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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Linda Ikeji Social tops Google searches in Nigeria

Top Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji’s launch of a social network, Linda Ikeji Social was top on Google search this week, an official of Google...
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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...

In Kenya: Loans disbursed via phones

Commercial banks’ lending is experiencing a new dawn in Kenya as mobile phones become the main channel through which the financial institutions are advancing...

Twitter withdraws suit against Trump government

Twitter has withdrawn its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security after the agency abandoned efforts to identify a user who’s been highly...
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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...

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...
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Whatsapp launches video calls for all

WhatsApp has announced an upgrade of its platform: it’s over one billion users will not just be able to make audio calls, they will...
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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,...
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Volvo adds Skype to 2017 models

Swedish car company, Volvo has announced it is adding the Skype video chat and voice call system to its 90 Series, models including the XC90,...