No more hiding behind pen names to criticise or fire off abuses on the internet. China has now made it compulsory that all internet users must use their real names. Internet companies also have power or the responsibility to delete any postings or websites they find offensive. Internet companies under the new law must obtain each customer’s real…
Users of Automated Teller Machines will no longer pay N100 on withdrawals whenever they use banks other than theirs, the Central Bank of Nigeria said on Tuesday.
The decision was taken at the end of a meeting inAbuja between the CBN and the Bankers Committee. Managing directors of some banks also attended the meeting….
Today I found out Steve Jobs’ first business was selling “blue boxes” that allowed users to get free phone service illegally.
These boxes were designed in 1972 by Jobs’ close friend and future co-founder of Apple,…
In a storm of mobile product launches emerges a new competitor: tablets for tiny tots.
That’s the niche Toys R Us hopes to carve out for itself to compete against Apple’s iPad or Amazon’s Kindle Fire with a $ 150 kid-oriented tablet called the Tabeo.
AntiSec claims FBI is tracking Apple users: Claiming to be part of the hacking group AntiSec, a group of individuals has posted over 1 million Apple unique device IDs to the Web site Pastebin.
According to the group that posted the information, the IDs were taken from a file of over 12 million such IDs stored on the laptop of a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent.
By Hayley Tsukayama,Facebook has added a unique feature to its social network: you can now tell the world — or just your family members — that you’re an organ donor.
The company announced…
As the audience for free television fades, federal regulators are wrestling over the future of the government-mandated broadcasts, which were originally intended to knit the nation’s disparate communities together.
Today, only 10 percent of the nation relies on free, over-the-air TV, which was created by the Telecom Act in the 1930s. To get a license, broadcasters had to offer local, educational and political programming, and to make it…
Apple’s new iPad was supposed to usher in a new era of watching movies and television shows on the go. The “Retina Display” screen was so stunning, better than a high-definition TV, that some analysts wondered aloud whether owners would finally cut the cord to expensive cable services.
But hold off on the cable-cutting revolution. Apple’s vision for mobile entertainment has hit a snag.