Category: TECHNOLOGY

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Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93

Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93

The woman who created and sold what many recognise as the world's first word processor has died aged 93. Evelyn Berezin called the device the Data [...]
Google Honours Christy Essien Igbokwe On Her 58th Posthumous Birthday

Google Honours Christy Essien Igbokwe On Her 58th Posthumous Birthday

Social media giant Google has taken out time to honour late Nigerian musician Christy Essien Igbokwe on her 58th posthumous birthday. The search en [...]
Women In Northern Nigeria Are Using WhatsApp For Education, & Political Activism

Women In Northern Nigeria Are Using WhatsApp For Education, & Political Activism

Mobile phones have become widespread all over the world, including in rural and low-income communities. As research shows, these devices have the pote [...]
Google Staff Walk Out Over Women’s Treatment

Google Staff Walk Out Over Women’s Treatment

Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company's treatment of women. The employ [...]
Meet Some Of The Women Succeeding In Stem

Meet Some Of The Women Succeeding In Stem

There are women with flourishing science and technology careers, but work is needed to make this the norm rather than the exception. Here, industr [...]
Meet 19-year-old, Betelhem Dessie Tech Genius Coding At Ethiopia’s First AI Lab

Meet 19-year-old, Betelhem Dessie Tech Genius Coding At Ethiopia’s First AI Lab

At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia's fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred to as 'Sheba Valley'. D [...]
Google: 48 Employees Fired For Sexual Misconduct

Google: 48 Employees Fired For Sexual Misconduct

Google's CEO has said the company is taking a "hard line approach" in response. Sexual misconduct has become a major issue in Silicon Valley, with 65 [...]
Tony Joy: Changing Attitudes Toward Waste Can Transform Communities

Tony Joy: Changing Attitudes Toward Waste Can Transform Communities

Tony Joy, founder of Durian in Nigeria, tells DW about the battle she is waging against waste in rural communities. It's an uphill fight with surprisi [...]
Florence Olumodimu: Impacting Nigerian Youths With Digital Skills

Florence Olumodimu: Impacting Nigerian Youths With Digital Skills

Mrs. Florence Olumodimu, is a specialist in digital marketing communications and the Programme Director at Digify Nigeria. In this interview with [...]
Women-led Tech Startups On The Rise In Africa

Women-led Tech Startups On The Rise In Africa

On the surface, sub-Saharan Africa boasts the world’s highest rate of women entrepreneurs, at 27%. The MasterCard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017 li [...]
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