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Ghana Post GPS App Create, Loot & Share – IT Expert

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A civil society group, Coalition for Democratic Governance, has waded into the controversy surrounding the Ghana Post GPS App, describing the digital address system deployed by government  as a scheme to create, loot and share. According to them, the huge cost of the app being used to facilitate the address …

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Meet Ghana’s Youngest PhD UX Researcher

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Dr. Gloria Opoku-Boateng Osardu is a PhD UX Researcher/ Scientist at Northrop Grumman (a leading global aerospace and security company). She received her PhD in Information Systems at UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) with a dissertation research investigating brain fitness games as an intervention for age-related cognitive decline in …

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Toshiba Sells Electronics Department To Hisense

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Toshiba signed a deal today selling its television subsidiary to China’s Hisense, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. The Japanese company will sell a 95 percent stake in Toshiba Visual Solutions to Hisense Electric for $113.6 million. Toshiba will keep a 5 percent stake. Toshiba is struggling hard after its …

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Handy Smartphone Catching Up In Ghana

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Ghana’s hospitality tag is being further deepened with the adoption of the Handy Smartphone device. The device serves as a hospitality guide while providing data and voice calls to visitors. Some16 hoteliers in Ghana have already signed up on to the Handy Smartphone which offers innovative services that enriches visitor …

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Report: 310 Million LTE Subscriptions In Sub-Saharan Africa By 2023

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The latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Mobility Report forecasts that LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report also announces that mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa are expected to grow by six percent, …

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Self-driving shuttle bus in crash on first day

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A self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas was involved in a crash on its first day of service. The vehicle – carrying “several” passengers – collided with a lorry driving at slow speed. Nobody was injured in the incident which city officials say was the fault of the human driver …

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Fake WhatsApp App Downloaded More Than One Million Times

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A fake version of the WhatsApp messenger app was downloaded more than a million times from the Google Play Store before it was removed. The app, “Update WhatsApp Messenger”, appeared to have been developed by the firm behind the real program – WhatsApp Inc. According to users on web forum …

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Twitter Employee Takes Down Trump Account

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US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account briefly vanished on Thursday, but has since been restored, the social media company has said. It said that the @realdonaldtrump account was “deactivated” by an employee, later clarifying that it was their last day in the job. The account was down for 11 minutes, …

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Apple Engineer ‘Fired’ Over Early IPhone X Leak

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Apple has reportedly fired one of its engineers after his daughter posted a video of the iPhone X before the official launch. The YouTube video was shot on the Apple campus in September when the young woman met her father for lunch. The video was widely shared after being spotted …

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Russia-Linked Posts ‘Reached 126m Facebook Users In US’

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Facebook has said as many as 126 million American users may have seen content uploaded by Russia-based operatives over the past two years. The social networking site said about 80,000 posts were produced before and after the 2016 presidential election. Most of the posts focused on divisive social and political …

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