April 28, 2023 Avatar photoPrince Musore

Is The Presumed AI Art Witnessing its First Major Victims?

In a surprising move, Microsoft has cut off Twitter from its social media tools for advertisers. The tech giant said it was forced to take this step after Twitter introduced a paywall for its ad program, making it more expensive and less accessible for marketers. Shortly after the announcement, another unexpected news dropped. Accused of […]
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April 18, 2023 Avatar photoSteve Cedric Bizimana

Is AI worsening the Spread of Fake news?

Fake news, propaganda and battle for shaping public opinion for a specific agenda is nothing new. With AI, the tactics have become more sophisticated, presenting deeper challenges to unraveling truth from falsehood. With the capabilities to create extremely realistic images among other things, everyone will need to have greater awareness to avoid inadvertently relaying fake […]
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April 13, 2023 Iris News

Why You Should Avoid Using GBWhatsApp: Security Risks and Flaws Explained

Some GBWhatsApp users have reported issues while using the app of which the official WhatsApp powered by Meta does not support. While some have lost their accounts, others are at risk. This indicates that, despite the app’s popularity, there are several reasons why one should avoid using GBWhatsApp for their messaging needs. GBWhatsApp is a […]
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April 10, 2023 Avatar photoPrince Musore

East Africa’s Video Gaming Industry: A Hidden Economic Potential

As you delve into this article, one industry is ascending to new heights – the gaming market. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this industry has seen an unprecedented surge. Despite this global trend, the gaming industry in Burundi has faced significant hurdles and remains hidden in the shadows. Nevertheless, the gaming market worldwide is skyrocketing […]
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March 19, 2023 Avatar photoPrince Musore

OpenAI’s GPT-4: The Next Level of AI Entrepreneurship… Or so?

  OpenAI, a research organization dedicated to creating and ensuring the safe use of artificial intelligence (AI), has recently released GPT-4, its latest and most advanced language model. GPT-4 is a multimodal system that can process text and image inputs and generate text outputs. It can perform various tasks, such as answering complex questions, understanding […]
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March 6, 2023 Avatar photoPrince Musore

Burundi’s Digital Leap: How Starlink’s Satellite Internet Could Change the Game

  Burundi is amongst the African countries set to benefit from Elon Musk’s Starlink technology in 2023. If this actually happens, starlink technology would be a game-changer in Burundi’s Economy as access to reliable internet connections would allow the country to bridge the digital divide, improve economic growth, education, and innovation. Starlink is a satellite […]
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February 24, 2023 Iris News

Gitega Used Electronics Equipment Vendors: “The night has descended upon us by a notch”

  Since the Gitega Province Governor decided to forbid sales of second-handed computers, phones, and accessories, life has not been easy for the vendors of those items. They request authorities to reconsider the decision. They also make a call to authorities to authorities to take into consideration all aspects of an issue before making a […]
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February 17, 2023 Evariste Niyonkuru

Inspiring the Future Generation: Georges Ndayizeye from Burundian Refugee to Award-Winning Engineer in the US

A 41-year-old Burundian engineer who works for the globally renowned US aircraft manufacturer Boeing was given the prestigious Black Engineer of the Year Award 2023 – BEYA on February 11th, 2023. His success story, enthusiastically received by many Burundians online serves as an inspiration & motivation for young people in Burundi. Let’s learn a couple […]
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Iris News is a generalist Burundian media with 6 editorial aggregates that articulate the bulk of its information offer: Entrepreneurship, Ecology, EAC, Youth, Culture and Sport. Iris News, a media from the future defines itself as « The media of possibilities » designed to help young Burundians shape a prosperous and environmentally friendly Burundi.