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BRITAIN INCREASES INVESTMENT FINANCING IN NIGERIA TO £1.25BN

The United Kingdom has increased its loan facility limit to £1.25bn for businesses seeking to import UK products and services as well as intellectual property into Nigeria. The Country Manager, [...]

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APPLE WINS PATENT FOR A FOLDABLE DISPLAY

Apple has won a patent for a foldable screen that could be used on iPhones and other devices. The patent, granted Tuesday by the US Patent and Trademark Office, describes an electronic device [...]

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UBER SAYS IT WILL KICK OFF RIDERS FOR LOW RATINGS

Uber passengers could lose access to the ride-hailing app if their rating is too low. On Wednesday (29th of May, 2019), the company said in a blog post it will start to boot riders with a [...]

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LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT AND MITIGATING RISKS

Every leap forward in technology can be a leap forward in human benefit, if managed properly. Innovation, technology and digital advancements have brought us to some of the most exciting times in [...]

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KOICA SPENDS $500M ON NIGERIA’S E-GOVERNMENT PLAN

Federal government says Korea International Corporation Agency, KOICA has so far spent $500 million towards the realization of e-Government establishment for Nigeria. The Minister of [...]

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LASER DRONES PROTECT SCOTTISH FORESTS

Laser-carrying drones that can see through the forest canopy are being used to protect native Scottish plants threatened by invasive species. The drones use Lidar (light detection and ranging), [...]

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THE ETHICAL HACKERS TAKING THE BUGS TO THE BANK

These days, when an unexpected email turns up offering lots of cash, most people just assume it is a scam and delete it. But Mark Litchfield opened one such a message and it led him on a journey [...]

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FACEBOOK IS LEAVING CLUES ABOUT A POSSIBLE CRYPTOCURRENCY LAUNCH

Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch a cryptocurrency as part of its global push into payments. The BBC reported Friday that Facebook wants to start testing “GlobalCoin” by the [...]

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UBER’S FIRST EMPLOYEE, RYAN GRAVES, TO DEPART BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Uber’s first employee, and once CEO, is departing the company’s board. In an SEC filing Friday, Uber said Ryan Graves plans to resign from the newly public company’s board [...]

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RESEARCHERS CAN NOW USE AI AND A PHOTO TO MAKE FAKE VIDEOS OF ANYONE

Researchers have come up with a method for creating realistic-looking — but fake — videos of anyone by using just a single image of them with a trained artificial intelligence system. It’s [...]