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China opens world’s longest sea bridge

China will open the world’s longest sea bridge to traffic from 24 October. The 55-kilometre-long bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao took six years of preparations and eight years to build.

China launches world’s largest drone

Drone
The world’s largest unmanned transport drone has been successfully launched by China.

Scientists grow human esophagus using stem cells

Bangkok’s Lelux Hospital where men go to get their manhood whitened. AFP
American scientists grew human esophageal organoids entirely using pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) for the first time, potentially leading to new personalised diagnostic methods and regenerative tissue therapies to treat or cure gastrointestinal disorders.

Affordable Itel S13 smartphone in Nigeria

Smartphone
High technology Itel S13 smartphone that captures clearer, brighter and sensational selfie has hit the Nigerian market.

JAC Motors T6 ranks top 3 in Chinese pickup exportation

JAC S5
Recent industry automobile research shows that the JAC T6 pickup exporting quantity reached above 2400 units in 2018 so far, this is a 50% growth compared with the previous year.

Google offers self-destructing email service to all users

Google has rolled out a new feature available to everyone who can have sensitive emails destroy themselves as preset if Confidential Mode is enabled in Gmail.

Breaking: Twitter appoints Okonjo-Iweala to board of Directors

Nigerian former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Social media giant,Twitter Inc.,  has announced the appointment of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board.

StarTimes signs broadcasting deal with Discovery, Fox

StarTimes signs broadcasting deal with Fox
StarTimes has, on the 29th June 2018, signed deals with both Discovery and Fox to bring high quality entertainment to viewers across Africa through TV and OTT platform.

StarTimes holds 8th African digital TV development seminar in Beijing

President, StarTimes Group. Mr. Pang XinXing
The annual African Digital TV Development Seminar, a strategic think-tank for stakeholders in the African broadcasting industry organized by StarTimes Group has held the 8 th edition in Beijing.

See smart phones with long battery life

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
A decent battery is the foundation of any smartphone worth its salt. It ensures that you can get the most out of your phone, at any time of the day. More importantly, it’s the underlying factor behind whether or not you can listen to tunes on your device when you’re on your way home after a long day at work. Most phones that go all out with their features, forget to back it up with a big battery. But, there are still ample options in the market that fall within the mid-range or budget segment.