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Instagram to Hide Number of Likes on Posts

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Instagram Facebook-owned Instagram has confirmed it is testing a feature that hides the total number of likes on photos and videos to try and focus attention on posts rather than the likes they get. The feature will be initially tested in Canada. Shopping is also becoming more integrated into the …

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FG To Introduce Solar-Powered Tricycles ―Minister

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Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the Federal Governments has concluded plans to introduce solar-powered tricycles and motorcycles into the Nigerian Transportation System. According to the minister, the initiative would solve the fuel challenges faced by motorcycles and tricycles riders in the course of their business activities. Represented by …

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YouTube Has Started Fact-checking Of Search Results

YouTube has resumes rolling out text prompts, known as “information panels,” that provide fact checks when users search certain terms or phrases. The feature is currently being rolled out to a limited number of users in India, one country in particular where the spread of fake news has fatal consequences. …

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U.S.-China Trade Talks Centre on Rivalry Over Technology…

Chinese and U.S. officials met face-to-face Thursday in an attempt to resolve a dispute over technology that has taken the world’s two largest economies the closest they’ve ever come to a trade war. A high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials aimed at defusing the tensions, …

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Students Create Exoskeleton App for Muscular Dystrophy…

Zach Smith has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle degeneration. His lack of muscle control and being in a wheelchair made him a prime candidate for a computer-controlled exoskeleton arm. Talem Technologies gave him an X-Ar exoskeleton that allows him to do many daily tasks, such …

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Edo State Trains 50,000 Youths in a Synergy with Microsoft…

The Edo State Government has concluded plans to partner Microsoft and Tech4Dev in training 50,000 persons on digital literacy skills. This is to equip youths to exploit opportunities in Nigeria’s evolving technology ecosystem and deliver on the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s promise to create 200,000 jobs. EdoJobs, the …

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Cybercriminals Earn Millions And Spend It Wildly…

While cybercriminals don’t pay taxes on their income, if they did, their annual earnings might push them into one of the higher tax brackets. Some spend their money like legitimate earners typically do – but others tend to blow it on fast cars, hookers and drugs. According to a Bromium analysis of …

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