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Twitter Launches Profile Redesign

By Perkins Abaje Social media website, Twitter is currently undergoing huge virtual transformation. Twitter today launched a complete profile redesign that will be officially released soon. The new design features a photo-patterned layout resonant of Facebook and Google+. The fundamental redesign is only effective for a selected group of users[Read More…]

Mozilla Boss Brendan Eich Resigns Over Gay Rights

Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as chief executive following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California. The Mountain View, California-based non-profit maker of the Firefox browser infuriated many employees and users last week by promoting Mr Eich. At issue was his 1,000 dollar £600)[Read More…]

Google Pays 1 Million Euro Fine In Italy Over Streetview Concerns

MILAN (Reuters) – Google has paid a 1 million euro $1.4 million (843 thousand pounds) fine imposed by Italy’s data protection watchdog over complaints that cars it used to record images on Italian streets in 2010 were not clearly recognisable, the regulator said on Thursday. “Cars belonging to the giant[Read More…]

ICANN chief – Russia, China Will Not Hijack Internet Oversight

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of a nonprofit that manages the infrastructure of the Internet defended on Wednesday the U.S. government’s move to cede oversight of the body, and downplayed concerns that Russia, China or other countries could exert control and restrict the web’s openness. The Obama[Read More…]

Amazon Launches TV Streaming And Gaming device

Technology giant Amazon has launched a set-top TV box to compete with Apple TV and Google Chromecast. Called Amazon FireTV, the new hardware allows users to stream TV shows and movies from Amazon as well as other services such as Netflix, directly to their TVs. Amazon announced the device will[Read More…]

Facebook Clamps Down On Gun Sales

By Press Association Technology giant Facebook will clamp down on users selling guns on its site. A similar policy will be applied to Instagram – the photo-sharing network recently acquired by Facebook – meaning posts will be deleted if they appear to be peddling firearms, or looking to buy arms. The social[Read More…]

Facebook To Buy WhatsApp For $16bn

(BBC News) Facebook has bought messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn (£9.6bn), with an additional $3bn given to WhatsApp’s founders and employees. It is the social networking giant’s biggest acquisition to date. WhatsApp has over 450 million monthly users and is popular with people looking to avoid text messaging charges. In[Read More…]

The Duty To Lead By Pat Utomi

Speaking to professional bodies has for me always been an opportunity to evangelize and to domicile blame. Ever frightened of judging others but always burdened in conscience to speak truth to power I have taken each chance to both prod on the mission of the generation of professionals and to[Read More…]

Please Do Not Ignore APC: It Is On A Rescue Mission By Joe Igbokwe

By Joe Igbokwe I plead with Nigerians East, West, North, South and Nigerians in Diaspora not to ignore the emergence of APC as one of those antics of politicians to set up a platform to grab power for themselves, the families, cronies and hangers on. I plead with Nigerians to[Read More…]