Anger in India over the nation’s underfunded and poorly maintained railway system

According to senior railway officials, the Coromandel Express, a high-speed train that was traveling from Kolkata to Chennai, was diverted onto a loop line and slammed into a heavy goods train idled at Bahanaga Bazar railway station. Anger is growing in India, now the world’s most populous nation, renewing calls for authorities to confront safety issues … Continue reading Anger in India over the nation’s underfunded and poorly maintained railway system

Meta hit with record £1bn fine for breach of EU data regulations

Photo by ALTEREDSNAPS on Pexels.com The owner of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook has been slapped with a record fine of €1.2bn (£1.04bn) by the Irish data protection regulator. It's the biggest fine ever levied for breach of the general data protection regulations (GDPR) which require the data holder's permission before using their personal information. Meta … Continue reading Meta hit with record £1bn fine for breach of EU data regulations

Dangote Refinery: Facts about Africa’s biggest oil refinery

The completion of the Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals in Lagos State is a groundbreaking event, one that brings great pride to Nigeria, with great prospects of helping the nation experience transformations in the petroleum sector. President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday commission the plant which is arguably Africa’s biggest oil refinery and the worlds … Continue reading Dangote Refinery: Facts about Africa’s biggest oil refinery

Undersea road tunnel opens to traffic in China’s Dalian

An undersea road tunnel opened to traffic on Monday in Dalian, a coastal city in Northeast China's Liaoning province. The tunnel, accommodating a two-way six-lane urban expressway beneath Dalian Bay, is the first immersed tube undersea tunnel in North China, said Sun Zhu, deputy chief engineer of Dalian Bay Undersea Tunnel Co Ltd., which is … Continue reading Undersea road tunnel opens to traffic in China’s Dalian

Police arrest tech worker for allegedly killing an app owner

Police have arrested a self-described tech entrepreneur over the fatal stabbing in San Francisco of Cash App founder Bob Lee. The suspect is 38-year-old Nima Momeni from Emeryville, California. Mr Lee and Mr Momeni knew each other, police said. Tributes were paid to Bob Lee, who founded the popular Cash App and worked for MobileCoin … Continue reading Police arrest tech worker for allegedly killing an app owner

Organizational Factors Impacting Cloud-based Technology Adoption

Photo by ThisIsEngineering on Pexels.com Abstract Cloud computing services such as file storage and big data analytics offer cost-effective, secure, flexible, and sustainable services to their users. Despite their benefits, the adoption of many cloud services is still limited, and many organizations are hesitant to adopt cloud technologies for several reasons. Researchers have used innovation adoption … Continue reading Organizational Factors Impacting Cloud-based Technology Adoption

Is Conversational AI the expected gamechanger in banking?

Photo by Andrew Neel on Pexels.com Bankers Believe Conversational AI Will Be a Game-Changer, Eventually. The level of acceptance and use of conversational AI is likely to continue growing over the next several years as the capabilities and deployment across multiple applications in every industry continues. While there has been unprecedented coverage of ChatGPT in … Continue reading Is Conversational AI the expected gamechanger in banking?

Law enforcement agency adoption and use of Twitter as a crisis communication tool

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Adoption and use of new technology Adoption of new technology at an organizational level, in this case LEAs, is subject to a variety of factors. Organizational adoption occurs in two stages: initiation and completion (Zaltman, Duncan, and Holbek, 1973). In the initiation stage, the organization becomes aware of the innovation, develops … Continue reading Law enforcement agency adoption and use of Twitter as a crisis communication tool

Femi Otedola: Nigeria struggling with 5,000mw generation capacity since I was born

The Executive Chairman, Board of Directors, Geregu Power Plc, Mr Femi Otedola, says there has not been improvement in Nigeria’s power sector since he was born. Otedola disclosed this on Friday at the “Closing Gong ceremony” of the Nigerian Exchange Limited, NGX in Lagos. He decried that the real problem facing Nigeria’s power sector is … Continue reading Femi Otedola: Nigeria struggling with 5,000mw generation capacity since I was born

Design of a Counsellor Chat Bot Service

Photo by ThisIsEngineering on Pexels.com ABSTRACT The aim of this project is to build a counsellor chat bot as a service which responds to the person, giving them advice based on the premise given to it. There are counsellor chatbots present but they are all retrieval based which means that they can only respond to what … Continue reading Design of a Counsellor Chat Bot Service

ChatGPT: Everything you need to know

ChatGPT – a chatbot created by OpenAI – launched on November 30, 2022, and it’s since captivated the masses. The tool garnered a significant amount of attention almost immediately, and it’s been making headlines ever since. But what exactly is ChatGPT? What can ChatGPT do, and how exactly does it work? If you’re asking questions … Continue reading ChatGPT: Everything you need to know

Obasanjo explains the wide gap between policymaking and technological change in Nigeria

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed government’s policy somersault in the last 15 years for Nigeria’s inability to produce its own satellite. Obasanjo stated that without committed efforts and a custom blueprint, advancement in the country’s technological drive would continue to be a mirage. The former Head of State spoke at his residence in Abeokuta, … Continue reading Obasanjo explains the wide gap between policymaking and technological change in Nigeria

Lagos Blue Rail: Everything you need to know

The fare, power supply, trial run and when the train will be available to the everyday Lagosian. The first phase of the Lagos Blue rail was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari with fanfare and a speech by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday. The first phase of the 13 kilometres elevated train network stretches from Marina … Continue reading Lagos Blue Rail: Everything you need to know

What’s the difference between genetic testing and genomic testing?

Photo by Edward Jenner on Pexels.com Genomic testing is one method your doctor can use to predict how your cancer will grow and which treatments might work best against it. It's sometimes called "DNA sequencing." The test looks at all your genes rather than a specific one. Genes are pieces of DNA that hold the … Continue reading What’s the difference between genetic testing and genomic testing?

5 Key questions on health innovation

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com There is a pressing need for disruptive innovation in the health system. I don’t mean simply introducing more technology, I mean cutting out overspecification and cost by fundamentally rethinking how we deliver healthcare. The requirement to drive disruptive innovation is placing new demands on healthcare leaders. Health leaders need to … Continue reading 5 Key questions on health innovation