The allure and trajectory of the Egyptian tech ecosystem, as told by one of its oldest institutional investors

Of the seven countries in North Africa, Egypt stands out in the remarkable acceleration of its technology industry in the last nine years. Prior to the 2011 revolutions that swept across much of the region, there were not a lot of players in the space.  “Those were very difficult times to start a business and…

Apple’s Accessibility Director highlights how the company values inclusion in its products

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was created in 1990 to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities, is turning 30 this week. As this has also impacted technology, TechCrunch interviewed Apple’s Sarah Herrlinger to explore how the company values accessibility practices and features. Herrlinger is Apple’s Director of Global Accessibility Policy. She reinforced…

9to5Mac Daily: July 23, 2020 – iOS 14 beta 3 changes, more

Chance Miller - Jul. 23rd 2020 9:21 am PT @ChanceHMiller Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Griffin: Get Griffin Survivor iPhone SE cases now for 15%…

9to5Google Daily 497: Android 11 Beta 3 arrives w/ new Easter Egg, Samsung to now provide 3 years of OS updates, plus more

Listen to a short-form recap or roundup of all the top 9to5Google stories of the previous 24 hours. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. New episodes of 9to5Google Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Google…

CES 2021: targi odbędą się w styczniu, ale tylko w formie cyfrowej

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Qualcomm Quick Charge 5: From 0 to 50% battery in only 5 minutes

Qualcomm’s latest charging solution is the Quick Charge 5 that promises to fully charge a phone in just 15 minutes. Quick Charge 5: 100W+, Dual Charge technology Quick Charge 5 is not only faster but also more efficient, supporting up to 50% charge in just five minutes. It features 100W+ charging power and uses Dual Charge…

The allure and trajectory of the Egyptian tech ecosystem, as told by one of its oldest institutional investors

Of the seven countries in North Africa, Egypt stands out in the remarkable acceleration of its technology industry in the last nine years. Prior to the 2011 revolutions that swept across much of the region, there were not a lot of players in the space.  “Those were very difficult times to start a business and…
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9to5Mac Daily: July 23, 2020 – iOS 14 beta 3 changes, more

Chance Miller - Jul. 23rd 2020 9:21 am PT @ChanceHMiller Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Griffin: Get Griffin Survivor iPhone SE cases now for 15%…

9to5Google Daily 497: Android 11 Beta 3 arrives w/ new Easter Egg, Samsung to now provide 3 years of OS updates, plus more

Listen to a short-form recap or roundup of all the top 9to5Google stories of the previous 24 hours. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. New episodes of 9to5Google Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Google…

New bidders reportedly emerge for TikTok in the US as powerful critics assail the process

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Heads roll at Intel after 7nm delay

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9to5Mac Daily: July 23, 2020 – iOS 14 beta 3 changes, more

Chance Miller - Jul. 23rd 2020 9:21 am PT @ChanceHMiller Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Griffin: Get Griffin Survivor iPhone SE cases now for 15%…

9to5Google Daily 497: Android 11 Beta 3 arrives w/ new Easter Egg, Samsung to now provide 3 years of OS updates, plus more

Listen to a short-form recap or roundup of all the top 9to5Google stories of the previous 24 hours. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. New episodes of 9to5Google Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Google…

Canada’s narwhals skewer Silicon Valley’s unicorns

Toronto and the corridor that stretches west to Kitchener and Waterloo is already Canada’s capital of finance and technology—and naturally, the region’s leaders want to set an example for the rest of the world. That’s part of the reason why in 2017, municipal organizations in Toronto tapped Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs to redevelop a…

The owner of WeChat thinks deepfakes could actually be good

The news: In a new white paper about its plans for AI, translated by China scholars Jeffrey Ding and Caroline Meinhardt, Tencent, the owner of WeChat and one of China’s three largest tech giants, emphasizes that deepfake technology is “not just about ‘faking’ and ‘deceiving,’ but a highly creative and groundbreaking technology.” It urges regulators…

9to5Mac Daily: July 23, 2020 – iOS 14 beta 3 changes, more

Chance Miller - Jul. 23rd 2020 9:21 am PT @ChanceHMiller Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Griffin: Get Griffin Survivor iPhone SE cases now for 15%…

9to5Google Daily 497: Android 11 Beta 3 arrives w/ new Easter Egg, Samsung to now provide 3 years of OS updates, plus more

Listen to a short-form recap or roundup of all the top 9to5Google stories of the previous 24 hours. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. New episodes of 9to5Google Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Google…
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