Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Latest tech news in Nigeria, Africa and across the world.

Google Launches Subscription Service For Select Apps, Games
Apple To Make New Mac Pro PCs In U.S. After Some Tariff Exemptions
Apple To Make New Mac Pro PCs In U.S. After Some Tariff Exemptions
Cambridge Analytica Row: Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps
Yahoo Mail Faces Challenge
Yahoo’s global email service is experiencing a fault making it impossible for users to send and receive messages or make use of their webmail accounts.
Google To Pay Up To $200 Million To FTC On YouTube Probe
Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube’s alleged violation of a children’s privacy law, according to Reuters.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Account Hacked
The Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive officer, appears to have been hacked in an embarrassing security lapse for the social network.
Fire Engulfs Toyota Headquarters In Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation is investigating a blaze at its headquarters in western Japan’s Toyota City, believed to have broken out in the technology development division.
Google Reveals Massive iPhone Hacks
Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant malicious software to access photos, user locations and other data.
iPhone XR Specs, Features and review
Likely Date Of Apple’s Latest iPhone Unveiling Revealed
Apple Inc will host an event on Sept. 10 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company’s Cupertino, California campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models.
Apple To Stop Default Practice Of Keeping Siri Recordings
Apple To Stop Default Practice Of Keeping Siri Recordings
Apple on Wednesday said it would quit its default practice of retaining audio recordings of the requests users make to its Siri personal assistant and limit human review of what audio it does collect to its own employees rather than contractors.
China Mobile To Set Up $4 billion 5G Industry Fund
NCC Approves Spectrum For 5G Trial In Nigeria
The spectrum for the trial of 5G services in the country has been approved by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
Facebook Approaches Netflix, Disney To Support TV Chat Device
Facebook Expands ‘Local Alert’ Tool To Help In Emergencies
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it was rolling out a tool that aims to provide users with potentially life-saving information in emergencies.
Visa On Arrival: NIS Introduces Web-Based Application
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) on Tuesday said that it has introduced Web based application for Visa on Arrival (VOA) for investors, tourists and others seeking to come into the country to eliminate hitches associated with manual processes.
Tencent Launches WeChat For Drivers
Tencent on Monday unveiled a version of its popular social media app WeChat tailor-made for drivers with state-backed Chinese carmaker China Chang’an Automobile Group, marking a further foray into transportation solutions.
NASA Investigates First Crime Committed In Space
US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday. Astronaut Anne McClain...
Facebook Expands 'Local Alert' Tool To Help In Emergencies
Facebook Bans Epoch Times From Buying Ads On Its Platform
Facebook has banned conservative news outlets and US President Donald Trump supporter The Epoch Times from buying ads on its platform for violating its policies, Concise News reports.
iPhone XR Specs, Features and review
Reviews Of Top 10 Smartphones In 2019
The best phones in 2019, we have listed the top 10 smartphones features' reviews by the leading smartphones manufacturers in the market.
Developers Drag Apple To Court Over App Store Fees
Apple Plans To Tap China’s BOE Technology For Advanced iPhone Screens
Apple is in the final stages of certifying advanced screens from Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group for its iPhones, as it attempts to reduce reliance on Samsung Electronics, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday.
Facebook Met UK Officials Three Times Before Announcing Libra
EU Antitrust Regulators Raise Concerns About Facebook’s Libra Currency
European Union antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook’s proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
UNN Gets ₦8.5m For Digital Anatomy Lab
UNN Gets ₦8.5m For Digital Anatomy Lab
Nigeria’s Polio Ambassador, Emeka Offor, has donated ₦8,520,000.00 to the department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, to furnish its Digital Anatomy Laboratory.
The redeployment takes effect from August 14. The letter also announced that Major-Generals CG Musa and BA Akinroluyo has been redeployed to the Training And Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Minna. Maj.-Gen. O. Adeniyi is to remain as theatre commander. Others include Colonels I.A. Ajose, who has also been redeployed from 5 Brigade to TRADOC. O.A. Awolo is now Commander, 707 Special Forces Brigade.
Buratai Charges RSMs To Be ICT Savvy
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday, charged the 306 Regimented Sergeant Majors (RSMs), who are currently attending a week-long convention...
Apple Recalls Older 15-inch MacBook Pros Over Battery Fire Risk
How To Take Screenshot On Macbook
MacBook is one the leading laptops that have numerous users, yet, many people using it find it difficult to screenshot on their Mac.
No Going Back Over Tax On Tech Giants, Spain Vows
Amazon Opens Its Biggest Global Campus In India
Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched its biggest campus in the world in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, underscoring its expansion plans in the country that has been one of its fastest growing overseas markets.
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