Weekly Tech Roundup for July 12 2019

“We need to understand that if we all work on inclusion together, it’s going to be faster, broader, better, and more thorough than anything we can do on our own.”  -Ellen Pao
Benjamin Franklin once said “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” The whole idea is not about the choice between using or not using technology but using it right. Check out these inspiring technology trends that might just inspire an increase in 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.

Tech Snippets

Blockchain Mining

Mining is a key part of the process for maintaining bitcoin’s shared transaction ledger, or blockchain. It takes the Apollo Guidance Computer 10 seconds to compute a single hash value. – FAV

DeepMind – No Human Knowledge Attached

An artificial intelligence (AI) program from Google-owned company DeepMind has reached superhuman level at the strategy game Go — without learning from any human moves. – OC

Huawei 5G Smartphone

Huawei set to launch their first 5G smartphone the Mate 20 X on the 26 of July 2019 – CO

Triple Camera?!

Tecno launches phantom9 with AI triple camera. – EH

ReAct For Windows

Microsoft launches React Native for windows.
React Native is a JavaScript framework for writing real, natively rendering mobile applications for iOS and Android.
But now Microsoft is launching a new open-source project for React Native developers who want to target Windows (UWP) – GM

Instagram For Anti-bullying

Instagram has introduced a new feature in which terms or phrases commonly associated with bully such as, “You are stupid and ugly and worthless” are identified by the AI as a negative comment, causing a pop-up ask the user to rethink their comment. Another one called ‘Restrict’ is to be added. Restricting a person allows a user to decide who see the person’s comment and prevent the person from seeing their online status or if they have read their direct message. – EE

Node.js: Not On A Need-To-Know Basis

Know about Node.js? It’s history, basis and what-not? Do you need a free e-book to help you out at all times. Then this article is for you. The book is free, by the way. – OA

IBM Tech and Their Uses

IBM has technologies like AI, Cloud, Blockchain & the IoT. in this articles, we see how these technologies will change the World, and how this technologies are Transforming Industries like Agriculture and Banking.. – AOT

Knowledge Development Sessions

Building Hobby App With ReAct Native

ReAct Native created by Facebook is used to created several apps and websites. Join us and Gbubemi as she takes us through the requirements to use it to how to use it and building a hobby app with it.

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! Time for some Shameless Advertising:

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One more thing, Credits for this edition goes to :

  • Contributors: All_of_us @ Bincom Dev Center
  • Compiled by: Ejiofor Ekene
  • Edited by: Osahon Ohomina
  • Senior Responsibility Officer: Bade Adesemowo



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