Thursday, November 14, 2019

Facebook in court over refugee selfie fake news stories

Syrian refugee Anas Modamani is suing Facebook after a selfie he took with Chancellor Angela Merkel was used in fake news stories. A court in Wurzburg, Germany, heard opening remarks from lawyers representing both sides. Mr...

TV maker unlawfully tracked viewing habits

TV maker Vizio has agreed to pay out $2.2m in order to settle allegations it unlawfully collected viewing data on its customers.The US Federal Trade Commission said the company’s smart TV technology had captured...

Facebook rallies partners to unite for a safer Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth. Facebook...

Akufo-Addo Most Influential Public Figure on Social Media

President Nana Akufo-Addo has beaten competition from 2015 frontrunner, Kofi Annan, to emerge the 2016 Most Influential Public Figure on Social Media in the Ghana Social Media Rankings spearheaded by Avance Media, CliQAfrica and...

MTN Ghana launches Huawei Mate 9

MTN Ghana, the country’s leading telecommunications service provider, in partnership with Huawei Technologies, a global leader in the technology industry, has announced the launch of Huawei Mate 9. Huawei Mate 9 is a high-end smart...

Twitter staff give $1m to fight Trump order

Staff at social media company Twitter have donated more than $1m (£790,000) to the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU has pledged to fight President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from seven...

Skysat Technologies opens new branch in Kumasi

Skysat Technologies (Ghana) Ltd., dealers in innovative digital printing machines, has expanded its operations by opening a new branch in the Jubilee Mall, the commercial site of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and...

Mark Zuckerberg dismisses presidential bid

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says he has no plans to run for president of the United States. When asked by Buzzfeed News, he said: “No, I’m focused on building our community at Facebook and...

Samsung’s chips make up for Galaxy Note 7 financial woes

For Samsung, it's not all about the Galaxy Note 7 -- at least not when it comes to financial results. Even as it faces a hit of more than $5 billion (spread across several quarters)...

How we built India’s biggest robot company

In 2008, engineering student Samay Kohli wanted to build a humanoid robot, but his professor told him it would not be possible. Along with his fellow student Abhay Singhal, not only did they achieve that...