This MIT Invention Can Draw Water from Desert Air!

A group of researchers at MIT have made a scientific breakthrough that could potentially solve water shortage issues in arid regions where populations are most drastically affected. This is definitely good news for Africa, especially citizens of countries located in the north of Africa.The group built on a concept proposed last year.

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Orbitz got hacked – Is Our Data Safe?

Over the past few days, there has been news on how private data was passed on to a data analytics company, Cambridge Analytica by Facebook. This has begun a huge brawl on social media on data protection and how laws concerning data protection should be more stringent. Yesterday, an online travel agency, Orbitz, disclosed that their systems had been hacked. The hackers managed to get both credit card data and some personal information from users who made travel purchases on the site between 1 January 2016 and 22nd December 2017. In total, the company says, that’s about 880,000 payment cards that were accessed.

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Google Kicks Off Launchpad Accelerator Africa With 12 Startups

Google has announced the first set of 12 startups participating in its Launchpad Accelerator Africa class, modeled after the global program in Silicon Valley.

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