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Twitter Appoints Former World Bank Vice President, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as board member.

Dr. Ngozi Okongo-Iweala has been honoured on the global scene again. This time, she has been appointed as a director on the board of the social media giant, Twitter Inc. She was appointed alongside Robert...

EU Slams Google A Whopping $5 Billion Fine

The European Commission on Wednesday slammed Google a colossal $5 Billion fine for Android antitrust violations. It ordered Google to stop using its Android mobile operating system to block rivals. Google says it is...

Amazon Prime Day Heats Up…

Amazon prime day is usually a big deal for the world’s largest online retail store. It is a 36-hour sale with a significant reduction in prices of more than one million products on its...

Nigeria Labour Congress Shuts Down MTN Offices On Accounts Of Staff Ill-treatment

Telecoms giant, MTN has shut down its operations in Nigeria due to ill-treatment of staff and stiffened business working environment. NLC, Nigeria Labour Congress barricaded MTN offices in most Nigerian cities in protest against non-unionization...

Vice President Of Nigeria Tours Silicon Valley To Promote Local Tech Startups

Nigeria’s vice president, prof. Yemi Osinbajo is currently on a 3-day tour to Silicon Valley, the US to pitch Nigeria’s tech space to investors and tech moguls. The Vice President cum tech enthusiast who has...

Facebook Shuts Down Three Apps

Facebook made a release in the newsroom today of its intention to deprecate three apps from facebook due to low usage. According to the release, "Hello" app, fitness app "Moves", and tbh app will cease to...

Instagram Launches IGTV, YouTube Competitor

Instagram just launched IGTV, ready to compete head-on with YouTube. The event which took place at San Francisco ushered in a new perspective and experience to Instagram users. Users will now be allowed to...

First Artificial Intelligence Hub Opens In Nigeria

Data is the real "physical" material from which a person or thing is made. It could also mean the constituents or characteristics of any entity. Data gives life to any system. It is life. The...

Facebook Introduces New Tools For Fundraisers

Facebook is taking advantage of the power of communities, stretching it further to fundraising. Fundraiser has been a vibrant feature on Facebook for some time now, and Facebook is taking it to Pages and adding...

Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

GitHub is a vast code repository that has become popular with developers and companies hosting their projects, documentation, and code. Apple, Amazon, Google, and many other big tech companies use GitHub. Microsoft has more...