WhatsApp new privacy terms and what it means for you

Source : https://www.independent.co.uk/ The announcement that WhatsApp will be getting new rules – and forcing users to agree to them – has spread fear among the people who rely on the messaging app to stay in touch with friends and family. WhatsApp has long prided itself on its commitment to security and privacy, with encrypted conversations and other important technologies integrated into the app. But the new announcement has sparked fears of the exact opposite: that people’s information is not being kept secret but instead shared with Facebook. But what is…

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Installation of Huawei 5G banned in the U.K.

United Kingdom on Monday detailed plans to phase out Huawei from its 5G networks. Come September 2021 carriers installing the Chinese firm’s gear will have to stop. The U.K. government decided to ban 5G equipment from Huawei over the summer. Reversing course after heightened pressure from the United States. Westminster had initially allowed Huawei a limited role in the U. K’s 5G deployment. Washington has imposed devastating sanctions on Huawei. It is claiming that the Shenzhen-based company could enable the government in Beijing to spy on sensitive communications. For its…

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Dell anticipates increase in sales

Dell foresees a surge in sales as Work From Home and online learning become the new norm. Dell is a multinational IT company based in Texas, United States. It produces desktop PCs, notebooks, tablets, and peripherals, storage solutions, virtualization and cloud services, and infrastructure. Dell Technologies anticipates current-quarter sales above market expectations. The Covid 19 pandemic shifted office work to remote work and online learning. This shift increased demand for the companies desktops and notebooks, helping it post a surprise rise in third-quarter revenue. The company said, on an earnings…

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Celebrate Name Your PC day November 20.

  Name Your PC Day is being celebrated today November 20, 2020, and your personal computer deserves a name. It works tirelessly to keep you in communication with friends and family. In this era, the odds are considerable that the largest number of people spend considerable time in front of a computer. It keeps you connected with work and what’s happening in the world around you. They need to be recognized for making our day to day work easier.  They deserve a name of their own.  Name Your PC Day…

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Geographic Information System (GIS) Day

  Today, November 18, 2020,  marks the Geographic Information System (GIS) Day. This is a day set aside to celebrate the technology that has come to affect every aspect of our lives. This is from our GPS systems to Google Maps, GIS systems are integrated into everything. They serve to make our lives easier every single day. Thanks to this amazing science, we are able to have our deliveries made on time. Get straight to the house of a new friend without getting lost. The technology is truly amazing. A…

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Facebook gaming and dating service to be introduced

The world’s most popular social media platform Facebook that almost every person has an account, keeps developing and evolving day by day. Well, according to Reuters, Facebook has launched a dating and gaming feature in Europe. The online platform Facebook launched the free-to-play cloud gaming feature on its social media platform. This will allows users to stream and play games like “Asphalt 9: Legends” and “WWE Super Card” without downloading them. The most interesting part is that all the cloud-streamed games would be played on the platform’s gaming tab or…

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Free calls and data during Safaricom at 20

Telecommunication giant Safaricom has announced to give away free calls and data for its loyal customers at its Safaricom at 20 birthday celebrations at the Serena Hotel, Nairobi. Safaricom which enjoys about 35 million subscribers in Kenya said all its customers will be enjoying one free call of up to 20 minutes within the next 30 days as they celebrate 20 years of service. The 20 free minutes offer is a gift from Safaricom which is celebrating 20 years since its establishment in Kenya in 2000. Customers also turning 20…

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Future Jobs to look out for in the coming years.

Technology is day by day becoming the way of life for each an every one of us. This igoing to affect employment industry in the near future. We cannot simply dare to escape its existence, growth and interruption in our lives is bound to increase. This applies to our sources of income, our daily jobs which have been fully revolutionized by technology. Most jobs which were manually done by hands have been replaced by machines reducing the man power required. Interestingly new jobs have also been created by technology, a…

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Key highlights of the World Statistics Day

As Kenya celebrated Mashujaa Day on 20th October the World at large was celebrating the World Statistics Day. This an international day to celebrate statistics. According to the Standard media, the day was created by the United Nations Statistical Commission and was first celebrated on 20 October 2010. The day is celebrated every five years making it the 2nd celebration. Here are some of the key interesting statistics that you would like to know. The latest global Covid-19 statistics, total cases now stand at 40,664,529 (40.7M); Deaths: 1,123,217 (1.12M) and…

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Facebook reinforces its presence in Africa

Facebook is in Africa’s good books yet again and this time, the tech giant  hopes to develop products made by Africans, for Africans and the rest of the world. In 2016, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg visited Nigeria in what was his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. While the attraction to the budding tech ecosystem which was already producing some of Africa’s best known startups was obvious, there was also the underlying influence of Facebook’s pool of high-ranking Nigerian-American executives. Four years later, that influence may be yielding more results as Facebook is…

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