Facebook publishes ‘internal enforcement guidelines’, expands its appeal process

Facebook today has published ‘internal enforcement guidelines to better help users in understanding where it draws the line on nuanced issues. It is also hoping that publishing ‘internal enforcement guidelines will help experts in different fields to give feedback so that the company can improve the standards.  Facebook currently has 11 offices around the world where the content policy team is […]

Young man constructs a machine that can charge mobile phones with a bucket of water (photos)

– A Nigerian man has invented a machine that would be able to charge phones with a bucket of water – The 32-year-old man created a 20 watts mini hydroelectric power plant that would generate electricity – He is a graduate of electronics and computer technology from University of Calabar Talent is not a rare […]

You may soon pay for Facebook

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from around the world. On this week’s edition of the global news round up, Cambridge Analytica was planning an ICO, you may soon pay for Facebook and there is cryptocurrency news as usual. Read on. Will you pay for Facebook? Last week Tuesday […]

Nokia 1 arrives in Nigeria

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 1 is now available to buy from accredited dealers for N27, 000 from 16th April, 2018. A breakthrough in accessible technology, the Nokia 1 delivers smartphone essentials, refreshingly familiar design and the reassuring quality of a Nokia phone to fans around the world. […]

9mobile stakeholders in court to stop acquisition process

A Federal High Court in the Abuja Division has halted the sales of 9mobile on the ground that stakeholders of the company are not part of the acquisition process. This is coming after the preferred bidder, Teleology Holdings, made a down oaynent of $50million with a 90-day deadline to complete the payment. According to Vanguard, the aggrieved […]

Facebook confirms it collects data beyond users

Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed Monday that it also collected information from people beyond their social network use. During heated hearings in Congress last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had already explained that Facebook collects data beyond what users share on their profiles. “When you visit a site or […]

Nokia 7 plus arrives in Nigeria

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 7 plus is now available to buy from accredited dealers nationwide for an estimated N146, 000 from Monday, 16th April, 2018. A smartphone with striking design, the Nokia 7 plus combines innovative imaging capabilities and powerful performance for up to two days with […]

Nokia X with slim design surfaces, expected to launch on April 27th in China

  HMD Global is not backing out in launching phone across the globe, especially the Asian markets, and it now looks the company is on the verge of bringing a new mid-range smartphone dubbed Nokia X. According to a leaked digital advertisement that surfaced in China, the company will be launching the phone on April 27th.  […]

Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Phone with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, Liquid Cooling, detachable Gamepad announced

Xiaomi’s Black Shark has introduced the Black Shark Gaming Phone in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.99-inch FHD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 8GB RAM, liquid cooling to keep the phone cool when gaming by reducing the CPU’s core temperature by up to 8-degree. It has a dedicated One-touch SHARK […]

Google Go launches in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa to make search faster

Today, Google announced the launch of Google Go in Nigeria and across 26 other Sub-Saharan African countries. Google Go is a search app built specifically for the African market to address the issue of slow internet connectivity. As smartphone penetration increases on the continent, there is still a wide divide in smartphone specifications and internet […]

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