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    Dangers of AI: Amazon’s Alexa ‘challenged’ a child to touch a plug socket!

    Dangers of AI: Amazon’s Alexa ‘challenged’ a child to touch a plug socket!

    Many social media users have been having a serious chat about artificial intelligence after Amazon’s Alexa, a virtual assistant, told a child to touch an electrical socket with a coin. Taking to Twitter, the child’s mother shared how shocked she was to hear the virtual assistant telling the 10-year-old to do the dangerous “challenge”. Mom fuming after Alexa tells daughter to touch a plug socket with a coin All over the world, Artificial Intelligence is becoming part of everyday life. One

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    Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird

    Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird

    The fossil was discovered in Ganzhou, southern China and belonged to a toothless theropod dinosaur, or oviraptorosaur, which the researchers dubbed “Baby Yingliang.” Ma and colleagues found Baby Yingliang’s head lay below its body, with the feet on either side and back curled — a posture that was previously unseen in dinosaurs, but similar to modern birds. In birds, the behavior is controlled by the central nervous system and called “tucking.” Chicks preparing to hatch tuck their hea

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    POPIA: Data protection in South Africa

    POPIA: Data protection in South Africa

    On May 25th, 2018, the most significant data protection initiative in 20 years came into effect: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The purpose of the GDPR is to protect individuals in the EU and to give them control of how their personal information is used. However, the GDPR wasn’t just the first of its kind, it also set a standard for how data privacy protection. As a result, South Africa has now gotten its own data privacy law: The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI

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    Japanese space tourists return to Earth after 12 days on ISS

    Japanese space tourists return to Earth after 12 days on ISS

    Online fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa and his assistant Yozo Hirano parachuted onto Kazakhstan’s steppe at around the expected landing time of 0313 GMT Monday, along with Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin.  Footage from the landing site, around 150 kilometres (90 miles) southeast of the central Kazakhstan town of Zhezkazgan, showed the trio smiling after being helped out of the Soyuz descent module and into evacuation vehicles in freezing, foggy conditions. Russia’s defence ministr

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    Bitcoin Prime – Making money with Cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin Prime – Making money with Cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin Prime is a platform that allows you to trade bitcoin currencies worldwide. Using this platform will not only help you be ahead of the game but also make smart and informed decisions. Making money safely Bitcoin has been around for quite some time and plenty more cryptocurrencies have made their way through in the meantime. So, you know about bitcoin but don’t know where to start. Well, stay a while to find out how the Bitcoin Prime app can be of use to you. Now, in a world w

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    News Spy – A free trading app for traders all-around

    News Spy – A free trading app for traders all-around

    News Spy founders have converted a common goal of developing a system that automates the trading system. At this time, there are countless Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency software that helps you in the digital world of investing. Users are therefore able to make use of a variety of sources. Stress Free trading Currently, the app allows users to have stress-free trading experiences with absolutely no human intervention. So you’re left entirely to your own devices with the help of a useful

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    BitcoinUp – Endless cryptocurrency opportunities

    BitcoinUp – Endless cryptocurrency opportunities

    BitcoinUp is a trading software that allows you to make the best out of your Bitcoin journey. Keen on learning why? With Bitcoin becoming more and more prevalent in today’s day and age, it is only rational to consider giving Bitcoin a chance. How to make your share of money Thousands of users have already made their share of profits through investing in Bitcoin and with BitcoinUp you are bound to make your first profits in a matter of days. To get you started, you are able to cre

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    Bitcoin Equaliser – Making room for inexperienced traders

    Bitcoin Equaliser – Making room for inexperienced traders

    Bitcoin Equaliser dedicates itself to making the trading experience easy and effective. As the crypto market constantly changes, it is useful to use software that gives real-time information on the market. Navigating the Cryptocurrency world As of 2009, Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency in the world, and thanks to investors who trusted in the technology and its value, Bitcoin has become the asset it is today. The Bitcoin Equaliser App ensures traders all around have a positive exp

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    Bitcoin trader makes the money so you don’t have to

    Bitcoin trader makes the money so you don’t have to

    Bitcoin Trader works hard so you don’t have to. Does this sound appealing? Well, stay a while to find out how it works. High-End Algorithm When using Bitcoin Trader, all the decisions are up to you but you have the choice to let its algorithm do all the work. The algorithm does its job by scanning for times in which it is most recommended to trade. In this way, you are able to make good educated decisions and make a profitable income. By knowing what the market looks like, you have

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    Bitcoin Evolution – Taking ownership of your financial standing

    Bitcoin Evolution – Taking ownership of your financial standing

    As the world recovers from a pandemic, the cryptocurrency world provides an opportunity for your financial problems to be a thing of the past. The Bitcoin Evolution software enables thousands of people to make money through investing in Bitcoin by starting with as little as 250 dollars. When making use of the platform, the algorithm takes care to scan crypto markets and quickly pinpoints profitable trading opportunities. Digital Assets on Bitcoin Evolution Whether you’re new to the m

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    LGCA partners The Morgans Consortium (TMC) to deliver compliance trainings

    LGCA partners The Morgans Consortium (TMC) to deliver compliance trainings

    The London Governance and Compliance Academy (LGCA) has teamed up with The Association of Governance, Risk & Compliance and TMC Institute, a leading and specialist provider of bespoke corporate training with offices in the UK and Nigeria, to deliver comprehensive training programmes in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) to Nigerian professionals. The post LGCA partners The Morgans Consortium (TMC) to deliver compliance trainings appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and W

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    Can we be build another Lagos in Ibadan? Alerzo says yes, we can!

    Can we be build another Lagos in Ibadan? Alerzo says yes, we can!

