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iOS 13 vs. Android 10: Where Apple, Google win and lose

Without the software that powers them, iPhones and Android phones would be high-priced pieces of glass, metal and plastic. So let’s see how the new mobile OSes from Apple and Google compare. iOS 13 will go live on Sept. 19 and Android 10 — previously codenamed Q — is out now for Pixel phones. On one …

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Microwaves, phones do not cause cancer but…

Mobile phones and microwave ovens are some of the electronic devices that have made life easier and simpler for consumers. However, there are claims that the use of electronic devices such as microwaves, laptops and mobile phones could expose users to cancer and other health complications. According to the Deputy …

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French cyberpolice break up massive hacking ring

French internet police have neutralised a hacking operation that had taken control of more than 850,000 computers, mainly in Latin America, since 2016. The agents went into action last spring after the Czech antivirus firm Avast alerted them to the software worm, called Retadup, that was being controlled by a …

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Women must dedicate themselves to technology—Dr Magoro Bilmor

An International Relations Consultant and politician, Dr Bilkisu Magoro Bilmor, has asked women to dedicate themselves to change, to make it in the world of work. She said a World Bank publication this year on the future of work, showed that technology was one of the driving forces of work …

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Feds indict 80 people in massive web of scams tied to Nigerians

Federal prosecutors say 80 people, most of them Nigerians, have been charged in the United States with being part of a widespread conspiracy that stole millions of dollars from businesses and elderly individuals through a variety of scams then laundered the money. Law enforcement officers arrested 14 people in the …

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MoMo fraud threatens emerging payment technologies

The growth of mobile money (MoMo) transfers in Ghana has taken many in the financial sector by surprise as many players in the industry did not envisage the extent of its impact in the country’s payment systems only a decade ago when the technology emerged. But today, the usage of …

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Uganda, Zambia deny Huawei helped spy on political opponents

Uganda and Zambia on Friday denied a report that employees of Chinese telecom giant Huawei had helped them spy on political opponents. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported this week that Huawei technicians helped the two African governments intercept communications and social media activity of their opponents, while also tracking …

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Facebook workers listened to Messenger conversations

Hundreds of workers were paid to transcribe voice recordings of Facebook users, it has emerged. Facebook is the latest company to confirm it has used third-party workers to do such work, following Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon. The practice had been halted “more than a week ago”, Facebook said. Workers …

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GHS launches mobile app to strengthen disease surveillance

A new mobile application (app) dubbed ‘GEPP’ was on Tuesday Launched in Accra for use by the public to aid the early detection and prevention of infectious diseases. The app developed under the Global Epidemic Prevention Platform (GEPP), a collaborative initiative between the Korean Telecom (KT) and the Ghana Health …

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