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Facebook buys facial recognition startup FacioMetrics

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday said that it has bought facial recognition startup FacioMetrics, potentially using the technology for photo or video effects to...
NCC

Rise in data tariff is for competition-NCC

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), on Friday said that the planned increase in data tariff by telecom operators was to create competition in the...
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Yahoo says 1 billion accounts affected by theft of data in 2013

Yahoo on Wednesday revealed that a breach of its computer systems in 2013 affected more than 1 billion users' data. The company said in a...
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California tells Uber to stop illegal self-driving vehicle test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) threatened car-hailing service Uber with legal action Wednesday telling it to stop its San Francisco test of self-driving vehicles,...

Uber expands its self-driving vehicle programme to San Francisco

San Francisco customers of the car-hailing service Uber can now catch a ride in a self-driving vehicle, the company said Wednesday. Uber began testing its...
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Larry Page, Tim Cook and Sheryl Sandberg to attend Trump’s tech summit

Top executives from tech giant companies, Alphabet, Facebook and Apple are expected to attend a Tech summit with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday at Trump...
NCC

Senate asks NCC to halt the planned increase in data prices

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to immediately halt the planned hike in internet data fees. The NCC had instructed telecommunication...
Samsung

Samsung splits over Note 7 error

Samsung Electronics has confirmed it is considering dividing the company into two separate firms. The company has been under pressure from some investors to break...
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NCC to expand telecoms services in 2017

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says provisions have been made in its 2017 budget to extend telecommunications services to additional 40 million people across...

Internet Usage – Nigeria ranks No 1 in Africa, 8th in the world

With 63 million internet users in Nigeria, the country has been ranked number one in Africa and eight in the world in terms of...