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TikTok, WeChat to be banned from U.S. app stores this Sunday

The Department of Commerce has announced that TikTok and WeChat will be banned from app stores in the U.S. from Sunday, September 20, amid national security concerns. In a press release on Fr...

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Facebook Threatens To Block News Sharing In Australia

Facebook has threatened to block Australians from sharing news articles if lawmakers there approve a proposal to make it pay news outlets for their content. In a blog post , the social-media ...

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Apple now worth $2trn — higher than GDP of 48 African countries, including Nigeria, S’Africa

Apple has become the first American company to be valued at $2 trillion. The company crossed the $2 trillion dollar mark on Wednesday after being the first in the world to cross the $1trillon...

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Facebook Joins Attack On Apple Over App Store Commission

Facebook on Friday joined the attack on Apple’s operation of its App Store after the iPhone maker refused to forgo its commission on live online events hosted on the social network that al...

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FG plans to train Nigerians on art of making Gold Jewellery

The Federal Government says it is making plans with foreign experts to train some Nigerians in the art of Gold Jewellery masking Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Minister of Mines and Steel Developmen...

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Twitter’s second-quarter revenue falls amid rocky advertising climate

Twitter saw strong user growth but lower revenue in the second quarter, the social media giant reported on Thursday. Its advertising demand suffered amid the coronavirus pandemic and protests...

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Twitter Considers Subscription Option As Revenue Declines

Twitter is exploring extra ways to make money from its users, including by considering a subscription model, CEO Jack Dorsey said Thursday. The move comes as Twitter suffers a sharp decline i...

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Buhari, most followed African leader on Twitter — Report

Burson Cohn and Wolfe (BCW), ranked President Muhammadu Buhari as the most followed Sub-saharan African leader on Twitter with 3,121,169 followers. BCW, a global communications agency,  ...

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India Bans TikTok And 58 Other Chinese Apps

The Indian government has banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including top social media platforms such as TikTok, Helo and WeChat, to counter the threat posed by these applications to its &l...

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COVID-19: ABU Unveils Locally Made Ventilator

A team of engineers in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, has unveiled a locally invented ventilator to enhance the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria. Prof. Muhammad-Sani Sallau, Director E...