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TECHNOBYE for 30 May 2016

One of the world’s fastest growing phone brands Xiaomi have launched their flagship smartphone the Mi 5 in South Africa. The device features a 5.15-inch 1080p display, 32GB storage capacity, Snapdragon 820 chipset, 16-megapixel rear camera, 4-megapixel selfie camera, dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE, IR Blaster and USB Type-C port. It is a really well made device that has a solid metal frame and offers great value at R8000.

mia.africa.com

A majority of U.S. adults – 62% – get news on social media, and 18% do so often, according to a new survey by Pew Research Centre - 49% of U.S. adults reported seeing news on social media. But which social media sites have the largest portion of users getting news there? How many get news on multiple social media sites? And to what degree are these news consumers seeking online news out versus happening upon it while doing other things? Reddit, Facebook and Twitter users most likely to get news on each site. Two-thirds of Facebook users (66%) get news on the site, nearly six-in-ten Twitter users (59%) get news on Twitter, and seven-in-ten Reddit users get news on that platform.

www.journalism.org

Top 10 future technology jobs: VR developer, IoT specialist and AI expert. The technology industry has a tendency to over-hype pretty much everything, from big data to the Internet of Things (IoT), and from DevOps to digital transformation, but many of these trends require new skills and new jobs.

  1. Data scientist

  2. DevOps engineer

  3. AI developer

  4. Chief digital officer

  5. Data protection officer

  6. UX designer

  7. Internet of Things architect

  8. Security engineer

  9. Blockchain engineer/developer

  10. VR developer

www.v3.co.uk

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