The Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the enormous growth in mobile, technology and entrepreneurship in Africa. The awards strive to recognise the positive impact technology is having and to encourage future innovation in Africa. The Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, and entries are now open to find the best innovations across the continent for 2016.
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.
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.
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) offers Scholarships in Information Technology for Masters and PhD Nigerian students to study at Nigerian and Overseas Universities
Accepted Subject Areas: Information Technology
In May, Microsoft announced it would shed 1,850 jobs from its phone division and also take a restructuring charge of approximately $950 million USD. Now, according to a report in Reuters, Microsoft has found a new round of cuts to make.
Facebook 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 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.
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.
Apple Inc. is feeling the slowdown in global purchases of laptop and desktop computers.
Apple shipped 4 to 8 percent fewer Mac computers during the second quarter of 2016, compared with a year earlier, according to new estimates from two research firms — even while some of its bigger rivals managed to find growth in the PC business.
Netherlands 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:
Hosted 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.
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.
Developers 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).