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Tecno, Infinix and Itel: How Chinese tech manufacturers are ripping off Africa

Has anyone wondered why Tecno, Infinix and Itel phones are not sold in EU and USA markets?  One may be forced to think that these phones that have gained popularity in Africa and dominated the Nigerian market are global brands and the meet world safety standards. But according to a new report, Tecno, Infinix and… Continue reading Tecno, Infinix and Itel: How Chinese tech manufacturers are ripping off Africa

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Google agrees to pay $11 million to suspend Adsense accounts

Google has reached an agreement with Free Range Content reached to pay Adsense publishers who were suspended between May 20, 2010 and May 7, 2018 to the tune of $11 million.  These terminated accounts for I'll be paid by heir due compensation after submitting their claims.  “Free Range Content allege that when Google terminated AdSense publishers… Continue reading Google agrees to pay $11 million to suspend Adsense accounts

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Facebook sued $1 billion for providing terrorist platform

​ The families of five American citizens injured or killed in attacks in Israel have filed a one billion dollar ($1 bn) lawsuit against social media giants, Facebook. In the suit, the families are claiming that the social media giant is liable for providing a platform for Hamas, a U.S.-designated terrorist organization. “Facebook has knowingly… Continue reading Facebook sued $1 billion for providing terrorist platform

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Globacom is Nigeria’s most subscribed network in 2016 1st Quater

Globacom has consolidated its position as Nigeria’s preferred network for new data subscribers in the first quarter of 2016. Industry reports on the website of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) showed that 1,448,354 new internet subscribers joined the Globacom network in the first three months of the year. The operator garnered 354,178 new subscribers in… Continue reading Globacom is Nigeria’s most subscribed network in 2016 1st Quater

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reacts to #RIPTwitter — “We never planned to reorder timelines”

Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey has denied reports that they are introducing an algorithmic timeline. The news that Twitter would switch from its original chronological timeline to an algorithmic timeline sparked outrage among users who vehemently opposed the said move with the #RIPTwitter hashtag trending on Saturday. Weighing in on the matter, Dorsey assured Twitter users… Continue reading Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reacts to #RIPTwitter — “We never planned to reorder timelines”

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#RIPTwitter: Twitter’s move to change to algorithmic timeline sparks negative reaction among users

Twitter is set to introduce a major change in its timeline display. The social media site is about to change timeline views from a chronological order to an algorithmic view. This means that Twitter chooses for you which tweet it deems most suitable to display at any given point in time - Just like Facebook.… Continue reading #RIPTwitter: Twitter’s move to change to algorithmic timeline sparks negative reaction among users