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This Nigerian Is The Highest Paid Robotics Engineer In The World

AFRICANGLOBE - A 26-year-old Nigerian, credited for building the world’s first gaming robot, has just become the highest paid in the field of Robotic engineering. Silas Adekunle achieved this feat after signing a new deal with the world’s reputable software manufacturers, Apple Inc.

Meet The Ghanaian Apple Executive Everyone Is Obsessed With

AFRICANGLOBE - The Apple Music executive doesn’t have nearly the same name recognition as the senior executives, from Eddy Cue to Craig Fedirighi, who shuffled on to the stage at the annual developer conference on Monday. But Saint John quickly turned heads during her appearance at the event.

Lebron James Rakes In $30 Million From Dr. Dre’s Deal With...

AFRICANGLOBE - While James was leading the Heat to a victory over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals, sources say the 29-year-old was finalizing what is believed to be the biggest equity cash payout for a professional athlete in history as part of Apple’s recent $3 billion purchase of Beats Electronics.

It’s Official: Apple Buys Beats Electronics For $3 Billion

AFRICANGLOBE - After weeks of rumor, Apple finally announced it has acquired headphone maker Beats Electronic for $3 billion, including $2.6 billion cash up front and approximately $400 million in stock that will vest over time. As part of the deal, Beats co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will join Apple in undisclosed roles.

Report: Apple On Verge Of Buying Beats For $3.2B

AFRICANGLOBE - Apple is in discussions to buy Beats Electronics, the company behind the popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, for $3.2 billion, according to people briefed on the talks, in what would be the biggest acquisition in Apple’s history.

Africa’s Top 5 Technology Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s ever-increasingly competitive technology environment features a number of people who have attracted domestic and international attention for their skill, talent and achievements. In this list, we take a closer look at ‘techpreneurs’ who have attracted interest from abroad, those who are making serious inroads internationally.

What African Tech Companies Can Learn From Apple

AFRICANGLOBE - Today Apple is the world’s most valuable brand and the largest publicly traded company, with market cap exceeding $416 billion and annual revenue reaching $156 billion. The Silicon Valley giant, led by the late tech-revolutionary Steve Jobs and his partner Steve Wozniak, started what has become a pacesetter in the tech industry.

iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner Intended for NSA Surveillance – Anonymous

AFRICANGLOBE - When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s and its built-in fingerprint scanner you could almost feel conspiracy theorists around the world gearing up for an epic battle. There were a number of - mostly disreputable - claims around the web that Touch ID is not secure and that the information will be shared freely with the US government for the sake of surveillance.

Is Kenya Being Shaped Into Africa’s Flagship Tax Haven?

AFRICANGLOBE - There is now mounting evidence that elite financial interests are planning to create a new tax haven - to add another node to the global spider web. This time it is on the African continent, which already gives far more to than it receives from the world economy.

First Africa-Designed Smartphone Goes On Sale In Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - Congolese gadget manufacturer, VMK, has began selling, in Congo, Africa’s first home-grown designed smartphone, Elikia, in what has garnered international attention.