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Vodacom, Tigo agree on mobile money interoperability …
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We are now working to ensure that we have both the technology and requisite resources needed to provide the quality of service that our customers have come to expect from us through the years…we are nevertheless …

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Iowa to Lead Digital Driver's License Movement
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Iowa plans to issue digital drivers’ licenses in the form of a smartphone app by next year, Paul Trombino, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, said earlier this week at a public state agency budget hearing. The digital license will be accepted by Iowa law enforcement officers conducting traffic stops, as well as by […]

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London's 7 Fast-Growing & Disruptive Health Tech Startups
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For a nation whose National Health Service has become a model system for universal healthcare, it is no wonder the UK is an international hub for health technology. The health tech movement in the UK is not concerned with creating the next "Yo" app or …

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Jeb Bush clowns around on climate change
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It is meant to misdirect the conversation away from . . . dealing with what we can do to address what we know to be the root causes of climate change (man made) . . . to instead pretend that we can use technology to fix the problem going forward …

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Time for Android Wear: Google shows off Samsung, LG, Motorola smartwatches
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Google’s Android Wear software is being used to power the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch, available for order today, and the Moto 360 due later in the summer.

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Congressional Democrats Climate Change Investigation: Witchhunt or …
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His December 2013 testimony to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology said of the Nobel Prize-winning U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, "We need to put down the IPCC as soon as possible – not to protect the patient who …

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Facebook purchases VR headset maker Oculus for $2 billion [updated]
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Aurich Lawson Giant social networking company Facebook has just announced it has “reached a definitive agreement” to acquire virtual reality headset maker Oculus for $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares valued at $1.6 billion. Oculus can earn another $300 million if it reaches unspecified performance milestones, and the deal is expected to close […]

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Echo’s messaging service may add support for SMS texts from your own ‘Alexa number’
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 Amazon appears to be planning an expansion of Alexa’s existing messaging capabilities to support sending SMS text messages to friends using your Echo device or Alexa app. That means Echo users could then text anyone using voice commands, not only other Echo owners. According to code found in the Amazon Alexa app, there are references […]

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Google’s AI Takes Historic Match Against Go Champ With Third Straight Win
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This is the first time an artificially intelligent system has topped one of the best at Go. Its victory shows how quickly AI will progress in years to come. The post Google’s AI Takes Historic Match Against Go Champ With Third Straight Win appeared first on WIRED.

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