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Glo spreads Christmas love to orphanages

Nigeria’s national telecommunications carrier, Globacom, has lit up many orphanages across the country with the donation of household goods and goodies worth millions of naira in the spirit of the Christmas. Items donated include edibles, household utilities, body care products, toiletries and other essentials used by the orphanages in their day-to-day operations. The gifts were handed over by Globacom officials ... Read More »

Obama Is A Monkey-North Korea Spits Fire

North Korea on Saturday blamed Washington for disrupting its Internet connectivity, while again denying US government accusations that it was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures, according to a statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency. The National Defense Commission, the state’s ruling body, also called President Barack Obama a “monkey” for urging Sony’s eventual release of “The ... Read More »

Playstation Network Still Underground After Christmas Hack

Sony’s PlayStation Network was still recovering on Saturday from a suspected attack that took it offline over Christmas. PSN, along with Microsoft’s Xbox Live, started experiencing connection problems three days ago on Wednesday afternoon. A hacking group called Lizard Squad claimed responsibility via Twitter for a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack, but the attack and its involvement couldn’t be confirmed. The ... Read More »

FBI Confirms North Korea’s Responsibility In American Cyber Attack

The FBI has announced that North Korea is responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures that led to the release of an untold amount of the company’s private data, e-mails, and information as well as the cancellation of the release of the studio’s film The Interview. CNN reports that an FBI investigation has linked “the malware, infrastructure and techniques ... Read More »

Fighting Ebola With Your Phone

Complex problems often need complex solutions, and now you can be part of such a solution in the quest to find an Ebola cure by donating your computer or smartphone’s idle time. The World Community Grid has teamed up non-profit biomedical research group The Scripps Institute to turn all that unused computing power into the advancement of “cutting-edge, scientific research.” All ... Read More »

Worst Games Of 2014

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Meet The World’s Strongest Phone

Are you one of those people who are clumsy or wack with mobile phones? Well, here’s a lifeline, Oppo’s R5. Read More »

How To Stop Sleeping With Your Phone

If you’re spending each night sleeping with your phone, you should stop. Why? Well for starters, the blue light your phone’s screen gives off can keep your brain awake and affect the quality of your sleep. Tablets and computers give off that light too, but you’re more likely to take your small phone to bed nightly than those gadgets. Next, ... Read More »

Facebook Divorces Microsoft’s BING!

Facebook and Microsoft’s relationship status? You can say “It’s Complicated.” The social network said it is no longer relying on Bing for Web search results, ending a four-year online relationship with Microsoft’s search engine. Microsoft still owns a tiny but valuable stake in Facebook. “We’re not currently showing web search results in Facebook Search because we’re focused on helping people ... Read More »

Google Shuts Down Amazon’s App on Play Store

Google is typically lax about the kind of apps that live in its app store, avoiding the standoffs with app developers that Apple (AAPL, Tech30) is so well known for. But Amazon’s addition of its own app store within its main Android app appears to have ruffled Google’s feathers. In September, Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) began allowing customers to download apps ... Read More »