Huawei confirms South Africa phones with Google apps

[ad_1] Today, in an email to Android Authority, Huawei confirmed that it will release at least two new smartphones by the end of this year that will feature a fully-licensed version of Android. That means Google apps will be on board. However, the company would only confirm these two new smartphones for the South African market. […]

New technologies can be a force for good in Africa if they're developed from the ground

[ad_1] Technology companies are pushing to lead the AI drive in Africa. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Sub-Saharan Africa is at a point where new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) could present both opportunities and threats to development. But civil society, governments and international organisations need to make sure that everyone benefits from these technologies—not just […]

How data science in and for Africa can blaze new trails

[ad_1] Africa is data-rich and well connected. Therein lies the solution to many of its challenges. Credit: S.Gvozd/Shutterstock The term “data science” was coined by scientists working at the social networks LinkedIn and Facebook in 2008. A few years later, they dubbed it “the sexiest profession of the 21st century.” This relatively new, interdisciplinary field […]