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Samsung Halts Production Of Troubled Galaxy Note 7 phone






Samsung has halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as fears spread that even replacement versions of the device can burst into flames. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the temporary suspension to CNN after South Korean news agency Yonhap …

  • October 10, 2016
This Watch Costs $500 And Only Tells The Time






Japanese electronics giant Sony has successfully used crowdfunding to secure funds for its newest fashion statement, the FES Watch U, which can only tell the time. The watch uses e-ink in the watch face and strap, which makes it possible for the …

  • September 29, 2016
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Court Stops WhatsApp-Facebook Data Share






A High Court in New Delhi, India, has asked Instant Messaging platform, WhatsApp not to share user information with its parent Facebook, NDTV India reports. The directions came on a lawsuit by Karmanya Singh Sareen, a second year student of Imperial College, …

  • September 24, 2016
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Instagram Rolls Out ‘Save Draft’ New Feature To All Users






Instagram  has introduced  a “Save Draft” feature to its mobile app, allowing users to save a copy of the post for editing and posting later. Initially Instagram did a test run with select users, and following the success of the pilot study …

  • September 23, 2016
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How Microsoft Wants To ‘Solve Cancer’ Using Computer Science






Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) has revealed details of its latest research on Tuesday, saying it is aiming to “solve cancer using computer science.” Researchers at Microsoft’s lab in Cambridge, England, are trying to map the “code” of the disease, hoping that once they …

  • September 21, 2016
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Apple iPhone 7: Great Features and Three Nasty Surprises






Questions over supply remain and there is no doubt Apple’s new iPhones are already proving immensely popular. But two nasty surprises have been discovered which may cause owners of the iPhone 7 to regret their purchase… Nasty Surprise #1: Goodbye Sapphire? The …

  • September 18, 2016
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Driverless Car Trial To Start In Downtown Dubai






The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with Emaar Properties, started a trial run on Thursday of the first autonomous 10-seater car shuttling over a 700-metre long track at the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Dubai. The trial represented the phase …

  • September 2, 2016
NCC Boss Afam Ezekude Says N10.3bn Pirated Products Intercepted






The Director General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, Mr. Afam Ezekude, has said that the commission intercepted and seized pirated products worth N10.3bn between January 2011 and August 2016. At a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday, Ezekude also noted that within the …

  • September 1, 2016
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Forex Scarcity: “We’ll Lay Off Some Workers” – Innoson Motors CEO






The Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria’s indigenous auto company, Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing (IVM), Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, has said that the company may soon be forced to cut its workforce over the persistent forex scarcity. According to Reuters, Innoson is struggling to survive …

  • September 1, 2016
Breaking: First Nation Airlines Suspends Operation






Less than 24 hours after Aero Contractors Airlines, Nigeria’s second largest commercial carrier, announced an indefinite suspension of its scheduled flight services, another domestic carrier, First Nation Airlines, has suspended its operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has said. The Director-General of …

  • September 1, 2016
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