Already tagged Nigeria’s commercial capital – Lagos State says it is now on a mission to seal a spot as the country’s technology and innovation hub. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Special Assistant to Lagos State Governor on Technology and Innovation, Olatunbosun Alake, that Lagos is making moves to remove communication barriers between the state and its tech ecosystem as well as turbo-charge levers of innovation within the state.
Bloomberg’s Giles Turner sits down with Mubadala Investment Company Head of Ventures, Ibrahim Ajami; Blossom Capital Founder, Ophelia Brown; and SoftBank Vision Fund Managing Partner and Investment Committee Member, Saleh Romeih, at the Bloomberg Invest London Summit for a conversation on the future of tech investing.
Founded by Palmer Luckey and backed by Peter Thiel, Anduril is manufacturing nimble attack drones for the U.S. military. But being a defense contractor is not a popular ambition in Silicon Valley lately, as concerns about high-tech surveillance and weaponry go beyond anti-Trump sentiment. (Video Producers: Max Chafkin, Diana Suryakusuma; Director of Photography: Sam Price-Waldman; Editor: Bobby Moser; Sound Design: Cadell Cook; Narration: Mark Leydorf)
Uber Technologies Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi and Alphabet Inc. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat discuss the impact of regulation on tech innovation at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum 2019 in New York. Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker moderates.