Monthly Archives: August 2017

Facebook & Instagram Help Put African To­urism On the Social Media Map

KIGALI, Rwanda, Augu­st 31, 2017/ — Atte­nding the Annual Wor­ld Tourism Conference in Rwanda, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) and Instagram repr­esentatives were in Kigali this week (28­-31 August) to discu­ss and explore ways in which social media can be used to eff­ectively drive touri­sm growth across the Continent. Showcasi­ng how both platforms can be used as a tool to creatively he­lp change ...

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This is The New, Cheaper Nest Thermostat

The rumor mill has been buzzing for a while now about a new, more affordable Nest Thermostat — and sure enough: it’s now official. They’re calling it the Nest Thermostat E. As rumored, they’ve shaved off a good chunk of the price tag; whereas the original Nest Learning Thermostat will continue to sell for $250, the Thermostat E will go ...

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Magna’s New MAX4 Self-Driving Platform Offers Autonomy Up to Level 4

Top tier 1 automotive industry supplier Magna has introduced a new functional autonomous driving platform concept it’s showing off to automaker customers, which it says can work with any vehicle without impact to either car design or looks, and which can add scalable self-driving capabilities all the way up to SAE Level 4 (highly automated self-driving, which does not require ...

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Sony’s Xperia XZ1 will ship with Android Oreo and a camera that doubles as a 3D scanner

It’s hard to shake the feeling that Sony’s Xperia line exists primarily as a method for getting its camera technology out in the world. It’s not that they’re not solid phones, it’s just the company doesn’t seem particularly concerned with selling a lot of them, or doing much innovating outside of the imaging side of things. The company has also ...

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LG’s V30 is Another Solid, Camera-Focused Flagship

LG gets a fraction of the love of heavier hitters like Samsung and Apple, but it’s not for lack of trying. The company makes good — and in many cases envelope-pushing — phones. Recall the company’s recent forays into dual-lenses and new aspect ratios. Heck, the company even released a modular phone before it was cool — sure, it kind ...

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Pan African Towers Limited Gets NCC approval For Collocation in Nigeria

Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, has given approval to Pan African Towers Limited (PAT) to operate as a telecommunications collocation company in Nigeria, a statement has said. This is after a rigorous process and presentation to the regulatory body on the Company’s grand vision for Nigeria mobile operators while applauding NCC for a thorough job as the regulator. The approval was ...

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WhatsApp is Testing Verified Business Accounts

Messaging giant WhatsApp is experimenting with giving businesses verified accounts on its platform. In an FAQ on its website the company notes that some business accounts will be displayed with a green tick badge next to them — which denotes that WhatsApp has “confirmed” their phone number belongs to a business account, though it does not specify what kind of ...

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Uber Finally Confirms That Khosrowshahi Will be Its New CEO, and Kalanick ‘Couldn’t be Happier’

It’s officially official. News reports have been telling you since Sunday that Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi had been offered the CEO role at Uber, but that was based on sources, not any company statements. It also wasn’t entirely clear if he had formally accepted the offer. Uber didn’t make an announcement until just now. Here is the text of an ...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specs and Price

As you may be able to guess from the name, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is a variant of the Galaxy S8 for those who maintain a very active lifestyle. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active parades a rugged design, a large Quad HD display, and a flagship Qualcomm processor. Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Jumia Nigeria – See Offers ...

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