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China to launch a fake “moon” into space to light up city

China is to launch a fake “moon” into space that it hopes will illuminate one of the country’s biggest cities. Officials in Chengdu, a city of 14 million people in...

China plans to ‘launch its own artificial moon’ by 2020

China is to launch an artificial "moon" into space that it hopes will illuminate one of the country's biggest cities. Officials in Chengdu, a city of 14 million people in China's...

Twitter releases massive data trove on foreign influence campaigns

Twitter on Wednesday released a massive trove of data associated with foreign influence and misinformation campaigns spanning nearly a decade — just three weeks before the U.S. midterm elections. The...

The new ‘world’s thinnest phone’ slots into a business card case

Business cards are still an inescapable part of life for most Japanese workers, so it’s good to see the country’s largest carrier make the most of the situation with...

Huawei’s Nano Memory Cards replace microSD on its latest phones

Huawei on Wednesday announced a new type of expandable storage the company is calling Nano Memory (NM), which replaces the traditional microSD card in the newly announced Mate 20...

Samsung acquires Zhilabs to help its transition to 5G

Samsung Electronics  is betting that acquiring Zhilabs, a real-time networks analytics startup based in Barcelona, will ease its transition from 4G to 5G technologies. Financial details of the deal,...

Whale Cloud, Alibaba partner with Ghana on innovative city development

Whale Cloud, rebranded from ZTEsoft, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group. Mr. Ben Zhou, CEO...

Tech figureheads lead tributes to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, a renowned technologist, philanthropist, conservationist and musician has died aged 65. Allen's private company Vulcan Inc confirmed in a statement on Monday evening that its founder...

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

Microsoft  co-founded, Paul Allen has died aged 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He had revealed the disease's return only two weeks ago, after previously being treated for it in 2009. He...

Online portal for local businesses launched

An electronic platform, known as the Ghana Online Mall has been launched, creating a one stop shop portal for local businesses, especially Small and Medium scale Enterprises, SMEs, to...

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Africa

African Permanent Representatives focus on climate change and AfCFTA in retreat with ECA

The second annual retreat of the African Permanent Representatives and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ended in Mahe, Seychelles, late Tuesday following two...

‘Yahya Jammeh, accomplices should be prosecuted’ – Justice Emile Short

Government has been urged to facilitate adequate support for Ghanaian survivors and families of victims killed in the massacre masterminded by former President of...

World

Police in Denmark make arrests over suspected terror plot

Police in Denmark have arrested 20 people in connection with suspected preparations for an Islamist terrorist attack. They said several raids were made throughout the...

Members of child abuse WhatsApp group arrested in 11 countries

Spanish police say 33 people have been arrested globally in connection with a WhatsApp group for images of child sex abuse and other violent...