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LG unveils new washing machine

  LG Electronics has launched its newest washing machine and dryer combined in a single unit. Announcing this in a statement on Sunday, the company said that the product named ‘LG WashTower’ has the latest technologies and smart features. The ...

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X ‘likes’ is confirmed not to be visible anymore

  Under Elon Musk’s ownership, X (formerly Twitter) has undergone significant transformations. The latest update makes Likes private for all users, emphasizing user privacy. This change is now live, and X announced it yesterday before implementing it today. Users can ...

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Elon Musk warns he will BAN Apple devices from his firms

  Elon Musk announced Monday that he’ll ban Apple devices from his companies’ premises if the iPhone creator goes forward with its planned OpenAI integration. Apple held its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference Monday, and the biggest takeaway was OpenAI’s ChatGPT will be ...

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12-year-old Russian boy alleged as founder of TapSwap

  A 12-year-old Russian boy has been reported as the founder of TapSwap, a popular cryptocurrency app that allows users to tap on a game and earn coins that can later be turned into real money. In a series of posts on social ...

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NiMet predicts 3-day sunshine

  The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and cloudiness from Monday to Wednesday across the country NiMet’s weather outlook forecasts sunny skies on Monday, with patches of clouds over the northern region and morning thunderstorms over parts of ...

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UBA upgrades mobile app with transaction dispute feature

  The United Bank for Africa Plc has upgraded its mobile banking application, with a transaction dispute feature and other solutions to ease banking for customers. A statement from the bank on Thursday disclosed that the transaction dispute menu feature ...

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NIN-SIM linkage: Active mobile subscribers drop by 5.4 million

  The total active mobile subscriptions in the country dipped by 5.4 million or 2.4 per cent, settling at 219 million in the first quarter of 2024, data obtained from the Nigerian Communications Commission has shown. In December 2023, the ...

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Robots taking over warehouse jobs

Robots are changing how warehouses operate, impacting jobs and efficiency. At an Ocado warehouse, robots swiftly fetch items for online orders, reducing the need for human workers. Other companies like Asda and Walmart are also investing in automation. At Ocado, ...

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Netflix’s profit soar following password sharing

Netflix reported a big profit increase this year, partly because of cracking down on password sharing. They gained 9.3 million new subscribers, reaching almost 270 million in total. Their profits rose to over $2.3 billion in the first quarter. Revenue ...

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Glo launches new product

  Telecom operator, Globacom, has launched two more enterprise business products, Glo Fibre to the Home and Fibre to the Business, with unmatched data speed and service experience. Glo Fibre to the Home and Fibre to the Business are Internet ...

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FCMB finances Ogun eco-friendly manufacturing plant

  First City Monument Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainable manufacturing by financing the newly inaugurated dried fruit manufacturing plant of Nature’s Bounty Health Products Limited in Abeokuta, Ogun State. A statement from the firm, which trades as ReelFruit, ...

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Elon Musk to visit India over Tesla

Elon Musk has announced he’ll be visiting India to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, though the date hasn’t been specified yet. The Tesla CEO is expected to unveil significant investment plans for the country soon.   India recently slashed import ...

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Instagram introduces tool to protect users from unwanted n3de photos

Instagram, owned by Meta, is taking steps to shield users from unsolicited nude photos. The app will now automatically blur such images in direct messages (DMs), using AI to identify and obscure genitals. This feature aims to combat “intimate image ...

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EPL will begin the use of offside technology from next season

The Premier League will introduce semi-automated offside technology from next season, in the hope of reducing the time it takes to make VAR decisions The system will use camera footage and tracking software to calculate the position of players at ...

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NIN-SIM linkage: NCC insists on axing non-compliant subscribers TODAY

Barring any last-minute change of mind, all subscribers with four lines and above whose SIM registration data failed to match their National Identity Number, NIN, data, will be barred today   This is as the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has ...

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SIM-NIN: Barring lines may worsen Nigerians’ hardships, stakeholders tell NCC

  Lawyers as well as Small and Medium-sized Enterprises have voiced concerns that disconnecting telephone lines not linked to National Identification Numbers will exacerbate the economic challenges currently facing Nigerians. Telcos are expected to bar unlinked phone lines on Friday ...

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Data consumption hits 721,522 terabytes January 2024 – NCC

  Data consumption reached 721,522 terabytes, the highest monthly consumption ever recorded, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission. Data obtained on Tuesday from the regulator’s website showed that this record surpassed December 2023, which stood at 713,200 terabytes. Active Internet ...

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Access Bank to boost financial inclusion with offline platform

  Access Bank Plc unveiled an offline banking platform, 901.ng on Friday, to provide customers with an additional channel to carry out their transactions and boost financial inclusion in the country. Financial inclusion in Nigeria has increased to 74 per ...

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FG plans joint cable protection, disruption lingers in six countries

  The Federal Government has issued a call for a unified effort among West African nations to protect shared telecommunications infrastructure, following a recent internet outage that affected the region. The Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC Aminu Maida, made ...

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Seven Chinese nationals charged for hacking millions of Americans

The US Justice Department reveals that seven Chinese individuals have been charged with a major cyber-attack scheme, impacting millions of Americans and targeting government officials, businesses, and critics of China globally. The US Justice Department revealed a shocking cyber-attack by ...

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Providus Bank promotes creatives

  Providus Bank has said it will host the Providus Hive Fest, from March 30 to April 1, 2024, to celebrate creativity, culture, and community. According to the bank, the exhibition, which will take place at the Balmoral Centre in ...

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Facebook and Instagram go down for third time in a month

Meta’s Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps have suddenly stopped working for the third time in a month, leaving millions unable to access their accounts The outage was first reported at around 10:45am ET, and has affected users in the UK, ...

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