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WhatsApp crashes in 4 countries

Instant messenger WhatsApp is experiencing a major outage across the UK with similar reports coming from The Netherlands, Germany and Spain. Popular reporting site DownDetector registered problems with service beginning around 10:30am BST, with a spike of over 850 reports of outages logged so far. Some users report long delays in sending messages while More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Foreign delegates in Lagos for digital conference

The seventh edition of the Paradigm Initiative’s (PI) Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF), starts today in Lagos with delegates from 38 countries. The delegates will deliberate on issues confronting the More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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World’s largest plane makes first flight

The world’s largest aircraft, a carbon-composite plane, took its first flight on Saturday from California, U.S.  over the Mojave Desert in California. The carbon-composite plane was by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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‘Why Nigeria must spend more on ICT training’

One area in which Nigeria and Nigerians have made critical contributions to the global economy in recent years is in information communications technology (ICT). Over 20 Nigerians are currently actively engaged More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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‘Mobile phones, bad posture increase neck, back pains’

Prolonged use of mobile phones and bad posture at work places are responsible for the increase in neck and back pains among young adults in Nigeria, a physiotherapist, Mr Vincent Soetan, has said. Soetan, a consultant More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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‘Over a billion accounts hacked since 2017’

MORE than a billion emails and other online accounts were hacked between 2017 and this year, cyber security experts said at the weekend. The experts also disclosed that N2.1 billion was lost to cyber fraud in 2016 More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Shareholders: don’t sell 9mobile over $43m debt

Some shareholders of Etisalat (now 9Mobile) have cautioned against the sale of the firm in view of a pending case before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and others are involved More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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High broadband rate, slow connectivity cut mobile phone shipment by 6.4%

Shipment of mobile phones to Nigeria in quarter one fell by 6.4 per cent, owing to two identified challenges of expensive broadband rates and slow Internet connectivity. The fall in smartphone shipment was not More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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The power of social media

Imagine the last time you spent an entire day without checking your Instagram feed, WhatsApp, Facebook or Twitter timeline. Can’t remember? Me neither. This is the world we live in. A world full of posts, likes More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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‘Technology cannot take teachers’ place’

With technological advancements in Artificial intelligence, mixed reality, quantum computing, 3D printing and others disrupting what is work and learning globally, Microsoft Vice President, Worldwide Education, More...