Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

TCN Engineers Construct Sub-stations, Repair, Install Transformers, Says MD

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that its in-house engineers have taken over construction of sub-stations, repairs and installations of new transformers across the country. The Managing Director (MD) of TCN, Mr Usman-Gur Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Mohammed said the projects were being executed with 10 per

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President Trump calls Apple CEO ‘Tim Apple’ instead of Tim Cook

• Tim Cook has been Apple’s CEO for almost eight years and has had his differences with Donald Trump. • The two have had multiple meetings since Trump became president. First there was “Jeff Bozo.” Now there’s “Tim Apple.” President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook have had some tense moments in the past, but none quite like this.

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Google won’t remove a Saudi app that lets men track women

• Absher, an app designed by the Saudi government, allows men to track women and deny them permission to travel. • After investigating the app, Google told a Congresswoman that Absher does not violate its terms and conditions. • The app is currently available on both Apple and Google’s app stores despite a call from U.S. politicians for both companies

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Report: 60% of Nigerian Businesses Suffer Cyberattack

Cybercrime has become the greatest threat to companies and countries globally, just as about 54 per cent of companies globally experience at least one cyberattack every year. In Nigeria, the rate of cyberattack on organisations is on the rise, as 60 per cent of firms suffer cyberattack every year, according to a recent survey jointly carried out by Sophos Nigeria

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SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft launches successfully. The Launch brings US plans to resume sending people into space in own spacecraft closer

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft took off on Saturday morning, marking the first major step towards US ambitions to resume sending astronauts into space on its own spacecraft from American soil. The uncrewed spacecraft launched as planned from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida at 2.49am local time (07.49 GMT), on top of a Falcon 9 rocket and carrying a dummy

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