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Monday, May 28, 2018
The All Nations University College (ANUC) has begun moves to build Ghana’s Second Satellite dubbed Ghanasat-2 which will have a commercial mission to help solve most environmental challenges confronting the country. Speaking to Starr News at the Sidelines of the 6th Annual International SSSTA 2017 Conference & Birds International...
Uber has struck a deal to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo. The agreement envisages that the pick-up service will purchase the vehicles over the course of three years beginning in 2019. Uber began testing prototypes made by the carmaker last year in the US. One expert...
A civil society group, Coalition for Democratic Governance, has waded into the controversy surrounding the Ghana Post GPS App, describing the digital address system deployed by government  as a scheme to create, loot and share. According to it, the huge cost of the app being used to facilitate the...
The US Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to block telecoms giant AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, the owner of CNN and HBO. The department said the merger would lessen competition and lead to higher consumer prices. AT&T vowed to fight the move, calling it a radical departure...
Dr. Gloria Opoku-Boateng Osardu is a PhD UX Researcher/ Scientist at Northrop Grumman (a leading global aerospace and security company). She received her PhD in Information Systems at UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) with a dissertation research investigating brain fitness games as an intervention for age-related cognitive decline...
Ghana’s hospitality tag is being further deepened with the adoption of the Handy Smartphone device. The device serves as a hospitality guide while providing data and voice calls to visitors. Some16 hoteliers in Ghana have already signed up on to the Handy Smartphone which offers innovative services that enriches...
Toshiba signed a deal today selling its television subsidiary to China’s Hisense, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. The Japanese company will sell a 95 percent stake in Toshiba Visual Solutions to Hisense Electric for $113.6 million. Toshiba will keep a 5 percent stake. Toshiba is struggling hard after...
YouTube is to restrict the availability of videos showing children’s characters in violent or sexual scenes if they are reported by viewers. Last week, a blog post by writer James Bridle highlighted how YouTube was still being swamped by bizarre and indecent videos aimed at children. The site says...
A self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas was involved in a crash on its first day of service. The vehicle – carrying “several” passengers – collided with a lorry driving at slow speed. Nobody was injured in the incident which city officials say was the fault of the human...
Vodafone is partnering the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) to launch a not-for-profit initiative aimed at using mobile-derived customer insights to make better predictions for sustainable development. The global concept of using data from mobile networks to make life-saving decisions has become very critical, especially in a world that continues...