A new report has claimed that several websites are targeting visitors to mine cryptocurrency without user consent through in-browser mining scripts. AdGuard, the adblocker tool to get rid of ads and online tracking, has come out with its report that claims 2.2 percent of top one hundred thousand websites...
Facebook today hosted a gathering of group leaders from some of Kenya’s largest and most diverse Facebook Group communities, all representing a wide range of Groups from parenting to leisure, non-profit, and media. With the aim of listening, learning and connecting, this community meetup forms part of Facebook’s ongoing drive...
Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company's existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. Zuckerberg, speaking at a conference for virtual reality developers, said the "Oculus Go" device would cost USD$199...
Uganda state Ministers; Hon Elioda Tumwesigye – Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation, Hon Idah Nantaba – State Minister of ICT, and Hon JC Muyingo – State Minister for Higher Education will join other state Ministers from other African countries, industry partners, and other senior government officials at the...
While Google Chrome and Microsoft's Internet Explorer ended support for Windows XP and Vista platform in 2016 and 2014 (for XP)/2017 (for Vista) respectively, Mozilla has announced just how long Firefox users stuck with a Windows XP or a Windows Vista machine have before it stops pushing security patches to the...
Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc. The news expands...
Chinese researchers have developed new technology that can recognize people by their posture within a distance of 50 meters. Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences institute of automation believe the technology determine people's identity even if they just walk randomly with their back to the camera. Huang Yongzhen, one of...
According to a media report on Tech Crunch, Facebook is now set to get its own version of Face ID – a feature we have seen Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. unveil on latest its iPhone flagship, the iPhone X that was launched in September alongside the iPhone 7...
Introduced almost four years ago, fingerprint scanners are a feature that is storming the market on some of the newly released and launched smartphones, and according to research firm Counterpoint, more than one billion smartphones with a fingerprint sensor will be shipped in 2018. The fingerprint scanner, which was popularised...
Huawei rises to the 70th position on the Best Global Brands 2017 Rankings of Interbrand. Huawei sees its brand value grow by 14% compared to that of last year, reaching USD$ 6,676 million. It is among the 16 brands that enjoy a double-digit growth in brand value on the...