Huawei to launch first 5G phone this month

Huawei to launch first 5G phone this month

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede China’s tech giant, Huawei to launch its first 5G phone, the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, before the end of July, despite the recent crisis tempting it’s existence as a manufacturer of Android devices. The phone which is said to launch in China on July 26th has been found to be currently available for preorder on Amazon’s Italian site with a release date of July 22nd. Huawei had originally intended to release the device…

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Uber to start removing users with bad feedback

Uber to start removing users with bad feedback

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede American multinational transportation company, Uber has announced that it’ll begin to remove users with consistently bad feedback from drivers as part of its new quality system. A number of Uber users who have been consistent in getting bad feedbacks from drivers will begin to receive notifications form Uber advising them to improve their behaviour or they could lose access to the Uber app. This was made known by Uber General Manager for Sub-Sahara…

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What you don’t know about the creation of google

What you don’t know about the creation of google

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed Anyone who has ever try to image the creation of google will tend to believe there are myths behind it. No wonder we have some sets of people claiming that Ifa (Divine oracle) is the one providing answers to all questions you use on google but this is very far from the truth. In order to get the clear picture, one need to learn patent law and how to generate business idea. Also,…

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Is the monopoly of Google an abusive one?

Is the monopoly of Google an abusive one?

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is the moment the U.S. technology superpowers surely knew was coming: The U.S. government is preparing to crawl all over Google to figure out whether it is an abusive monopolist. Google parent company Alphabet Inc. and the other tech giants should be quaking in their fleece vests. Bloomberg News and other news organizations reported late Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to open an investigation into Google’s compliance with antitrust laws. If it goes forward,…

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Nigerian students came third at Huawei ICT competition

Nigerian students came third at Huawei ICT competition

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Nigeria representatives from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has emerged third at the grand finale Huawei ICT competition on the 25th of May, 2019. Abdulqudus Adebayo, Shaibu Usman Abbas, Abdulqadir Babagana, Mohammed Mustapha, Kamaludeen Umar and Fahad Danladi, were the 6 Nigerian representatives at the competition proceeded to the final stage on Monday with just three participants who came third. The Huawei ICT Competition is a global ICT talent exchange event, which comprises of…

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Bilikis Banire: LASU alumna hits Qatar to find solution to ‘Attention problem of child with Autism’ using engineering

Bilikis Banire: LASU alumna hits Qatar to find solution to ‘Attention problem of child with Autism’ using engineering

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nabilah AbdulGafar Balikis Banire, a graduate of Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Lagos State University, is on currently researching on how technology can be used in detecting teaching needs in educating children suffering from autism. The research is a collaboration of the works of Balikis, a PhD student in computer science and engineering at Qatar Foundation (QF), Dr Dena Al Thani and Dr Marwa Qaraqe, both Assistant Professors of Information and Computing Technology at…

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Amazon sold Moto Z4 before Motorola announced it

Amazon sold Moto Z4 before Motorola announced it

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede America’s e-commerce giant, Amazon has reportedly showcased a Moto Z4 on its website and sold it to someone even before it’s official announcement by Motorola. According to Amazon’s listing, the Moto Z4 features a 6.4-inch OLED screen at a resolution of 2340 x 1080. Underneath it is an in-display fingerprint reader. Powering the phone is Snapdragon’s 675 processor, which is newer than the 670 chipset in the recently released Pixel 3A. It also includes…

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What you do not know about the relationship between technology and magic?

What you do not know about the relationship between technology and magic?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Have you ever thought about how technology has made us, in some ways, numb to its remarkable potential? Think about it, when was the last time you were stopped in wonder by new innovations in technology? And do you know that some set of people believe that every new technology is another magic? Yet, when we first try out something like virtual reality or think back to the first days of cinema, we remember that there are experiences…

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Facebook culls another three billions fake users

Reading Time: < 1 minute Facebook has published its latest “enforcement report”, which details how many posts and accounts it took action on between October 2018 and March 2019. During that six-month period, Facebook removed more than three billion fake accounts – more than ever before. More than seven million “hate speech” posts were removed, also a record high. For the first time, Facebook also reported how many deleted posts were appealed, and how many were put back online after…

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Elon Musk explains the camera inside Tesla’s Model 3; It’s to keep an eye on passengers in your autonomous taxi

Elon Musk explains the camera inside Tesla’s Model 3; It’s to keep an eye on passengers in your autonomous taxi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tesla CEO Elon Musk has clarified that a camera located above the Model 3’s rear-view mirror is there for when the car will eventually be able to work as an autonomous taxi. “It’s there for when we start competing with Uber/Lyft,” the CEO wrote on Twitter in response to someone raising privacy concerns about the camera. “In case someone messes up your car, you can check the video.” It could also augment the car’s Sentry Mode…

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WhatsApp Finally Allowing You To Choose Who Can Add You To Groups

WhatsApp Finally Allowing You To Choose Who Can Add You To Groups

Reading Time: 2 minutes WhatsApp has been consistently rolling out updates for its messaging application and now it’s supposed to receive another feature which will require WhatsApp group admins to send invitations to users if they want to add someone to the group. Only after the user accepts the invitation will they be added to a group. How does the feature work? According to a report on WABetaInfo, the feature will be called Group Invitation and is currently available…

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Here’s What WhatsApp Is Doing To Fight The Wide Spread Of Fake News On Its Platform

Here’s What WhatsApp Is Doing To Fight The Wide Spread Of Fake News On Its Platform

Reading Time: < 1 minute Over the past two years, at least two dozen people in India have been killed in violent mobs incited by rumors on WhatsApp, the global messaging service with 1.5 billion users. The Facebook-owned app has also played host to disinformation campaigns in several other countries, a recent report found, including in Brazil, Pakistan and Mexico. And unlike disruptive campaigns on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, the messages on WhatsApp are private and…

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