Nigeria’s FirstBank is holding a Tech Conference, called “Let’s Talk Tech”at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos today.
The Durban leg of Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, took place on June 8 with three startups emerging winners. The winners are You, Baby and I, an online platform that allows moms to experience brands by matching them to location and interests, Guardian Angel Safety Solution,…
Giraffe, a Gauteng-based mobile recruitment startup, has announced the expansion of its low-cost recruitment agency service to Cape Town and Durban. Giraffe aims to reduce unemployment in South Africa by being the fastest and cheapest way for businesses to recruit medium skilled workers. Giraffe works by enabling medium-skilled jobseekers to create a CV on their…
MTN Business has unveiled a new cloud delivery platform in Nigeria, which will enable SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) access cloud services with greater ease.
Until recently, small-scale rooftop solar projects have been under-utilised in the country, with diesel generators a far more common source of primary energy supply to these locations. Now, advances in solar technology are making this clean energy more affordable.
This GE technology empowers both patients and doctors with information they need to make informed decisions on treatment and diagnosis based on facts rather than guesswork.
GE maintains it will return $26 billion to investors in the year, $18 billion in the form of buybacks and $8 billion to the dividend.
GE Foundation is helping biomedical engineers receive training to perform maintenance and troubleshoot essential equipment at the Biomedical Training Centre at LUTH with the goal of creating a sustainable pipeline of qualified medical engineers in Nigeria.
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There were many tech stories that caught our eyes in 2015. Here are 19 examples that either touch on GE technology and research or received funding from the company.
Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a leading Lagos-based incubator and accelerator, has announced the consolidation of its education programme into re:learn, an open living lab focused on learning and the smart application of technology in schools. re:learn will now serve as the new umbrella for all education initiatives at CcHUB, which has been operating in the Education…
Maternal and newborn health remains one of the most pressing priorities in Africa. To help reduce pregnancy-related deaths, GE developed its ultrasound device called the Vscan.
GE has commenced production of its “most African” locomotives.
GE hopes that these computers will not just give students access to education content and technology, which is essential in today’s globalised environment, but also a window into the outside world.
With education reform at the forefront and receiving increased funding, it is important to encourage more girls to complete schooling.
General Electric has been investing in its core infrastructure businesses, simplifying its operations and leading the next industrial era of machines connected through the Industrial Internet.
Since the first robots started working on factory floors 55 years ago, a significant number of smart machines have come on the market and are now under development.
GE and other companies are already building so-called medical body area networks (MBANs) and have applied to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for access to the radio spectrum, where wireless medical devices could operate.
WeChat, a leading social communication platform has announced a unique partnership with two Nigerian startups to help them grow and gain access to its fast-growing audience. Through the partnership, the startups – Pass.ng and Traclist, will offer various discounts to customers/users who use its services on WeChat. Traclist, an online fashion marketplace, will provide a…
While noting that scientific breakthroughs have the potential to bring great harm or great good, Gleiser calls himself an optimist. But says in this interview that “the creation of a transhuman being is clearly ripe for a careful moral analysis.”