Monthly Archives: July 2018

India warns WhatsApp over abuse of platform

The Indian government directed WhatsApp, a messaging service, to immediately contain spread of fake, motivated and sensational messages in wake of recent killings of innocent people in the country, a government spokesman said Wednesday. “It has been pointed out that such platform cannot evade accountability and responsibility specially when good technological inventions are abused by…

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MTN set to take over Visafone licence

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun the process for the transfer of the licence of Visafone Communications Limited to digital mobile operator, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. It was gathered that the transfer of Visafone’s license would also involve the transfer of its frequencies to MTN.Towards this goal, the regulatory agency confirmed through Tony Ojobo, its…

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6 things you should know about call masking

Masked calling otherwise known as call masking is a technique usually by individuals or companies firms to keep personal phone numbers of businesses and individuals private. A masked call happens when an international calling number (Caller Line Identity) is masked as local number traffic. The numbers can also be in shortcodes. Through call masking, parties…

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Senate mulls law to regulate social media

Abdulfatai Buhari, chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime has said that the National Assembly will make law to regulate what Nigerians do on social media. Senator Buhari, who disclosed this at the sidelines of the 2018 Cybersecurity Conference in Abuja, said social media should be regulated because many Nigerians are misusing it. If left…

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Infinix unveils Note 5 powered by Android One

Infinix Mobility Limited has launched another premium mobile phone, the Note 5 Smartphone, designed to bring cutting-edge technology to young generations. Tagged: ‘Beyond Intelligent’ the Smartphone, which operates on Android One from Google, was recently unveiled in Lagos. With Infinix Mobility joining the Android One programme, the Note 5 will bring young people together and…

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