• October 22, 2019

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GISPA Holds Maiden Ghana Internet Conference

The Ghana Internet Service Providers Association (GISPA) has held the maiden edition of the Ghana Internet Conference. GISPA is the umbrella body of all internet services providers in Ghana. The conference held at the Kofi Annan Center of Excellence In ICT on Thursday October 17, 2019, in Accra, was under the theme: ‘Global Internet Development […]

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Ghana to host Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference

In line with the country’s goal to leverage on data and information technology for development, Ghana will host the Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC), in Accra, from October 22 to 24.  The AGDIC seeks to inform and inspire cross-sectoral policy and decision-makers in Africa to discuss, exchange knowledge and information and share good […]

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Ecobank Ghana launches ‘Omni-lite Digi banking app’

The informal trading community in Ghana has been challenged to intensify record-keeping practices to make access to credit easy. Managing Director of Ecobank and Regional Executive Anglophone W/A, Dan Sackey, says the main reason most businesses in the informal sector have challenges accessing credit from financial institutions is the lack of information sharing and trust. […]

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Here’s what to expect in PUBG Mobile Season 9 which launches tomorrow

As earlier rumoured, the new season of PUBG Mobile will be rolling out tomorrow September 13. Season 9 comes with a new theme dubbed ‘Warriors Unite’ with warrior motifs from around the world. According to early beta releases and promos, some interesting costumes, skins and emotes inspired from the ancient ninja and samurai warriors will […]

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Huawei sweeps four awards at Mobex Africa Innovation Awards

Global ICT Leader, Huawei Technologies carried the day as the only company to win four awards at the 2019 Mobex Africa Innovation Awards held last Saturday, to celebrate excellence, innovation and creativity among enterprises and individuals in Africa. At the Innovation Awards, Huawei’s 5G innovation emerged as the winner for the Most Innovative Service Provider […]

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Study reveals why 6/10 teens experience cyberbullying online

According to new research by the Pew Research Center, 59% of teens have been victims of cyberbullying. That’s a frightening figure that raises fresh concern among parents, teachers, and authorities. The statistics reflect this, with 52% of parents worried about their children becoming bullying victims over social media. The internet isn’t going anywhere. With younger […]

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Samsung Projects Over 5 Million sale of QLED TVs in 2019

Samsung Electronics Co. is set to make a quantum leap in sales of its flagship premium lineup QLED televisions this year, thanks to growing consumer appetite for high-quality screen products, the firm’s TV business head has said. Han Jong-hee, president of Samsung’s visual display business, said the company is expected to solidify its leading market […]

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Facebook confirms millions of phone numbers exposed

Facebook has confirmed about 200 million phone numbers from members have been exposed in an online database. The company said it was investigating who had compiled the database and left it online unprotected. It includes telephone numbers for about 18 million Facebook members in the UK. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it had […]

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Technology threatens local car washing businesses

There is growing apprehension among car washing operators in the country with the introduction of automated car washing joints. The fate of operators of the once-booming industry seems to be hanging in the balance as many of their customers are now drifting towards the automated washing space instead of the traditional practice. A taxi driver […]

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iPhone faces sales ban threat due to computer chip patent battle

A legal battle between two chip firms could see some of the world’s most popular gadgets removed from sale. Apple and Google’s products are among those that may have to be taken off the shelves because of the patent dispute. US-based GlobalFoundries (GF) is demanding an import ban of products that use processors manufactured by […]