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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Windows Phone dies today

Microsoft is killing off Windows Phone 8.1 support today, more than three years after the company first introduced the update.  Windows Phone 8.1 was a big update to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system, and...

Facebook shuts down ‘legal pot shops’

Facebook has shut down pages offering marijuana for sale in Alaska, angering the businesses that run them, who say they were licensed to sell it. It highlights the problems faced by social networks trying to...

Nokia ‘regrets’ Withings health app backlash

Nokia says it is "regrettable" that problems with its Health Mate fitness-tracking app have frustrated users. Nokia took over health tech firm Withings in 2016 and recently replaced the Withings Health Mate app with a...

KNUST constructs solar-powered 4X4 vehicle

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in partnership with the Technical University of Munich, has constructed a solar-powered 4x4 vehicle. The environmentally-friendly vehicle, meant to carry passengers and goods, was inaugurated by...

Apple’s Tim Cook confirms self-driving car plans

Apple's chief executive has confirmed it is developing a self-driving car system.But Tim Cook indicated that it is too soon to say whether it would license the tech to other carmakers or try to...

Facebook publishes fake news ads in UK papers

Facebook has broadened its campaign to raise awareness about fake news, by publishing adverts in the UK press.The ads, in papers including The Times, The Guardian and Daily Telegraph, carry a list of 10...

Facebook denies targeting insecure users

Facebook has denied it is targeting insecure young people in order to push advertising, amid a row over a leaked document. A research paper, reported on but not published by The Australian newspaper, was said...
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Facebook F8: Four things worth your attention

Facebook’s annual developers’ event, held this year in San Jose, is the social network's chance to bring together all of the people that work with the site to create the apps and other features...

Otumfuo purchases 3 customised Kantanka vehicles

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has taken delivery of the first of three customized four-wheel drive vehicles from the Kantanka car manufacturers in Kumasi today, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The remaining two of the...

Garadget faces backlash after locking out irate user

The maker of an internet-enabled garage door device is facing a backlash after blocking its use by a customer who had complained about the tech. The owner had written negative comments about Garadget's kit on...

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