Category Archives: Technology


Recently in a blog post on Medium, Paga celebrated having 9 million unique users on its mobile payment platform, up from 8 million users just in January 2018.


Following a number of delays, Linus Torvalds has finally announced the release of a Linux 4.18, the latest stable release of the Linux kernel.


Google invested in a mobile OS called KaiOS this month, and it’s no secret that it’s not based in Android. What we’re looking at here is a company that makes an operating system that’s focused on feature phones – but Read more…


While YouTube Music and Google Play Music are two great streaming services, they suffer greatly from the lack of a desktop client when pitted against the likes of Spotify. You can’t configure much at all per machine.


It’s common to speak of Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-app-now-social-network, borrowing from Snapchat, but now Facebook’s WhatsApp chat app is increasingly drawing its innovation from others such as Telegram. This week, WhatsApp outed a new feature for its groups that is essentially a Read more…


Researchers at the Hybrid Robotics Group at UC Berkeley and CMU are hard at work making sure their robots don’t fall over when tiptoeing through rough terrain. Using machine learning and ATRIAS robots, the teams are able to “teach” robots Read more…


Honda is ceasing development of Asimo, the humanoid robot that has delighted audiences at trade shows for years but never really matured into anything more than that, the Nikkei reports. But while the venerable bot itself won’t be taking any new strides, the technology that made it so impressive will live on in other products, robotic and otherwise.


Kobo360 was accepted into YC’s 2018 class and gained some working capital in the form of $1.2M in a pre-seed funding round led by Western Technology Investment announced this week. Lagos based Verod Capital Management also joined to support Kobo360.


The United States has taken the shrink-wrap off Summit, its all-new $200 million supercomputer.


Linus Torvalds has decided the world’s not ready for version 5.0 of the Linux Kernel, so he’s given us version 4.17 instead.


The research work which started three years ago was commissioned and sponsored by the NCC to pave way for indigenous and novel technologies that could disrupt the existing technologies and also address problems in the industry.


Over the past nine months, Google has been trying to change that through Grasshopper, a mobile game meant to teach adults the basic principles of coding.


The Microsoft Professional Program for AI will be available four times a year and it should take at least a few weeks to complete the training.


Jack Ma, the billionaire co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, urged Mark Zuckerberg to tackle the growing criticism aimed at Facebook Inc. by regulators and users around the world, and “really take it seriously.” China’s richest man and chairman of Read more…


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