Category Archives: Technology

Donald Trump threatens to shut down social media platforms after Twitter put a warning on his Tweet

US President, Donald Trump, known for his preference of Twitter to disseminate information, has threatened to regulate or shut down social media platforms after accusing them of political bias towards conservative voices.

President Trump’s threat comes a day after Twitter Inc. for the first time added a warning to some of his tweets that prompted readers to fact check the president’s claims. read here

Gaming App Downloads in Top Five European Countries Jumped 30% and Hit 430 Million in Q1 2020

The number of gaming app downloads surged in the last few months, with millions of people forced to stay at home amid coronavirus lockdown. According to data gathered by GoldenCasinoNews, the combined number of downloaded mobile games in the five leading European countries jumped 30% amid coronavirus outbreak, reaching 430 million by the end of the first quarter of 2020.

China to Generate 40% of the Global Mobile Games Revenue in 2020

The last few months have witnessed a remarkable growth of the global mobile games industry, with millions of people spending more time indoors and online amid coronavirus lockdown. Mobile games markets across the world are set to witness record revenues this year, as the number of downloads continues to rise.

New York high School Student Sued for hacking phone of wealthy Cryptocurrency Investor and stealing $23.8million

An 18-year-old suburban New York high school senior is being sued for allegedly being the mastermind and ringleader of a cybercrime scheme that defrauded a cryptocurrency investor out of millions of dollars in digital currencies.

Michael Terpin, a pioneer in the world of cryptocurrency, is accusing Ellis Pinsky, of Irvington, New York, and 20 of his alleged co-conspirators of stealing $23.8 million of cryptocurrency in January 2018.

Fresh UK review into Huawei role in 5G networks

The UK government is conducting a new review into the impact of allowing Huawei telecoms equipment to be used in British 5G networks.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) involvement comes after the US brought fresh sanctions against the Chinese company, citing security fears.

Samsung Unveils 5G Phone With Blockchain-powered ID Authentication

South Korean tech company Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has launched the world’s first 5G smartphone that comes with a blockchain-powered ID authentication. The Samsung Galaxy A Quantum is also the first phone with Quantis quantum random number generation (QRNG) chipset that improves data security for users with quantum encryption technology.

Facebook acquires Giphy for $400m, Integrating it with Instagram

Information reaching us has it that internet social media gaint Facebook confirmed Friday that it is acquiring popular GIF website Giphy to the tune of $400 million.

News of the acquisition was first reported by Axios on Friday. Facebook Vice President of Product Vishal Shah eventually confirmed the rumor in a blog post welcoming Giphy to the company’s Instagram team.

Visa Redefines User Passwords in the Era of Technology

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many a people to fall back extensively on digital infrastructure – be it collaborating virtually with co-workers and clients across geographies or ordering essential goods and services through e-commerce portals.

If demonetization was the first impetus, COVID-19 may well be the second to accelerate the use of digital payments. The countrywide lockdown has, on the one hand, propelled citizens to go digital and, on the other, migrated a new set of consumers into the digital payments ecosystem. However, like the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2020 mentions, data theft as one of the top risks that businesses are likely to face in the long term. And with this unprecedented digital dependency, what becomes critical is safe and secure access to online services and unwavering data protection of organizations and consumers.

Infinix Sets To Launch A New Device With Davido , Patoranking & Ini Edo

Infinix is launching her InfinixNote7 tomorrow on YouTube Live.

Their Ambassador, Davido will be live alongside some celebrities such as Patoranki, Eni Edo , Runtown and Mc lively 

I heard davido will also be doing giveaway ooo free infinix Note 7 smartphone

No 5G Network licence holder in Nigeria – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC ) has reiterated that it has not licensed any telecoms firm to provide 5G services.

A statement by its Director, Public Afairs, Dr Henry Nkemadu, said the attention of the Commission had been drawn to a mischievous statement making the rounds on social media, such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, and LinkedIn, that the industry would switch on 5G in Lagos between last  Sunday and tomorrow.

“The statement from the faceless individuals or groups cannot be further from the truth. The Commission has unequivocally stated that there is no deployment of 5G in Nigeria at the moment.