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Homeland Security backs Apple and Amazon’s denials of Chinese microchip hack

Following last week’s bombshell report from Bloomberg Businessweek that claimed that Chinese spies infiltrated commercial servers in the US with hidden microchips, the Department of Homeland Security says that...

Google iPhone data privacy case blocked by High Court

The High Court has blocked a bid to sue Google for allegedly unlawfully taking data from 4.4 million UK iPhone users. The legal case was mounted by a group called...

Weak passwords banned in California from 2020

Default passwords such as "admin" and "password" will be illegal for electronics firms to use in California from 2020. The state has passed a law that sets higher security standards...

NASA to participate in first Israeli moon mission

The Israeli Space Agency (ISA) announced Wednesday that it had signed an agreement with NASA to engage the American space agency in the first Israeli moon mission. SpaceIL is an...

Kofi Annan ICT Centre of Excellence receives one million dollar grant

The Government of India has presented a cheque of one million dollars to the Ghana–India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence (GI-KACE) in Information Communication Technology (ICT), to strengthen ICT...

Presidential alert: US mobile phones get test message

More than 200 million US mobile phones have received a test "Presidential Alert" notification. The trial is designed to check that a previously unused emergency communications system works properly. Unlike other...

Male dominance in digital technology must change – Communication Minister

The Minister of Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful has stressed the need to bridge the gender gap in digital technology. Speaking at the launch of Ghana National Girls' Initiative in...

Google’s new Voice Access app lets you use Android hands-free

Google has a new free Android app that lets you get around your phone, tap buttons, and type across the interface and all your apps using just your voice. It’s...

Microsoft’s Surface line now includes headphones

Surface Headphones are perhaps the oddest addition to the line of laptop and desktop products from Microsoft. The key to these over-the-ear headphones, however, is clearly Cortana. The company has had...

Amazon raises wages amid criticism

Online retailing giant Amazon is raising pay for hundreds of thousands of workers in the US and the UK. Amazon's lowest paid US workers will receive $15 an hour. In...

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Live in peace and harmony – VEEP tells Ghanaians in Easter message

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...