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Have you recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or trying to find an alternative to Google? You wouldn’t be alone. The tech giants are invading our privacy, misusing our data, strangling economic growth and helping governments spy on us. Yet because these few companies own so many of the internet’s key services, it …

Shopping online saves you from the time and effort to physically go to stores just to buy the stuff that you want. All of the transactions happen online and your product will be waiting at your doorstep. In spite of its convenience, we cannot be too complacent. As we know, as much is the internet …

The internet is unique in that it has no central control, administration or authority. It has given everyone with access to it a platform to express their views and exchange ideas with others instantaneously. But in recent years, internet services such as search engines and social media platforms have increasingly been provided by a small …

Enterprises currently face the challenge of how to adopt and integrate AI and ML into their operations effectively, at scale and with minimum complexity. In tandem, today’s AI workloads have become increasingly advanced and the compute power required to support them has exponentially increased. Canonical and NVIDIA have collaborated to help enterprises accelerate their adoption …

It’s our favourite time of the year: Single’s Day; a great time for awesome deals. Single’s Day is the time to get some new electronics. Electronics are costly but they can go down to attractive prices during Single’s Day. Here are some of the best devices in AliExpress you should add to your to-buy list …

The biometrics industry is projected to grow by over $US 24 billion during the 2019-2013 time period, according to a study by Technavio. Based on the same study, much of the growth in biometrics will be seen in our government, healthcare,  as well as our banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI). Soon enough, just your …

Cyberattacks are one of the top 10 global risks of highest concern in the next decade, with an estimated price tag of $90 trillion if cybersecurity efforts do not keep pace with technological change. While there is abundant guidance in the cybersecurity community, the application of prescribed action continues to fall short of what is required to …

WeWork went from unicorn darling with a nearly US$50 billion valuation to a cautionary tale for gullible investors worth just $8 billion in a matter of months. It did so in part by wrapping its real estate sublet business in the cloak of a tech startup destined to “change the world.” Were investors like SoftBank …

Android Dev Summit 2019 | The Digital Wellbeing Opportunity The talk highlights the challenges and opportunities app developers face with respect to how their products may impact user wellbeing. In this session, you will: Learn the primary user concern areas that Google is looking at Leave with some considerations and simple strategies to adapt your …

Linux’s emergence on the mainframe is indebted to the external developer community working with IBM. Despite my 15 years of experience in the Linux infrastructure space, if you had asked me a year ago what a mainframe was, I’d be hard-pressed to give a satisfying technical answer. I was surprised to learn that the entire …