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WhatsApp is the medium of choice for older Nigerians spreading fake news

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 22, 2019
Amid fears of a possible Ebola outbreak in Nigeria during the devastating epidemic that plagued West Africa in 2014, a WhatsApp broadcast made the rounds: “Please ensure that you and your family and all your neighbors bathe with hot water and salt before daybreak today because of Ebola virus which is spreading through the air,“ […]

BREAKING| SnapChat Down!

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 9, 2019
Snapchat has stopped working, with users instead seeing a “could not refresh” error. Thousands of people complained about the problem, which left them unable to see their feed. Huge numberss of users posted on Twitter to complain about the outage and the fact it had left them unable to talk to friends. Others still worried […]

Facebook suspends thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 21, 2019
Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row. The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said, adding that it is not […]

Oracle launches cloud centre of excellence in Lagos

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 17, 2019
Oracle, in collaboration with Redington, a leading value added distributor operating across East, West, French West Africa and Middle East and a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, today launched a Cloud Center of Excellence in Lagos to enable knowledge share and ready availability of Oracle’s full stack of services to help Oracle partners develop […]

NABDA: Nigeria advances the practice of biotechnology

by Chuks Azotanion September 16, 2019
Prof. Alex Akpa, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says Nigeria has made significant strides in advancing the practice of biotechnology to enhance economic development. Akpa said this at the opening of a 5-day workshop on Basic Laboratory Training on Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) Detection and Identification on Monday in Abuja, hosted by NABDA. […]

The cheapest iPhone you can buy now is the iPhone 8 [Check Price List]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 10, 2019
As of Tuesday, Apple’s least expensive iPhone is now the iPhone 8 Apple’s flagship iPhone from 2017. The iPhone 11 starts at $700, and the iPhone 8 starts at just $450. The iPhone 8, first introduced in September 2017, was the last major flagship phone from Apple before the smartphone maker drastically changed the iPhone […]