Facebook has shut down Over 5 billion fake accounts this year

Facebook has shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts so far in 2019, the social networking giant announced in its Community Standards Enforcement Report on Wednesday. According to the data, approximately 5 percent of worldwide Facebook active users were identified as fake accounts throughout the year. The company said that they classify fake accounts into two types: abusive […]

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NCC Set To Reduce Mobile Data Price

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working to resolve and implement the Federal Government’s directive on the challenges of illegal data deductions and to review the cost of same downward in the country. Mrs. Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson to the Communication Minister, Dr Isa Pantani, said in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday […]

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How To Prevent WhatsApp Hackers

Internet hackers are now everywhere! They look for every way possible to either clone you or take over your online accounts completely. Now, they are crawling through a medium you may think they can’t penetrate, and that is WhatsApp! Below are their strategies and steps you can take to secure your account. 1. It is […]

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Xenophobia: Two top MTN’s executives resign

Barely weeks after the latest wave of xenophobic attacks against African migrants rocked some parts of South Africa, two top executives of telecom giant, MTN, has resigned from their positions. A press statement issued, yesterday, by the telecoms company disclosed that Philip van Dalsen and Freddy Tchala (the current CEOs of MTN Zambia and MTN […]

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Nokia showcases 5G possibility in Nigeria

Nokia is committed to bringing 5G to Nigeria to unlock new opportunities and further the country’s socio-economic development. Nokia is hosting a series of Innovation Days in Lagos to showcase how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria. Nokia will present how this […]

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MTN cancels ban on Glo Calls over debt

For several days, subscribers of both MTN Nigeria and Globacom looking to connect with each other tried in vain not knowing if it was their phone or just the usual patchy network challenges common with Nigeria’s GSM services. MTN Nigeria reportedly banned incoming calls from Glo users for at least five days over the latter’s failure to pay […]

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Nigerians listed among top 20 internet users worldwide

Nigeria is among the top 20 internet users worldwide, according to a new report released by the Internet World Statistics. Citing the outcome of the report tagged, ‘Top 20 Internet Countries Statistics 2019’ last updated in May 31, 2019, the Chief Executive Officer of Spectranet Limited, Ajay Awasthi described as heartening the fact that Nigerians […]

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Globacom Nigeria unveils “Glo Amebo”

The national telecommunications company, Globacom has just realized a new recharge offer called “Glo Amebo”. As the brand that continually develops innovative products that deliver best value for money, we are proud to announce the launch of a  5X Offer known as Glo Amebo, where you can talk belleful to all NETWORKS. Enjoy 5X the […]

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7th Digital Africa Conference & Exhibition 2019

The 7th digital edition of digital africa conference and exhibition 2019 has just ended with a sprung of success. The three days conference was held at Baze University, Abuja from 25th – 27th June, with the theme “Africa’s Tech Renaissance: Positioning Africa For The Age of Abundance”. Day 1 Topic: The Emerging Era of Abundance […]

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Active subscribers to mobile services in Nigeria reduce

The number of active subscribers to mobile services in Nigeria has reduced by 348,778 in February 2019, latest monthly subscribers’ data obtained from the Nigerian Communications Commission indicated.
The statistics further showed that out of all the mobile network providers, MTN lost 1.09 million subscribers in the month of February while other providers gained new subscribers.

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5 Important Instagram Growth Strategies for Micro-Influencer in Any Niche

So, if you’re a micro-influencer wannabe, know that when it comes to monetization, the number of followers you have can significantly impact your earnings: According to blogger Elise Darma, influencers with 30,000 followers typically earn around $350 per post.
Those with 100,000 followers can charge a client up to $2,700.

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Apple Confirms iPhone FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

News breaks of a vulnerability in the group functionality of its FaceTime application that allows users to eavesdrop on the people being called, even if they didn’t pick up the call!
The shockingly simple exploit works with any pair of iOS devices running iOS 12.1 or later. ”The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime, and immediately hear the audio coming from their phone – before the person on the other end has accepted or rejected the incoming call.

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Bad News From Apple As Tim Cook Confirms iPhone Decimation

Meanwhile, Apple continues to push its high-end high-cost model, with a new push on the iPhone XS Max in India. Foxconn will be producing handsets in India for local sales – a first for the iPhone. This can be seen as a courageous decision, because not only is Apple’s market share in India is already falling.

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5 reasons you should get the new 2018 MacBook Air instead of the MacBook Pro

To the delight of MacBook Air fans, Apple finally released a new MacBook Air with updated specs, features, and a new design in 2018.
There was some unforeseen rain that hit the MacBook Air parade when the laptop’s $1,200 price tag was announced. The original model cost $1,000, which was one of its main draws.

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iPhone XS Max allegedly catches fire while in owner’s pants

Josh Hillard from Columbus, Ohio reported to iDrop News  that on December 12, while on lunch break at work, he noticed a strange smell coming from the back pocket of his pants. He then felt intense heat that burned his skin, followed by green and yellow smoke.

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Nigeria resolves $8bn row with MTN

Nigeria said it has resolved a dispute with Africa’s largest mobile operator over $8.13 billion which it accused MTN of illegally repatriating to South Africa.
Africa’s biggest telecoms market Nigeria shocked MTN and foreign investors in August when it ordered it to refund the money, and fined four commercial banks involved in the transfer.

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