Facebook offers solution to end drunken post (BBC)Facebook is working on software that could prevent users posting unflattering photos of themselves.Combining image recognition and artificial intelligence, the system would be able to distinguish between drunk and sober pictures.It would ask: "Are you sure you want your boss and your mother to see this?"The plan was revealed by the...... read more
Microsoft ditching the Nokia name on smartphones Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm. New Nokia Lumia smartphones will instead by known as Microsoft Lumia, the company said. Nokia's non-mobile division, which is not owned by Microsoft, will continue to use the name. The mobile...... read more
Zuckerberg in Indonesia for internet push ON his first visit to Facebook-crazy Indonesia, Mark Zuckerberg has met the president-elect, spread the word about his company's global Internet-access initiative and posted a photo of himself at an ancient Buddhist temple.  THE Facebook CEO arrived Sunday, when he climbed Borobudur temple in Central Java and posted a widely shared photo...... read more
Windows 10 release: Microsoft bypasses 'Windows 9' with new operating system Microsoft has revealed that its latest operating system will be called Windows 10 – skipping 'Windows 9' in an apparent attempt to emphasise a shift in focus towards mobile devices and the Internet. The system will run on a wide range of devices, including phones, tablets, PCs and Xbox games consoles,...... read more
MTN slashes rates for Hajj pilgrims In a bid to making sure that Muslims and other people traveling to Saudi Arabia do not lose contact with their loved ones during this season of Hajj which falls on October 1-6, the leading telecommunications network MTN has slashed its data. By the slashed data, voice and message rates would be...... read more
Apple sells 10m new iPhones in first three days on sale Despite not being available in China, sales of new larger devices set record Apple says it sold more than 10m of its new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models in the three days after they went on sale on Friday, setting a new record despite the phones not being available in...... read more
Google buys firm behind spoon for Parkinson's patients Google has bought a biotech company that has developed a spoon designed to make life easier for people with diseases such as Parkinson's. It is part of its ambitious foray into health technology, spurred in part by the personal interest of co-founder Sergey Brin. Last year, Google became the main investor...... read more
Insecurity: Senate indicts ICT professionals in fight against terrorism The Senate yesterday, took a swipe on the practitioners in the nation’s information and Communications Technology , ICT sector for the non utilization of their  technology expertise in the ongoing fight  against insurgence in the country.The Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT, Senator Gilbert Nnaji , issued the query during the at...... read more
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