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Microsoft Acquires GitHub

Microsoft, one of the biggest tech giants in the world has reportedly acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion early today. According to reports by Bloomberg, GitHub decided to go with Microsoft partly because of CEO Satya Nadella. GitHub is a vast code repository that has become popular with developers and companies hosting their projects, documentation, and […]

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MPs Allow Govt to Tax Social Media

Yesterday, Uganda’s Parliament passed the unpopular controversial bill to tax social media and mobile money transactions across all networks which many still against. Despite protests, the parliament pushed forward the bill which will introduce a mandatory fee of Shs200 imposed on WhatsApp users starting July 1 while mobile money will face a 1% levy on […]

Artificial Intelligence Beats Doctors at Detecting Cancer | Spurzine
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Artificial Intelligence Beats Doctors at Detecting Cancer

Artificial intelligence beats experienced dermatologists when it comes to skin cancer diagnosis, according to a study published in the journal Annals of Oncology. Researchers trained a deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) to distinguish malignant melanomas from benign moles using more than 100,000 photographs. Then, they compared its success rate against those of 58 dermatologists from 17 countries. […]

Sevo Orders Janet to Reappoint Balunywa | Spurzine
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Sevo Orders Janet to Reappoint Balunywa

President Museveni has directed his wife, Janet Museveni who is also the Education minister to re-appoint Prof Waswa Balunywa as the principal of Makerere University Business School (MUBS). Some are claiming it’s just a power play move but according to reports, the directive came in a day after Prof Moses Muhwezi was appointed as the […]