Wednesday, November 13, 2019
New company logo for Facebook. Photo: AFP

Facebook unveils new logo

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network. The move aims to highlight the...
Twitter bans political adverts worldwide

Twitter bans political adverts worldwide

Twitter said Wednesday it would bar political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive...
Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups from its social network platforms that the company says were involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour. The...
We’re currently working on a fix, Twitter reacts to outages on platform

We’re currently working on a fix, Twitter reacts to outages on platform

Several features on Twitter were down Wednesday, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in,...
Google reveals massive iPhone hacks

Google reveals massive iPhone hacks

Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant...
NIRA set for sensitisation on .ng domain name

NIRA set for sensitisation on .ng domain name

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) on Tuesday said that it would generate more sensitisation and advocacy around the .ng domain. Mr Mohammed Rudman, President...
Amazon’s Bezos finalizes divorce with $38bn settlement — Report

Amazon’s Bezos finalizes divorce with $38bn settlement — Report

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos finalized their divorce on Friday to the tune of a $38-billion settlement, Bloomberg News reported. Under the agreement,...
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down worldwide

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down worldwide

Facebook acknowledged Wednesday an outage affecting users in various parts of the world and said it was working on a fix. Online monitoring service DownDetector reported...
Obamas sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify

Obamas sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify

Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground, has signed a deal with Spotify to create a series of podcasts for the music streaming...
Nigeria ready for 5G network – NCC

Nigeria ready for 5G network – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said Nigeria was ready for 5G network. Executive Director of the commission, Prof. Umar Dambatta, who disclosed this at...

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