Technology

April 19, 2021

Prince Philip Laid To Rest In Royal Vault At Windsor Castle (Photos)

Queen Elizabeth II has on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on April 9 at 99, was interred in the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle after a 50-minute service attended by just 30 guests. The Queen, […]
January 13, 2021

Telegram Records 25million New Users in 72 Hours – Pavel Durov

The encrypted messaging app Telegram has registered 25 million new users in the past 72 hours, its Russia-born founder Pavel Durov said Tuesday, on the heels of WhatsApp announcing a change to its privacy terms. Durov, 36, said on his Telegram channel that the app had over 500 million monthly active users in the first weeks of January and “25 million new users joined Telegram in the last 72 hours […]
January 12, 2021

Leveraging Technology For Nigeria’s Electoral System

Technology as the most pervasive human phenomenon has disrupted and transformed our daily behaviour – how we play, communicate and conduct business transactions. It has impacted on the most ordinary tasks and created extraordinary possibilities with limitless opportunities for continuous expansion. Through the power of technology, residents in one corner of the world are able to stream classes/lectures delivered from distant continents beyond their immediate locations. Business transactions are now […]
January 10, 2021

Amazon Joins Google & Apple to remove Parler from Site, App Stores

Amazon is removing “free speech” social network Parler from its web hosting service for violating rules. If Parler fails to find a new web hosting service by Sunday evening, the entire network will go offline. Parler styles itself as an “unbiased” social media and has proved popular with people banned from Twitter. Amazon told Parler it had found 98 posts on the site that encouraged violence. Apple and Google have […]
January 6, 2021

Trump issues New Ban on Alipay & other Chinese Apps

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay, the White House said, escalating tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office this month. The order, first reported by Reuters, tasks the Commerce Department with defining which transactions will be banned under the directive and targets Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s QQ Wallet and WeChat Pay as well. The […]
January 3, 2021

CRYPTOCURRENCY: Price of Bitcoin Reaches all-time High in 2020

The price of Bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, has grown four times from nearly US$5,000 in March 2020 to an all-time high of over US$20,000 in December 2020. According to GlobalData, the changing monetary policies, rising inflation and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted investors focus to alternative asset classes like cryptocurrencies to secure the value of their capital. “Unlike Bitcoin’s previous surge in 2017, which was […]
December 29, 2020

WhatsApp to Discontinue Service on Unupdated Devices like Samsung, Apple, HTC from January 2021 {Full Details}

A fresh report has revealed that a new WhatsApp update will prevent the popular messaging app from working on millions of phones from 1 January 2021. The report says older Android and iPhone devices will no longer support the latest version of the app, forcing owners to either update their mobile operating system or buy a new smartphone. Any iPhone not running iOS 9 or newer, or any phone not […]