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Facebook denies its algorithms are a problem, but launches a tool to more easily view a non-algorithmic News Feed

Following years of backlash over its algorithms and their ability to push people to more extreme content, which Facebook continues to deny, the company...

DiDi Chuxing expands to South Africa, to take on Bolt and Uber

Chinese ride-hailing company, DiDi Chuxing has started operations in South Africa today according to Reuters. Founded in 2012, the Beijing...

Savyt launches, set to provide investors up to 15% on savings & investment

In its quest to help Nigerians grow wealth and earn increased returns on their savings and investments, Savyt (pronounced ‘Save+It), a fintech start-up, has...

Apple releases iPhone, iPad, and Watch security patches for zero-day bug under active attack

Apple has released an update for iPhones, iPads and Watches to patch a security vulnerability under active attack by hackers.

Kenya’s Safaricom launches 5G network; first in the region

Today, Safaricom has announced the launch of 5G technology trials for its customers In Kenya. The trial will begin with both individual...

Amazon Appoints Former Exec as New CEO of AWS

Amazon has appointed Adam Selipsky as the new CEO of cloud-computing division, Amazon Web Services (AWS). Selipsky succeeds Andy Jassy who is...

Telegram Introduces Voice Chat Feature for Channels

Telegram has released a new update that includes recordable voice chats, rich lists of participants, raise hand mechanics, invite links for speakers and listeners,...

Reddit Aquires Video Platform Dubsmash

Reddit is officially set to acquire TikTok rival – Dubsmash. The social news giant says that this deal will bring to key strengths...

With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria

Nigerian API fintech startup, OnePipe, just announced that it raised $950k in pre-seed investment. According to the startup’s founder and...

Venia Group appoints Adebowale Banjo as CEO

Venia Group, the service-driven venture creation and development company has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Adebowale Banjo. He will take...

Why you can no longer buy or register new SIM cards in Nigeria, for now

Since yesterday, December 9, 2020, you may have found it difficult to buy, register, and activate new SIM cards all around Nigeria....

Disney partners Africa’s Kugali Media for animated series set in Lagos, Nigeria

On Friday 11, December, 2020 the animation arm of Hollywood company, Walt Disney, unveiled a list of content it plans to release and projects...
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