Archive for September, 2019

Nigeria convicts Facebook hackers for fraud

September 30, 2019 6:01 am0 comments
Nigeria's romance scammers, file photo

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIAN authorities have sentenced six individuals to one year imprisonment each for internet fraud via the social networking site, Facebook. The suspects convicted in the southern city of Calabar in the Cross Rivers State have been found guilty of running romance scams and impersonating United Nations […]

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5G projected to spur smartphone sales revival

September 27, 2019 3:49 am0 comments
Gartner senior research director Ranjit Atwal. File photo

MTHULISI SIBANDA Editor JOHANNESBURG – THE advent of the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) is projected, from next year, to curb the decline in global sales of smartphones. The projections come amid worldwide shipments of smartphones predicted to suffer their worst decline to date, a decline of 3,2 percent in 2019. […]

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North Africa building a vibrant digital economy

3:22 am0 comments
Huawei headquarters

SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – GOVERNMENT and the private sector are promoting the digital economy and the building of an efficient technological ecosystem in North Africa. This has been the principal theme at the just-concluded North African Innovation Day held in the Tunisian capital, Tunisia. Organised by Huawei, under the patronage of the […]

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