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iPhone battery life extended up to 39 hours with smart cases

The battery Apple ships inside each new iPhone is big enough to just about get you through the day under normal usage conditions. For most people, that’s good enough, but you need access to a charger every night. If you require longer battery life there’s many unofficial options, but now

Facebook to Invest $300 Million In Journalism

Facebook announced Tuesday that it will invest $300 million (N109,200,000,000) over three years in various projects related to journalism, especially to promote local news, which has been hit hard in the digital age. The move comes with online platforms under pressure for dominating the internet advertising ecosystem, making it harder for

NCC, Telcos call on FG to Review National Broadband Plan

With the expiration of the country’s five-year National Broadband Plan in December 2018, coupled with the fact that Nigeria narrowly attained and surpassed the 30 per cent broadband target, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and telecommunication operators (Telcos) have called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency,

Google contract workers protect over poor treatment

Google contract workers, internally referred to as Temporary, Vendor and Contractors (TVCs, are seeking better, equal treatment. That entails better pay and access to benefits, as well as better access to company-wide information. In a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, they allege Google “routinely denies TVCs access to information

Top best companies to work for in 2019

Tech companies took a third of the top spots in terms of best places to work based on employee ratings, according to a Glassdoor report. Of the 10 highest-rated workplaces for 2019, half are tech companies, according to a Wednesday report from job search site Glassdoor. Glassdoor's 11th annual Employees' Choice Awards

I Have No Plan To Resign says Zuckerberg

Embattled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he has no plans to resign, sounding defiant after a rough year for the social platform. “That’s not the plan,” Zuckerberg told CNN Business when asked if he would consider stepping down as chairman. He also defended Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, who

Teleology finally takes over 9mobile

Teleology has appointed Nasiru Ado Bayero (Chairman), Stephane Beuvelet (Acting Managing Director) and 5 other directors to run Nigeria's fourth-largest telecoms company, 9mobile. This comes after the company was finally taken over by Teleology Holdings Limited. Mohammed Edewor, the company's spokesperson said Teleology “is pleased to announce the constitution of a new

Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop

Just a few years ago, Li Mengqi could not have imagined shopping on her own. Someone needed to always keep her company to say aloud what was in front of her, who’s been blind since birth. When smartphones with text-to-speech machines for the visually impaired arrived, she immediately bought an iPhone.