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The IOT FORUM AFRICA (Internet Of Things Forum Africa) is set to run its 3rd conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre Johannesburg South Africa on the 26th and 27th March 2019. The IOT 2019 will give Africa’s top IOT players room to exhibit some of the latest IOT solutions to various viewers from different public and private sectors. Interested? You can participate in the IOT 2019 as an attendee, speaker or exhibitor. Click here
Moving forward, FCMB has set up a tech based co-working space called HUB ONE. The FCMB HUB ONE is a professional working space powered with unlimited internet, constant power supply, individuals of like minds and free coffee. This platform is an enabling environment where tech startups can collaborate on ideas and build on it. It is situated in Yaba, Lagos. It is great news for the Nigerian Tech Ecosystem.
Cortex logic, an African AI software and solutions company based in South Africa recently secured investments to expand offshore in the US and Europe. Cortex logic is an Artificial Intelligence and Solutions company that uses technology to solve complex business problems. This is achieved with the aid of Al engine by mobilizing data science, internet of things (IOT) and big data analytics. This investment will cover every sector in commerce and will also give room to bring on-board more staff and expand operation.
With the aid of the new Chrome Extension, it will be quite difficult for hackers to take over your account. This is all thanks to the new password checkup tool that got released on the 5th of February 2019. The tool will send out a warning if the username and password you are using is stolen, it then notifies you to change them. Kurt Thomas, a research scientist at Google has said we are most likely to fall victim to an account take over without the above safety measures. The tool doesn’t save or view your password. Interesting news.
Finally, on the Big 5 Daily, A web tool which can hire and fire staffs has gone live for South African tech startups. The tool is a joint initiative of the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), they created this after they realised that 90% of the cases that come to their table is related to disagreements between employees and employers. The tool allows entrepreneurs source information regarding; staff recruitment, staff management, work termination etc. And what is more? It is free! It is really good to see corporations build tech solutions to existing problems.
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