Zoom was ranked third on the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. In 2016, Zoom was ranked 84th on the list and in 2017 jumped to 18th.
A time will indeed come when we will be living in the age of Ultron. From mobile phone to game consoles to operating systems, we live in an age of convenience where simply uttering commands to a personal digital assistant will perform the desired task more efficiently than doing it manually but is the this a fad or will it be entrenched in our daily lives where a person talking to his phone will become the new normal. The mobile space is constantly pushing the narrative with regards to personal digital assistants with the major ones being Siri from Apple, Cortana from Microsoft and Google Now.
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.