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Apple’s security chief charged with bribery

Apple’s head of global security has been charged with bribery. Thomas Moyer is accused of offering bribes in the form of iPads worth $70,000 in order to obtain concealed firearms licenses. The charges were brought by a California grand jury on Monday. Apple did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Two police officers from …

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Sanwo-Olu Launches Nigeria’s ‘First Assembled Electric Car’

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday participated in the official launching of what has been described as Nigeria’s first assembled electric car. The electric car, named ‘Hyundai Kona’, was assembled by Stallions Automobile factory. In his remarks at the launch, Sanwo-Olu said the state government will provide charging points for electric cars, and …

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US Won’t Enforce TikTok Ban Following Court Ruling – Report

The US government has decided against enforcing its ban on Chinese-owned social media sensation TikTok to comply with a federal court ruling issued in the national security case, a media report said Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported the US Commerce Department had decided to hold off on enforcing a Trump administration order to ban …

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Apple unveils first Mac computers powered by its own M1 chip

Apple has revealed its first Mac computers powered by chips of its own design. In June, the company announced it would transition away from the Intel processors it had used since 2006. Apple said the advantages of using the M1 chip included better battery life, instant wake from sleep mode, and the ability to run …

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Virgin Hyperloop pod transport tests first passenger journeys

Virgin Hyperloop has trialled its first ever journey with passengers, in the desert of Nevada. The futuristic transport concept involves pods inside vacuum tubes carrying passengers at high speeds. In the trial two passengers – both company staff – travelled the length of a 500m test track in 15 seconds, reaching 107mph (172km/h). However this …

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WHATSAPP TAKES ON GOOGLE, ALIBABA IN INDIA’S PHONE PAYMENT BATTLE

  WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India’s fast-growing digital payments market. The Facebook-owned firm said it was launching Whatsapp Pay just hours after it was given permission by the country’s payments regulator. India is the messenger firm’s biggest market with …

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Huawei Drives Continuous Innovation Built On Robust Partners

Huawei has a long history of collaborating with other industry giants. Over the past decades, Huawei has worked with various organizations across industries, incorporating with each other’s edge to develop a wide range of solutions for the customers. Long-standing Collaboration with Intel Proven in Ever-evolving Product Series Intel is one of the most important among …

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Tunisian Startup Develops a Customisable Bionic Hand Device

Hand Clap for Tunisia Mohamed Dhaouafi, is founder and CEO of Cure Bionics — a Tunisian startup launched in 2017 which is developing a 3D-printed solar-powered and affordable bionic hand to help amputees and other people with physical disabilities across Africa. The customisable bionic hand is made of Lego block-like parts that can be replaced …

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