The European Commission is issuing antitrust charges against Apple over concerns about the company’s App Store practices. The Commission has found that Apple has broken EU competition rules with its App Store policies, following an initial complaint from Spotify back in 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the elevation of Mr. Segun Ogunsanya as Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Africa Plc as another affirmation of Nigeria’s leadership in Africa’s continental matters.
The Android version of Google and Apple’s COVID-19 exposure notification app had a privacy flaw that let other preinstalled apps potentially see sensitive data, including if someone had been in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19, privacy analysis firm AppCensus revealed on Tuesday. Google says it’s currently rolling out a fix to the bug.
Apple Music’s payment rate for artists and labels is fundamentally a penny per stream, according to a letter from the company posted on its artist dashboard and first reported by the Wall Street Journal. That payment rate is higher than Spotify, which has a confusing variable rate scheme that basically tops out at a half-penny per stream.
The partnership with MyClassConnect, a cloud-based single educational technology platform that facilitates both virtual and physical learning efficiency in higher institutions in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa, is another avenue 9mobile is exploring to continue to provide innovative options for the academic community to continue teaching and learning while keeping safe during and after the pandemic.
Sony has just invested another $200 million in Epic Games as part of a $1 billion funding round, Epic announced today. Over a dozen investors contributed toward the funding round, which valued the Fortnite developer at $28.7 billion. That’s over $10 billion more than Epic Games’ estimated value at the time of Sony’s major investment last July.
Android’s Google Photos app is being updated with the improved video editing tools that were previously exclusive to iOS. Android Police spotted the rollout, and reports that it appears to be available for both Google Pixel devices and other Android phones.
The Federal Government on Monday boasted that criminals were now feeling the heat following its directive on the verification of National Identity Numbers with Subscriber Identification Module cards.
Apple has not been spared the effects of the ongoing global component shortage, according to a new report in Nikkei. The publication says that some production of MacBooks and iPads has been delayed, with “a portion of component orders” pushed back to the second half of 2021.
The Amazon Music mobile app is getting a new feature to make it a little bit easier to use while driving. Car Mode is a simplified version of Amazon Music’s interface, featuring larger buttons, suggested playlists and albums, and easy access to Alexa.
Finnish telecom equipment maker, Nokia Corp., said on Wednesday it had concluded a multi-year multi-technology patent cross-license agreement with Chinese personal computer and mobile maker Lenovo Group Ltd.
Apple CEO Tim Cook rarely provides details on unannounced products, but he offered some hints about Apple’s thinking on augmented reality and cars in an interview with Kara Swisher for The New York Times this morning.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, have assured that the challenge encountered by MTN users through the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) channel will be resolved soon.
Mastercard has sealed a pact with wireless operator Airtel Africa that will see it procure a minority interest in the telco’s mobile money division, Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV).
Apple will remove the female voice as the default for its Siri assistant, according to TechCrunch. The change is effective as of today’s release of the sixth iOS 14.5 beta. Once this latest update is publicly released to all customers, iPhone and iPad users will be prompted to choose their preferred Siri voice during device setup.
Apple Inc. introduced its contactless payment service in South Africa on Tuesday, as the global tech giant looks to cash in on the mobile payments boom in the country.
In the next week, Utah’s governor will decide whether to make all phones and tablets in the state filter pornography... sort of. The bill, which passed Utah’s legislature earlier this month, would require mobile devices to “automatically enable a filter capable of blocking material that is harmful to minors.” Gov. Spencer Cox has said he will “carefully consider” signing it by the March 25th deadline.
Telecom operators in Nigeria on Friday announced that they will stop the use of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) by banks and other financial institutions in the country by Monday.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration will continue to embark on people-oriented investments that will be of benefit and reward to the people of the state.
The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of a popular petrol station, by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos.
Five suspected gunmen have been arrested after they launched an attack on a residence around Arulogun area of Ede in Osun State where they killed two persons.
Former Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will not be returning to Sporting Lisbon this summer.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says Nollywood produced 416 movies in Quarter One of 2021 (Q1, 2021) compared to 903 in Q4, 2020.
The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust (CST) will request that the club’s all-English Champions League final showdown with Manchester City is moved from Istanbul to the UK.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, said the central bank had disbursed over N83.9 billion to pharmaceutical and healthcare practitioners in the country since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Neville has admitted he was not convinced when the Red Devils signed Cavani last year, but was delighted to be proved wrong and feels United are a better team with the 34-year-old leading the line.
Mr Allwell Nwakali, elder brother and agent to 2015 U17 World Cup winner, Kelechi Nwakali, says his brother and client may consider switching allegiance to a foreign country.
Two unknown gunmen have been killed in a joint operation carried out by the Nigerian Army, Air Force and the Police in Imo State, the state Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abutu Yaro, has said.