Submit your application to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

If there’s one thing we learned hosting last year’s Startup Battlefield in Kenya, it’s that the tech startup scene across Africa is both impressive and growing rapidly. More than 300 tech hubs connect and mentor entrepreneurs across the continent — making it an exciting time and place to be a startup. And we can’t wait …

You’re going to have to wait longer for Group Facetime in iOS 12

Apple’s next big software update – iOS 12 – is expected to launch in the next month or so, but the latest beta has confirmed one of the most anticipated features won’t be ready to use on day one. Group Facetime, a feature that allows you to video chat with up to 32 people at …

US bans government personnel from using Huawei and ZTE devices

While the two companies might lose clients due to the new law, it could have been much worse for ZTE. The Senate already voted to reinstate a ban that would continue preventing ZTE from working with American manufacturers. It could have been a death sentence for the tech giant, seeing as it relies on US …

Riforma pensioni 2018/ Di Maio sugli assegni d’oro: “Via i privilegi”. I dubbi della Lega (ultime notizie)

Riforma pensioni 2018, oggi 14 agosto. Elsa Fornero su Quota 100, Quota 41 e taglio degli assegni d'oro. Tutte le novità e le ultime notizie sui principali temi previdenziali 14 agosto 2018 – agg. 14 agosto 2018, 8.48 Lorenzo Torrisi. La riforma … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #thisisnews

China’s Didi beefs up its newly-independent car services business with an acquisition

A week after spinning out its driver services business and giving it $1 billion in investment capital, Didi Chuxing has added to it through an acquisition. Xiaoju Automobile Solutions (XAS), which the Didi spinout is called, announced today it has bought Hiservice, a three-year-old company that provides after-service care for car owners using a digital platform. …

NVIDIA’s Turing-powered GPUs are the first ever built for ray tracing

NVIDIA announced three graphics cards with the technology, all due in the fourth quarter. The Quadro RTX 5000, 6000 and 8000 will go on sale for $2,300, $6,300 and $10,000, respectively, with the top of the line 8000 packing 48GB of RAM. If that’s not flexible enough there will also be an option for a …