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Sama Red team Improves AI model performance and security

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The addition of PlayStation Passkey makes it login easier

The addition of PlayStation passkeys has made logging in to the PlayStation Network (PSN) much easier.  Users of the PS5 and PS4 can now log in to their accounts with a PIN or through Face ID or Touch ID on the PlayStation App for Mobile. For gamers who have trouble remembering long passwords, creating a […]

Modupeoluwa Olalere
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Google considers charging for AI-driven premium features

In a move that would completely change Google’s search business, the company is considering charging for new “premium” features driven by generative AI. Even though ChatGPT has been out for almost a year and a half, the company is still trying to figure out how to protect its advertising business from new technologies, such as […]

Modupeoluwa Olalere
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WIOCC, OADC promote STEM among Lagos students

As part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, WIOCC Group—the parent company of WIOCC, Africa’s digital backbone—and Open Access Data Centres (OADC), Africa’s fastest-growing data centre company—have come together to motivate students at Sammy Bright School in Ajah, Lagos, to major in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The commitment of WIOCC Group to […]

Felicia Akindurodoye
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The Propella 9S Pro V2 torque sensor revolutionises urban commuting.

The Propella 9S Pro V2 is an electric bike aimed at urban commuters. It is a Class 1 e-bike, meaning it has a pedal-assist system only and a maximum speed of 20 mph (32 km/h). Despite the lack of a throttle, reviewers praise its smooth and responsive power delivery thanks to a critical feature: a […]

Olanrewaju Adeniyi
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5 Smartwatches to Consider beyond Apple Watch

Are you in the market for a smartwatch but want to explore options beyond the Apple Watch? Look no further! Techpression curated a list of five incredible smartwatches that offer a range of features and styles. Whether you’re a fitness fanatic, a fashion-forward individual, or a tech-savvy enthusiast, there’s something here for everyone.  Read also: […]

Staff Writer
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Microsoft empowers Nigerian startups at EV hackathon

In a dynamic showcase of entrepreneurial talent and technological innovation, Microsoft Corporation has collaborated with Get Funded Africa to host an electric vehicle (EV) hackathon at the Microsoft African Development Centre in Lagos.  The event provided a platform for startups, engineers, and visionaries to demonstrate their potential in revolutionising the EV landscape. Top Winners include: […]

Hauwa Ali Abdul
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How Lemonwares Technology provides global web development from Nigeria

When you need web design and development help in Lagos, Nigeria, Lemonwares Technology is the best company to go to. In this digital age, businesses need to have a solid online footprint. With many different services, Lemonwares Technology is committed to improving your brand’s digital journey. We offer cloud-based productivity tools like Microsoft 365 plans […]

Modupeoluwa Olalere
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Africa gains from Chinese rice technology

China has been transferring modern rice cultivation technologies to African countries for years, addressing food security concerns and promoting agricultural development. This effort has become vital to fighting hunger and poverty and boosting China-Africa relations. Through decades of research and invention, China’s rice farming expertise has increased crop yields and agricultural sustainability. Working with African […]

Modupeoluwa Olalere
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Platnova Technologies shines at Tech Unite Africa

Platnova Technologies Limited, the beacon of Nigeria’s fintech space, has achieved a significant milestone at the recently concluded Tech Unite Africa Expo, held on March 26th and 27th, 2024, at the esteemed MUSON Centre, Lagos.  The event brought together tech leaders, innovators, investors, and enthusiasts to explore cutting-edge advancements and provide a platform for startups […]

Ibukunoluwa Josephine Bankole
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Yahoo acquires ‘Artefact’ AI-powered news tool

Yahoo has bought Artefact, the AI-powered news aggregation tool that Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger created. The company revealed this on Tuesday.  The amount of money involved in the deal was kept private. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram co-founders, founded Artefact. This personalised news feed app understands your interests and curates content […]

Modupeoluwa Olalere
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Kenya unveils ‘Let’s Go to Kenya’ digital media campaign

A new digital media campaign called “Let’s Go to Kenya” has been launched by the Kenyan government to market the country as a top spot for investment, technology, innovation, and tourism. A joint effort between the ICT Authority, Konza Technopolis, and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Digital Economy (MoICDE), the campaign was […]

Felicia Akindurodoye
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Zambia, Zimbabwe collaborate on US$5 Billion Batoka Hydropower Project

The governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe have announced the retendering of the Batoka Gorge Hydropower project. This significant decision to seek new bidders for the $5 billion contract marks a renewed commitment to sustainable energy and economic resilience in Southern Africa. Previously awarded to General Electric (GE) and Power Construction Corp of China, the contract […]

Hauwa Ali Abdul
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Liberia expands solar farm, hydropower in new energy Initiative

With funding from the World Bank, the West Regional government, and a vision for a brighter future, Liberia is embarking on two critical projects: the expansion of the Mount Coffee Hydropower Plant and the construction of Liberia’s first solar farm. These initiatives promise to revolutionise electricity access, empower rural communities, and drive economic growth. The […]

Hauwa Ali Abdul
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