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  FaceApp, the chart-topping Russian-made which allows users to see how they will look as they age, found itself in the eye of a political storm in the U.S. on Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI investigation into its “national security and privacy risks”. In a report by AFP has it that a celebrity …

  Giant tech companies tend to employ some very serious people; however, Google’s programmers have broken the mold over the years by littering the internet with little nuggets, inside jokes and hidden messages where users would least expect them. Here’s a list of the top 20 most fun “Easter egss” Google has brought to us …

China unveiled on Sunday the country’s second internet court, located in Beijing, to better provide legal services for the city’s fast developments in cyberspace. The Beijing Internet Court, which sits in a technology zone of the capital’s Fengtai district, mainly accepts cases regarding the internet and intellectual property rights, including disputes caused by online loans, …

WhatsApp is “excited” to announce that group calls for voice and video are now possible via WhatsApp . Over the years, users have enjoyed voice and video calls but only one-on-one. You can call up to four people at a time on both voice and video calls. Group calls are always end-to-end encrypted, and the …

If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about.  Or if you have not heard about Bitcoin or other digital coins in the news or from a friend, it’s time to WAKE UP!  Digital currencies look like they may be the next evolution of how we pay for things, so it may be a good …

The US has arrested 74 people including nearly 30 in Nigeria, as part of an effort to combat email scam artists. It said the arrests reflect a coordinated crackdown on people who convince correspondents to wire them money for fraudulent activities. The US said such scams are “prevalent” and pledged to pursue perpetrators “regardless of …

Report has it that Instagram is currently working on a new upgrade that will extend the current video upload length from 60 seconds (1 minute) to 60 minutes (1 hour). Instagram made the first upgrade in 2016 when the Facebook owned company extended video length from 15 secs to 60 secs, now another upgrade might …

Telecommunications service subscribers in Nigeria may soon be paying a higher tariff for telephone services such as call and data. This is attributable to the recent move by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to implement section 44 of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention etc) 2015 Act  which spells out the model of financing the National Cyber …

Globally, 26 countries conduct elections with one form of electronic voting or the other with some even allowing internet ballots for general elections. In 2014, Namibia joined the list becoming the first African country to conduct an e-voting election. Nigeria has made moves too. In 2017, the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), unveiled a …

At a media launch on Tuesday, Union Bank of Nigeria announced its Robotics Process Automation (RPA)  technology. RPA is a robotics system that uses software to automate consistently routine financial and banking operations. According to Union Bank’s CEO Emeka Emuwa, RPA will make these processes faster and more efficient. This means that financial processes are …