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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Toshiba signed a deal today selling its television subsidiary to China’s Hisense, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. The Japanese company will sell a 95 percent stake in Toshiba Visual Solutions to Hisense Electric for $113.6 million. Toshiba will keep a 5 percent stake. Toshiba is struggling hard after...
YouTube is to restrict the availability of videos showing children’s characters in violent or sexual scenes if they are reported by viewers. Last week, a blog post by writer James Bridle highlighted how YouTube was still being swamped by bizarre and indecent videos aimed at children. The site says...
A self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas was involved in a crash on its first day of service. The vehicle – carrying “several” passengers – collided with a lorry driving at slow speed. Nobody was injured in the incident which city officials say was the fault of the human...
Vodafone is partnering the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) to launch a not-for-profit initiative aimed at using mobile-derived customer insights to make better predictions for sustainable development. The global concept of using data from mobile networks to make life-saving decisions has become very critical, especially in a world that continues...
The latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Mobility Report forecasts that LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report also announces that mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa are expected to grow by six...
Since the inception of the Internet, it has proven to be a wonderful force for many good reasons and most of these reasons in so many ways have affected the lives of many across the globe. Many lines of communication, innovations, creativity and businesses are driven by the power...
The CEO of Moya Network, a submarine cable capacity provider created by seasoned Pan-African ICT professionals, Carrey Phillips, has stated that the network will compete at lower prices with established internet providers like MainOne, MTN and Glo all of which have their own submarine cables landing in Lagos. “We’ll...
A fake version of the WhatsApp messenger app was downloaded more than a million times from the Google Play Store before it was removed. The app, “Update WhatsApp Messenger”, appeared to have been developed by the firm behind the real program – WhatsApp Inc. According to users on web...
US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account briefly vanished on Thursday, but has since been restored, the social media company has said. It said that the @realdonaldtrump account was “deactivated” by an employee, later clarifying that it was their last day in the job. The account was down for 11...
Apple has reportedly fired one of its engineers after his daughter posted a video of the iPhone X before the official launch. The YouTube video was shot on the Apple campus in September when the young woman met her father for lunch. The video was widely shared after being...