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Today in Tech History

Today in 2005, marked the release of Damn Small Linux, DSL, program, a Linux distribution that was designed to take up as little drive space as possible. John Andrews, DSL’s developer never allowed the ISO to go past 50 MB in size. Source: dayintechhistory.com

Real Reasons Google Wants To Train 1 Million Africans
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Real Reasons Google Wants To Train 1 Million Africans

Two days ago, Google [NASDAQ: GOOG] announced that it will be training about 1 million Africans in digital and computing skills. The details of this positive plan will see 400 000 Nigerians, 300 000 South Africans, 200 000 Kenyans and about 100 000 other youths from sub-Saharan African countries trained in […]

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1960 The United States launched Navy Transit 1-B . It demonstrated the first engine restart in space and more famously the feasibility of using satellites as navigational aids, proving systems like GPS would work.   1970 The crew of Apollo 13 heard a sharp bang and vibration followed by a warning light. […]

Tech Tussle: Apple/FBI Fight May Not Be Over
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Tech Tussle: Apple/FBI Fight May Not Be Over

Contrary to our earlier reports suggesting that Cellebrite, an Israeli company helped Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI crack San Bernardino Syed Farook’s iPhone,  professional hackers who discovered and brought to the bureau at least one previously unknown software flaw, did the job, according those in the know. The hackers who […]