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China Issues 5G Licenses In Timely Boost For Huawei

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China granted 5G licenses to the country’s three major telecom operators and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, giving the go-ahead for full commercial deployment of the next-generation cellular network technology. The approvals will trigger investment

NCC To Fight Cyber Crimes With Internet Code Of Practice Initiative

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will establish “Internet Industry Code of Practice” for service providers in the country to mitigate the effects of cyber crimes on broadband consumers. Alhaji Ismail Adedigba, Deputy Director and Head, Information and Reference Unit,

Whatsapp Confirm Status Ads Launch For 2020 -VIDEO

WhatsApp have confirmed that status updates will begin showing ads in year 2020, Techmachos Reports. At an annual Facebook Marketing Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Facebook offered a first look at how its ads would look once implemented.

How Mobile Devices Are Impacting eCommerce

In the earliest days of the internet, people had to do their shopping and transactions on desktops and laptops. Now, mobile phones have high market penetration in Nigeria that a large chunk of transactions is now performed on mobile devices:

Samsung Develops Algorithm That Creates Fake Videos With One Image – VIDEO

Samsung have developed a new algorithm that can create fake videos using only one image, Techmachos Reports. In a video demonstration and a paper published in the pre-print journal ArXiv, Samsung researchers show the capabilities of what isdescribed as ‘one-shot’

Chinese People Angrily Destroying Their Iphones In Response To Hauwei Ban By US

The U.S. stepped up pressure on Huawei recently, putting it on a blacklist that requires American firms to get a license from the government before selling to the Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker.  The move threatens to cut off

Panasonic ‘suspends Transactions’ With Huawei After US Ban

Japan’s Panasonic said it was halting business with Huawei to comply with US restrictions. Panasonic said the ban applies to goods having 25% or more of US-originated materials, according to reports. However, there was some confusion about Panasonic’s position when,

See Drama Between An MTN Customer Care Agent & A Yoruba Man They Wiped His Balance

We’ve been furnished with an exchange between an MTN customer care agent and an Angry Yoruba man who accused the telecom giant of wiping his account balance for no reason. The man who spoke mostly in his native language, is

Honda Launches Nigerian Assembled HR-V SUV – Photos

The all-new Honda HR-V SUV now being locally assembled at the Honda Automobile Western Africa Limited plant in Otta, Ogun State, Nigeria has been presented to the public at a funfair event held at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Trump Declares National Emergency, Bans Huawei, ZTE

Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Wednesday, banning Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei and ZTE from selling their equipment in the US as he claims they pose “unacceptable risks”. Technology or services “designed, developed, manufactured or supplied” by