Mobile wallet partnership forms between Samsung Pay and South African PayGate

Mobile wallet - Business - Partnership

The South African payment gateway has announced it is accepting the electronics giants’ payments. South African online payment gateway PayGate, a DPO Group subsidiary, has announced that it is adding the Samsung Pay mobile wallet to its list of payment methods its merchants will be able to accept. This solution makes it possible for smartphone users to complete transactions with their phones. The mobile wallet is from a trusted brand and allows consumers to be able to complete a purchase without having to use cash or share any of the…

Read More

DALL-E artificial intelligence tool creates art based on typed descriptions

Artificial intelligence tool - Research

The software from the OpenAI research lab in Silicon Valley instantly produces the described image. The DALL-E artificial intelligence tool was first unveiled earlier this year by the Silicon Valley OpenAI research lab. It is considered to be one of the most powerful AI systems in the world for image creation. All a user needs to do is type a description, and DALL-E instantly generates an image in the requested artistic style or in the form of a realistic (or mostly realistic) looking photograph. “It’s incredibly powerful,” said University of…

Read More

Gen Z prefers TikTok and Instagram to Google Search

Google Search via mobile phone

The tech giant is starting to feel the pinch of the generation’s trend toward social media searching. Google Search internal data has found that about 40 percent of Gen Z is using social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram for searching. Gen Z is more likely to head to a social media platform than a search engine to answer a question. A recent report published by Insider stated that Google is now feeling the pain from this growing Gen Z trend of using TikTok and Instagram for searching instead…

Read More

Elon Musk faces lawsuit for backing out of $44 billion Twitter takeover

Twitter Takeover - Lawsuit

The Tesla and SpaceX founder cited issues with fake accounts as his reason for withdrawing. Elon Musk recently announced that he was abandoning his intentions for a Twitter takeover, claiming that the social media platform was in violation of the agreement they had made. On Tuesday, the social media company filed a court order in Delaware to require the completion of the deal. Twitter Inc. has sued Elon Musk for being in violation of the $44 billion Twitter takeover deal. The lawsuit included a request that a Delaware court order…

Read More

Canadian telecom company’s massive outage leads customer exodus

Telecom company - Rogers Logo on building

The country’s few rivals to Rogers have experienced an influx of new customer registrations. Last Friday, Canadian telecom company Rogers, one of the few major providers in the country, experienced a massive nationwide outage, cutting millions of people off from wireless, internet and even home phone services. Certain banking systems, healthcare and even 911 emergency lines were impacted by the outage. The Rogers telecom company’s outage lasted for 19 hours, having started early in the morning before business hours, and not ending for most people and businesses until late Friday…

Read More