Big data

Kaspersky gets patent for tech meant to detect malicious functionality in a virtual machine

Kaspersky has received a patent (US10339301) from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a technology designed to simplify the detection of malicious functionality in a virtual machine. By creating the exact conditions that trigger malware execution, this patented know-how allows researchers to analyse a suspicious file in a single attempt instead of trying it […]
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AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women

African Women in Technology Conference (AWIT 2019) seeking to connect start-ups to mentors has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. Hosted yearly by ​IBOM LLC​, the 3-day conference is themed “Awaken The Techazon Within” focuses on empowering, educating and connecting African women in business and technology. AWIT seeks to provide a platform for advancing the careers […]
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How to Collect WhatsApp Business Opt-Ins – Infobip

A guide through the WhatsApp Business opt-in requirements with four easy examples. Today, customers expect brands to be available on their favorite communication channels, like WhatsApp – the most preferred messaging channel worldwide. In fact, 68% of customers think that messaging is the most convenient way to contact a business, according to AdWeek.   Now, with WhatsApp Business API available through Infobip, medium and large […]
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Facebook AI researchers create world’s high-res map of Africa

The New AI-powered, high-res maps to help humanitarian aid and relief agencies better assist people in need. Facebook ( is working closely with key non-profit and research partners to use artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to address large-scale social, health and infrastructure challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. These efforts range from rural electrification in Tanzania to […]
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Mastercard CEO and Uganda

Mastercard CEO, Uganda PM discuss technology in driving growth

Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, visited Uganda this week where he met with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda. During their meeting, Mr. Banga reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing commitment to the country and also emphasized the role that digital payment ecosystems can play in enabling economic growth and driving financial inclusion, supporting Uganda’s Vision 2040.  During his visit, Mr Banga […]
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