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    YouTube Shorts kick-starts rise of platform’s next generation innovator

    YouTube Shorts kick-starts rise of platform’s next generation innovator

    *Celebrates one year in Nigeria YouTube Shorts has kickstarted a new phase to capture the rise of the platform’s next generation innovator. One year ago, YouTube introduced Shorts in Nigeria to further it mission to give everyone a voice and help creators grow their audiences and be inspired by new video formats. Since its inception, […] The post YouTube Shorts kick-starts rise of platform’s next generation innovator appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View th

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    World’s first solar electric car costs over R4m – here’s what it can do…

    World’s first solar electric car costs over R4m – here’s what it can do…

    The world’s first solar car is scheduled to be delivered to customers later this year. Designed by the Dutch company, Lightyear, the innovative motor vehicle called Lightyear 0 pledges months of driving without the need to charge it when driven in summer conditions.  Solar panels will be on the bonnet and roof of car Established in the Netherlands in 2016, Lightyear is on track to manufacture close to 1 000 solar cars. The vehicle’s design will feature curved solar panels placed across t

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    Why Wondershare Filmora is catching everyone’s eye

    Why Wondershare Filmora is catching everyone’s eye

    A subpart of this designing field is the video editing industry. Since the pandemic hit and more and more people were subjected to their homes learning new things, a lot of people took up video editing. Although not all of them were looking to make a career in it, some were just following a hobby. If you know even remotely about video editing, then you will know that the journey starts with learning an editing software. A video editor is a collection of tools to assist you in making changes

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    Why The Shawn Exchange made Oga Sabinus its brand ambassador – Ajayi Michael

    Why The Shawn Exchange made Oga Sabinus its brand ambassador – Ajayi Michael

    Nigerian comedian, Oga Sabinus, has joined the list of brand ambassadors for The Shawn Exchange, one of Nigeria's top digital asset vendor that deals in the purchase of cryptocurrencies and giftcards. CEO of The Shawn Exchange, Ajayi Oluwadamilare Michael, said the build-up to Oga Sabinus joining the train of ambassadors of the digital service company […] The post Why The Shawn Exchange made Oga Sabinus its brand ambassador – Ajayi Michael appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria a

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    Why APEX Legends is popular and beneficial in being a warcraft game?

    Why APEX Legends is popular and beneficial in being a warcraft game?

    Many online video games that are based on warzone situations need immense and a significant amount of planning and focus as the players have to aim, target and, shoot in order to win just like APEX Legends. Although technically not a benefit to your brain, this favorable impact from video games is nonetheless worthwhile to notice. Video games have a variety of good impacts, including enhanced mood and social skills as well as increased memory and problem-solving. Why you must play APEX Lege

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    Where are all the chameleons!?

    Where are all the chameleons!?

    By Tyrone Ping on GroundUp Until early 2022, there were 19 described species of chameleons in South Africa. That number has now changed, with three new species described, taking the total to 22. There are two typical chameleons (Chameleo) and 19 dwarf chameleons (Bradypodion) species. There are very few biomes across South Africa where one cannot find at least a single species of chameleon, whether in coastal forests, grasslands, savannah, montane forests, fynbos, renosterveld or Karoo s

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    What is Bitcoin Mining, exactly?

    What is Bitcoin Mining, exactly?

    Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency, employing blockchain technology to facilitate peer-to-peer payments without the use of intermediaries such as banks, governments, agents, or brokers. Anyone on the network, regardless of geographical location, may transfer Bitcoins to anyone else on the network; you simply need to open an account on the Bitcoin network and have some Bitcoins in it to move those Bitcoins. How are Bitcoins delivered to your wallet? You may purchase them online o

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    Wentors launches mentorship programme for women in technology

    Wentors launches mentorship programme for women in technology

    Understanding that women in technology would need to position themselves properly to maximize global shift, Wentors is preparing women in technology for the multicultural and multiracial future of work. The post Wentors launches mentorship programme for women in technology appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    Weak consumer spending, economic slowdown cut PC shipment to Nigeria

