Technology

Trump criticises Amazon over taxes, jobs in tweets

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized Amazon.com on Twitter over taxes and jobs and accused the global retailer, without offering evidence, of hurting U.S. localities and causing job losses.

Cisco shares drop as security business revenue misses estimates

Cisco’s quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts’ estimates, raising concerns about the world’s largest networking gear maker’s efforts to transform into a software-focused company.

Tech companies caught in the crosshairs on white supremacy

The neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer had its internet domain registration revoked twice in less than 24 hours in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, part of a broad move by the tech industry in recent months to take a stronger hand in policing online hate-speech and incitements to violence.

Igbo seek social media usage regulation over hate-speeches

The President-General of Igbo Community in Kaduna and Vice President of Igbo Delegate Assembly for the 19 Northern States, Mr. Chris Nnoli, has called on government to regulate social media usage in the country.

Chinese drone maker beefs up drone security after US Army ban

Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd is tightening data security on its drones after the U.S. Army ordered its members to stop using DJI drones because of “cyber vulnerabilities,” a company official told Reuters on Monday.

Airtel’s SmartConnect offers 100% data bonus to subscribers

Airtel Nigeria says it is offering 100 per cent value of a customer’s recharge as extra data in addition to the eight times instant bonus customers get on every recharge.

Zenith Bank pledges more commitment to Microsoft Championship

Zenith Bank has restated commitment to encourage more Nigerian students to participate in the annual Microsoft Office Specialist Championship.

GoDaddy gives neo-Nazi website 24 hours to find a new host

The web hosting company GoDaddy said on Sunday it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider after the extremist web site posted an article denigrating the woman who was killed at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

CodeLagos: Ambode approves phase 2, to launch 300 new centres

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the implementation of the second phase of the CodeLagos Project, which will be launched in September 2017.

NITDA wins outstanding govt agency award

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Friday emerged the outstanding government agency of the year at the Titans of Technology awards in Lagos.

Investors urge SMEs to embrace digital solutions

Investors who participated in the Afro-Austria Business Summit, which recently held in Vienna, Austria, has charged small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria to embrace digital solutions and opportunities to propel their growth.

Cryptocurrency surge stirs Bitcoin bubble fears

Bitcoin and other “cryptocurrencies” are big money, virtually as big as Goldman Sachs and Royal Bank of Scotland combined.

IS use eBay, PayPal to channel money to US – FBI

Islamic State allegedly used PayPal and fake eBay transactions to channel money to an operative in the US, The Wall Street Journal reports.

China sets world record in unbreakable code from satellite

China has sent an “unbreakable” code from a satellite to the Earth, marking the first time space-to-ground quantum key distribution technology has been realized, state media has reported.

China targets social media in new crackdown

China's largest social media platforms are being investigated for suspected breaches of the nation's strict cybersecurity laws.

Uber investor Benchmark sues Travis Kalanick for fraud

Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital is suing former Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick to force him off the board of the ride-services company and rescind his ability to fill three board seats, according to the lawsuit.

Google cancels diversity debate Town Hall

Google Thursday cancelled a Town Hall intended to air viewpoints on diversity, sexism and free speech, citing worker safety concerns.

MMM, Bet9ja tops most visited websites in Nigeria

Sports betting site bet9ja and money doubling scheme MMM top the list of most visited websites in Nigeria according to ranking by Alexa.

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Afcon: Gernot Rohr not happy with Daniel Akpeyi’s dribble against Burundi

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr expressed his displeasure with Daniel Akpeyi's attempt to dribble in his own box during their opening Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match against Burundi.
Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

Governor Okowa: Speaker Gbajabiamila a lawmaker per excellence

Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

Judge warns three alleged cultists accused of gang-rape to stop threatening complainants

Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday issued a stern warning to three alleged cultists on trial for allegedly abducting and gang-raping two female 15-year old secondary school students.

Police kill alleged notorious kidnapper in Ikorodu

An alleged notorious kidnapper Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon alias Pencil was on Sunday night shot dead during gun battle with operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Court grants journalist Jones Abiri bail

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday granted bail to a journalist, Jones Abiri.