Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Facebook Partners Ingressives to Train 150 Nigeria Developers

Facebook for Developers in collaboration with a technology integration firm, Ingressive have conducted a one day workshop and tech talk for 150 selected young Nigerian developers and tech start-ups. During the full day workshop, trainers from Facebook Product, Partnerships, and engineering teams provided hands​-​on instructions through tech talks, code-labs and updates on latest Facebook products and services designed to help grow and monetise their businesses. Speaking on the occasion​,​ the founder of Ingressive, ...

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Google Shuts YouTube Channel Implicated in Kremlin Political Propaganda Ops

A YouTube channel that had been implicated in Russia disinformation operations to target the U.S. 2016 election has been taken down by Google. Earlier this week The Daily Beast claimed the channel, run by two black video bloggers calling themselves Williams and Kalvin Johnson, was part of Russian disinformation operations — saying this had been confirmed to it by investigators ...

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HTC Working on New VR Headset Dubbed Vive Eclipse

Looks like HTC is working on a new Virtual Reality headset. The Taiwanese company has registered a trademark in New Zealand for a product called Vive Eclipse. What forms the basis of Vive Eclipse being called a VR headset is the description included with the trademark application, part of which says the product is a “head-mounted display for computer simulated ...

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YouTube Testing Auto-play Feature For Homepage Videos on Android

YouTube is testing a new auto-play feature for videos. Not to be confused with an existing similar feature (that allows the mobile app to automatically play the next video after the current one ends), this new functionality is for the videos that appear in the Home feed. Videos play without sound and instead you see subtitles, giving you an idea ...

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Huawei Honor 7X Goes official With 18:9 Screen, Dual Camera

Huawei just introduced Honor 7X, meaning its sub-brand has officially entered the world of 18:9 screens (we’re not counting this one, which is sold under four different names). The LCD measures 5.93” – about as wide as the 5.5” screen of the Honor 6X, but taller. It has 1,080 x 2,160px resolution (407ppi) and it sits below a 2.5D glass. ...

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Pre-orders for Nokia 3310 3G are Now Live in Europe

The Nokia 3310 3G, which debuted late last month, is now available to pre-order in Europe. Germany is the first country to kick-off pre-orders. Retailer Digitalo lists the handset at €69.90, which currently translates to $82. Shipments are set to begin November 30 onwards. The device will also be officially available in the United States and Australia, something which the ...

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