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Factsheet: How to think about consumer innovation in Africa

You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all that. — Entrepreneurs and investors are mostly skeptical about the prospects…

‘I think that in ten years, femtech will be huge’, Joanna Bichsel on building Africa’s first femtech e-commerce company

My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Joanna Bichsel wanted to build something for women. So she launched Kasha, named after her second child, and possibly Africa’s first femtech e-commerce platform. Kasha is now present in Rwanda and Kenya…
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Coronavirus in Context is a weekly newsletter where we bring you facts that matter about the COVID-19 pandemic and the technology trying to stop its spread. You can subscribe here. Hola pandemic pals, I saw an elderly gentleman selling face masks outside of a convenience store today. He shook hands with almost everyone who spoke to him as…
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SWITCH 2020 | Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology is back Dec 7-11

Jointly organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Enterprise Singapore, and IPI Singapore, the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) returns on Dec. 7-11. This year, the event will be presented in a unique hybrid format, combining a 24-hour online event platform and over 40 global satellite events in…

Australian EV Tax is counterintuitive and counterproductive to our goal of a sustainable future

Less than 1% of new car sales in Australia are EVs. Compared to other similarly developed economies, we don’t even find ourselves in the top 20 list. I love this country, but for a place that is well recognised as being home to early adopters and lovers of technology, we’re not just falling behind, we’re…

Review: iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini final thoughts [Video]

In my recent Top Features video walkthrough showcasing the iPhone 12, I didn’t yet have the iPhone 12 mini in hand, so I was only able to provide commentary on Apple’s large 6.1-inch baseline smartphone. Now that the iPhone 12 mini has arrived, I’ve been able to examine both smartphones in light of Apple’s entire…

HEY iOS email app gets multi-window support on iPad

The HEY email client had its iOS app updated today with a long-awaited feature for iPad users. Version 1.1.3 of the HEY app for iOS now has multi-window support on iPadOS, allowing users to view two different screens of the app at the same time. Back in October, the HEY app was updated with support…