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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has disclosed that it has sponsored the training of over 2000 Nigerians for both masters and PhD IT post-graduate programmes across the world. Mallam Kashifu Inuwa, the Director-General, NITDA made the disclosure in a statement in Abuja, saying that the post-graduate scholarship was in efforts to meet up with global digital advancements through capacity building.

Facebook Gives Users Control Over How To Turn-off Certain Political ads

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Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was making some changes to its approach to political ads, including allowing users to turn off certain ad-targeting tools, but the updates stop far short of critics’ demands and what rival companies have pledged to do.

Windows Devices Can't Access Whats App After Dec 31, 2019

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WhatsApp, a Social messaging application will stop working on phones running on the Windows mobile operating system effective from 31st December 2019.

Tinder Sets To Include Panic Buttons & Safety Check-Ins on Apps To Prevent Life Threatening Dates

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Location-based dating app, Tinder is planning to offer its users an option to receive check-ins and hit a panic button whenever a date goes wrong or they don't feel safe.

Defect: Toyota recalls 3.4 million vehicles

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Following defects noticed in its cars, amongst which is the airbag defect, Toyota Motor has disclosed that it will recall 3.4 million vehicles worldwide because of an electronic glitch that can result in airbags not deploying in crashes.

U.S. Govt Limits Export Of AI Softwares To Rivals

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Government of the United States of America has put in place measures to crimp exports of artificial intelligence software so as to prevent sensitive technologies from reaching the hands of rival powers.

Japanese multinational automotive company, Toyota Motor Corporation has announced a collaboration with an aerospace company, Joby Aviation (Joby) to develop an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) taxi service aircraft. 

Eweluka Appointed New Acting NBET MD

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The Federal Government has appointed Mr. Nnaemeka Eweluka as the new Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), after former MD, Marily Amobi stepped down.

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The Nigerian Mobile network Operators have gained additional 11.15 million additional active internet users into cyberspace to hit 122.79 million in September 2019.  The statistics were contained in a report obtained from the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).

Uber And Hyundai Teams-Up To Develop Electric Air Taxis

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U.S. ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor have teamed up to develop electric air taxis, joining the global race to make small self-flying cars to ease urban congestion.

Huawei Grows Sales Revenue by 18%, Amidst Difficult Forecast for 2020

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Huawei Technologies on Tuesday announced record profits for 2019despite a tumultuous year that has seen the U.S. and its allies blacklist the firm curbed growth and disrupted its earlier projections.

Toyota Names "Ted" As New CEO

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Toyota Motor Corp has on Wednesday named the chief operating officer, Tetsuo “Ted” Ogawa it's North America new chief executive, as former CEO Jim Lentz, would retire on April 1.