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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Twitter ‘inadvertently’ used email addresses for ads

Twitter has apologised for "unintentionally" using email addresses and phone numbers, provided by users for account security, to enable targeted advertising. The company said third-party marketers may have been able...

Rwanda launches first ‘Made in Africa’ smartphones

Rwanda’s Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first “Made in Africa” models and giving a boost to the country’s ambitions to become a regional...

Adobe shuts down Photoshop in Venezuela

Access to Photoshop and other Adobe software has been cut off in Venezuela as the firm seeks to comply with US sanctions. President Donald Trump banned virtually all trade with...

Ramp up nuclear power to beat climate change, says UN nuclear chief

Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and fighting climate change, the head of the...

Ear piece can reduce radiation exposure – GAEC

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, (GAEC), says using an ear piece on a mobile phone can reduce exposure of radiation on users. At a public education on Electromagnetic Field Exposure...

Using earpiece can reduce radiation exposure

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission says using an earpiece on a mobile phone can reduce exposure of radiation on users. At a public education on Electromagnetic Field Exposure by the...

Facebook encryption threatens public safety, say ministers

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel and counterparts in the US and Australia have sent an open letter to Facebook calling on it to rethink its plans to encrypt all...

Ghana loses more than $200 million from 2017 till date to cyber crime

Ghana between 2017 to August this year has lost 271 million dollars to cybercrime. In this regard, the Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has launched in Accra the cyber-security incident...

GoPro Hero Black 8 targets vloggers with add-on modules

GoPro's new flagship action camera is designed to connect to a new range of hardware add-ons targeted at vloggers. But experts suggest that other improvements are relatively minor, meaning the...

Trump impeachment: Whistleblower ‘endangered’ by Trump criticism

The lawyers for a whistleblower whose complaint triggered a US presidential impeachment inquiry say Donald Trump's words are endangering their client. Since the transcript of his call with the president...

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Africa

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration...

World

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...

Largest ever online child porn bust leads to 337 arrests

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects were arrested after a massive, international multi-agency operation knocked out a horrific child abuse site. Welcome to Video, a dark web...