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Twitter annonces action against politicians’ rule-breaking tweets

Twitter said Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump. 

Google, Android Qualcomm, halt chip supplies to Huawei over spy gear

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's...

Breaking: WhatsApp hacked by hackers, as users urged to update App

WhatsApp has been hacked, the company has announced. WhatsApp on Tuesday encouraged its users to upgrade the app to remove a security breach that allowed sophisticated attackers to sneak spyware into phones, in the latest trouble for its parent Facebook

Nigeria, Russia to partner in science

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has proceeded on an official visit to Sochi, Russia, to attend the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019 scheduled to hold from April 15 to April 16.

Internet turns 30yrs old this month: Hear what its inventor, Berner-Lee...

Berner-Lee is the man who invented the internet which the world uses today. 

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.

UN opens Technology Bank in Turkey

The United Nations (UN) has opened Technology Bank in Turkey, thereby welcoming a new member into the fold, which will help poor nations leapfrog development challenges.

IT Experts identify funding as major challenge of entrepreneurs

" am particularly excited about today’s discussion and talks of raising funds because it was the basic and major challenge of entrepreneurs in that sector."

Shocking: Obasanjo Space Centre too broke to make staff ID

Obasanjo Space Centre
The Centre for Satellite Technology Development, one of the centres under the National Space Research and Development Agency (NARSDA) has directed members of its staff to personally fund the production of identity cards.

Harnessing the power of social media for the social sector

social media
Often adjudged as being responsible for the civil society, the social sector in every country is dedicated to the growth and development of the society and its people. Though a thriving sector in Nigeria, the potentials for the sector remain highly untapped as more resources and opportunities are yet to be exploited.