Brian Gitta, a 26 year old Ugandan scooped the Innovation and ICT award on the 18th August 2018 at the Young Achievers Award Uganda 2018 (YAAUg18). Not only did he get the Innovation and ICT award but also the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in June by the Royal Academy of Engineering in Britain that comes with £25,000 ($32,940).
Microsoft is acquiring GitHub, the largest code repository in the world, for $7.5 billion, in the announcement made on Monday morning. GitHub is a large code repository that has become very popular with developers and companies hosting entire projects, documentation, and code. Apple, Amazon, Google, and many other big tech companies use GitHub. There are 85 million repositories hosted on GitHub, and 28 million developers contribute to them.
The SprayPrinter painting tool allows users to reproduce artwork on any surface like wall, cars, surf boards and furniture. SprayPrinter inventor Richard Murutar combined a car engine, gaming console, and a smart phone app to make it.
According to Richard what happens is that the smartphone sends the image that you want to print to printer which has already the color will spray the image onto the surface of your choice creating wonderful image.
See the video.... pretty cool
The social network for businesses, Yammer now allows its users to invite people from other networks into groups. The external groups feature will complement the external networks and messaging components, by making work between different companies more streamlined.
However, users from other corporations can only be added to a new group, with the appropriate permissions of the group administrators. Other protective measures are in place, such as Exchange Transport Rules, which ensure that secure information is not disclosed, and obvious alerts when an external member enters the group. Extra updates to the data export system also authorize administrators to monitor exactly what information and messages other users can access.