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In a bid to curb the spread of fake news, twitter is set to introduce a mock red and orange warning labels "harmfully misleading", highlighting fake or misleading information shared by public figures and politicians, NBC News reports. As seen in the leaked demo video sent to NBC News, the tool will enable verified fact-checkers and journalist highlight misinformation directly under the original tweet or post, with a participation button for the option of feedback.

American online media streaming service, Netflix, Inc. has announced the commencement of its 'AV1' video codec on Android devices, from Google's VP9, upgrading its compression efficiency by 20 per cent. However, the company said the 'AV1' only supports "selected titles" once the 'Save Data' option is enabled by its subscribers. This would reduce the usage of cellular data while using the app.

Apple Now Renders Home Service For iPhone Repairs

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Apple has added home service repairs as one of the latest services rendered by the company where one of its authorized service providers will come to your home or office to repair your device.

Android Phones Are Now Harder To Hack Than iPhones

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iPhones have always been assumed to be superior to Android phones in terms of strength of privacy and security but the reverse is the case, as the Android phones are reportedly harder to crack than iPhones.

Huawei Devices Can Covertly Access Mobile Networks

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Tech giant Huawei has been alleged to breach tech security by covertly accessing mobile-phone networks around the world through “back doors” designed for use by law enforcement agencies.

Coronavirus: Amazon, Sony, LG, Others Pull Out Of Barcelona Telecom Conference

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The Mobile World Congress(MWC) in Barcelona set to hold between February 24-27, 2020 has been met with some negative as some companies like Sony, Amazon have pulled out of the major telecommunication conference following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) not to allow individuals register more than three Mobile Numbers, adding that the move was aimed at checkmating the surge of kidnapping and banditry in the country. The directive was issued from the office of the Minister for communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami on Wednesday.

Japanese multinational automotive company, Toyota Motor Corporation has announced a collaboration with an aerospace company, Joby Aviation (Joby) to develop an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) taxi service aircraft. 

Eweluka Appointed New Acting NBET MD

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The Federal Government has appointed Mr. Nnaemeka Eweluka as the new Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), after former MD, Marily Amobi stepped down.

Uber To Introduce 'Paid Ads' On Its Vehicles On April Fool’s Day

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Uber is launching a way to make additional income and also for its drivers. The placement of thousands of digital advertisements on top of its ride-hailing vehicles will be under a unit called “Uber OOH Powered by Adomni,” starting from April Fool’s day.

US Daredevil Pilot "Mad Mike" Hughes Dies After An Attempt To Launch His Homemade Rocket

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Daredevil ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes has been killed after attempting to launch his homemade rocket, which crashed into the ground in California.

Breathable Oxygen Found In Another Galaxy For The First Time

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Extragalactic Molecules Oxygen have been detected by a scientist in a galaxy half-billion light-years away, making it the first time oxygen has been spotted outside the Milky Way galaxy.