    Weak consumer spending, economic slowdown cut PC shipment to Nigeria

    Shipments of personal computing devices (PCD) to markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) suffered a huge decline in the second quarter of 2022. The post Weak consumer spending, economic slowdown cut PC shipment to Nigeria appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    WATCH: UJ 3D prints concrete RDP house ‘in one day’

    WATCH: UJ 3D prints concrete RDP house ‘in one day’

    The University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) are collaborating on a programme that demonstrates how 3D printing could transform and revolutionise housing in South Africa. UJ PRINTS HOUSE On Monday, UJ Vice-Chancellor Professor Tshilidzi Marwala said on Twitter that the university would build a six-room RDP house in one day using a 3D printer. Later on the same day, he added, “This 3D printer at the University of Johannesburg is fast. If we in

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    WATCH LIVE: SA nanosatellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX Transporter-3

    WATCH LIVE: SA nanosatellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX Transporter-3

    Three locally produced nanosatellites will be launched into space on Thursday, 13 January. It is a first for the country’s space industry, as well as the continent, as it is the first launch of such a constellation developed entirely on the African continent. FIRST FOR SA AS LOCAL SATELLITE CONSTELLATION HEADS TO SPACE The South African nanosatellites will be launched aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, from Cape Canaveral in the United States, as a “rideshare payload” as part of the Elon

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    Walure Capital set to change tech narrative, seeks empowerment of entrepreneurs

    Walure Capital set to change tech narrative, seeks empowerment of entrepreneurs

    Managing Director, Walure Capital, Adeleye Samuel has disclosed that the imperative of changing the nation’s tech narrative could not be over emphasised even as he advised entrepreneurs thinking of travelling abroad to stay in Nigeria. The post Walure Capital set to change tech narrative, seeks empowerment of entrepreneurs appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    W.TEC bridges gaps between girls, technology acquisition

    W.TEC bridges gaps between girls, technology acquisition

    A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Women Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC), has trained 30 girls on digital circuit technologies, coding, web design to bridge the gender gap in the technology space. The post W.TEC bridges gaps between girls, technology acquisition appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    VR headed for huge growth 2022-2025

    VR headed for huge growth 2022-2025

    For years, one of the biggest buzzwords related to technology has been Virtual Reality (VR). From sci-fi films back in the 1970s to video game market analysts, there has been plenty of coverage on the future of VR. The post VR headed for huge growth 2022-2025 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    Virtual learning receives boost with TD Africa, Classera partnership

    Virtual learning receives boost with TD Africa, Classera partnership

    TD Africa, sub-Saharan Africa’s distributor of tech, services and lifestyle products has partnered with Classera, a globally renowned learning management platform to further expand access to virtual learning for millions of users across Nigeria. The post Virtual learning receives boost with TD Africa, Classera partnership appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    Video game a refuge for war-scarred citizens

    Video game a refuge for war-scarred citizens

    The crackle of gunfire. A gasp of a stranger. Explosions rumbling in the distance. In the Afghan capital of Kabul, such sounds would normally prompt panic. But they are coming from the tinny speaker of a mobile phone clutched by a young man, hunched over and absorbed in the bloody shoot ’em up video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds”, or PUBG. ALSO READ: Karim Benzema drops appeal over ‘sex tape’ sentence VIDEO GAME Afghanistan has been wracked by four decades of very r

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    US Mazda drivers stuck listening to public news radio

    US Mazda drivers stuck listening to public news radio

    Dozens of owners of the vehicles in the Seattle area are unable to change the channel from 94.9 FM, while others are doomed to watch their multimedia screens endlessly – and fruitlessly – reboot. The bug only affects drivers of cars made between 2014 and 2017, who happened to drop in on KUOW, the local National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate, the Seattle Times reported. NPR, a non-profit radio station much loved by listeners but mocked by critics for its staid image, made no immedi

