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SKIP NAVIGATION BREAKING NEWS logo logo TOP STORIES TECH Facebook hires top State Department lawyer as general counsel KEY POINTS Facebook said Jennifer Newstead is joining the company as general counsel. Newstead is succeeding Colin Stretch, who said last year that he planned to leave. Newstead is currently the legal adviser to the...

YouTube, essential aid for building confidence in cooking

Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa on Tuesday described YouTube as an essential aid for building confidence in cooking. Kola-Ogunlade in a statement in Lagos said that YouTube had unveiled five ways the internet could teach its users how...

Nigeria’s Internet fraudsters zero in on corporate email accounts

ABUJA (Reuters) - West Africa’s infamous internet scammers have evolved, dropping their impersonations of online love interests, princes and U.S. soldiers in favour of hijacking corporate emails, costing businesses hundreds of millions of dollars a year. It is a much more lucrative venture that works...

Facebook, Turner Said to Win Champions League TV Rights for $180 Million

UEFA said to encourage partnership between Turner, Facebook Three-year deal to air European soccer matches starts in 2018 Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Sports and Spanish-language broadcaster Univision have acquired the U.S. TV rights to European soccer’s Champions League, according to people familiar with the...

Facebook’s Watch goes up against YouTube for revenue in dollars

Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to United States users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue. Advertisers are shifting more of their budgets from television...

YouTube Go launches in Nigeria

YouTube has announced that the YouTube Go app previewed at the recent Google for Nigeria event is now available for initial public download in Nigeria. YouTube has been reimagined to meet the needs of the next generation of users in YouTube Go, which...

Facebook to build third foreign data center in Denmark

Facebook will build a new data center in the Danish city of Odense, the California-based tech company said at a press conference with local authorities, only the third such facility outside of the United States. "The Odense data center will be one of the most...

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, celebrate 5th wedding anniversay

Mark and Priscilla are celebrating their 5th wedding anniversary today May 19th. The couple have a daughter and expecting another child. On his page this evening, Mark shared on how they had surprised their family and friends with their wedding, as well as the...

5 Ways To Tell If Your Smartphone Is Being Tapped

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke Almost everyone is using a smartphone in Nigeria. What many of these smartphone users don't know is whether their phones are being tapped or not. If you don't know, there are a number of reasons your phone can be tracked. One reason...

Digital TV rolls across Nigeria

Digital television broadcasting is switched on in Abuja. It signals the start of full roll-out of digital broadcasting in the capital city. The consequence? Nigeria could complete its digital switch over (DSO) of television next June, according to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and...
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