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Microsoft helps LinkedIn launch live video streaming service

The social network is launching a new LinkedIn Live service to its 600 million users, allowing people to live stream video content.
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CDM urges CAN to come up with social media code of conduct for churches

The Christian Democratic Movement has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria to come up with Social Media Code of Conduct for the body of Christ in Nigeria.
Cesar Altieri Sayoc

US mail bombing suspect an ardent Donald Trump supporter

Cesar Altieri Sayoc, the Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to critics of Donald Trump, had plastered his social media accounts and the van where he was living with signs of his devotion to the Republican president and his hatred for Democrats.
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Microsoft completes GitHub acquisition

Microsoft revealed earlier this year that it’s acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion. Today, the software maker is confirming that this big acquisition is complete.

Most Americans get news from social media, despite doubts

Two-thirds of American adults get at least some of their news from social media, even though many are skeptical about the accuracy of that information, a survey showed Monday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo, Simbi Wabote woo investors to Nigeria

Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbnjo, and the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Mr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, have wooed foreign investors to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
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In Pictures: Vice President Osinbajo visits Silicon Valley

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, was welcomed to the Google headquarters by CEO Sundar Pichai who led a team of executives in a meeting with the VP and other officials.
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Vice President Osinbajo meets founder of LinkedIn

Osinbajo arrived in California where he will be headlining a number of investment forums in the San Francisco area and Los Angeles, promoting tech innovation and entertainment industries.

Woman killed after jet engine fails on US flight

Catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas killed a mother-of-two and forced an emergency landing Tuesday, the first fatal incident in US commercial aviation for nearly a decade.

Nigerian Microsoft engineer faces cyber theft charge in Florida

A Nigerian-born Microsoft network engineer, Raymond Uadiale, is facing FBI charges in Florida for helping launder cash obtained from victims of the Reventon ransomware.

Telegram messenger to be blocked in Russia following court ruling

A Russian court on Friday ordered that access to the Telegram messenger service should be blocked in Russia, Russian news agencies reported, heralding communication disruption for scores of users – including government officials.

Czech Republic extradites Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin to US

The Czech Republic has extradited Russian citizen Yevgeniy Nikulin to the United States where he is accused of hacking social networks including LinkedIn.

Nepal commences investigation into plane crash that killed 49

Investigators have retrieved the flight data recorder from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi airliner that crashed, killing at least 49 aboard, including the crew, when it attempted to land in Nepal’s capital, officials said on Tuesday.

Google hires ex-Samsung CTO to lead its Internet of Things business

Alphabet’s Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co’s chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday.

Crypto coin operators dupe clients, sign off with male genital

A crypto coin start-up has disappeared from the internet with a supposed haul of millions in investor cash, leaving a short, succinct message.

Man arrested over British diplomat Rebecca Dykes murder in Lebanon

A man has been arrested over the murder of British diplomat Rebecca Dykes in Lebanon, police in Beirut have confirmed.

Facebook to meet Russian regulators to discuss compliance with local laws

Facebook plan to meet Russian regulators in late December or early January to discuss compliance, TASS news agency cited the head of Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor as saying on Tuesday.

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Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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