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Telegram records 25 million new users in three days


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  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 ...

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Facebook shuts Uganda Government officials accounts ahead of election

Facebook shuts Uganda Government officials accounts ahead of election


Monday, January 11, 2021

  A number of Ugandan government officials and ruling party members have had their Facebook accounts shut down over accusations they are seeking to manipulate public debate ahead of elections The  East African nation will cast their votes on Thursday, January 14,  to elect a new president and parliament amid a tense and bloody electoral campaign, with ...

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Apple and Google are facing new pressure to deplatform Parler, a social network founded as a less moderated and more conservative-friendly alternative to Facebook and Twitter.

Apple, Google face pressure to deplatform Parler over calls to violence


Friday, January 8, 2021

Apple and Google are facing new pressure to deplatform Parler, a social network founded as a less moderated and more conservative-friendly alternative to Facebook and Twitter. Activist group Sleeping Giants has called on both companies to ban Parler from their app stores in response to posts calling for violence against elected officials. As evidence, the group ...

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An Open Letter To All SIM Owners Concerning NIN and SIM Linkage


Wednesday, January 6, 2021

An Open Letter To All SIM Owners Concerning NIN and SIM Linkage  It is no longer a news that the minister of Communication, Dr Isah Ali Phantami directed all the telecommunication company to suspend all the active sim card which is not linked with National Identity Number when the given deadline is reached. View pictures in App save up ...

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U.K. SCHOOL HIRES 10-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN TECH GENIUS AS ITS NEW CODING INSTRUCTOR


Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Image via emmasacademy.com The tech field yields a large portion of high-paying salary jobs with numerous career paths. However, marginalized communities are shut out of these job opportunities due to the lack of resources and access. One remarkable young Nigerian girl managed to defy the odds and was recently hired by a school in the United Kingdom to teach others about coding. Emmanuella ...

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Apple Announces iPhone 12 With 5G Speed (Photo)


Thursday, October 15, 2020

Apple has unveiled a new iPhone 12 with an incredible 5G speed. According to Apple, the new phone features the same 6.1-inch display size as the iPhone 11 and iPhone XR before it, the latest “main” iPhone — and likely the model most people will gravitate toward — is making the transition from an LCD screen ...

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