Acronis adds DeviceLocks leading device control and endpoint data leak prevention solutions to its list of capabilities in order to deliver an even higher level of cyber protection to every business. Global leader in cyber protection, Acronis, on Sunday announced the acquisition of DeviceLock Inc., a leading provider of endpoint...
Young people interested in coding will get the opportunity to be part of a six-week, online, immersive, entrepreneurial, creative and problem-solving bootcamp to build their coding capacity and proficiency. An IT company, Derasoft Consulting, says it is partnering with Whistler Communications Limited to organise the bootcamp dubbed ‘#CodeCamp for Youths’. A statement...
Leading AI and digitalization company, DGWorld, says it has launched the new version of its humanoid robot at the Ai Everything Summer Conference which held on July 16, 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The humanoid, WIZO, serves a multi-functional purpose in pushing beyond the boundaries and limitations of...
Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it would prohibit websites and apps that use its advertising technology from running ads on “dangerous content” that goes against scientific consensus during the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s largest search engine updated its policy as the health crisis has continued to rage throughout the...
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is leading a federal inquiry into the Twitter hacking, two sources familiar with the situation said, after hackers seized control of accounts belonging to Joe Biden, Kim Kardashian and others in what appeared to be a bitcoin scam. Earlier the FBI had said: “We...
India’s Reliance Industries on Wednesday said Alphabet Inc’s Google will buy a 7.7 per cent stake in its digital unit for $4.5 billion, winning the backing of another U.S. tech giant after Facebook Inc in late April. With Google’s investment, strategic and financial investors have committed a total of 1.52...
Streamlining anti-money laundering checks, longer central bank opening hours and linking national systems would cut cross-border payment costs, global regulators said on Monday. Payments have come under the spotlight since Facebook proposed its Libra digital stablecoin, prompting central banks to think about launching their own digital currency. A report by the...
Impressed by the impact of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s reforms in building a vibrant technology and innovation community at the Edo Innovation Hub, a former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Gideon Ikhine has offered a grant of N1 million to two start-ups at the technology hub. Engr....
Britain’s data watchdog and its Australian counterpart said on Thursday that they launched a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of facial recognition technology company Clearview AI. The investigation will be conducted by UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), focussing...
U.S. sanctions targeting Huawei Technologies have had no immediate impact on the Chinese firm’s ability to supply 5G equipment to the UK, Huawei Vice President Victor Zhang said on Wednesday. “These restrictions actually haven’t had an impact on Huawei’s capability to supply to the UK’s 5G and fibre solution at...
The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department are looking into allegations that popular app TikTok failed to live up to a 2019 agreement aimed at protecting children’s privacy, according to two people interviewed by the agencies. The development is the latest bump in the road for the short...
Japan’s Sharp Corp said on Saturday it is sticking to an original plan to list its laptop making unit in the business year from next April, denying a media report that it may take the unit public this year. The Osaka-based electronics firm hopes to start preparations this year for...
Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Wednesday it has added over 100 features to its video conferencing as part of its 90-day plan to address security and privacy concerns. The company said it has made significant progress for a transparency report that details information related to requests Zoom receives for...
India’s government banned nearly 60 Chinese mobile apps Monday, including TikTok, citing national security concerns, part of the larger tit-for-tat retaliation that is unfolding between the countries after their militaries clashed earlier this month. The move comes after a deadly clash between the Chinese and Indian militaries along their shared,...
Alphabet’s Google on Thursday took a step to resolving its spat with publishers, saying it would pay some media groups in Australia, Brazil and Germany for high-quality content and expects to do more deals with others. The U.S. internet giant has for years tried to fend off demands for payment...
Markus Braun, the Austrian tech entrepreneur who built Wirecard into one of Germany's biggest companies, has been arrested after a $2.1 billion hole exploded in its accounts. Munich prosecutors confirmed Tuesday that Braun, Wirecard's former CEO, was arrested on suspicion of having inflated the digital payment company's balance sheet and...
The African ICT Foundation, (AfICTf) has advocated for more information technology intervention to tackle the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, as most Africa nations continue to ease several lockdown protocols instituted by African governments. It also tasked start-ups on the need to define strategies to help them adapt to current...