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OpenAI, the artificial intelligence firm that Elon Musk founded then later departed, just released a stronger version of its “conversational” text-writing AI system, according to Futurism.

US firm releases fake-news writing software, scientists unveil detector

OpenAI, the artificial intelligence firm that Elon Musk founded then later departed, just released a stronger version of its “conversational” text-writing AI system, according to Futurism.
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Hackers steal call records from cell providers in ‘massive-scale’ espionage

The attack has been dubbed “Operation Softcell” by Cybereason, the security research firm that discovered it. It’s sophisticated enough that the firm believes there’s a “very high probability” it’s state-backed

CBN: No position on crypto technology yet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it acknowledged the existence and usefulness of crypto technology but hasn’t taken any official position on it.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

INEC server: Atiku Abubakar to summon Microsoft, IBM, Oracle to testify

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, is insistent that the Independent National Electoral Commission stored election results in a server and has said he will call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to testify that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Federal government mulls education bond for public universities

The Federal Government is considering setting up an education bond to finance infrastructure in public universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
CHIEF TEMITOPE AJAYI, CHAIRMAN, SILICON VALLEY-NIGERIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT A PRESENTATION ON ’21sST CENTURY WOMEN AND YOUTH IN INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE AT THE UN HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK

Silicon Valley group partners Nigeria

Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development, a U.S.-based tech startup company, and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) have partnered to assist Nigerian startups with funding and digital skills.
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IBM to empower youth in Nigeria, others with N9 billion

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is to spend 25 million dollars (about N9 billion) in Nigeria and some other African countries for youth empowerment in the next few years.
The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe state says it plans to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the state in 2018-2019 academic session by 50 per cent.

Federal government introduces new school enrolment policy

The Federal Government introduced new education policy known as `Every Child Counts’, to encourage children enrolment in schools.
A Nigerian technpreneur and Chief Executive Officer of Outsource Global, Amal Hassan, was one of 16 women business leaders named among the 2018 Fortune-US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership.

Amal Hassan named among emerging leaders of US global women’s mentoring partnership

A Nigerian technpreneur and Chief Executive Officer of Outsource Global, Amal Hassan, was one of 16 women business leaders named among the 2018 Fortune-US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership.

Amazon sells AWS cloud assets in China amid tightening regulation

Amazon.com is selling off the hardware from its public cloud business in China, amid tightening regulation over online data that is creating a hurdle for technology firms operating in the world’s second-largest economy.

Strong IBM earnings lift Dow above 23,000 points

The Dow jumped above 23,000 points early Wednesday, boosted by IBM, which surged after it reported growth in key cloud computing and artificial intelligence businesses.

Obama begins lucrative career as Wall Street speaker

Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.

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Unai Emery has been urged to offload three Arsenal players (Getty)

Unai Emery urges Arsenal play with ‘big ambition’ against Liverpool

Saturday evening’s game at Anfield sees the only two Premier League sides with their 100% record still intact go head to head, with both sides having enjoyed relatively easy opening fixtures to date.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has demanded an improved performance from his players against Burnley, despite kicking off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

Unai Emery suggests Shkodran Mustafi, Mohamed Elneny should leave Arsenal

Unai Emery has suggested Shkodran Mustafi and Mohamed Elneny are free to leave Arsenal as they are not part of his plans.
Kano Pillars goalkeeper Ibrahim Iddrisu believes their slim lead over Ghanaian club Asante Kotoko in the Caf Champions League by virtue of a 3-2 triumph in the first leg, places Masu Gida in the driving seat for the return fixture on Sunday.

Caf Champions League: Pressure on Kotoko – Kano Pillars goalie

Kano Pillars goalkeeper Ibrahim Iddrisu believes their slim lead over Ghanaian club Asante Kotoko in the Caf Champions League by virtue of a 3-2 triumph in the first leg, places Masu Gida in the driving seat for the return fixture on Sunday.
Gary Ray Bowles, who was 57, was executed by lethal injection at 10-58 pm (0258 GMT).

Florida executes killer who targeted gay men

A confessed murderer linked to a months-long killing spree in 1994 that targeted older gay men was executed Thursday in the US state of Florida.
One of the indicted Nigerians arrested for online scam in the US

How Japanese woman led FBI to 80 Nigerian scammers

A romance scam in 2016 between a Japanese woman and a Nigerian who described himself as a US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published documents revealed.