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Minister Orders NIPOST To Halt New Charges

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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has directed the Nigerian Postal Service to put on hold the implementation of the new charges on courier and logistics companies with immediate effect.

MTN Launches e-SIM Services In Nigeria

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Telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria has on Wednesday commenced a trial of embedded Subscriber Identity Modules (e-SIM) services, making it the first company to launch this in West Africa.

Electric Car and Clean Energy Company, Tesla has cut the price of its Model Y sports utility vehicle by $3,000 in efforts to maintain sales during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is four months after the sports electric SUV was launched to the market.
However, Model Y isn't the first vehicle the company made reductions on. In May 2020, Tesla slashed the price of its Model 3, Model X, and Model S vehicles. According to Reuters, the company released a lesser than expected fall in sales in the second quarter of 2020, indicating good results despite the impact of the pandemic on businesses.

SpaceX And NASA Crew Set For Return To Earth After Two Months Mission

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After a two-month trip to International Space Station, SpaceX and NASA are getting ready to complete their most important joint mission to date, crew Dragon Demo-2, which is the result of the partners' work on their Commercial Crew program designed to certify a SpaceX spacecraft for regular human spaceflight operations. NASA astronauts are already onboard Crew Dragon making their way back to Earth during a multi-hour descent, and later on, Sunday will be splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida.

US TikTok Ban Inevitable - Trump

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United States President Donald Trump has said the popular short-video Chinese app’s with up to 80 million US active monthly users will be banned stating that the app is a threat to National Security.

Apple, Bill Gates, Obama, And Others Hit By Twitter Hack

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The Twitter accounts of many prominent people and companies have been hacked in a major cyber-security breach.

Qualcomm's new Quick Charge 5 unveiled today July 27, promises to get drained Android phones from 0% to 50% battery power after 5 minutes of charging. It's the first fast-charging platform capable of supporting more than 100 watts of charging power. Supported by the Snapdragon 865 and 865+ so far the phone has the required PMIC hardware. The increased voltage tolerance and hardware changes allow Quick Charge 5 to be up to 10x faster than the original quick charge specification, and 4x faster than the previous generation Quick Charge 4.

Nigeria's Gokada CEO Murdered In New York Home

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Fahim Saleh, the CEO of a commercial motorcycle hailing company, Gokada in Lagos has been found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday, NYPD officials revealed.

Sony Considering Software Subscription As The Next Data-Analysing Image Sensors

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Sony Multinational Corporation image sensors business set to replicate PlayStation’s success to take care of its reliance on a handful of manufacturing in the inconsistent Smartphone market; the company says it will sell software by subscription for data-analyzing sensors build-in.

First 'Human-Made' Helicopter Heads To Mars

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NASA's Perseverance rover is headed to Mars and will land on Feb. 18, 2021, at 3:40 p.m. Eastern time. The Perseverance rovers aim at answering questions that have nagged humanity for long; The presence of life on our neighbouring planet. According to NASA, Perseverance’s biggest goal is to look for signs of life on Mars and dig up samples of dirt that could one day be returned to Earth for study.

World's First 12K Video Camera Hits The Market

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Australian digital cinema company Blackmagic Design has announced the release of the world first 12K video camera, the Ursa Mini Pro 12K (12,288 x 6,480 is 79.6 million pixels). In an era where most filmmakers just started shooting in 4K and 4k and 8k movie is not yet popular in homes, the Melbourne based company is already shooting for the future.

iPhone Users To Get More Customization Experience In The Latest iOS 14

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The home screen of Apple's new oncoming operating system is finally getting a serious turn up following the announcement of iOS 14, during Apple's virtual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020.

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