• November 16, 2018
  • Apps Tech Giants Top Story

    Google Maps App Gets Messaging Feature to Chat With Businesses

    In 2017, Google introduced a new feature that allows users to send business messages from business profiles on Google in some areas. Now, the same feature is coming to Google Maps. Users will now be able to see their messages with businesses connected through the business profile within the Google Maps app. For example, a […]

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    Facebook launches Lasso, its music and video TikTok clone

    Done cloning Snapchat, Facebook  is now chasing Chinese short-form video sensation TikTok with the launch of its knock-off Lasso. Available now for iOS and Android, Lasso is Facebook’s answer to the zany mobile lipsyncing playground that’s gained ground with young users, both in China and in the West. The release confirms TechCrunch’s scoop from last month that the company was building an app called Lasso […]

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    Stan Lee Dies at 95

    Marvel Comics Chair and patriarch Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. He died at the Cedar’s Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, early Monday morning. Reports state that the comic giant was taken by ambulance from his Los Angeles home on Monday morning to the facility, where he later died. Since his […]

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    GSMA Elects New Board Members and Announces Orange Chairman and CEO Stéphane Richard as Chair

    The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2019 through December 2020. The GSMA Board has also elected Stéphane Richard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Group as Chair, and Chua Sock Koong, Group Chief Executive Officer of Singtel Group as Deputy […]

  • AI Top Story World News

    China can apparently now identify citizens based on the way they walk

    China is home to the world’s largest network of CCTV cameras — more than 170 million — and its police have adopted Google Glass-like “smart specs” to seek out suspects in crowds, but now its surveillance efforts have hit a new level with technology that can apparently identify individuals based on their body shape and the […]

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MTN reassures customers of improved services

Ghana’s telecommunications Giant, MTN, has reassured its customers of improved services as plans are advanced to increase tariffs by the telcos. According to the Chief Executive Officer, Selorm Adadevor, the company is gradually upgrading all its sites to meet customers needs. He was speaking at a press Soiree in Tamale where he said customers of […]

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MTN targets Goldkey’s 4G spectrum in exchange for shares

Adom News has gathered that MTN is in talks with Goldkey Telecoms for a possible shares-for-spectrum deal. MTN will be offering an undisclosed number of its shares in exchange for Goldkey’s 4G spectrum in the 2600MHz band. Sources indicate that the National Communications Authority (NCA), the industry regulator, had long given MTN and Goldkey the green […]

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AirtelTigo launches ‘Free Morning’ for customers

AirtelTigo has launched an exciting offer ‘Free Morning’ to give its existing and new customers free unlimited AirtelTigo calls from 6am to 10am every day. In addition to free calls, customers will enjoy free 100MB of data to access their favorite websites, news portals and social media platforms. With the launch of Free Morning, AirtelTigo […]

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Surfline closed down over unpaid taxes totaling GH¢ 37m

Internet service provider, Surfline, has been shut down by the Ghana Revenue Authority(GRA) for owing unpaid taxes in excess of GH¢ 37 million. The amount constitutes unpaid pay as you earn for workers, communication service tax and penalties since 2015. Officials of the Debt Management and Compliance Enforcement Unit of the GRA closed down the […]

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Dell To Expand Operations Into Ghana and Other African countries

Technology firm, Dell, has announced a major expansion drive into the Ghanaian market within the short to medium terms. The company says the country provides the conducive environment to boost its operations in the West African sub region. According to sources discussions have already begun with key investors here to attract Dell’s new vision of […]

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CMU-Africa tours Ghana for Prospective Students

The Carnegie Mellon University, Africa (CMU-Africa) has successfully completed a recruitment tour of Ghana in search of prospective post graduate students. At a Seminar and Info Session held in Accra on Thursday, Maria Mayanja, Recruitment and Marketing Officer at Carnegie Mello University Africa, briefed prospective students on the opportunities and courses available at the university. […]




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