3 Planets Which Could Support Life

Scientists Discover 3 Planets Which Could Support Life

Scientists from the University of Cambridge announced that they had discovered three earth-sized planets orbiting a dim and cool star 40 light years from Earth which could be the best place to start searching for extra-terrestrial life.

6/05/2016 Saa 16:34:18
In the Congo Basin, Pygmies, forgotten Guards Climate

In the Congo Basin, Pygmies, forgotten Guards Climate

Who has not heard of the Amazon Kayapo Chief Raoni which advocates for the rights of his people all over the world? Who does not know that behind the jars of Nutella.

28/04/2016 Saa 16:39:27
Why do Humans Kiss each other When most Animals Don't? Study found the reason

Why do Humans Kiss each other When most Animals Don’t? Study found the reason

When you think about it, kissing is strange and a bit icky. You share saliva with someone, sometimes for a prolonged period of time. One kiss could pass on 80 million bacteria, not all of them good.

27/04/2016 Saa 17:09:36
President Mugabe can’t DIE! He was born to live FOREVER! UK Scientists CONFIRM

President Mugabe can’t DIE! He was born to live FOREVER! UK Scientists CONFIRM

Respected scientists from the Science Institute based in the UK have been secretly investigating why Robert Mugabe does not DIE! This came after it was made known to the public back in 1999 that Mugabe does not dye or cut his hair.

26/04/2016 Saa 17:09:16
Strong Surface Sales Highlighted in Microsoft Earnings Report

Strong Surface Sales Highlighted in Microsoft Earnings Report

This week, Microsoft released an earnings report for the third quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, and the results demonstrate the continued worth of the Surface brand.

22/04/2016 Saa 17:07:47
Huawei Launches Africa's First 4.5 G Demo in Namibia

Huawei Launches Africa’s First 4.5 G Demo in Namibia

The Chinese company Huawei Technologies in conjunction with Namibia’s MTC launched Thursday the 4.5 G demo for the first time ever in Africa.

15/04/2016 Saa 17:12:44
Technology: Chinese AI Team Plans to Challenge Google's AlphaGo: State Media

Technology: Chinese AI Team Plans to Challenge Google’s AlphaGo: State Media

A team from China plans to challenge Google’s AlphaGo, the artificial intelligence (AI) program that beat a world-class player in the ancient board game Go, the state-owned Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday.

31/03/2016 Saa 15:52:10
Rwanda Takes Long View to Invest in African Science, Minister

Rwanda Takes Long View to Invest in African Science, Minister

The Africa-wide Next Einstein Forum is just one way to build capacity for development, says Minister Papias Musafiri.

29/03/2016 Saa 17:45:14
FBI-Apple case: Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman's iPhone

FBI-Apple case: Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone

The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple’s help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.

29/03/2016 Saa 13:00:22
Kenya Unveils Remains of Early Man Fossil Discovered Near Nairobi

Kenya Unveils Remains of Early Man Fossil Discovered Near Nairobi

Kenyan researchers on Thursday unveiled the remains of one of the earliest human species to inhibit the earth that were discovered at an archaeological site near the capital, Nairobi.

28/03/2016 Saa 16:47:17
African Technology has Gone Extra Miles: A South African Builds Himself a Homemade Super Car, Says Helicopter is Next!

African Technology has Gone Extra Miles: A South African Builds Himself a Homemade Super Car, Says Helicopter is Next!

The 2-litre engine, which was stripped off a BMW he bought specifically for its engine and gearbox, has a maximum speed of 250km/h. The front lights are from an Audi TT coupé he owned.

26/03/2016 Saa 14:44:16
Science: Gambia's Tumani Corrah Hailed As One of the Greatest Scientists in Africa

Science: Gambia’s Tumani Corrah Hailed As One of the Greatest Scientists in Africa

The Vice Chancellor and founding patron of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, has named Gambian Professor Tumani Corrah, a research scientist, as one of the top two scientists in Africa.

26/03/2016 Saa 08:08:20
European Robotics Forum 2016 held in Slovenia

European Robotics Forum 2016 held in Slovenia

A Slovenian robot makes paper planes at the European Robotics Forum 2016 at Cankarjev Dom Cultural and Congress Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

23/03/2016 Saa 11:46:59
Twitter is 10 Years Old, but is it Still Relevant?

Twitter is 10 Years Old, but is it Still Relevant?

Twitter is marking ten years since its creation, chirping/Tweeting its way on to the social networking scene.

22/03/2016 Saa 19:37:10
 Kenya Hit by Rare Heat Wave, Meteorologists

Kenya Hit by Rare Heat Wave, Meteorologists

An unprecedented heat wave has hit Kenya, with temperatures rising to over 40 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country.

22/03/2016 Saa 16:20:00
Chaos in Indonesian Capital as Taxi Drivers Demonstrate Against the Presence of Ride-hailing Apps ‘Uber and Grab’

Chaos in Indonesian Capital as Taxi Drivers Demonstrate Against the Presence of Ride-hailing Apps ‘Uber and Grab’

JAKARTA, Thousands of taxi drivers on Tuesday morning took to the main streets of Indonesian capital rallying in a massive demonstration against the presence of ride-hailing apps such as, Uber and Grab, causing traffic jam and chaos.

22/03/2016 Saa 13:16:12
'Still 140 characters': Twitter CEO Quashes Rumor of Longer Tweets

’Still 140 characters’: Twitter CEO Quashes Rumor of Longer Tweets

In an appearance on the Today show, Jack Dorsey put to bed rumors that the site might extend tweets to a 10,000 character limit

19/03/2016 Saa 12:11:49

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