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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change but activists have urged the world’s richest man to first clean up the e-commerce giant’s own lacklustre environmental record.
Sophisticated hackers infiltrated UN offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is not clear.
The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today supported the call by two U.N. special rapporteurs for an investigation into the hacking of The Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos by the Saudi government.
One day after news broke that the crown prince of Saudi Arabia may have been personally involved in the hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ phone, a United States senator is asking for more information.
The Saudi embassy in Washington on Tuesday dismissed suggestions the kingdom hacked the phone of Amazon owner, Jeff Bezos, as media reports linked the security breach to a WhatsApp message from an account of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
African richest man Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the World billionaires’ list as he emerged 96th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $14.8 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world.
Professor Adeoti: Demonitization of politics, promotion of integrity prerequisite for national development
A Professor of Development Economics in the Economic Policy Research Department, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) Ibadan, Professor John Adeoti has said for Nigeria to tap into the gains of the 4th Industrial revolution, politics must be demonetized and the country must demonstrate to the young generations of Nigerians that values of integrity, hard work, risk taking and excellence are critical to creating businesses that would succeed and make global impacts. He also called for a declaration of state of emergency in the health and education sectors.
President Donald Trump’s visit to Apple’s Texas manufacturing plant represents a truce in the White House war on Silicon Valley and an unlikely “bromance” with chief executive Tim Cook.
If Amazon.com decides to fight the Pentagon’s decision to award a highly contested $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, it could act as early as next week.
Microsoft has won the sought-after JEDI cloud computing contract with the Pentagon valued at as much as $10 billion (€9 billion) over a decade, dealing a blow to the market leader, Amazon, which had been the front-runner.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
A somber commemoration marking the first anniversary of the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was held Wednesday in Istanbul just a few meters from the Saudi consulate where he was dismembered.
U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com’s Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and encourage racial profiling.
Bill Gates has been unseated as the second richest man in the world, losing the position to Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of LVMH.
Jeff Bezos’ Amazon, the US retail giant has moved past hi-tech titans Apple and Google to become the world’s most valuable brand, a key survey showed Tuesday.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
An Ikeja Special Offences Court Tuesday remanded a pastor and his wife in custody of Nigeria Correctional Services (NCS) facility for allegedly stealing N63.5 million belonging to one late Mrs. Odemuyiwa Janet Adeola.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, condoled the government and people of Egypt over the passing of its former President, Hosni Mubarak.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the immediate payment of Responsibility Allowance (RA) to officers of the State Road Traffic Management Agency (ORTMA) to serve as motivation to members of the paramilitary outfit across the state.
The British government on Wednesday presented tougher post-Brexit immigration plans, aimed at reducing the flow of “low skills” labour.
Dissatisfied with the discharge and acquittal of Zakzaky’s disciples by a court in Kaduna on Friday, the Kaduna State Government said it will appeal the acquittal of the defendants in the State versus Mahdi Munkaila and 91 others, one of the cases arising from the Zaria clashes of December 2015.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.