Nas Pockets $340 Million After Viacom Makes a Huge Deal With His Pluto TV Streaming Service

On Wednesday, Jan. 2, Nas posted a photo of himself posing with Jay-Z and Sean “Diddy” Combs and wrote that he wanted to be in their financial neck of the woods. “What better than two billionaires?” he asked, quoting Jay’s line from the song “Family Feud.” “Three, ‘specially if the third one gonna be me.” Instagram Well, Mr. Jones may be well […]

Zimbabweans turn to VPNs following social media shutdown and internet black out

Zimbabweans are turning Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology to circumvent an apparent government internet shutdown according to leading VPN comparison site BestVPN.com. The restrictions have resulted in a spike of interest in VPNs among Zimbabwean internet users, according to internal data from BestVPN.com. The comparison site recorded a 1,560 percent increase on Monday and Tuesday, […]

[South Africa] Airlink embraces cloud software solution to boost operations

South Africa based Airlink has been on a modernization strategy. It recently completed its implementation of the TRAX eMRO cloud software solution. eMRO caters to every aspect of aircraft maintenance management. It is deployed via any web browser and allows users to stay connected from any work location. With true offline capability, eMRO automatically synchronizes when […]

Microsoft Finally Agrees to Replace Surface Pro 4s With Horrible Screen Flickering That Can’t Be Patched

Microsoft has finally called a mulligan and will just replace Surface Pro 4 models that are experiencing screen flickering that makes the tablet-laptop hybrids unusable, Ars Technica reported. According to a Microsoft blog post, the company has determined that flickering issues that plagued numerous users—some of who resorted to drastic and ill-advised solutions like throwing […]

Google Pixel 3 XL Spotted Left Behind in a Lyft Cab; FCC Listings of Both Models Surface

Google Pixel 3 XL, the successor to last year’s Pixel 2 XL, last week appeared on public transit in Canada. But now, it has been alleged that someone left a pre-production unit of the Pixel 3 XL in a Lyft cab. The latest revelation shows the back of the upcoming handset along with a Google […]

Ghana to host Google AI Research Center in Africa

Search engine giant is set to launch its latest AI research center in Accra, Ghana sometime later this year. The center will see world-class marching learning researchers and engineers stream into Ghana for research purposed. “Today, we’re announcing a Google AI research center in Africa, which will open later this year in Accra, Ghana. We’ll […]

Operator brings 10,000 wi-fi hotspots to Lagos for broadband

Facilities-based telecommunications firm, Swift Networks, will bring 10, 000 wi-fi hotspots to Lagos between now and the next six months. To achieve this, Swift Network will partner with leading global brands to offer the service, which is going to be free, at designated places in the state. With 500 hotspots already activated, the Chief Executive […]

MTN Launches First 5G Technology In Africa

MTN says it has achieved download speeds of more than 20 gigabits per second in its first trial of fifth- generation (5G) technology. “This is the highest achieved on a mobile network in Africa‚” the service provider said in a statement on Monday. It said it was ready to deploy the technology commercially but could […]

Bill Gates now uses an Android phone (See Why)

Bill Gates is using an Android phone now. This is the final straw for Windows Phone. I don’t know how you can still consider Windows Phone a thing anymore — when Microsoft’s founder is using an Android device. He is likely using a custom Galaxy S8 with plenty of Windows software loaded on it, a […]

Security flaw allows hackers to open malicious websites on Windows 10

Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana could help hackers infect a computer running Windows 10 with a virus. A pair of independent Israeli security researchers found the major security flaw last week. By giving simple voice commands, they found they could install malware and launch websites from computer’s lock screen. The hack works because Windows 10 allows […]

How to easily create VPN account and Install it on Windows

PureVPN offers some great features, including a “Virtual Router” within Windows, that allows you to convert your Windows-based desktop or laptop into a virtual router and use it to connect up to 10 devices. They also offer 500 servers with unlimited switching, and unlimited data transfers, all at a reasonable price. We recommend reading our […]

UK PM seeks ‘safe and ethical’ artificial intelligence

The prime minister says she wants the UK to lead the world in deciding how artificial intelligence can be deployed in a safe and ethical manner. In a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Theresa May said a new advisory body, previously announced in the Autumn Budget, will co-ordinate efforts with other countries. In […]

Amazon doesn’t care if you accidentally shoplift from its cashier-less store – The Verge

Amazon Go, the e-commerce giant’s new cashier-less grocery store in downtown Seattle, opened today to a mix of general curiosity and incredulity. How can a store function without cashiers? How do you pay, and how does the business know who’s buying what? Amazon has done a sound job of explaining many of the particulars of […]

Apple Skirts Tech Addiction Issue in Response to Worried Investors | Smartphones | TechNewsWorld

ple on Monday responded to an open letter from investors who called for the company to address the negative impact of the iPhone on children and teens. Though the company listed a number of controls provided to help parents screen content, it offered little to address the investors’ chief concern: the amount of time teens […]

Bitcoin is illegal – Bank of Ghana

The Bank of Ghana has announced that trading and using the popular cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin in the country is illegal and not recognized as a legitimate form of currency in the country. The Governor of Ghana’s central bank, Dr Ernest Addison at a media briefing to conclude the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) annual meetings […]

Google appoints Chief Marketing Officer for Sub-Saharan Africa

Google announced on Monday, 15 January 2018 that it has appointed Mzamo Masito as its Chief Marketing Officer for Sub-Saharan Africa. Masito joins Google from Vodacom, where he held a senior position, he has an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) as well as a post-graduate diploma from UCT. He lectures at […]

Google Home can now find that lost phone you swore you left on the table

Of all the things Google announced at its Pixel 2 event – and there were plenty – perhaps the most useful one is the ability to find your phone using Google Home. That feature should now be live for everyone, as spotted by Android Police.It’s simple enough: say ‘ring my phone’ or ‘find my phone’ […]

Turns out Pixel 2’s unlimited photo storage has a limit

Google’s promise of unlimited storage for the newly launched Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL isn’t so free and open after all. The company announced on Wednesday that owners of any Pixel phone will be able to store all the photos and videos they want to online in Google Photos for as long as they use a […]

Google’s Pixel Buds Can Translate Foreign Languages

Google has unveiled its own brand of wireless earbuds. The Pixel Buds are primarily made for listening to music, podcasts, and whatever else you listen to on your smartphone. However, they also offer access to Google Assistant and the real-time translation of 40 foreign languages. Let’s not bury the lede here. Google has ditched the headphone […]

Google dropped the Pixel’s headphone jack to lay the groundwork for a bezel-free phone

Another domino has fallen in the march toward a post-headphone jack world. Today Google became the latest company to drop the once ubiquitous port from its phones, though it hardly devoted any time to its own courageous move. The driving motivation for dropping the jack is pretty clear after a quick survey of the mobile landscape: the […]

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