The richest billionaires in tech 2020


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How we can protect truth in the age of misinformation


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Taking action to get future ready now


Global executives gained inspiration to Get Future Ready Now during the Executive Growth Alliance Summit.   Future-readiness means having the confidence, peers support, collaborating partners and commitment to:Explore new ideasTake Action and drive changeEmpower others to explore, learn, fail and innovateListen openly to customers, employees, partnersTake risksSeek and embrace diversityRapid advances in technology, changing customer buying patterns, increasing global competition and politic...
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Wearable tech that helps you navigate by touch


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How do we learn to work with intelligent machines?


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Why you should treat the tech you use at work like a colleague


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5 product marketing tips to help your startup cross the chasm

To optimise the success of your product, you need to sell to the mainstream market—and the challenge facing any startup is crossing the chasm between early adopters to the mainstream majority. Each segment of the market has its own distinctive characteristics and you need to understand the differences between them so you can manage your product development and marketing strategies effectively to meet their needs. Here, Hugh McFall shares "some of the practical steps you can take to mak...
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The principles of early-stage product development

Consumers only think they want all the bells and whistles until they try using an overly complicated product. And technology products can quickly become overloaded with features when you start adding extra capabilities rather than focusing on real user need. "When it comes to product development, I've made more mistakes than I care to admit. I've over-complicated, over-built and over-promised — sometimes with disastrous results. But every failure pushed me one step closer to figuring out what wo...
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Loon's Internet-slinging balloons are headed to work over Kenya

A network of giant helium-filled balloons is going to deliver internet access to some of the most inaccessible areas of Kenya. Development of the balloon-mounted antenna system began seven years ago as Project Loon at Google's innovation lab. Now, having graduating to become a company in its own right, Loon is working with Telkom Kenya to deliver connectivity and improve opportunities for those living in rural areas. Here, Alex Davies looks at how the balloon network system works, the challenges...
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Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Applications are now welcome for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards. The awards are open to corporates, established ventures or startups that have launched tech services in at least one African market. The 2018 awards span 14 categories, including Disruptive Innovation, Health, Blockchain, Education, Fintech, Agritech, IoT, and Social Impact. Winners will gain industry recognition, global publicity and the opportunity to network with more than 300 industry peers at the awards celebra...
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