On the 21st of May, Orange's Cameroon CEO, Elisabeth Medou Badang gave an interview to newsducamer.com, at the International Forum on Digital Economy. In that interview she expressed herself on the contribution of Orange Cameroon to the digital economy, Camtel's monopole on fiber optic cable in the country as well as upcoming project notably, the future inauguration of a data center in Cameroon.
The American giant Microsoft, is increasing it capacity and adding 2 new data centers to it already existing 28 data centers spread worldwide, but this time, in Africa. It new data centers, as wide as 16 football stadiums comprising of up to 600,000 servers each will be located in Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, for the benefit of the whole African continent.
YouTube sees itself equiped with a new monetary feature called “Super Chat”. This feature allows fans, to pin their comment at the top of the comment section of a live session on YouTube against a sum of money.
The 2017 edition of the CES (Consumer Electronic Show), the famost new technology show, the annual meeting of all the tech enthusiasts all over the world came to an end. Unfortunately for me I wasn't able to attend it (cries T_T), however I closely followed it on the web and kept track of all what (or almost) was announced and here is my list of all the tech product presented that got my interest.
At the CES 2017, the French startup Greenerwave is proposing an innovative solution to WiFi signals reception in buildings. The plate system by Greenerwave collects the WiFi signals that circulates in a building and aggregate them before sending them to the receiver.
The new standard for the Bluetooth technology, the Bluetooth 5.0 has been unveiled on the 7th December 2016 and promises a lot of improvements and innovations from the previous version. It is said to impact on 2 major defaults of Bluetooth : the instability of the connection and the unequal flow rates.