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Third-Party Developers May Gain Access To Your Alexa Audio Recordings

Amazon is trying to decide whether it should let third-party developers access transcripts of Alexa audio recordings made by Alexa-powered devices, a new report from The Information says. Amazon To Give Developers Alexa Transcripts The point of granting that kind of access is for Amazon to entice developers to focus on making apps for Alexa, giving them access to precious ... Read More »

Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, Drops By 4.3 Percent In Q2 2017

The downward trend continues for the worldwide PC market in the second quarter of 2017. According to the latest data from Gartner, global PC shipments totaled 61.1 million for the said period, representing a 4.3 percent decline from the same quarter last year. Worldwide PC Shipments Spiral Downward The figure also represents the lowest single quarter of PC shipments since 2007. On ... Read More »

Tencent’s Honor of Kings to Launch in US, EU Amid Regulatory Chill in China

Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game “Honor of Kings” in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the plans said, amid a backlash in China over its addictive features. The game has roughly 55 million daily active users and analysts estimate its monthly revenue is more than CNY 1 billion ($147.09 million), ... Read More »

Israel is getting serious about opening up the high-tech market to domestic investors

Ariel Jerozolimski | Bloomberg | Getty Images Inside the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Israeli pension funds are expected to get a waiver that will allow them to invest in four new high-tech funds for which the government issued new tenders this week. The new mutual funds, meant for both private and institutional investors, are to be traded on the Tel ... Read More »

Centre constitutes committee to revamp minority education

The Minority Affairs Ministry has constituted an 11 member committee to revamp the minority education in India. The panel has suggested setting up of more than 200 schools and 25 colleges to overhaul the education system for minorities. The panel has submitted its report to the minority affairs ministry suggesting that the new schools should follow the CBSE syllabus. Students ... Read More »

What we are doing to improve education for the children of South Sudan

Refugee children from South Sudan at Bidi Bidi settlement camp, north Uganda. Around $4m of a $36m grant could be reallocated to refugee education by the South Sudan government ‘if it wishes to do so’, says Alice Albright. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni / Barcroft Images Conflict in South Sudan has sent a million people over the border to Uganda and three-quarters ... Read More »

Vodafone Offers Free Netflix Subscription to Select RED Postpaid Subscribers

HIGHLIGHTS Vodafone Red customers getting up to 1 year free subscription of Netflix Vodafone Red 1299 plan and above users are eligible for the new offer Other Vodafone Red plans eligible are Red 1699, 1999, and 2,999 Vodafone, over the weekend, announced an all-new Netflix subscription benefit for its RED postpaid customers in India. The company has revealed that postpaid ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Algorithm Update to Curb ‘Tiny Group’ of Spammers

HIGHLIGHTS The move is another step to weed out spam Change would affect only links shared by a tiny group of spammers Facebook frequently tweaks the computer code behind the News Feed Facebook said on Friday it was changing the computer algorithm behind its News Feed to limit the reach of people known to frequently blast out links to clickbait stories, sensationalist ... Read More »

UK Government Tech Market ‘To Be Worth £20bn By 2025’

The UK is in a position to lead the world’s public sector IT market due to government reforms and broad public acceptance of digital, argues a new study The market for government technology in the UK could be worth £20 billion by 2025, creating opportunities for startups and smaller firms, according to a new report. Rapid advancements in technology, along with the ... Read More »

11 tips to grow your personal brand on social media

Kangai Mwiti Kangai Mwiti is a digital strategist whose success speaks for itself. The self-taught makeup artist and beauty consultant founded the beauty brand, Bellesa Africa, in 2012. Bellesa Africa was the first YouTube channel in Kenya dedicated solely to makeup and beauty tips, tricks and tutorials for women of colour. It now has a presence in over 100 countries, ... Read More »