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Oshiorenoya Agabi, a Silicon Valley-based inventor, has developed a computer that can recognise the smell of explosives and aid in bomb detection.
He unveiled modem-sized technology at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania.
Named Koniku Kore, the system is made from a mixture of living neurons and silicon, with sensors that can detect and recognise smells.
Agabi said it could be used to replace traditional airport security and could provide the brain for future robots.
Dr. Ogbonna Onu, minister of Science and Technology has urged the NSE to list more technology firms.
Onu made the call at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), during the formal commissioning of a state of the art data center in Lagos.
The new data center according to Mr. Osacr Onyema, the chief executive officer of the NSE cost N500 million.
Addressing stockbrokers at the exchange, the minister of Science and Technology Minister commended the management and council of the exchange for supporting the growth of Nigerian economy.
Dr Adeneye Talabi, director, Technology Acquisition and Adaptation, Ministry of Science and Technology has urged the Federal Government to implement its reform programme aimed at growing the nation’s digital platform.
Talabi gave the advice on Tuesday in Abuja.
He said that such would reform programme in the digital platform would support innovation, improve productivity and competitiveness for economic development of the country.
Infographics, and the developers of TAMS Software, SB Telecoms, agreed on a strategic partnership with CFAtech, a leading technology media platform in Nigeria, to host the CFA's Startup Hangout.
The August 2017 edition of CFA’s Startups Hangout, held at Adna Hotel on Friday, August 18, 2017, had in attendance startups and entrepreneurs who were empowered with life experiences of the CEOs from both companies.
The report that the Nigerian military has commenced monitoring social media activity of Nigerians has been in the news in the past few days.
This development might not be unconnected to the recent pronouncement by the Vice-President that hate speech will soon be considered an act of terrorism.
President Muhammadu Buhari also spoke along this line saying when he spoke concerning some distressing comments he encountered on Nigerian social media during his long medical vacation in London.
Global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs), comprising traditional PCs, a combination of desktop, notebook and workstations, and tablets (slates and detachables) are expected to continue on a slight decline through to 2021.
This is according to the International Data Corporation's (IDC's) latest Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, which shows PCD shipments declining from 435.1 million units in 2016 to 398.3 million in 2021, representing a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -1.7%.
Dr. Isa Pantami, director general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has described cyber security awareness as one of the key priorities of the agency.
The DG who addressed the media at Startup Nigeria held in Lagos recently, decried the manner cybercriminal retrieve information from Nigerians with ease, adding that awareness will reduce cyber related losses by 70%.
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