    At this moment in time, long, hot traffic jams are becoming a thing in Ibadan. The folks who live in that city are half-proud of this congestion because it sorts of presents them with a shared experience with the too-cool-for-school Lagosians. The post Can we be build another Lagos in Ibadan? Alerzo says yes, we can! appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    Hyperia partners Yahclick for effective broadband coverage

    Hyperia partners Yahclick for effective broadband coverage

    In support of the Nigerian government’s broadband ambition to ensure adequate coverage is available to at least 90 per cent of Nigeria’s population, Hyperia Limited, in partnership with YahClick (powered by Hughes), has strengthened its already established relationship in an effort to contribute to this vision.   The partnership, further entrenches Hyperia Limited and YahClick […] The post Hyperia partners Yahclick for effective broadband coverage appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - N

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    Telecoms body tasks politicians on Internet market as value chain hits $6.7tr

    Telecoms body tasks politicians on Internet market as value chain hits $6.7tr

    The Global System for Mobile telecommunications Association (GSMA) has warned that market imbalances between network operators and online services providers could stall the growth The post Telecoms body tasks politicians on Internet market as value chain hits $6.7tr appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    FG to train over 200, 000 civil servants on eGovernment initiative

    FG to train over 200, 000 civil servants on eGovernment initiative

    The Federal Government in partnership with the Korean government will train over 200, 000 civil servants on the eGovernment initiative within the next five years to fast track The post FG to train over 200, 000 civil servants on eGovernment initiative appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    ‘How to mitigate fraud in digital payments system’

    ‘How to mitigate fraud in digital payments system’

    Experts and stakeholders in Nigeria’s payment industry have called for concerted efforts to mitigate the growing menace of digital fraud. The post ‘How to mitigate fraud in digital payments system’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    Infinix Launches All-New Show Stopping NOTE 12 Series  With Ultra-Fast Charging

    Infinix Launches All-New Show Stopping NOTE 12 Series With Ultra-Fast Charging

    Infinix has rolled out its all-new NOTE 12 Series that includes high-performance variants with the thinnest 120W Hyper Charge design, a sleek 6.7” FHD+ Super Light AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 108MP Cinematic Triple Camera and more. The series includes two variants – the NOTE 12 VIP, NOTE 12 G96 that offer well rounded, innovative performance features such as aerospace-grade ultra-thin glass fiber, up to 5GB of extended random access memory (RAM) and 103 charging and battery protectio

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    A Hyper-Connected Life Awaits with the Samsung Galaxy S22 series

    A Hyper-Connected Life Awaits with the Samsung Galaxy S22 series

    Being connected has taken on a whole new meaning with the advent of smartphones. It’s now about instant access to work, play and everything in-between. This is why the ground-breaking Galaxy S22 series resonates with those who want a powerful device designed to integrate their entire lives seamlessly. The Samsung Galaxy S22 series brings you a redefined smartphone experience, including ground-breaking camera and video technology, super-fast processing and long-lasting batteries1. Featuring the G

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    Elon Musk’s Starlink gets ISP license in Nigeria, to begin service soon

    Elon Musk’s Starlink gets ISP license in Nigeria, to begin service soon

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year. Elated Elon Musk took to his Twitter handle to announce this development today. The NCC has equally […] The post Elon Musk’s Starlink gets ISP license in Nigeria, to begin service soon appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News -

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    Iran reveals underground drone base

    Iran reveals underground drone base

    Iranian state television on Saturday broadcast footage of an air force base for drones under the Zagros mountain range in the west of the country. The exact location of the base was not revealed, although the TV reporter said he travelled on a helicopter for nearly 40 minutes from the city of Kermanshah to reach it. Iran started developing drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), in the 1980s during its eight-year war with Iraq. The US and Israel accuse Iran of dispatching fleets

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    Musk’s Starlink to disrupt ISP market as hope rises for 25m unserved Nigerians

    Musk’s Starlink to disrupt ISP market as hope rises for 25m unserved Nigerians

    Following the operational licences handed to Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX), owned by world’s richest man, Elon Musk, to operate in Nigeria, there appears to be hope of connectivity for the about 114 access gaps (communities without telecoms services) in Nigeria. The post Musk’s Starlink to disrupt ISP market as hope rises for 25m unserved Nigerians appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. View the full article

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    The Rise of Crypto Gambling in South Africa

    The Rise of Crypto Gambling in South Africa

    This is largely due to the fact that cryptocurrencies offer a number of advantages over traditional payment methods.  For one, they are much more secure, as they are not subject to the same fraudulent activities that plague credit cards and bank transfers.  In addition, they are also much faster and easier to use, as players can simply send funds from their wallet to the casino’s address without having to go through a third-party processor.  As a result of these benefits, it is no su

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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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    NASA to share pictures of “Hell”, a planet that never stops burning

    NASA to share pictures of “Hell”, a planet that never stops burning

    NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is expected to give us images of “Hell”. The “super-Earth” planet known as 55 Cancri e is so close to its star that it bears an eery resemblance to descriptions of Christianity’s hell. NASA TO REVEAL THE SURFACE OF “HELL” According to NASA, full-colour images and spectroscopic data from the James Webb Space Telescope will be released for the first time on 12 July. For now, all humanity has at the moment are artistic renderings, hypothetical visualisa

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    Klasha Inc announces Klasha 2.0

    Klasha Inc announces Klasha 2.0

    Days after celebrating its first anniversary, Klasha, Inc, a San Francisco-based African cross-border commerce startup, announced today that it has re-launched KlashaCart (formerly known as the Klasha app) – the company’s app known for frictionless online cross-border transactions, high limit virtual dollar cards and seamless shopping from international stores online using African currencies. Klasha 2.0 […] The post Klasha Inc announces Klasha 2.0 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - N

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