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.

60 Summer Research Scholarships at University of Adelaide in Australia, 2016-2017

download (2)Application Deadline: The application deadline is 7 October 2016.

Up to 60 Summer Research Scholarships are available at the University of Adelaide each year. These scholarships are open to continuing undergraduate students who wish to undertake a six-week research project at the University of Adelaide over the 2016/2017 summer vacation.

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.

Apply for Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)

download1Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the budget for development cooperation.

The NFP has three sub programmes for individual fellowships:

INAUGURAL WOMEN IN IT SUMMIT AFRICA

Screenshot-614-658x388Hosted by Siyanda Africa Communications, in partnership with It’s about people, Silicon Cape, Warpsody, Essays of Africa Magazine, ITWeb, Karabina, Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi), The Umlambo Foundation and Clarins, the summit will focus on how best to integrate science and technology to transform society, creating a difference that resonates strongly with women across the continent.

African Startups To Win $150,000 At The 2016 Innovation Prize For Africa

InovationThree African startups are to win a combined amount of US$150,000 in the fifth edition of the Innovation prize for Africa organized by the African Innovation Foundation.

The 2016 edition of the competition is tagged ‘’Made in Africa’’, and aims to reward the most innovative startups in; science and technology; environment and energy; agric-business; health and well-being, ICT, as well as manufacturing and service industry.

Intel Opens Nigeria’s Developers Zone And Partnership Program In Three Nigerian Universities

intelDevelopers at three Nigerian universities are already benefiting from the partnership between their institutions and Intel Corporation. Intel partners with OAU, RSUST, FUTA as Nigeria gets Developers Zone.

Intel had last week launched the Intel Developer Zone (IDZ) and Student Partnership Program in Nigeria at a Lagos event marking the Intel Developer Day Nigeria (IDDN).

Anozim Acquires Nigerian Female-Focused Tech Blog, MissTechy

misstechyAfrican Media Works (AMW), an online publishing division of ANOZIM has acquired Nigerian female-focused technology blog, MissTechy.

The financial details of the acquisition was not made public. ANOZIM said the acquisition of the tech-blog coincides with the unveiling of African Media Works.

MyQ is Winner Of 2015 Seedstars World Lagos Pitch

myqMyQ, a mobile app that provides queue management and ticketing services for Nigeria’s transport operators emerged winner at today’s Seedstars Lagos pitch.

MyQ competed along with 11 other startups that TechCabal announced earlier.

The startup based in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, will compete at the global finals of Seedstars World holding in Switzerland next February and will be up for USD 500,000 in investment.