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Friday, November 22, 2019

Huawei smart device provides more health functions

Huawei, a technology company has said it had included health functions in its smart devices to provide basic health checks of users. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency...

Snapchat says it will fact-check political ads

Snapchat's CEO Evan Spiegel has said the company will fact-check political ads on its platform. The announcement comes as other tech giants face criticism for their policies ahead of the...

Scientists create slippery toilet coating that stops poo sticking

Researchers in the US say they have created an ultra-slippery toilet coating that could help save vast quantities of water around the world. Scientists at Penn State University say the...

WhatsApp in new malware attack, users advised to update

India's main cybersecurity agency, Cert, has asked users to update WhatsApp on their phones after the discovery of a new malware on older versions of the messaging app. The malware...

Google may help Gambia get street numbers

The Gambia is home to thousands of streets, yet few of them have a name or even a street number. It’s a conundrum that inspired me to write an article...

Nigeria emerges victorious in Nuclear video competition

The fifth edition of the “Atoms for Africa” online video competition for Sub-Saharan Africa youth has ender with Derick Nwasor and Oghale Trust Yome from Nigeria emerging winners. The second...

Huawei launches foldable Mate X in China

Huawei's foldable smartphone, the Mate X, has, briefly, gone on sale in China. The handset went on sale for a price of 16,999 yuan (£1,900) via Huawei's online store and...

Huawei to launch the Huawei Y9s this month

Chinese android phone manufacturers Huawei, are set to launch Huawei Y9s in November. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency said the new device brought improvements in design...

Gov’t to prioritise digitization for economic transformation

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta on Wednesday said one of government’s cardinal principles is to prioritise digitization to ensure economic transformation and innovation. He said there was no doubt...

Slow websites to be labelled by Chrome browser

Websites that load slowly because they are poorly coded could soon be flagged by Google's Chrome browser. Google said it was working on several "speed badging" systems that let visitors know...

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Africa

Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he was indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu...

ECA, Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from November 26...

World

Belgrade orders probe into ‘Russia-Serbia cash handover’ video

Belgrade has launched a probe after a video emerged purporting to show a Russian diplomat or intelligence officer handover a wad of cash to...

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at airports. Instead it got him arrested. In a case...