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Apple iPad "explodes" in Amsterdam shop

Three Apple employees have been treated for minor injuries after an iPad battery reportedly exploded in an Amsterdam shop. The three staff are believed to have breathed vapours released when the battery caught fire. The incident, on 19 August, led to...

Government launches new software to fight galamsey

A mobile app - Galamstop, collaborating with water resources on water assessment, and strengthening capacity of stakeholders to monitor mining activities are some of the solutions spelt out in the road map on the lifting of the ban on...

Android gets streaming support for hearing aids

Google has made its Android OS a little more accessible to those with hearing disabilities. The company has finally added support for streaming via hearing aids. Google has released an open specification for hearing aid streaming support on future versions...

Motorola phone 'brazen copy' of iPhone X

Smartphone brand Motorola has been criticised for revealing a "shameless" copy of the iPhone X as its new model. Many phone-makers have copied the look of the iPhone X, which has a smaller bezel around the screen and a "notch"...

Apple hack teen pleads guilty

A teenage boy from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's network and downloading internal files, according to reports. The 16-year-old accessed 90 gigabytes worth of files, breaking into the system many times over the course of a year...

Instagram hack sees accounts replaced with film stills

A number of Instagram users have taken to social media to report a mysterious hack in which their profile photos are replaced by random stills from films. Their account names have also been changed and they are unable to log...

Google tracks users who turn off location history

Google records users' locations even when they have asked it not to, a report from the Associated Press has suggested. The issue could affect up to two billion Android and Apple devices which use Google for maps or search. The study,...

Google still tracks you through web if you turn off Location History  

You may have assumed that turning off Google’s Location History option meant that Google is no longer tracking your movements. But the reality is that Google can continue to collect location data and even track you on a minute-by-minute...

Another big sports deal for Facebook

People in the Indian subcontinent will, from Friday, have only one way to watch top flight Spanish football: on Facebook. The social network has signed an exclusive deal to show every La Liga game, for the next three seasons, to...

Ticketmaster to close resale sites Seatwave and Get Me In

Ticketmaster is closing its secondary ticketing websites Seatwave and Get Me In, in a bid to combat touts. The sites, which allow you to offload unwanted tickets, have frequently been exploited by so-called "professional sellers" who hike up the prices. "We...

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Court orders Funny Face to Drug Use Test

By Naomi Commey. The Kaneshie Magistrate Court has granted Police permission to subject Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng, popularly known...

Dr. Bawumia reiterates the need for African Leaders to focus on job creation

By: Mercy Darko More than 2000 youth across Africa have converged on Ghana for the 4th Edition of the Youth Connekt Africa Summit. The summit is an...

Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo confirmed VC of UG

By: Samuela Quartey Council of the University of Ghana has confirmed the appointment of Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo as Vice Chancellor (VC) of the...

Presidency reacts to concerns of Law Candidates denied admission

By: Yvonne Asare Ofei A Deputy-Chief of Staff in charge of Operations, Emmanuel Bossman, says the concerns of the 499 Law Students who have been...

Shata Wale: Who is a Celebrity; Arnold Asamoah Baidoo speaks?

Following the arrest of Reggae/Dancehall Artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah known as Shatta Wale in showbiz after his purported gun attack which went viral...