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By Ebere Nwoji According to a 2015 insurance survey by PWC, Nigeria is ranked 62nd in the world and has a total premium volume of $1.64 billion. Insurance premium penetration rates of 0.7 per cent of GDP. The report also revealed that only 1.5 per cent of Nigerian adults have insurance coverage, hence ranked 87th …

TipRanks Goldman Sachs: These 3 Stocks Could Spike Over 40% Expectations of good news on the near horizon are buoying markets right now. Over the past month, both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ are up 11% to new record highs.Investors are excited at the prospect of a COVID vaccine coming before the winter is …

Maybe digital transformation — now a well-worn, perhaps overused term — could use a rebranding. “Digital transfusion,” anyone?  Photo: Joe McKendrick Technology executives and professionals, often pushed to the forefronts of such efforts, are being asked to redesign their companies’ business models, often with shaky and begrudging support from their business colleagues. The business side …

Charlie Fisher and Hilary Shohoney, Guest Opinion Published 4:00 p.m. PT Nov. 27, 2020 As remote schooling and work have become the norm since the beginning of the pandemic, the importance of access to technology has never been more clear.  Free Geek’s mission is to help close this digital divide, and the last seven months have been the …

Governments need an abrupt change of direction to avoid “stumbling zombielike into a digital welfare dystopia,” Philip G. Alston, a human rights expert reporting on poverty, told the United Nations General Assembly last year, in a report calling for the regulation of digital technologies, including artificial intelligence, to ensure compliance with human rights. The private …

Ericsson’s latest ConsumerLab report explores commuter behavior both before and during the COVID-19 crisis, reflecting consumers’ opinions and habits that could be used to offer a more satisfactory commuting experience in the increasingly digital and connected world of tomorrow. Commuting in Singapore has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis with measures during this unprecedented time …

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Human Services Department announced, in partnership with ProtoCall Services, Inc., and with Digital Therapeutics Group LLC, a new, free digital resource called 5-Actions Program that aims to help adults address challenges associated with alcohol, other drugs, and behavioral addictions like gambling, sex, technology, food. The program comes at a critical time …

Taipei, Nov. 21 (CNA) Morris Chang (張忠謀), Taiwan’s envoy to the just concluded APEC summit, said Saturday he stressed Taiwan’s willingness to share its digital technology experience to build a better future in his brief remarks to the summit Friday night. Chang, founder of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), was appointed by President …

AS COVID-19 SPREAD through Japan this spring, a doctor despaired. What appalled him was not the pace of infection, or a lack of protective equipment, but the archaic systems used to tabulate test results and so track the course of the epidemic. “Even with corona, we’re handwriting and faxing,” he groaned on Twitter. Japan has …

By Anandh Venkatraman, Head of Consulting Global COE’s, Dell Technologies On one side, human existence is being challenged by a non-living particle with the entire medical fraternity up in arms to save humanity and on the other side, enterprises across the globe are quite far along now their hyper digitization journeys to maximize their returns …