Coronavirus: NITDA targets creation, protection of millions of jobs in ICT sector

DG NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdulahhi speaking during virtual submission of NITDA Advisory Committee’s report on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Technology and Innovation Ecosystem The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa stated that the Agency is targeting to protect and create a million jobs in the ICT sectors […]

Amazon using thermal cameras for COVID-19 temperature checks

The e-tailing giant is using the cameras at some of its operations facilities to ease the process of screening employees for fever related to the coronavirus. Thermal imaging in use at the entrance to a hospital in Spain. Amazon says it’s now using thermal cameras at some of its operations sites to help protect employees […]

Amazon France workers will stay home until at least Wednesday

A court ruled that it hadn’t done enough to protect warehouse workers from COVID-19, and an appeal will take place on Tuesday. Amazon is temporarily halting warehouse operations in France, as it waits to appeal a court ruling.Chesnot/Getty ImagesFor the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Amazon shuttered its […]

5G: LG Velvet phone’s ‘raindrop’ camera array teased in trailer

It uses Qualcomm’s 765 5G chipset, and you’ll have four color options to choose from. After teasing its Velvet phone through concept images and explaining its naming convention, LG gave us our first close look at the device and its chipset in a trailer over the weekend. It’ll use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 5G 765 processor, instead of the higher-end 865. The cameras descend in order by size, with the […]

5 things not to do when coronavirus quarantine, lockdown end

Angela Lang/CNETFor the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. After weeks of coronavirus quarantine, shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders, it’s no wonder millions of people are looking for an end in sight. This question of when life can go back to normal is on countless minds as countries, states and cities shift […]

COVID-19: Galaxy Backbone continues to strengthen unified digital communications in govt

MD/CEO, GBB Professor Muhammad Abubakar The Company does this through GBB COVID-19 Action TeamDeploys over 150 Unified Communication devices, from Video Conferencing terminals to Video Phones, have been installed in the offices and residences of top government officialsIn the last two weeks of the Federal Government shut down of business and social operations in the […]

CoVID-19 sparks uptake of WiFi as a Service in Middle East and Africa – Report

Middle East and Africa Wi-Fi-as-a-Service (WaaS) market size is projected to grow from USD 336 million in 2020 to USD 1,094 million by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 26.6% during the forecast period. The report “MEA Wi-Fi as a Service Market released by MarketsandMarkets by Solution – Access Points and WLAN Controllers; Service […]

Meet 5 five founding partners of ID2020 Alliance

You may have read or heard about the ID2020 Alliance that is setting the course of digital ID through a multi-stakeholder partnership, ensuring digital ID is ‘responsibly’ implemented and widely accessible. In 2018, ID2020 Alliance Partners, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), drafted a formal articulation of the Alliance’s perspective on ethical […]