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Is this really what Apple’s iPhone 8 is going to look like?

Apple’s iPhone 8 release date grows closer with each passing day. We don’t know exactly when it will be, of course, but a late September or early to mid October launch is looking increasingly likely. Apple typically releases new iPhone models in September, and it’s likely that the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will go on sale at some ...

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Pirate Bay liable for copyright, says Court

The Pirate Bay can be held liable for copyright infringement, which could signal “the end” of the platform, according to a European Court of Justice ruling. The ruling is part of a long-running dispute between the platform and Dutch anti-piracy group Stichting Brein. Stichting Brein wants two Dutch ISPs to block access to the site. The judgement could have a ...

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Cyber-attack: Stop downloading free software – Experts

Businesses in Ghana have been advised to invest in quality software to protect them from potential cyber-attacks. This comes in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attack which affected over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries last weekend. A cyber-security expert and an ethical-hacker, Dr. Peter Tobin charged corporate organizations using “free and cheap software that you ...

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Ispace’s women entrepreneurs pitch to investors

Ispace Foundation over the weekend witnessed ten ladies pitch to investors in its “Unlocking Women and Technology project” at its Labone premises. The Unlocking women and Technology project which has become a trademark of Ispace, a technology hub, teaches ladies how to code and develop websites, apps etc. in order to enhance and facilitate their entrepreneurial activities.   The 2nd ...

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Snapchat launches 3D filters

Snapchat has launched new 3D lenses, allowing users to change the world around them in three dimensions. The new feature lets you interact with what you see on screen. You can write giant words that float about next to real objects – or plant a virtual rose in the ground. The update is now live and it’s expected Snapchat will ...

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Gunman’s video prompts Facebook rethink

Facebook has launched a review of how it deals with violent content on its network. The announcement came after a video showing a killing was posted to Facebook on Sunday and remained there for more than two hours. “We know we need to do better,” a company executive said. Police are still looking for Steve Stephens, 37, who posted a video ...

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Uber president Jeff Jones steps down

Uber president Jeff Jones is leaving the company after less than six months. A source at the taxi booking app told the BBC the resignation was “completely unexpected”. They said Mr Jones was frustrated the company was hiring a new chief operating officer and that he was not among the candidates. But according to technology news site Recode, Mr Jones ...

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Russia denies Yahoo hack involvement

The Kremlin has denied allegations by US authorities that the FSB intelligence agency was involved in a huge data breach affecting Yahoo. Two FSB officers were accused of conspiring with two alleged criminal hackers in a Department of Justice indictment announced on Wednesday. The charges are believed to be the first that the US has filed against Russian government officials. ...

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CIA hacking tools: Should we be worried?

Thousands of documents said to detail the CIA’s hacking tools were published by Wikileaks on Tuesday. They included allegations that the CIA had developed ways to listen in on smartphone and smart TV microphones. The CIA has been criticised by civil rights groups who say the agency “stockpiled” security flaws in devices to use them for its work, but left ...

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Android phones are more reliable than iPhone – Report

The 2016 quarter four (Q4 2016) State of Mobile Device Performance and Health Report, released by Blancco Technology Group at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, indicates that Android devices are more reliable than iPhones. The report said, “iPhones have been weighed down by a multitude of performance issues and high failure rates in the last year.” It noted that particularly, ...

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