MTN To Slash Capital Expenditure, Records Rise In Data Revenue In First Quarter

Africa’s largest mobile operator MTN has indicated plans to cut down on capital expenditure by as much as a quarter in 2020, as it pays more attention to saving cash and ensuring its network remain operational during the Covid-19 pandemic. During an update for its first-quarter performance, the company has revised its Capex guidance to between R21bn and R22bn, from R28.3bn previously, saying it expects Covid-19 to interrupt supply chains and cause difficulties in rolling out extra coverage.

Apple To Introduce New Face ID Recognition Authorization

Apple's Face Id has come to be an enormously popular feature since its introduction on iPhone offering more secure security for performing a number of tasks and transactions including unlocking of phones to performing purchases from iTunes Store, App Store as well as payments with Apple Pay. Thanks to an array of TrueDepth sensors contained on the iPhone's notch, the depth-perception 3D technology makes face unlock more secure by identifying the position of facial features like the eyes, nose, chin with pinpoint accuracy.

Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Help Users Diagnose COVID-19

Amazon has announced that it has added features to its Alexa voice assistant that can help users diagnose COVID-19. The voice assistant will serve as a first step towards diagnosing cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Amazon has announced.

TikTok Adds New Parental Control To Teens' Accounts

Popular short-form video social media app TikTok is adding a feature called 'Family Pairing' starting from April 30. This update will allow parents and guardians to remotely set restrictions on their wards accounts.

There Is No 5G Network In Nigeria - Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, in a press statement, has debunked rumours circulating on social media that 5G technology is the cause of COVID-19 and that there is no 5G presence in Nigeria. The Minister also added that the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), is yet to deliberate on the deployment of the 5G network and that Buhari administration will never seek technological advancement at the expense of the health and welfare of its citizens.

FG Warns Nigerian Over The Use Of Coronavirus Fraudulent App

The Federal Government has drawn the attention of its citizen on Tuesday 24th March 2020 over the existence of an Android-based malicious fraudulent COVID-19 application, allegedly meant to provide updates of the pandemic virus and infections around the user.

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