Weekly Tech Roundup for June 14 2019

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” – Bertrand Russell
“What is now proved was once only imagined.” – William Blake. Every minute, someone comes up with a new idea, someone is implementing it and we all know we haven’t really started yet. Check out these technology trends to find what’s moving the world right now.

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

Next Gen Tech 

Discover smart Technologies that are on another level such as Tech Tact, Naked feet, Futuristic Sink, Ozmo, Magic Leap wand, Scuber and the rest. – CC

When to Learn a Second Programming Language

People often want to learn multiple programming languages, but they forget about learning programming itself which along with regular practice improves problem-solving skills. It’s really not about syntax or knowledge of multiple languages, it’s mostly about using your weapon in the best way possible. – BN

Blockchain Planet

It seems like the adoption of Blockchain technology universally is closer than we thought. Visa has played a role, who is next? – G

Google Maps – Another Level

Ever wonder if your cab driver is taking you off course? Or if a crisis is ahead of you?
Google Maps new features will alert you if your taxi goes more than 500 meters off course without rerouting and will let you know if there is natural disaster based crisis ahead of you and will help you find a new route around it.
It’s available in India and we are hoping it will soon reach us. – EE

Customer Retention Tips

Need to up your customer game? Want a few tips to help gain and retain your customers with exceptional service and experience. Then this is a must read for you.  – OO

Oculus VR Headset Raking in Cash

The Facebook Oculus Quest Standalone VR headset has not been out that long but has pulled in about $5 million in its first two weeks. It doesn’t require a phone or PC to work and has camera-based positional tracking like higher-end PC headsets from the past. Good enough to get it sold out if they don’t restock soon. Let’s just hope it does not have issues in the long run like a certain phone. – PA

Windows License Suspension in Huawei Laptops

Microsoft will be terminating the Windows licenses of Huawei Laptops due to the new US policy that blacklisted Huawei from trade without permission from a US official. However, Microsoft will not stop business with Huawei as suspension of business between company may be temporary. – OS

Goggles for Sight, What Next?

With tech, we can be sure to put and end to some limitations in life and give some people a chance to be happy… – G


Knowledge Development Sessions

Blender: 3D Animation Software

Blender, no,not the food processing machine but Blender, the free, open source 3D animation software. Ejiofor Ekene tells us a bit of its history, its features and shows us a little of what it can and has done.

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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