Tesla: The tweet that cost him and his company $20 million fines each was “Worth It!”

Tesla: The tweet that cost him and his company $20 million fines each was “Worth It!”

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the tweet that cost him and the company $20 million in fines each by the US Securities and Exchange Commision was “Worth It”. The tweet, sent late Friday evening less than an hour before Musk tweeted that he would take a break from Twitter...

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Google CEO fires 48 employees owing to sexual harassment cases over the past 2 years

Google CEO fires 48 employees owing to sexual harassment cases over the past 2 years

CALIFORNIA” Google Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years. Pichai sent an email to Google employees in response to a New York Times story that was published earlier in the day. The report said the...

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The fascinating technologies that manage to obtain drinking water from the air

The fascinating technologies that manage to obtain drinking water from the air

All the air, from the arid deserts to the humid cities, contains water vapor. According to estimates, throughout the planet, humid air contains 12,900 cubic kilometers of water, more than the 11,600 cubic kilometers that make up the bed of Lake Superior, the largest in North America, and the 2,700...

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Software saga continues, iPhone and Samsung fined over slowdown controversy

Software saga continues, iPhone and Samsung fined over slowdown controversy

Apple and Samsung are being fined €10m and €5m respectively in Italy for the “planned obsolescence” of their smartphones. An investigation launched in January by the nation’s competition authority found that certain smartphone software updates had a negative effect on the performance of the devices. Believed to be the first ruling of...

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Facebook Messenger 4: what’s new in the new system and when will it be available?

Facebook Messenger 4: what’s new in the new system and when will it be available?

Simplicity, a return to the basics. That’s what Facebook users asked the social network to improve their messaging service. And is that according to a survey conducted by the company, “7 out of 10 people (71%) told us that simplicity is the number one priority in a messaging application.” The social network recognized...

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FIA: Cybercrimes in Pakistan rise at an alarming rate, women targeted

FIA: Cybercrimes in Pakistan rise at an alarming rate, women targeted

Reportedly, rate of cybercrimes, especially the harassment and blackmailing of women regardless of their age, has increased sharply in Pakistan over the last three years, media reported on Tuesday citing figures released by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). Apparently, the agency said that its cybercrime circle has so far conducted 2,295...

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How to calibrate your cell phone to optimize battery performance

How to calibrate your cell phone to optimize battery performance

Nobody likes to run out of battery … But you can reduce the chances of this happening with this trick. The batteries of our cell phones are, for many, a real headache. They often go off without warning, never charge completely or go from 40% to 12% in a matter...

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Japan urges Facebook to improve data protection measures

Japan urges Facebook to improve data protection measures

TOKYO: Japan’s government on Monday told United States (US) technology firm Facebook to better protect its users’ personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people across the world. The government asked the world’s largest social media network to fully communicate security issues to users, increase surveillance...

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Nigerian Stock Exchange celebrates as it wins ‘2018 Best Use of Technology for Efficiency’ award

Nigerian Stock Exchange celebrates as it wins ‘2018 Best Use of Technology for Efficiency’ award

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has bagged the ‘2018 Best Use of Technology for Efficiency’ award from Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards 2018 (NTITA). The NTITTA is the most celebrated industry awards for the technology and telecom industries attracting top decision makers in the sectors. The annual event is...

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The tiny Tiny Palm smartphone that baffles fans of mobile devices

The tiny Tiny Palm smartphone that baffles fans of mobile devices

The Tiny Palm will cost US $ 349 and will be available in the United States, only with the Verizon network, starting in November. It is very small, it has Android and it is designed to be a “complementary telephone” of the normal size cell phone that you use every...

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