Weekly Tech Roundup for February 15 2019

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. – Elbert Hubbard

Someone once said, “If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner”. Check out these inspiring technology trend that might just inspire you to further develop your love for technology.

We also included some snippets from our daily knowledge development sessions, just to give you a little extra knowledge. After all, knowledge is never enough. Take your time and digest every one of them. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

Twitter introduces a new emoji, Moments thread ahead of Nigeria’s presidential elections

With less than 24 hours to Nigeria’s presidential elections, there’s tension among the citizens and as expected, a heightened wave of unverified news across most online platforms Nigerians rely on for information.

Twitter, one of the most popular networking sites used by Nigerians wants to position itself as a reliable source of information during the elections.

Best ways to share big files

Best ways to share big files

Wave goodbye to bloated emails forever.

Here are the messaging apps Slack crushed on its road to IPO

Slack is an IPO messaging app which came in late to the instant messaging world but it has become one of the most popular and used messaging apps. Why? That’s for you to find out by clicking that link. Also, it displaced some other messaging apps. How? Click that link and stop guessing how.

HTTP: The Protocol Every Web Developer Must Know

Http What ? If you have ever wondered what the Http Protocol is all about, this here is a very good summary about Http 1. It is good for the beginner and also the veterans .

Samsung is preparing to launch a sports smartwatch and AirPods-like earbuds

Samsung’s newest product launch happens next week, but already the Korean tech giant has revealed its entire upcoming range of wearable devices that will seemingly be unveiled alongside the Galaxy S10.

One solar water pump at a time, Spunvertek is solving the water challenges in rural Nigeria

According to a 2017 UNICEF declaration, over 57 million Nigerians lack access to potable water supply.

Additionally, available alternatives — such as drinking water from rivers, lakes, ponds, streams and irrigation canals — are prone to water borne diseases, which cause the deaths of about 130,000 children annually, according to World Health Organisation.

But how unpleasant is the situation given that more than half of the 57 million people, believed to lack access to portable water supply, live in rural areas with no access to electricity supply?

Global smartphone manufacturer, OPPO is officially entering the Nigerian market

The members of the press(techpoint) over the weekend, Marketing Manager of OPPO Mobile Nigeria, Nengi Akinola, spoke on how they intend to bring the global excellence of the brand to the Nigerian market.

Nengi spoke about plans for innovation and collaboration that OPPO was planning for Nigeria.

Instagram is bringing Direct Messaging to web

Instagram is reportedly testing a version of its service that will let users send messages to other users on the platform from a desktop or laptop through a web browser or mobile web browsers.

Users have been able to access the photo-sharing app from desktop and web browsers, but direct messaging was still exclusive to its native application.

About Weekly Tech Roundup by Bincom Dev Center

You probably already know that Bincom ICT‘s core is Best Use of Technology. This initiative is a compilation of some of the things the people at Bincom Dev Center found interesting during the week in review. Bincom Dev Center is the Training & Development Arm of Bincom ICT.

In this weekly publication, You will find various pieces ranging from ideas to trends, to random thoughts. They are here because we found them interesting. We also include some knowledge development pieces and where to get more information about these topic. We aim to publish an edition every Friday at 5:00pm (with exception of Holidays). We are working hard to keep ourselves updated and we think you should too!

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One more thing, Credits for this edition goes to :

  • Contributors: All_of_us @ Bincom Dev Center
  • Compiled by: Fisayo Adesomoju
  • Edited by: Nnaemeka Nwosu
  • Senior Responsibility Officer: Bade Adesemowo

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