Friday , August 6 2021

Technology

WhatsApp to let users message without their phones

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WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will let people message without using their phone for the first time. At present, WhatsApp is linked to a user’s phone. Its desktop and web apps need that device to be connected and receiving messages. But the new feature will let users send …

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Twitter chooses Ghana as headquarters for Africa operations; Akufo-Addo reacts

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Patrick Dorsey, says he has chosen to build a remote headquarters in Ghana as part of Twitter’s growth plan on the African continent. According to him, Twitter’s mission is to serve the public conversation, and it’s essential, for the world and for …

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iPhone user sues Apple for turning him gay

A Russian iPhone user recently filed a one million ruble lawsuit against Apple, accusing the American corporation of indirectly turning him gay. In a court filing that went viral on Russia’s internet, the plaintiff alleges that he became “mired in a same-sex relationship” after receiving the wrong kind of cryptocurrency …

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down same time

What would happen if Facebook and some of its apps — such as Instagram and WhatsApp — were to all go down at about the same time? And then stay intermittently out for hours? On Wednesday, people around the world found out when all three services experienced interruptions throughout the …

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TAKORADI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY STUDENT MANUFACTURES BUGGY CAR

It is rare in this part of our world to hear about technological breakthrough. Most of the heavy industrial machines and the luxury cars we see on our roads are often imported from US, China, Japan among others. Perhaps, the time has finally come for Ghana to invent her own …

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SmartSapp launched to check kidnapping in schools

MineX 360 Services have designed an application that will enable parents and school authorities easily check when pupils get to school and when they depart. The application known as SmartSapp will notify guardians of who drops off their kids at school and who picks them up and at the exact …

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The Google city that has angered Toronto

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It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet up – offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology. That would include autonomous cars, innovative ways to collect rubbish and shared spaces for communities …

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Facebook imposes restrictions on live-streaming to prevent future abuse

Facebook imposes restrictions on live-streaming to prevent future abuse

On Tuesday, Facebook announced that it would start restricting who can live stream video on the platform following the white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand only a few months ago. According to the blog post, Facebook said that it would be applying what it called a “one strike” policy …

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WhatsApp discovers ‘targeted’ surveillance attack

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Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a “select number” of users, and was orchestrated by “an advanced cyber actor”. A fix …

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Facebook update brings new feature to tell your secret crush you’re into them

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Facebook wants to tell your secret crush how you feel about them. The company is launching a new feature, called “Secret Crush”, which will allow people to tell it who they’re into. If other people say the same about you, there will be a match – and both people will be …

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