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A week since invitation-only audio-chat platform Clubhouse revealed that it would make security improvements for users, an attacker has proven the platform’s live audio can be siphoned. Clubhouse Spokesperson, Reema Bahnasy says that a user was "able to stream Clubhouse audio feeds this weekend from 'multiple rooms' into their own third-party...
On Tuesday 23 January 2018, Google honoured former Nigerian Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi by placing a doodle of the footballing icon on the Nigerian home page of the web browser. Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of...
The selfie. Love it or hate it, it is undeniable that it has become a central element of global culture, transcending boundaries of geography, religion, and status. Nothing embodies the influence of technology on our lives more than the phenomenon of the selfie. Here are five fascinating facts you...
Business coach and trainer, TriciaBiz launched an online business school on Saturday, 13 July 2019, in Nigeria. The new online school, Business Lab Africa, aims to help entrepreneurs in Africa succeed in business, it’s subscription-based and is geared towards providing quality content at a price MSMEs can afford. According to...
As the Zimbabwean elections draw to a close and vote counting starts across the Southern African nation, voters and citizens will be waiting with baited breath for the results to be made known. But as citizens wait for the results, there are a number of online resources that can be...
According to a report by Nigerian Communications Week, a new mobile app has been launched in Nigeria and Ghana that will allegedly help combat crime in West African countries. The app, which was developed in the United Kingdom, is called Code9Help and is designed to guarantee personal help and safety in...
The 93 day long internet blackout in the English speaking (Anglophone) areas of Cameroon has finally come to an end. According to reports from the BBC, Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered the restoration of internet services in the northwest and southwest regions of the country yesterday (20 April 2017) putting...
The SABC has revealed its plans to push new regulations that would call for South Africans to pay TV Licence fees. Sylvia Tladi, SABC Head of TV Licences, said that “one of the key things that we to deal with was the definition of the television set because once you...
Secure national identity infrastructure is foundational to delivering the benefits of a digital economy, where the bulk of transactions involve online interactions between remote entities. Whilst citizens in developed countries take identity for granted, in emerging markets governments are investing in building identity infrastructure that can be deployed to...
Cisco has announced innovative solutions that help customers embrace a new age of wireless connectivity. Wi-Fi 6 (also known as 802.11ax), the new standard for Wi-Fi networks, is redefining what's possible for businesses — powering a new era of immersive wireless experiences and the connecting of billions of things. Cisco...
Social media network Twitter has temporarily suspended EFF leader and political controversy machine Julius Malema after finding the party leader to have violated its policies. “We have determined that you have violated Twitter rules, so we’ve temporarily limited some of your account features,” reads the notification sent to Malema by...
On Friday 16 February 2018 the Wikimedia Foundation announced that free access to Wikipedia will end in 2018, which was part of the Wikipedia Zero partnership programme. In a statement on its website the foundation said, "After careful evaluation, the Wikimedia Foundation has decided to discontinue one of its partnership...
The library at Monash University South Africa, the local campus representing Australia’s Monash University, houses 417,000 electronic monographs or e-books available on platforms, the largest source of information of this kind in Africa. The library supports teaching and research in the faculties of Arts, Business and Economics and Information Technology. The...
Facebook has made the decision to stop US President Donald Trump from posting for 24 hours. This comes after the social media giant removed two posts that were reportedly in support of a pro-Trump attack on the US Capitol. “We’ve assessed two policy violations against President Trump’s Page which will...
Recent research indicates that the average smartphone user spends two hours and 15 minutes a day using apps, which adds up to about a month every year. Smartphones have become essential daily living tools and there are few people who could optimally function without them. But it’s not just...
Everjobs has revealed that it has recently started its operations in Ethiopia. The company’s mission is to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting professionals with employers in a matter of clicks, acting as a key driving force in redirecting Ethiopia’s best talent to international companies as well...
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