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Tecno Announces New AI Assistance In Latest HiOS Update  

Tecno Mobile has once again pushed the boundaries of technological innovation with the announcement of its latest operating system update, focusing mainly on artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance user experience. The new HiOS update promises to redefine how users interact with their Tecno smartphones, promising a slew of AI-enhanced features aimed at improving functionality, customization, and overall device performance. The latest HiOS update signifies Tecno’s commitment to leveraging AI technology to deliver a smarter, more efficient mobile experience. From professional-grade camera settings to smart network management and language translation capabilities, Tecno aims to equip its users with the tools they need to navigate the digital world effortlessly.

2Africa Subsea Cable Lands Akwa Ibom

Days after being declared public interest in Portugal, the 2Africa submarine fibre optic cable, will links Europe, Asia, and Africa has landed in Qua Iboe, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The cable, dubbed the largest cable project in the world is measured at 45,000-kilometre. According to Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, via his X handle wrote: “This is a significant milestone that has been delivered with the support of President Bola Tinubu, whose directive to all relevant agencies to support the ease of approvals was critical to the successful landing of this cable in Akwa Ibom, a first for the Niger Delta region,”

NIMC To Launch NIN Registration App For Nigerians In Diaspora

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced its plans to launch a user-friendly self service application (app) for Nigerian in the diaspora to allow them seamlessly enroll for their National Identification Number (NIN). This initiative was disclosed on Monday during a meeting between Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chief-Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) and Abisoye Coker-Odusote, the Director-General of NIMC.

Apple Releases iOS 17.2 With Journal Feature, Spatial Video Capture Support And More

Apple has kicked off another major update for iOS 17 to bring joy and good cheer to all iPhone users. Released on Monday, the new iOS 17.2 update features a bag full of exciting things to play with. Though a few of the new features are aimed at the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max, there's more than enough to go around for any compatible iPhone, specifically the iPhone XR or later. The much-awaited Journal App update is designed to help users craft their life’s narrative effortlessly with personalized prompts derived from the phone’s data, making every moment a storytelling masterpiece. But that’s not all, a user can immerse himself/herself in the world of spatial magic with the ability to capture 3D videos using both main and ultrawide cameras simultaneously, elevating your content creation game to a whole new dimension.

EU Begins Investigation Into TikTok's Possible Online Content Breaches

The European Union has launched a formal investigation into possible online content breaches by TikTok, including content rules safeguarding children. The EU's executive arm, the European Commission, said it had opened official proceedings against the Chinese-owned short video platform over a potential breach of the Digital Services Act (DSA). EU industry chief Thierry Breton in an X post on Monday said he took the decision after analysing the short video app's risk assessment report and its replies to requests for information. He said protection of children was a "top enforcement priority" for the DSA. “As a platform that reaches millions of children and teenagers, TikTok must fully comply with the DSA and has a particular role to play in the protection of minors online,” Breton said. “We are launching this formal infringement proceeding today to ensure that proportionate action is taken to protect the physical and emotional well-being of young Europeans. We must spare no effort to protect our children.”

Jumia Cease Food Delivery Business

Popular African e-commerce giant, Jumia, has announced its plans to shut down its food delivery business by the end of the year. This strategic decision is part of Jumia's efforts to enable profitability, and also to concentrate on the expansion of its core online retail business.

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