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Hackers dropped a secret backdoor in Asus’ update software

Hackers targeted and compromised “hundreds of thousands” of Asus computer owners by pushing a backdoored update software tool from the company’s own servers. The bombshell claims, first reported by Motherboard, said the hackers digitally signed the Asus Live Update tool with one of the company’s own code-signing certificates before pushing it

NCC: Nigeria to Hit 70% Broadband Penetration By 2024

*Internet users hit 100m The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has disclosed that the next national Broadband plan will see the country achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2024. He made this disclosure yesterday at the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja. Danbatta, while addressing the management

Nigeria Loses $400m Annually to Foreign Software Developers

Experts have decried the huge loss Nigerian incurs annually on foreign software. According to them, Nigeria spends over $400 million annually on foreign software licence renewal without recourse to indigenous software that could perform the same task. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) stakeholders who gathered in Lagos, at a recent roundtable on

Things you want to know about Google’s Stadia game streaming service

Google’s Stadia is an impressive piece of engineering to be sure: Delivering high definition, high framerate, low latency video to devices like tablets and phones is an accomplishment in itself. But the game streaming services faces serious challenges if it wants to compete with the likes of Xbox and PlayStation,

Apple has announced the second-generation AirPods.

The new AirPods are fitted with the H1 chip, which is meant to offer performance efficiencies, faster connect times between the pods and your devices, and the ability to ask for Siri hands-free with the “Hey Siri” command. Because of its performance efficiency, the H1 chip also allows for the AirPods

Apple launches new iPad Air and iPad mini

Apple has refreshed its iPad lineup. The company is (finally) updating the iPad mini and adding a new iPad Air. This model sits between the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad and the 11-inch iPad Pro in the lineup. All new models now support the Apple Pencil, but you might want to double-check

Facebook faces global outage

Facebook Inc on Thursday struggled to restore its services fully after a 17-hour partial outage made the world’s largest social network inaccessible to users across the globe, driving a wave of online complaints. The number of reports on the crowd-sourced Down Detector website, one of the internet’s most used sources of

Apple’s streaming service could feature content from partners

A report from Bloomberg shares some of the details about the long-rumored video streaming service from Apple. The company should unveil this service at a press conference in Cupertino on March 25. While Apple has been working on a ton of original content for its new streaming service, Bloomberg says

The use of technology to transform education in Nigeria

Solomon Elusoji Godwin Benson believes so, which is why he co-founded Tuteria, a platform that links students to nearby qualified tutors, to tackle academic apathy. In May 2017, Tuteria, a platform that links students to nearby qualified tutors, won the UK Royal Academy of Engineering’s top prize for