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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.
EU Antitrust Regulators Raise Concerns About Facebook's Libra Currency
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.
Qualcomm, Tencent To Collaborate On Gaming Devices, 5G
Qualcomm Strikes New Licensing Deal With LG
Qualcomm said on Tuesday that it has entered into a new five-year patent license agreement with LG Electronics to develop, manufacture and sell 3G, 4G and 5G smartphones.
Tech Growth: Facebook Floats ‘Developer Circles’ In Benin
Social media giant Facebook has launched its “Developer Circles’’ in Benin, Edo State, to advance the growth of technology in the state and Nigeria.
Likely Date Of Apple's Latest iPhone Unveiling Revealed
Apple CEO Warns Trump About China Tariffs, Samsung Competition
President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
How To Improve Your Macbook Battery Life
MacBook, as it's well known for its unique devices it serves various purposes to users, however, many users are faced with how to extend your Mac's battery to last longer.
New Apple Lab Uses Robots To Rip Apart Devices For Recycling Materials
Apple Says It Supports 2.4 Million U.S. Jobs
Apple said on Wednesday it was either directly or indirectly responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs, up 20% from the 2 million the technology company estimated in 2017.
Instagram Adds Tool For Users To Flag False Information
Instagram Adds Tool For Users To Flag False Information
  Instagram announced on Thursday that it is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries...
Nigerian Govt Changes Twitter Handle
Nigerian Govt Changes Twitter Handle
The Federal Government has changed its name on Twitter from @AsoRock to @NigeriaGov.
Nigeria To Host African Telecoms Regulators Conference
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to host the Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO) in Abuja from August 20 to 22.
Police
White House Summons Tech, Social Media Firms After Shootings
White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio.
Huawei CEO Says Underestimated Impact Of U.S. Ban, Sees Revenue Dip
Huawei Unveils Harmony Operating System
Huawei Technologies on Friday unveiled its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm’s access to U.S. technologies such as Android.
China Deploys Robot Traffic Police
China Deploys Robot Traffic Police
China deployed its first batch of traffic robot police in Handan, North China's Hebei Province on Wednesday, with multiple functions including road patrols and accident warning that represent the development of China's artificial intelligence traffic management.
Instagram Adds Tool For Users To Flag False Information
Facebook To Re-brand Instagram, WhatsApp (See new names)
Social Media giant Facebook has confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps.
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