Tech & Telecom

UCC students schooled on the future of ‘Internet of Things’

WORLD RENOWNED inventor of Fibre Optics and Nanotechnology expert, Dr Thomas Mensah, has schooled students of University of Cape Coast on the future of ‘Internet of Things’ (IOT). In an interview, the expert said he was invited to the Electro Optics Laboratory of UCC by the Dean of Physical Sciences, Prof Essuman and Dr Francis Acquah, to address the students ...

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Meet the CEO of CODEARTHUR

EBENEZER KWEKU ARTHUR the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CODEARTHUR hails from Biriwa in Central Region, born and raised in Tema in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. The CEO attended his basic school at Creator JSS and had his high School education at Ghana National College – Cape Coast. He later pursued a Degree in Information Technology (IT) at Methodist ...

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Balancing act: Chip giant Qualcomm caught between Washington and Beijing

© REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, blocked this week from a takeover bid amid national security fears, was already walking a Pacific tightrope: it has government and defense contracts in America, but two-thirds of its revenue comes from China. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ...

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Apple debuts new page to help parents with screen-time concerns

Kids love iPhones, and that has created some problems for Apple. In January, two major Apple investors criticized the company for not doing more about childhood smartphone use. They called on the company to add more advanced parental controls. At the time, Apple pointed out that it has offered parental controls since 2008. Now it is debuting a new landing ...

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Google, Apple face EU law on business practices

Online platforms such as Google (GOOGL.O), Apple (AAPL.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) face new European Union rules on their commercial practices with smaller businesses that use their services, as Brussels seeks to curtail their huge market power. The European Commission is drafting a new regulation specifically targeting online platforms such as e-commerce sites, app stores and search engines that will require ...

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Toshiba to Curb Influx Of Fake Products

TOSHIBA, MANUFACTURERS of technological equipment has hinted that they would soon clamp down on miscreants who spread fake products, especially in the African sub-region. The manufacturing company further disclosed that they would also organise a road show for their customers to help them differentiate their products from the fake ones in the market. Briefing the press in Accra on Tuesday ...

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Dr Mensah discusses Internet Of things with SMES in South Africa

World renowned inventor of Fiber Optics and Nanotechnology expert Dr Thomas Mensah lectures Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa on new devices for the IOT (Internet of Things Space) for the growth of their businesses. According to the author of the book ‘The Right Stuff comes in Black too’ and Nanotechnology Commercialization, he was in South Africa as ...

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Apple’s New Spaceship Campus Has One Flaw – and It Hurts

The centerpiece of Apple Inc.’s new headquarters is a massive, ring-shaped office overflowing with panes of glass, a testament to the company’s famed design-obsessed aesthetic.  There’s been one hiccup since it opened last year: Apple employees keep smacking into the glass.  Surrounding the Cupertino, California-based building are 45-foot tall curved panels of safety glass. Inside are work spaces, dubbed “pods,” also made with a lot of ...

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