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Samsung unsettles Apple with folding smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has unveiled a nearly $2,000 folding smartphone in a bid to top the technology of Apple Inc and Chinese rivals and reignite consumer interest amid slumping sales.
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Pirates hijack Apple’s enterprise certificates to put hacked apps on iPhones

Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones, Reuters has found.
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Saudi Arabia creates app to track women’s movement

Saudi Arabia has created an application that allows male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling due to the rise in the number of women recently fleeing the ultra-conservative kingdom.
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Opera’s Android VPN returns as built-in browser feature

Opera is building a free VPN directly into its Android browser, the company has announced. Using the feature will make it harder for websites or ISPs to track your internet usage, and Opera says that it will not log information that travels through the service.

Apple may put iPhone 6S, 6S Plus out of service

The reports said while the new operating system (iOS13) for the Apple iPhones and iPads will bring with it a plethora of improvements and features, it will definitely spell doom for older hardware, especially in terms of hardware compatibility.

Huawei demotes two employees for sending New Year tweet via iPhone

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has demoted two employees for posting a New Year greeting on the company’s official Twitter account using an iPhone made by arch-rival Apple, an internal memo showed.
People walk past an Apple store in Beijing on December 11, 2018. – Apple stores in China continued with business as usual on December 11, despite a Chinese court-ordered ban on iPhone sales that could hurt the US tech firm in one of its most crucial markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Apple cuts revenue forecast on weak China sales

Apple Inc on Wednesday took the rare step of cutting its quarterly sales forecast, with Chief Executive Tim Cook blaming slowing iPhone sales in China, whose economy has been dragged down by uncertainty around U.S.-China trade relations.
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Apple plans iPhone software update to reverse Chinese ban

Apple claims it has found a software solution to the court injunction which recently banned some of its older iPhones from being sold in China.

Qualcomm asks China to ban the iPhone XS and XR

Qualcomm is trying to get the latest iPhones banned from China after a win in court earlier this week delivered a preliminary ban on Apple’s older phones.

China court bans iPhone sales over patent dispute

A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker Qualcomm and Apple, according to a Qualcomm statement Monday.
Boomplay

Boomplay, Universal Music Group signs distribution deal

Africa’s leading music streaming and download service, Boomplay and Universal Music Group (UMG), recently signed a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa.
Apple iPhones

Apple reportedly cutting production orders for new iPhones

Apple is reportedly cutting production orders for its newest iPhones, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal that cites sources that claim that demand for the new devices — especially the iPhone XR — has been weaker than expected.
Lekan Akinjide, AfriOne’s director of strategy and government relations and Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami

NITDA boss commends AfriOne, promises federal government support

The Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami has commended AfriOne for its innovation and contribution to technology development in Nigeria.

ESET, Airtel unveil new security app for smartphone users

ESET, a security solution company, on Thursday launched a new mobile security app specially designed for Airtel Nigeria subscribers.

Whatsapp awards $50,000 for study on misinformation during elections

Whatsapp, one of the world’s most popular instant messaging application, has awarded a $50,000 research grant for study on the use and abuse of of the platform during the 2019 elections.
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Samsung foldable phone gets a price and release date in new report

A report from the Yonhap News Agency in South Korea today has suggested a name, release date, and price for the foldable device Samsung teased last week at its developer conference.
Android Battery

Study: Battery life in latest phones worse than in older models

Smartphones get more and more sophisticated every year, from flashy edge-to-edge screens and facial recognition to professional-grade cameras.
Apple iPad Pro

Apple to unveil iPads with facial recognition

Apple Inc on Tuesday is expected to unveil updates to its Mac computers and iPads that include facial recognition features that have been available in the iPhone lineup at an event in Brooklyn.

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China: We would give preference to Nigerians applying for visas

The government of the People’s Republic of China on Monday said that it would create more opportunities for more Nigerians to visit China in the years ahead.

Peter Obi: INEC must provide server used for election

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not escape providing the server it used for the election. =
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses

At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable property destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.

Plateau tertiary institution workers suspend strike

Tertiary institution workers in Plateau State who have been on strike since April 23, 2019, have suspended the strike
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Action Alliance withdraws letter against Uche Nwosu’s petition

Sequel to suspension of the National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA), Kenneth Udeze, the party has withdrawn the letter of withdrawal submitted to the Imo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal by the suspended chairman.