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NCC To Punish Vandalism Of Telecom Infrastructure

NCC To Punish Vandalism Of Telecom Infrastructure

The Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umaru Danbatta,  recently disclosed plans to criminalise vandals of telecom facilities and create network access points in all Local Government Areas (LGAs) to cater for millions of…

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Apple Sues Software Company, Corellium

Apple Sues Software Company, Corellium

Apple is suing virtualization software company, Corellium, according to documents filed on Friday in Florida. Corellium allows customers to create and interact with virtual iOS devices — a software iPhone, for example, running actual iOS…

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Verve Users To Receive New Card For International Transactions

Verve Users To Receive New Card For International Transactions

Interswitch owned payment card brand, Verve, has extended its reach to countries outside Africa, allowing its users to make transactions in 185 countries around the world. Verve recently announced that through its partnership with Discover…

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Group With Alleged Ties To ISIS, Hack Aero Contractors’ Website

Group With Alleged Ties To ISIS, Hack Aero Contractors’ Website

Nigerian airline Aero Contractors’ website was hacked on Tuesday by Moroccan Revolution Team (M.R.T), a hacker group with alleged ties to Islamic State Of Iraq and Syria, ISIS. The website homepage which had been defaced,…

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WhatsApp Makes Fingerprint Lock Feature For Android Beta

WhatsApp Makes Fingerprint Lock Feature For Android Beta

WhatsApp has finally made available, fingerprint lock feature for Android beta users, after making it available to iOS users for a while now. It comes with the latest Android beta version 2.19.221, and is disabled…

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Opera-Owned OPay Launches New Service In Abia State

Opera-Owned OPay Launches New Service In Abia State

Opera-founded startup, OPay, has introduced OTrike, a tricycle hailing service, in the commercial city of Aba, Abia state, Nigeria. In 2018, the disruptive startup started operations as a mobile payments platform reaching Nigeria’s huge unbanked…

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Huawei Releases HarmonyOS  For Smartphones, Smart Home Devices

Huawei Releases HarmonyOS For Smartphones, Smart Home Devices

Huawei on Friday officially unveiled HarmonyOS, the much-anticipated microkernel-based, distributed operating system that it has developed to power smartphones, laptops, and smart home devices as the company attempts to reduce its reliance on American firms.…

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Apple Faces Probe For “Unfair” Competition In Russia

Apple Faces Probe For “Unfair” Competition In Russia

Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab that it may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia’s anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday. Watchdog FAS said it was investigating…

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NCC Slams Airtel, 9mobile With N136m Fine

NCC Slams Airtel, 9mobile With N136m Fine

Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) has sanctioned two major Telecommunications operators over infractions. The affected network operators – Airtel and 9mobile were slammed with a total fine of N136million. According to its 2019 first quarter enforcement…

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Apple Releases Videos Showing How Apple Card Works

Apple Releases Videos Showing How Apple Card Works

Apple has released a series of videos detailing how you’ll use its upcoming credit card. The videos cover pretty much every aspect of the card’s functionality, from the application and card setup processes, to how…