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China to launch unhackable quantum messaging service

China is preparing to launch a communications system that would be impossible to hack.

TechnipFMC accepts new interns in its local content development bid

As part of efforts to assist in tackling graduate unemployment in the country and develop local content, GNPC-Technip Engineering Services Limited(GTES), a subsidiary of TechnipFMC, welcomed its…
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Ghanaian innovator develops e-turbine to generate electricity

An innovator and lecturer at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) at Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region, Dr Mark Amoo Boateng is seeking a $300,000 grant to enable him to develop a…

19-year-old Ghanaian competes with Google with new search engine

A 19-year-old Ghanaian University student Gabriel Opare has built a new search engine to rival Google and Youtube.
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Facebook Camera Gets Its Own Animated GIF Image Creator

When it comes to communication on social media platforms, animated GIF images are perhaps as important as emojis.

Faraday Future shelves electric car factory

Faraday Future, which is developing an electric car it hopes will rival Tesla's, has suspended its plans for a $1bn (£775m) factory in Nevada.

Tech boss attacks 'whiners' in angry email

The co-founder of a Silicon Valley investment firm said it is "not my job to make you all feel good" in a long email to staff and investors.
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6 reasons why Drone delivery  is total BS

Retail drone delivery seems to have been on the cards for years now. But how realistic is the prospect of drones flying autonomously through the sky and dropping off parcels direct to your doorstep?
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Newly launched satellite can help wage a war against galamsey

Coordinator of a new Ghanaian satellite project, Dr. Richard Damoah has said Ghana’s first satellite launched into space provides an avenue for the fight against illegal mining.

Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor

Malawi has launched Africa's first air corridor to test the use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, in humanitarian missions in partnership with the UN children's agency, Unicef.
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EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine

European Union regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) antitrust fine on Tuesday, the latest broadside fired at big American tech companies doing business in the region.
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Mark Zuckerberg Gives Facebook A New Mission

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the company’s new mission on Thursday.
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Google Outlines Steps to Fight Extremist Content

Google says it is stepping up its efforts to identify and remove videos related to terrorism and violent extremist content, particularly on its YouTube platform.

Apple's iOS 11 update ends support for iPhone 5 and 5C

Apple's iOS 11 mobile operating system will not be available for the iPhone 5 and 5C or the iPad 4 when it is released in the autumn.

A Significant Progress in the Quest for Medical Solution to Cancer

Adding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 per cent, according to the results of one of the largest ever clinical trials for prostate…

What to expect at Apple's big event Monday

Six years ago, it was the first major tech company with a voice assistant.

Panasonic Launches UA7 Sound System in Asia

With the rise of LG, Hitachi among others in the home electronics appliances market, some who only knew of Panasonic only as a TV manufacturer have possibly thought it had been long kicked out of…

12 years after dropping out: Mark Zuckerberg gets his Harvard degree

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies - Bill Gates and Steve Jobs among them.
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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 expected to launch in June: Report

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone vendor, is all set to launch the successor to the Mi Note 2, dubbed - Mi Note 3 later this year.

Google plans to track credit card spending

Google is planning to track billions of credit and debit card sales to compare online ad clicks with money spent offline.

Facebook in another Transparency Scandal over its WhatsApp Deal

Today the largest social media platform on earth with over one billion users, Facebook, epitomizes everything that one hears over folktales of the American Dream.

Ransomware infections reported worldwide

A massive ransomware campaign appears to have infected a number of organisations around the world.

Uber’s Battle for Survival

Every organization conducts its activities everyday deliberately avoiding internal as well as external threats to it business.

Child abuse site creator jailed for 30 years

The man who created what is believed to be the world's largest website dealing in images of child sexual abuse has been sentenced to 30 years in jail.

The New Microsoft Surface laptop

Microsoft has unveiled a new Surface laptop to compete with the Macbook Air.

GE fixing bug in software after warning about power grid hacks

General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Wednesday it is fixing a bug in software used to control the flow of electricity in a utility's power systems after researchers found that hackers could shut down…
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Wikipedia Boss, Jimmy Wales Launches Charity-Based News Site

Presently the leading online encyclopedia, Wikipedia is more or less a household name today when it comes to quick reference for organized information on about anything. Now the man behind that…

Taking the Lead: Singapore unveils plans for ‘a smart nation’

The idea of smart phones, smart banking famously referred to as ‘internet banking’, among others has been one that could certainly be described as revolutionary.
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Internet pioneer Robert Taylor dies

One of the founding fathers of the internet, Robert Taylor, has died. While working at the Pentagon in the 1960s, he instigated the creation of Arpanet - a computer network that initially linked…
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Simon Mustard sets April 19 for Easter Kids Coding Boot Camp

An ICT social enterprise, Simon Mustard that teaches kids between the ages of 5 to 16 years old computerized tech related skills will be organising a coding boot camp this Easter.

Recounting the Cost: businesses lose billions to cyber breaches

Few issues have dominated the business and political environment in recent times like cyber-attacks or as many would consider it, cyber breaches. Stories of power cuts in Ukraine, the alleged US…

Russian arrested in Spain 'over mass hacking'

Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer following US allegations of large-scale hacking.

U.S. pedestrian deaths surge; experts see tie to cellphones

U.S. pedestrian deaths rose sharply for the second year in a row in 2016, according to a study released on Thursday, a trend experts said mirrors increased driver cellphone use and distracted driving.
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Campaigners seek 'to sell US politicians' browsing data'

The organizers of two privacy campaigns say they plan to buy, then sell, the internet browsing histories of some of America's best-known politicians.

Amazon founder overtakes Warren Buffet as world's 2nd richest

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world after overtaking Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change.

UK bans electronic devices on flights

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been intense battle in and out of courtrooms against what might well be regarded as one of the most controversial decisions in US Presidential history: a…
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Uber’s President, Jeff Jones Steps Down

Over the past one month, he has been at the fore-front of the resistance against President Trump’s travel ban by corporate leaders but the latest announcement to hand over the leadership of the…
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WhatsApp set to bring back text Status

The Snapchatification of everything has resulted in backlash for WhatsApp, prompting it to revive its text Status option while keeping its image-based replacement.

Tech workers protest Trump on Pi Day

Silicon Valley marked its favorite math holiday by protesting President Donald Trump.

The New Levi’s Jacket with Google’s Hands-on Technology: Jacquard

It may no more be news for most of us who have been around or more so, participated either as producers or users of mobile technology, particularly in communication: the thought of an infrared in the…

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