Technology & Convergence - In Brief

Technology & Convergence

Sierra Leone: MIT discovered Kelvin, an engineering whiz kid. MIT found a 15-year-old scouring trash bins for parts. He built a radio and batteries, and wants to set up a windmill and promote innovations in his community. What he's built will leave you stunned.
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Johannesburg was the most active Twitter city in Africa in the last three months of 2013, according to a new study called How Africa Tweets. Johannesburg had 344 215 geo-located tweets, followed by Ekurhuleni with 264 172 and the Egyptian capital Cairo with 227 509, communications agency Portland said. Source: Tech Central

In a move aimed at speeding up the roll-out of digital television in South Africa, cabinet has okayed the use of a control system in digital television set-top boxes (STBs).