Nakirfai Tobor

Nakirfai Tobor

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Curating and drafting digital technology news from across Africa. Still learning. Beep bop.

DJI introduces government solutions

Chinese drone manufacturer, DJI, has introduced a Government Edition solution for security conscious government agencies. One of the notable features is that Government Edition drones do not require DJI activation to function.

Spotify quits music distribution

Spotify has announced that it is shutting down its Upload Beta Program. The service allowed music artists to upload their songs to Spotify for free and without any middle-men.

Triggerfish launches online academy

Triggerfish, in partnership with Goethe-Institut and The German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation, has launched a free digital learning platform for anyone wanting to understand more about the career opportunities and how to get started in the field of animation.

Bob Collymore has passed away

Bob Collymore has passed away. This is according to a statement from Kenya's largest mobile service providers, Safaricom. He is reported to have passed away on the morning of Monday, 1 July 2019.

Donald Trump lifts Huawei ban

US President Donald Trump has said that Huawei can now resume trading with American companies. Trump announced this during a news conference at the Group of 20 meeting in Japan.

DeepNude app shut down by creator

DeepNude, an app that used an Artificial Intelligence technique to generate realistic looking nude photos of women has been shut down by the creator. In a statement, the creator has said that the world is not yet ready for DeepNude.

New cable connects Africa to Europe

A new subsea cable is set to connect Africa and Europe. Named Equiano, the cable is privately funded by Google and it will run from Portugal along the West Coast of Africa ending up in South Africa.