Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Tech

After Banning Twitter, The Nigerian government instructs all social media platforms to register and pay tax or risk a Ban

Following the suspension and temporary ban of Twitter, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that all social media platforms operating in the country should formally register and pay tax. According to the government, all these platforms, both social, streaming...

Elon Musk to establish new internet service in Nigeria

An American private space exploration company, SpaceX; which is founded by Tech billionaire, Elon Musk; is seeking necessary licenses to bring it's internet service, Starlink into Nigeria. This was disclosed by Ryan Goodnight, SpaceX’s Starlink Market Access Director for Africa;...

Valerie Thomas, The Black Woman That Invented The 3D Optical Illusion Transmitter That Is Helping NASA

As a child, Valerie Thomas was fascinated with the mysteries of technology; so she began tinkering with electronics with her father and reading books on electronics written for adolescent boys. But, because she was black and a woman at...

Twitter Sets Up First Ever African Headquarters In Ghana

It is no longer news, that a large chunk of the world’s internet using population is in Africa. A lot of worthy influencers have emerged from Africa across varying social medium and in honor of Africa’s Twitter population; Jack...

Google Set To Deduct Tax Charge On African Content Creators

Google recently announced that from June this year the platform will start deducting US tax from the earnings of creators; outside the United States including Africa who monetize their content on Adsense. Eyegambia reports that; The tech giant said that...

South African Man Hand-Builds A 1967 Ford Mustang Entirely Out Of Wire

Imagine a 1967 Ford Mustang GT500 made absolutely out of wires? Conty Fonane spent seven months and R180,000 ($14,137); in a Johannesburg showroom to complete the life-sized 1967 classic Mustang; nicknamed “Eleanor”- almost entirely out of wire, reports South...

Google Announces Initiative To Train 100,000 Black Women In Digital Skills By 2022

Tech Giant, Google officially launched an initiative on Friday to provide 100,000 Black women; with career development and digital skills training by 2022. The Grow With Google partnership will team Google with six organizations including four National Panhellenic Sororities; Alpha...

Apple Launches “Black Unity” Watch, In Celebration Of Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, Apple today released a limited-edition Black Unity Apple Watch Series 6 and a Black Unity Sport Band; both of which are now available to order in the United States and many other countries. The...

Ivorian Tech Genius, Charlette N’Guessan Is The First Woman To Win Africa’s Biggest Engineering Innovation Prize

Young women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) like Charlette N’Guessan; are paving the way for many young girls to venture into the male-dominated sector. She is a technology entrepreneur whose innovation just won her the first prize...

Meet Lesley Ncube; The 26-year-old South African Student Who Launched His Own Smartphone

Twenty-six-year-old South African student, Lesley Ncube, has launched his own smartphone. Ncube who says he fell in love with technology at the age of 14 began developing his Shumi smartphone in 2014. The KwaZulu-Natal native also has a software and...

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