The internet will shut down for 24 hours in 2017 causing financial markets to...

Millions of computer users across the world could be blocked from the internet this year as the global network will shut down for 24 hours, US technology security vendor LogRhythm predicted...

International Telecom Union Announces New ‘Access to Information’ Policy

​​The International Telecom Union (ITU) has started the New Year by launching a new access to information policy, committing to make more information and documents held, managed, or generated by ITU,...
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Vivaldi v1.6 Features Tab Notifications and More Enhancements in New Update

Vivaldi Technologies on Thursday announced a new feature to it's web browser a feature that no other browser has offered before – Tab Notifications that let the users know which of...
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Opera v.42 for all Users Comes With a Built-in Currency Conversion

The developers of the Internet browser Opera have released a new (Opera V.42) stable desktop version for all users, and it comes with new features worth highlighting. The biggest being the...
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JUST IN: Ethiopia’s Frustrated Internet Users

Ethiopia's authorities have been restricting access to the internet leaving a lot of people frustrated. Access to social media sites remains restricted but most people are using Virtual Private Network (VPNs) which...
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There’s a Bug on Facebook That is Re-Posting Old Posts and Photos on Your...

According to several media reports circulating all over the internet, apparently several Facebook users have complained of old photos and posts appearing on their timeline without their permission. "@facebook re-posted 3 of my...

Bluetooth Special Interest Group Finalizes with Bluetooth v5.0 Details

The body that oversees the development of Bluetooth standards and the licensing of the Bluetooth Technologies and trademarks to manufacturers, Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG ), has finally provided details...

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube Join Forces to Target Terrorist Propaganda Online

Tech companies; Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a...

Ecommerce: Hit the Ground Running

Did you know that ecommerce sales increase at a rate that is faster than you traditional offline sales? If you know this, then it shouldn’t be a surprise to learn that...
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Facebook is Working on an AI that Will Get Rid of Offensive Live Videos

Reuters reports that San-Francisco based social media platform, Facebook Inc. is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...