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Nigeria’s .ng domain user reach 101,695 as at 2017

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association, NIRA, said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from...

UBA changes the face of e-banking with ‘Leo’, Chat Banker that...

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA), has today, changed the face of e-banking with the introduction of Leo, the UBA Chat Banker...

Twitter, Snapchat tie up with Fox to provide coverage of FIFA...

Twenty First Century Fox Inc's Fox Sports is partnering with Twitter Inc to stream a live show and Snap Inc's Snapchat to showcase stories...

France investigates Apple for secretly slowing down old iPhones

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets. The Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday...

Apple’s iPhone battery overheats causing evacuation in Zurich store

An overheated iPhone battery injured a repairman in an Apple store in Zurich and prompted the evacuation of around 50 people from the shop...

ANALYSIS-iPhone addiction may be a virtue, not a vice for investors

Apple Inc investors are shrugging off concerns raised by two shareholders about kids getting hooked on iPhones, saying that for now a little addiction...

WorldRemit raises $40m, targets to serve 10m customers

Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, has raised $40 million to drive its next phase of global growth, aiming to serve 10 million customers connected...
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Europe’s biggest private biotech company raises $270 mln

Europe's largest privately held biotech company, Germany-based BioNTech, has raised $270 million to support its work in developing personalised immunotherapies for cancer, ahead of...

China to fund production of 2 Nigerian satellites, NigComSat-2 and NigComSat-3

The China EXIM Bank and the China Great Wall have agreed to bear fully, the cost of $550 million for the production of two...

UK may use taxes to get tech giants to do more...

Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down material...

Apple admit it’s secretly slowing older iPhones, apologizes

Apple apologized for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it said was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue. Many customers had...

Apple’s board orders CEO to fly private for ‘security, efficiency’

Apple's board has instructed chief executive Tim Cook to use only private aircraft "in the interests of security and efficiency" at the world's most...

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