Microsoft Helps LinkedIn Launch Live Video Streaming Service

  Microsoft is getting involved in live video streaming, through its ownership of LinkedIn. The social network is launching a new LinkedIn Live service to its 600 million users, allowing people to live stream video content. It’s arriving initially as an invite-only beta this week for US users, and it comes nearly 18 months after… Continue reading Microsoft Helps LinkedIn Launch Live Video Streaming Service

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Saudi Arabia Creates App To Track Women’s Movement

Saudi Arabia has created an application that allows male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling due to the rise in the number of women recently fleeing the ultra-conservative kingdom. The app, called Absher, meaning “Good Tidings” in Arabic, has been in operation for several years, however, it has only recently come into attention… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Creates App To Track Women’s Movement

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Social Media Week: UBA Unveils AI Chatbot To Improve Financial Services

In a bid to improve financial services with the aid of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the United Bank for Africa (UBA) on Monday unveiled the first Artificial Intelligence Chatbot in Africa. The Group Head, Online, Mr Austin Abolusoro, made this known during the 2019 Social Media Week (SMW), Lagos. The SMW has as its theme: “Stories:… Continue reading Social Media Week: UBA Unveils AI Chatbot To Improve Financial Services

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Facebook Partners Dubawa ‘To Tackle Fake News’

Facebook has partnered with Dubawa, a fact-checking website, to help assess the accuracy of news and reduce the spread of misinformation. According to a statement released on Monday, the partnership is as a result of the recent launch of Facebook’s “third-party fact-checking programme”. The programme is designed to improve the quality of news people find… Continue reading Facebook Partners Dubawa ‘To Tackle Fake News’

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US, China Lead Race For Artificial Intelligence – UN

China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence, the UN World Intellectual Property Organisation published on Thursday. The study found US tech giant IBM had, by far, the biggest AI patent portfolio, with 8,920 patients ahead of Microsoft with 5,930 and a group of mainly Japanese tech conglomerates.… Continue reading US, China Lead Race For Artificial Intelligence – UN

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Deutsche Telekom Offers 5G Security Plan To Certify Huawei Network Gear

Deutsche Telekom proposed a series of measures on Wednesday to ensure that future 5G mobile networks are safe, as debate neared a climax on whether to bar Chinese vendors from Germany on national security grounds. The move by Europe’s largest telecoms firm came as the government held a first high-level meeting on whether to shut… Continue reading Deutsche Telekom Offers 5G Security Plan To Certify Huawei Network Gear

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