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    US funds VPN companies for Russians to slip past censors

    US funds VPN companies for Russians to slip past censors

    A US-backed campaign is giving Russians access to anti-censor software to dodge Moscow’s crackdown on dissent against its invasion of Ukraine, involved groups told AFP. Russia has intensified its restrictions on independent media since attacking its neighbor in February, with journalists under threat of prosecution for criticizing the invasion or for even referring to it as a war. The US government-backed Open Technology Fund is paying out money to a handful of American firms providing v

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    Understanding Bitcoin mining pools

    Understanding Bitcoin mining pools

    Are you wondering what a Bitcoin mining pool is? Below is a detailed article explaining Bitcoin mining pools and their features. Most Bitcoin miners are always indecisive about whether to mine solo or join a pool. More so, there are arrays of reasons both for and against mining pools. Bitcoin mining is, however, the process […] The post Understanding Bitcoin mining pools appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    UK, tech experts make case for digital literacy, skill gap reduction

    UK, tech experts make case for digital literacy, skill gap reduction

    UK Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) and experts in the Nigerian tech space have called for the implementation of policies to improve digital literacy and reduce the digital skill gap in the country. The experts spoke at the ‘Inclusive Digital Transformation Programme’, sponsored by the FCDO to advance inclusive digital development through an enhanced […] The post UK, tech experts make case for digital literacy, skill gap reduction appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News -

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    Uber and Waymo collaborate to get driverless trucks rolling

    Uber and Waymo collaborate to get driverless trucks rolling

    Uber and Google’s autonomous vehicle unit Waymo on Tuesday said they are joining forces to get driverless trucks hauling cargo on roads across the United States. Due to the vast distances between American cities and with truck transport key to the economy, companies see self-driving as a way to cut costs and reduce risk. ALSO READ: KFC patrons clucking mad over lettuce-cabbage switch ‘DRIVERLESS TRUCKS’ Waymo will allow its technology to mesh with an Uber Freight platform that co

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    U.S. rallies against rising cyber threats as Africa records $4b losses

    U.S. rallies against rising cyber threats as Africa records $4b losses

    Amidst the rising profile of cyber criminals across the globe, the United States of America has rallied its allies and other nations to collaborate with her to stem the tide. The post U.S. rallies against rising cyber threats as Africa records $4b losses appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    Types of Inflation and how they impact Cryptos like CashFi, Bitcoin and Polkadot

    Types of Inflation and how they impact Cryptos like CashFi, Bitcoin and Polkadot

    What makes cryptocurrencies so desirable is their resistance to inflation. This is due to there being a limited amount of digital currency to obtain in numerous cryptos. Bitcoin (BTC) has a 21 million coin limit while CashFi (CFI) has a 200 million coin limit. Polkadot (DOT) has no maximum supply so it is more susceptible to inflation.  Bitcoin (BTC) Types of Inflation and how they impact Cryptos like CashFi, Bitcoin and Polkadot. Image: Supplied Bitcoin (BTC) was the first cryptocurr

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    Tygerberg becomes first public hospital to perform robotic surgery [PICS]

    Tygerberg becomes first public hospital to perform robotic surgery [PICS]

    Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, Western Cape became the first government institution to perform robotic surgery in South Africa on Tuesday, 22 February. TYGERBERG PERFORMS FIRST ROBOTIC SURGERY The hospital launched its da Vinci surgical robotic programme on Tuesday. The two da Vinci Xi systems are the most advanced surgical robots available today. The Tygerberg system will be used by specialist surgeons in colorectal surgery, urology, gynaecology and hepatobiliary surgery. The

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    Twitter, Musk get October date for $44b deal trial

    Twitter, Musk get October date for $44b deal trial

    Social media platform, Twitter’s lawsuit to hold Elon Musk to his $44 billion takeover of the microblogging site will go to trial in October after a Delaware judge said yesterday that the social media The post Twitter, Musk get October date for $44b deal trial appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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