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“Apple Store” is now “Apple”

images (9)Apple appears to be making a slight branding change to its retail business, dropping the “Store” moniker when referring to its Apple Store locations. Apple has already made the change online, and all of its store pages now refer to stores by names like “Apple Union Square” or “Apple Valley Fair” or “Apple The Grove,” instead of “Apple Store, Valley Fair” or “Apple Store, The Grove.”

How Cloud Computing Works

images (3)In cloud computing, the word cloud (also phrased as “the cloud”) is used as a metaphor for “the Internet,” so the phrase cloud computing means “a type of Internet-based computing,” where different services — such as servers, storage and applications —are delivered to an organization’s computers and devices through the Internet.

TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS CENTRE OPENS FOR RIO 2016

download (7)The IOC, worldwide top partner Atos and the organizing committee for the Olympic games Rio 2016 have officially opened the technology operations centre for the 2016 games.  The official opening came during the 12th project review of the Olympic games Rio de Janeiro 2016 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is an important milestone in the preparations for the Olympic games.

VISA CARD USAGE AT OLYMPIC Rio 2016.

11gNSNWzPayment company Visa, in partnership with Brazilian bank Bradesco, has launched an innovative bracelet that visitors to Rio 2016 can use like a contactless payment card to pay for goods and services.

The bracelet uses Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to enable transactions. All 4,000 point-of-sale terminals at Olympic venues will be equipped to work with NFC.

Information Technology in Healthcare.

images (2)Healthcare information technology can comprise of Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Information Management.

They are different in that Healthcare Informatics is a field where knowledge is applied through technology whereas Healthcare Information Management primarily focuses on health records and data by capturing, assimilating and managing patient and hospital data to provide quality health care.

Enter for the Etisalat Photography Competition 2016

download (6)Deadline: September 11, 2016

Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. In a month long festival, events include exhibitions, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large scale outdoor prints displayed throughout the city with the aim of reclaiming public spaces and engaging the general public with multifaceted stories of Africa

How 3D Phones Work

download (4)3D phones availability are limited to a few countries, it won’t be long that we see 3d phone model in almost every hand. A 3D phone is a mobile phone that conveys depth perception to the viewer by employing stereoscopy or any other form of 3D depth techniques. Most 3D phones have an auto stereoscopic parallax barrier display (glasses-free 3D display) and some also have a 3D camera and a 3D output via HDMI.

Facebook First Internet Drone Flight for UK Remote Areas

fbFacebook has announced that it has completed the first flight of its UK-developed solar-powered, high-altitude drone aircraft known as Aquila, designed to provide internet connectivity to remote regions.

The Aquila was developed over the past two years by the company’s UK-based aerospace unit and will boost the Internet.org project set up in partnership with other tech firms.

She Leads Africa accelerator program Selects 10 Startups

SLA-702x336Earlier today She Leads Africa (SLA) announced 10 early stage businesses that have been accepted into the 2016 SLA Accelerator Programme which began on July 11th in Lagos, Nigeria.

She Leads Africa partnered with the Work in Progress! Alliance (VC4Africa and Oxfam) and Guaranty Trust Bank to create a 3-month accelerator program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs.

TechPlus2016: A connected World, Africa’s biggest Tech Event

TECHPLUS2016_SpeakersTech experts, enthusiasts, innovators, policymakers and a vast spectrum of tech-savvy brands and individuals will from 22nd – 23rd July, 2016 be hosted at the biggest tech gathering in Nigeria, #TechPlus2016, billed to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos – Nigeria.

WhatsApp Suspended in Brazil

whattWhatsApp was temporarily suspended in Brazil after a judge said the company had failed to hand over information requested in a criminal investigation.

The third suspension in two years lasted for a few hours, affecting millions of users.

But Supreme Court judge Ricardo Lewandowski later lifted the nationwide blockage, saying it was disproportionate.