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Samsung unveils QLED TV

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has launched new premium TV model series QLED TV 2017 aimed at changing and taking the TV market in Ghana to the next level of innovation. The new QLED TV among other things delivers the best picture quality as a result of the new metal Quantum Dot material and enhances one’s living space with added lifestyle ...

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Facebook promises new fake news measures

Facebook is to step up its efforts to fight fake news by sending more suspected hoax stories to fact-checkers and publishing their findings online. It follows mounting criticism of the social media firm for not doing enough to root out fake news on its platform. It has also just launched a new feature in four countries that will publish alternative ...

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Facebook shuts down AI system after it invents own language

Mark Zuckerberg may believe Elon Musk’s warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence are “irresponsible,” but a recent incident at the social network appears to suggest the Tesla boss could have a point: Facebook researchers decided to shut down an AI they invented after it started speaking its own made up language.   Digital Journal reports that the system was trained in English but decided ...

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A new leaked photo backs up rumors that Apple’s next iPhones will come with wireless charging

(The iPhone 8 could come with wireless charging.Benjamin Geskin for iDropNews) A fresh photo leak supposedly showing wireless-charging technology designed for Apple’s upcoming so-called iPhone 8 was spotted on Thursday by the gadget-leaks site Slashleaks. The photo appears to show a coil designed for inductive wireless charging, as well as an Apple Lightning port on the left where a user ...

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20 undergo Maxim Nyansa training in IT

Twenty graduates have been enrolled onto this year’s Maxim Nyansa training programme. In its third year, the annual training seeks to create career opportunities for young African graduates by equipping them with skills in the field of Information Technology (IT). Last year, 10 young IT graduates were enrolled for the pilot programme. The success of the programme in 2016 has ...

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The smartphone is eventually going to die, and Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are racing to kill it

These are the quiet times. From April to June, tech’s biggest companies all held their annual mega-events, laying out their grand visions for the next 12 months or so.  Facebook kicked it off in late April with its F8 conference, followed by Microsoft Build, then the Google I/O conference, and Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference finished things off. Amazon doesn’t really hold events, ...

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Vivo beats Apple to an under-display fingerprint scanner

There have been rumours of Apple exploring under-display fingerprint scanning technology, but you probably didn’t expect the first of such demos to come from China. At MWC Shanghai, Qualcomm announced its latest ultrasonic fingerprint solution, with the new highlights being its integration underneath OLED displays (up to 1.2mm-thick), as well as working fine even when the device is immersed in ...

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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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