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Threat alert: Why you should not install WhatsApp Pink

WhatsApp users are under another malicious attack by perpetrators of nefarious activities online. The most recent threat comes through a link being shared on the chat platform that can let hackers gain access to users’ devices.   The new threat link is being shared under the name WhatsApp Pink and claims that it can turn …

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NCC tasks Nigerians on type-approved mobile devices

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to verify their desired mobile devices to ascertain if they are type-approved before purchase.   The NCC said they could make this confirmation on the commission’s website before payment for a transactions can be made. This was disclosed by the commission in a conversation with NCC’s …

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Emirates And Dubai Health Authority Begin Implementing Digital Verification Of COVID-19 Medical Records For UAE Based Travellers

Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have begun to implement full digital verification of COVID-19 medical records connected to testing and vaccination for travellers based in the UAE. Emirates customers who have undertaken a PCR test in Dubai can choose to check-in without presenting their physical COVID-19 PCR test report. Moreover, customers who have …

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Toyota builds first refrigerated vehicle for vaccines

Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, and B Medical Systems S.à r.l, have announced that the vehicle with a dedicated refrigerator for transporting vaccines at the appropriate temperatures developed jointly by the three companies, has met the relevant standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO).   The vehicle last week obtained Performance, Quality and …

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Dangerous Android App Pretends to Be a System Update to Steal Your Data

Beware a newly discovered malicious app that pretends to update your phone but, in reality, is just a giant spyware application that can steal pretty much all your data while also monitoring your movements and online search history. Simply called System Update, the Android app was discovered by researchers with mobile security firm Zimperium, who have classified …

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Three entirely new lifeforms discovered on space station

Three new lifeforms have been discovered in different locations on the International Space Station (ISS), potentially offering researchers a new way to grow food in space. American and Indian scientists have examined four bacterial strains from the station and found that the three belonged to a species previously unknown to science. The rod-shaped bacteria were …

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Samsung Named No.1 Global TV Manufacturer For 15 Consecutive Years

Samsung Electronics topped the global TV market for the 15th consecutive year, according to market research firm, Omdia. Newly released data published on February 23 notes that Samsung Electronics recorded 31.8% in global TV market share by revenue in Q4 2020 and retained the largest annual category market share by revenue in 2020, at 31.9%. …

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Huawei Mate X2 folding phone unveiled despite chip supply worries

Huawei has unveiled a revamped foldable smartphone, which it says has a much smaller internal gap when closed than that of its main rival Samsung. The Mate X2 marks a major redesign for the Chinese firm. When shut, the large display is now hidden inside the device rather than exposed over its exterior, as was …

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NIN: stress-free steps to download NIMC mobile App, print National Identity Card on-line

The technical assistant, information technology to the Ministry of Communication, Femi Adeluyi, made this known in a statement issued on the night of Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Abuja. He said the development was part of the federal government’s policy to improve the process of obtaining NIN and linking it to Subscribers Identification Module (SIM), …

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