Tech World


Mr Eazi Announces Partnership With Decagon To Support Potential Nigerian Software Engineers

Nov. 18, 2020, 3:03 p.m.

Mr Eazi, a popular Nigerian singer and entrepreneur, has announced a partnership with Decagon, organizers of Nigeria’s top software engineering training program, to help brilliant young Nigerians actualize their dream of becoming software engineers.

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SA AI-Based Fintech Startup FinChatBot Raises $1.6m To Expand Into Europe, West Africa

Nov. 17, 2020, 9:49 p.m.

South African startup FinChatBot, a creator of conversational artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the financial services industry, has raised a US$1.6 million funding round to help it expand into Europe and West Africa.

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How Farming Failure Inspired This Kenyan Founder To Launch Newly-Funded Agri-Tech Startup

Nov. 17, 2020, 9:39 p.m.

Recently-funded Kenyan agri-tech startup Farmers Pride believes it is poised for national and international growth in the next few years. But its origins stem from failure.Samuel Munguti’s first business venture was in watermelon and tomato farming, but the enterprise failed as he struggled to access the right inputs, services, and information at local shops.

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Volkswagen Hikes Investment Into Autonomous, Electric Car Tech To 73 Billion Euros

Nov. 17, 2020, 10:14 a.m.

Volkswagen VOWG_p.DE announced plans to spend more on digital technology, saying on Friday it would be crucial to have a leading position in car software in the changing mobility sector.It will spend 73 billion euros ($86 billion) on electric and hybrid cars technology and digitalization over the next five years, or around half of its total investment budget of around 150 billion euros, it said.

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A Significant Focus On Digitisation Allows Nedbank To Meet Fast-Changing Banking Customer Needs

Nov. 16, 2020, 3:49 p.m.

Digitisation and technological innovation are nothing new to the South African banking industry, but those banks that had made significant progress on their digital journeys before the Covid-19 pandemic have been best placed to meet the fast-changing needs of their clients and, as is the case with Nedbank, gain efficiencies and grow market share in the process.

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New Desktop Device Will Let You Listen To Music Privately Without Headphones

Nov. 16, 2020, 3:14 p.m.

Noveto are offering a one of a kind listening experience with their new SoundBeamer 1.0, which beams sounds straight to people's ears and means they don't need to use headphones.

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