Sci/Technology

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 17th, 2013
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WIDENING its portfolio of smartphones available in the country, Samsung Electronics West Africa, has introduced the world’s largest smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Mega, to the Nigerian market. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Mega combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 30th, 2013
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We wrote last week that BlackBerry 10 would need some of the top apps in the ecosystem if it would be able to take on the iPhone. Research In Motion — now BlackBerry — unveiled some of those apps at its big launch event for the BlackBerry 10 phones today. It got most of it […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 12th, 2013
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Without much deviation from its draft state, the long awaited directive that will allow banks and Micro Financial Institutions (MFI) to provide transaction-based mobile and agent banking services was issued, on January 1, 2013. Now clients of banks and MFI’s, offering mobile banking services, w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Dec 28th, 2012
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Verone Mankou with the Elikia When 26-year-old Congolese entrepreneur Verone Mankou followed up the introduction of the first African-designed tablet with the announcement of the first African-designed smartphone, some within the local tech community looked on skeptically. This was Africa after all, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
Oct 23rd, 2012
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Two weeks ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the company had sold its 100 millionth iPad. Today, the tech giant is hoping to snap up even more of that market share with its highly-anticipated iPad Mini. The announcement came at the same time as the fourth-generation iPad, also announced today (probably...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
Jun 13th, 2012
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New technology to enable people to withdraw money from cash machines using their smartphone has been unveiled. Customers who use the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) or NatWest mobile banking app can now request cash, up to £100, via their smartphone. They are given a six-digit code to enter into an ATM ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
Jun 5th, 2012
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Join us as we track the final time that Venus will cross the sun in our lifetime with tidbits of history, snatches of science and scraps of literature to enhance the viewing Live stream videos at Ustream...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
May 20th, 2012
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Washington – Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wed longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan on Saturday, announcing the nuptials through a status update on the social networking site. The 28-year-old billionaire’s wedding took place a day after Facebook’s initial public offering...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
May 9th, 2012
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The best prosthesis for above-knee amputees would work nothing like the human leg but like that of an ostrich, or the synthetic limbs used by South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, a study published yesterday found. Study author Jim Usherwood, of the Royal Veterinary College, in London, said: “...