Sci & Tech

Facebook Founder Urges Free Internet In India Amid Row

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg urged India Monday to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to the poor, his latest bid amid an escalating row with authorities. The head of the social network tried to drum up support for the Free Basics service that offers people without the Internet free access […]

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Answered: Top Questions About Your SmartPhone Battery

Whether iPhone, Android or Blackberry, Battery life is a perennial problem for smartphone owners. While our handsets have become faster and more powerful over the years, smartphone batteries often last less than a day under heavy use, or even moderate use after a few months, telegraph. The lithium-ion battery has been around for more than […]

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Drama At Bauchi Airport: Aero Uses Ladder To Disembark 34 Passengers

According to The Nation Ng. A mild drama unfolded yesterday at the Bauchi Airport when passengers used ladder to disembark from a chartered aircraft belonging to Nigeria’s oldest carrier: Aero Airlines. It was learnt that the aircraft had problems with unserviceable equipment by the airport management in disembarking about 34 passengers from Abuja Airport. The […]

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Emotions Relate To How You Use Your Computer Mouse

Anyone who’s taken tech-related aggression out on their mouse, take heart: a new study suggests you move your mouse differently when you’re feeling emotional. The findings are published in Management Information Systems Quarterly. Researchers observed the way people moved their cursors when they were fed up, and if the movement alone could foresee the user’s […]

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Brazil Judge Lifts WhatsApp Suspension

A judge in Brazil has yesterday ordered that a suspension of the popular messaging application WhatsApp be lifted. Judge Xavier de Souza said the service should be re-instated immediately. A court had ordered the service be suspended for 48 hours on Thursday for failing to comply with a court order to provide investigators with information […]

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Smartphones To Become Extinct By 2020

GOING by the latest insight from Ericsson ConsumerLab study, Smartphones adoption is expected to go into extinction in five years time. In its place will be artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence is one exhibited by machines or software. It is also the name of the academic field of study, which studies how to create computers and […]

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Brazil Bans WhatsApp For 48 Hours

The blockade has shocked Facebook, which owns Whatsapp and led to benefits for competitors like Telegram. A Brazilian judge has banned WhatsApp in the country for 48 hours, starting this morning at 2:00am. According to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, whose company owns WhatsApp, more than 100 million Brazilians access the service, which is the single […]

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Twitter Warns Some Users Over Possible Government Hacking

Twitter sent a warning to some users that the social network said may have been targeted by “state-sponsored hackers.” It’s unclear how many people received a letter from Twitter. However, the message warns hackers may be attempting to steal phone numbers, along with email and IP addresses, according to copies of the email shared on […]

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