Saturday, August 8, 2020

India smartphone shipments slashed in half in Q2 2020 – TechCrunch

Even the world’s second largest smartphone market isn’t immune to COVID-19. Smartphone shipments in India fell 48% in the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago, the most...

DE&I at Facebook, Prop 22 and gig worker earnings – TechCrunch

Hey, ya’ll. I’m experimenting with a bi-weekly roundup that looks at the state of labor in tech. We’ll use this space to explore topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion, the...

What do investors bidding up tech shares know that the rest of us don’t?...

It's all about rising TAM The biggest story to come out of the post-March stock market boom has been explosive growth in the value of technology shares. Software companies in particular...

How pandemics can be prevented in future

The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in partnership with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and others have identified measures countries can put in place to prevent future pandemics. This was...
FG proposes N2.3trn to boost mining, other sectors

FG proposes N2.3trn to boost mining, other sectors

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the federal government has proposed N2.3 trillion to boost the mining and other sectors of the economy in post COVID-19...

Nigeria Launches COVID-19 Online Course on Infection Prevention and Control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched a course on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), in the context of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This online course is available to the...

Ganduje orders ease of lockdown in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has announced a total easing of the lockdown imposed on the state to check the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mr Ganduje made...

How I will lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the United Nations outlined the Federal Government’s plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within the next 10 years. The president spoke in...

Running a queer dating startup amid a pandemic and racial justice uprising – TechCrunch

The events of the past few months have shaken the lives of everyone, but especially Black people in the U.S. COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted members of the Black community while...

Near Space Labs expands high-altitude Earth imagery to Texas and ramps remote deployment –...

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has had a number of unexpected impacts on global economic activity — most of them negative. But the pandemic has also highlighted the need for alternative...

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