US state bans children under 14 from social media

Children under 14 will be barred from joining social media in Florida from next year. Signed into law by governor Ron DeSantis, the legislation directs social media firms to delete the accounts of under-14s. Children aged 14 and 15 will also need parental consent before signing up for platforms like Instagram and Snapchat. Companies who […]

Google to delete records from Incognito tracking

Google has agreed to delete billions of records and submit to some restrictions on its power to track users, under the terms of a proposed legal settlement. The deal aims to resolve a class action lawsuit brought in the US in 2020, which had accused the tech giant of invading people’s privacy by collecting user […]

mPharma harnesses AWS Cloud to revolutionize healthcare delivery across Africa

mPharma has embarked on a transformative journey to enhance access to medicines and primary healthcare services across Africa. Through the seamless integration of innovative technology and a robust pharmaceutical supply chain, mPharma aims to revolutionize community pharmacies, ensuring life-saving medications reach those who need them most. The company’s groundbreaking platform equips pharmacies with virtual doctor […]

Slamm Foundation, ISC2 train women in cybersecurity to address industry’s diversity shortage

In a significant stride towards enhancing gender diversity in the tech sector, 20 women have graduated from the certified cybersecurity program by the Slamm Foundation and (ISC2). Despite the industry’s growth, women remain underrepresented, holding less than a quarter of the cybersecurity workforce, and underscoring a persistent gender gap in this critical field However, there […]

Bolt enhances safety measures in Ghana with new trip-monitoring features

Bolt, the leading on-demand mobility platform in Africa, continues its steadfast commitment to safety with the introduction of two innovative safety features: Trip Monitoring and Driver Alerts. These enhancements underscore Bolt’s ongoing dedication to ensuring the safety and security of both drivers and passengers, further solidifying its position as a reliable transportation solution provider.  The […]