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April 8, 2021

US Supreme Court Overturns Oracle’s Copyright Win Over Google

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Alphabet Inc.’s Google didn’t commit copyright infringement when it used Oracle Corp.’s programming code in the Android operating system, sparing Google from what could have been a multibillion-dollar award. The 6-2 ruling, which overturns a victory for Oracle, marks a climax to a decade-old case that divided Silicon Valley and promised to reshape the rules for the software industry. Oracle was seeking as much […]
April 8, 2021

The Ways the Internet of Things Can Improve Your Business

According to the recent survey conducted by Forbes, more than 65% of modern businesses strive to boost their productivity and future-proof their development strategy. What’s more, the majority of respondents note that they are currently harnessing the Internet-of-Things (IoT) potential to improve their business opportunities. Unfortunately, there are still a good many enterprises that find the idea of adopting IoT solutions somewhat daunting and inefficient in today’s reality and thus […]
April 6, 2021

Tools to Check if You’re Part of the Facebook Data Breach

By now, you have probably heard of the huge Facebook data breach, in which upwards of 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries had personal data leaked online, including phone numbers, Facebook IDs, birthdates — you name it. Your first question will be, of course, how to check whether you are part of that breach. There are a couple of places out there where you can find out whether your […]
April 6, 2021

FACEBOOK: Personal Data of 533 million Users Leaks Online

Personal data from 533 million Facebook accounts has reportedly leaked online for free, according to security researcher Alon Gal. Insider said it verified several of the leaked records. “The exposed data includes personal information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the US, 11 million on users in the UK, and 6 million on users in India,” according to Insider. […]
April 5, 2021

LG Electronics Shuts Down Smartphone Business Due To Years Of Losses

LG Electronics, South Korea’s second-largest appliance firm after Samsung, has on Monday, April 5 announced it will be shutting down its mobile phone business, after losing billions of dollars in recent years. The company announced the new development in a statement, saying that the phone production unit has recorded losses for 23 consecutive quarters since 2015, with the cumulative deficit reaching about 5 trillion won ($4.4 billion) by the end […]
March 30, 2021

How to Beat Zoom Fatigue: A Guide for Remote Workers

Since the pandemic, everything happens on Zoom for better and quick communication. The video conferencing platform has become a staple app for every remote worker – meetings, presentations, progress reports, and discussions. However, this frequent need to hop onto Zoom calls for everything leads to fatigue among remote workers. It makes you feel tired, exhausted and overwhelmed — a familiar feeling for remote workers using Zoom or other video conferencing […]
March 30, 2021

South East Asia Internet gets Boosts from Facebook & Google Undersea Cable

Facebook said on Monday it planned two new undersea cables to connect Singapore, Indonesia and North America in a project with Google and regional telecommunication companies to boost internet connection capacity between the regions. “Named Echo and Bifrost, those will be the first two cables to go through a new diverse route crossing the Java Sea and they will increase overall subsea capacity in the trans-pacific by about 70%,” Facebook […]
March 25, 2021

Facebook Says Cyber Spies In China Targeted Uyghurs

Facebook on Wednesday said it disrupted efforts by hackers in China to spy on supporters of the Uyghur minority living outside that country. A group of well-resourced hackers in China targeted hundreds of Uyghur activists, journalists, and dissidents living abroad, trying to trick them into clicking on website links booby-trapped with malicious code, according to the social network. “This group used various cyber espionage tactics to identify its targets and […]
March 21, 2021

African Govts Urged to Adopt Data Technology for Sustainable Growth

Ms. Leila Ben-Ali, Head, Statistics Division, African Union (AU), has called on African governments to adopt data technology for enhanced productivity in all sectors of the economy. Ben-Ali said this on the sidelines of the 53rd session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference of Ministers of Finance in Addis Ababa on Saturday. The ongoing conference, which ends on March 23, is held on-site and online. The […]
March 18, 2021

Internet Fraud: UK, Canada, India Top on FBI’s list of Worst Affected Countries, Nigeria ranked 16th (See Full List)

Nigeria has been ranked 16th in FBI’s list of countries which are worst affected by internet crimes. The State-specific statistics which can be found within the 2020 Internet Crime Report and in the accompanying 2020 State Reports, includes information from 791,790 complaints of suspected internet crime, an increase of more than 300,000 complaints from 2019. The reported losses also exceeded $4.2 billion. Nigeria and South Africa were listed among the […]