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The Pirate Bay To Bounce Back Soon

The Pirate Bay, which was closed down following a raid by Swedish police on Tuesday, appears to have found safe haven on a Costa Rican domain. The site, which gained notoriety for hosting pirated movies and music files, has been raided repeatedly by the Swedish police. Its founders have been arrested and convicted of copyright infringement, and two are currently ... Read More »

Nigeria automotive industry development Bill scales through

The Nigeria Automotive Industry Development Bill 2014 on Thursday scaled through second reading at the Senate. The Committee on Trade and Investment was mandated at the end of plenary to appraise the bill and send it back to plenary within two weeks for further legislative action. Senate President David Mark, who presided at the plenary, called on the Federal Government ... Read More »

LAUTECH wins Google 2014 Online Marketing contest

Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin, the Vice-Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, has commended the institution’s team which won the 2014 Google Online Marketing Challenge for Middle East and Africa. He made the commendation on Monday in Ogbomoso when he received the team of LAUTECH undergraduates, and also commended the founding fathers of the institution for laying a ... Read More »

Chemist Takes Ice Bucket Challenge To A Whole New Level

Don’t try this at home. Canadian chemist Muhammad Qureshi has taken the viral ALS ice bucket challenge to a whole new level by dumping a bucket of liquid nitrogen over his head. Though it’s extremely dangerous, the Leidenfrost Effect prevented him feeling the effects of freezing and frostbite. The effect occurs when a liquid, in near contact with a mass ... Read More »

Windows ‘9’ Could Go Online By September

The next major update to Windows, currently being called Windows Threshold, could arrive in preview form as soon as late September. That’s according to ZDNet, whose unnamed sources said a Windows Threshold “technology preview” will go live in early October at the latest. “Threshold” is thought to be the code name for Windows 9, though Microsoft has yet to weigh ... Read More »

Nissan’s made-in-Nigeria vehicles go on sale

The made-in-Nigeria Hyundai vehicles have gone into commercial sales in the country, the Stallion Group said yesterday. They are being sold at prices between N1.594 million and N1.990, the Group Managing Director of Stallion Automobile Division, Aprvir Singh, said . Stallion Goup Chairman Sunil Vaswani said the vehicles being assembled at the Hyundai Motor Plant in Lagos are “affordably priced,” ... Read More »

Man “Prints” Real Life Castle

Most of the 3D-printed scale models you’ve seen have probably been relatively small. This project is anything but. You can actually walk inside this castle; it’s going to be more than 10 feet tall when it’s finished. The massive printer that’s laying down the concrete castle is the creation of Minnesota engineer Andrey Rudenko. 3D printing a building isn’t a ... Read More »

FG Urged To Provide CCTV Cameras for Public Places

Stakeholders in the transport sector have  urged the Federal Government to provide Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Camera and other security gadgets at the various motor parks across the country as government tackles the Boko Haram insurgents. This was disclosed in a communique  Thursday in Abuja at the end of the two days workshop organised by the Special Services Office, Office ... Read More »


Globacom Nigeria yesterday launched a new tariff plan called Glo Ringa. The tariff will enable subscribers spend less when making calls. The new tariff offers call rate of 11 kobo per second and will make Glo customers to accommodate family and friends at a service charge of N250 per week. It is available to new and existing subscribers who register ... Read More »

Google Tricks You Didn’t Believe Existed

Most people just storm Google for the regular mission of searching, but did you know that the mighty search engine has other amazing uses? Read More »