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Samsung senior vice president of product marketing Justin Denison speaks on stage about the new foldable phone during the Samsung Unpacked product launch event in San Francisco, California on February 20, 2019. (Photo by Josh Edelson - AFP)

Foldable phone outlook hinges on price

Handset makers are racing to launch their first smartphones with folding screens but analysts warn the technology is still too rudimentary — and expensive — to woo consumers in large numbers for now.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

British intelligence says Huawei risk manageable

British intelligence has concluded that security risks posed by using equipment made by Chinese telecom giant Huawei can be managed, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
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Dell returns to public markets after six years

Dell returned to public markets on Friday, nearly six years after the company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell took it private in what was then the biggest buyout since the financial crisis of 2008.

Court absolves five men of gang rape, says girl consented to sex with them

A Spanish court Wednesday upheld a disputed nine-year jail term for five men who sexually abused a woman, despite two out of five judges believing the gang committed rape and calling for tougher sentences.
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US shoppers shun the malls for online on Black Friday

More Americans opted to stay at home and use their smartphones to make online purchases rather than visiting the sprawling malls as the Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday kicked off the U.S. holiday shopping season.
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Researchers to develop tool for self-diagnosis of skin cancer using smartphones

Australian researchers on Wednesday said they are developing novel artificial intelligence technology that will allow people to self-diagnose skin cancer using smartphones.
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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.
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Experts mull cameras replacement by smartphones

At a session tagged ”The future of photography: Are smartphone cameras a threat to DSLR” in Abuja, the experts said smartphone cameras are catching up in the profession.

Facebook adds new tools to stem online bullying

The initiative calls for new tools and programs to help users control “unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook,” global head of safety Antigone Davis said in a blog post.
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Osun election: Police warn vote-buyers

Mr Bello Ahmed, the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police in charge of the Osun governorship re-run election in Olede in Ife South Local Government, has said that security agents were monitoring the issue of vote-buying.
German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the press before leaving the first day of a European Union leaders’ summit focused on migration, Brexit and eurozone reforms. Aris Oikonomou|AFP|Getty Images

Angela Merkel: EU battery cell production ‘extremely important’

It is extremely important that the European Union develops its own battery cell production to secure its role in the automotive industry as it shifts to electric mobility, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.
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Osun election: Security agents monitor use of smartphones at polling units

In some of the polling units visited in Ilesa and Ile-Ife, majority of the voters came to the polling units with their smartphones although security agents did not allow them to take them inside the cubicles to vote.

Senator Ekweremadu: INEC’s ban on smartphones unconstitutional, unacceptable

Deputy Senate President, Prof Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to ban the use of smart phones at polling units, describing the move as unconstitutional and unacceptable.

INEC: Smartphones can be used at polling units but not inside voting cubicle

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not banned the use of smartphones around polling unit areas.

Osun guber: Secondus chides INEC over ban of cameras inside polling booths

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has condemned the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to ban the use of smartphones at polling booths during Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State.

PDP flays INEC for banning smart phones in polling units

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday condemned in strong terms the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ban the use of smart phones in polling units, accusing the commission of a surreptitious move to prevent the global community from knowing its plan to rig the 2019 general elections.

Expert attributes student poor performance to phone addiction

A medical doctor in Kano State, Dr Tijjani Haruna, has attributed poor academic performance among some students to phone addiction.

Facebook loses more younger users – survey

The world largest social media platform Facebook is losing a large number of young users as about one in four of them had removed the app from their smartphones in the past one year, a new Pew Research Center survey.

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Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.

Arsenal close to £5 million loan deal for Southampton full-back

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.
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China will defeat coronavirus – envoy

China’s Consul General in Lagos, Chu Maoming, said at the weekend his country would defeat the coronavirus disease.
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House of Reps demand resignation of military chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the resignation of the nation’s service chiefs, amid widespread public discontent over growing insecurity in the country.

Etim Esin wants Emmanuel Amuneke to replace Gernot Rohr in Super Eagles

The German tactician contract set to rundown in June later in the year but the 66-year-old ex-Ligue 1 manager led the three Africa Champions to a third-place finish in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt is eager to continue managing Nigeria.

UTME: 1, 445 candidates register in Jigawa – official

The Jigawa office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it has registered 1, 445 prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.