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TravelMate B3 and TravelMate Spin B3, Acer announces new Windows 11 laptops for education

Acer is announcing the TravelMate B3 and TravelMate Spin B3 laptops for education that run Windows 11 SE or 11 Pro Education. The 11.6-inch laptops are able to survive the school day, with military-grade durability and 10-hour battery life. The laptops are to be available in the Middle East and Africa

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OPPO introduces Find N foldable phone and Air Glass aR device

OPPO unveils Find N foldable smartphone and Air Glass an assisted reality (aR) device at INNO Day 2021 event. The company introduces its first foldable smartphone as it attempts to solve the main pain points in previous foldable smartphones. Focusing on making a beautiful device that is useful and easy

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Africa Year in Review, Meta highlights 2021 milestones

Meta, the parent company of Facebook is highlighting key milestones achieved in their 2021 Africa Year in Review. The infographic shows some of Meta's investments and initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa this year. They focused on driving innovation, connecting communities, helping businesses to grow and supporting the tech and creator ecosystem.

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies targets African businesses with affordable Microsoft Teams Essential

Liquid Intelligent Technologies is bringing Microsoft Teams Essential, the standalone Microsoft Teams collaboration solution to small businesses across Africa. Liquid is a Microsoft certified partner for the new Microsoft Teams Essential offering.  Microsoft Teams Essential is a solution that brings the Teams collaboration platform into an affordable package. It provides an

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Microsoft Student Summit Africa 2021 set for 1-3 December

Microsoft Student Summit Africa (MSSA) is back and is scheduled to take place from 1st to 3rd December 2021. The free three-day virtual conference will seek to upskill and expose students to Microsoft technologies. With learning covering artificial intelligence, cloud computing, Microsoft Power Platform, web development, etc. The event

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Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute, Viasat launch first Real-Time Earth ground station in Africa

Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute (GSSTI) and Viasat Inc. are announcing the launch of the first Real-Time Earth (RTE) facility in Africa. The partnership hopes to bring new space opportunities and jobs to the region. And expand Viasat's ability to deliver critical earth observation and remote sensing data on-demand around the world. Viasat's

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Microsoft to open Garage sites in Nigeria and Kenya

Microsoft is bringing The Garage program to Africa with sites to be located in Kenya and Nigeria. The company says The Garage Nigeria, in Lagos, is currently in advanced planning stages, as are other Garage locations in Africa. New information reaching us including the search for a Senior Program Manager

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Oracle partners with Orange to build cloud regions in Senegal and Ivory Coast

Oracle and Orange are announcing an agreement to accelerate cloud-led digital transformation in West Africa. The collaboration will see the companies build Oracle's Cloud regions using Orange’s infrastructure in Senegal and Ivory Coast. This they say aligns with their common objective of ensuring that all customer data is hosted locally.

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availability zones south Africa

Azure availability zones now available in South Africa

Microsoft is announcing the addition of Availability Zones to the South Africa North cloud region. Expanding the region to have three unique physically separated locations within the region. To bring higher availability and asynchronous replication of applications and data for disaster recovery protection. Microsoft says the Availability Zones give users

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TECNO Android 12

TECNO to deploy Android 12 on HiOS 8.5 for CAMON 17 and PHANTOM X

TECNO plans to deploy Android 12 on the upcoming HiOS 8.5 update for the CAMON 17 and PHANTOM X. The company notes that with the public release of Android 12, the TECNO CAMON 17 and PHANTOM X will be amongst the first few phones to receive the update. The update

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