Five new features that make Facebook video accessible

Last week, Facebook announced updates to Live 360, its video feature which immerses viewers into a scene, giving them the opportunity to explore and experience new environments virtually. The new updates, which include Live 360 Ready Programme, 4K Resolution, Donate Buttons, Scheduled Live and Post-Live Experience, will improve and simplify the Live 360 experience for both creators […]

Osinbajo laments lack of Nigeria’s own tech giants

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed concern that Africa, particularly Nigeria, has not been able to produce its own giant technology firms despite its abundant human resources and creative youth population. Osinbajo expressed the worry in an address delivered at the opening of the Digital Africa Conference and Exhibition in Abuja last week. The acting […]

Six new things you can do with a smartphone

Smartphones are amazingly useful machines. Indeed, they are not just called smart for nothing. That device in your hands can do so much more than you know it is capable of, yet most of us miss out on some of these incredible functionalities. Interestingly, research shows that the majority of smartphone users explore less than […]

Google AI defeats human Go champion

Google’s DeepMind AlphaGo artificial intelligence has defeated the world’s number one Go player Ke Jie. AlphaGo secured the victory after winning the second game in a three-part match. DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis said Ke Jie had played “perfectly” and “pushed AlphaGo right to the limit”. Following the defeat, Ke Jie told reporters: “I’m a little […]

Propeller Director, Hanson Johnson, gets Leap Africa award

By Effiong WILLIAM The Chief Technical Director of propellerng.com and Chief Executive of Start Innovative Hub, Mr Hanson Johnson, was among five young entrepreneurs of Akwa Ibom State honoured with award of recognition at the LEAP Africa 2016 Social Innovators Programme and Awards (SIPA) 2016 held at Emerald Events Centre in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday, November […]