Silicon Valley & Technology

Investors, Entrepreneurs Meet in Silicon Valley to Discuss African Investment
'Scaling' remittances to support entrepreneurs on the continent
Michelle Quinn
Wed, 01/29/2020 - 11:58
One UN official told the AP that the hack, which was first detected over the summer, appeared 'sophisticated' and that the extent of the damage remains unclear, especially in terms of personal, secret or compromising information that may have been stolen
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Wed, 01/29/2020 - 09:52
Singapore looks to add to its regional lead in medical technology, by adding telemedicine. (VOA News)
Singapore looks to add to its Regional lead in Medical Technology, by adding Telemedicine
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Wed, 01/29/2020 - 05:57
FILE - A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London, Britain, April 29, 2019.
Britain will allow Huawei to help build next-generation cellular network, dealing a blow to US campaign to launch worldwide boycott of telecom equipment giant
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Tue, 01/28/2020 - 11:10
FILE - Employees walk through a lobby at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, Washington, Nov. 13, 2018.
Amazon, which relies on fossil fuels to power the planes, trucks and vans that ship packages all over the world, has an enormous carbon footprint
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Mon, 01/27/2020 - 01:11
Bringing Broadband to Rural America an Ongoing Quest
The US Federal Communications Commission estimates that about 19 million Americans still don’t have access to broadband internet, but little by little, individuals, companies and the government are changing that. VOA’s Calla Yu reports.
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 19:40
FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo at Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, July 22, 2019…
Analysts note the Chinese tech giant has been working to reduce its reliance on American-made components
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:38
A 5G logo is displayed at the Huawei campus in Shenzhen city, China, March 6, 2019. Australia’s ban on Huawei’s involvement in its 5G networks and its crackdown on foreign covert interference are testing Beijing’s efforts to project its power overseas.
The non-binding recommendations are part of a set of measures aimed at addressing cybersecurity risks at national and bloc-wide level, in particular concerns related to world No. 1 player Huawei Technologies
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:33
When Algorithms Make Art: Immersive Art Installation Exhibits Machine-Learning
Turkish artist uses artificial intelligence and social media to create trippy art experience
Tina Trinh
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 09:23
Signage is seen at the Huawei offices in Reading, Britain, May 2, 2019.  REUTERS/Toby Melville
Move risks jeopardizing intelligence-sharing between Britain and America
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 15:27
Malawi Hosts Africa's First Drone Academy
UNICEF-supported initiative expects to train 150 students to construct, operate drones in 2020
Lameck Masina
Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:50
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reads documents after she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 8, 2020.
German chancellor believes European Union coordination on the issue is important and she has been unable to bridge differences within her CDU/CSU bloc, sources say
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 10:38
FILE PHOTO: CEO Tim Cook speaks at an Apple event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019…
The growth of internet giants such as Apple has pushed international tax rules to the limit, prompting the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to pursue global reforms over where multinational firms should be taxed
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:57
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks on artificial intelligence during a Bruegel think tank conference in Brussels, Belgium, Jan. 20, 2020.
Sundar Pichai's comments come as lawmakers and governments seriously consider putting limits on how artificial intelligence is used
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:37
FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to appear in British Columbia supreme…
The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is set to begin in a Vancouver courtroom
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 04:20