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Goodbye, Diesel: Proterra Claims Its Electric Bus Just Drove Over 1,000 Miles on One Charge[Watch The video]

By Brett Williams Smelly, loud, gas-guzzling busses might not be around for much longer — not with all-electric busses that can drive for over one thousand miles on a single charge already on the road. Electric bus maker Proterra claims that its heavy-duty, battery-powered Catalyst E2 max bus set a new world record for the longest distance traveled by an ...

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What to Know Before Upgrading Your Device To iOS 11

Apple’s scheduled update for the iOS 11 this Tuesday will on one hand offer users an array of new features and enhancements, and at the same time, may cause some apps to stop working with the removal of support for 32-bit apps. In essence, many of the existing apps on the iPhone or iPad won’t work if iOS 11 is ...

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The Good and Bad in Apple iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad

Apple’s iOS 11 made its debut on Tuesday, and already, millions of iPhone and iPad owners are believed to have downloaded the software to try out the company’s new operating system. Anxious to see what iOS 11 delivers, I downloaded the software to my Apple devices. And so far, I can tell you that your mileage may vary. If you’re ...

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888Poker’s App Review: Play anywhere on Mobile

Almost ten years ago in California Steve Jobs told a hushed audience of Apple employees that his company Apple, was going to reinvent the phone and boy was he right. He launched the first iPhone and little over a year later the App store was launched, further increasing the power of the iPhone. Up until the point that the App ...

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Glamour, Excitement as MTN, TD Mobile Unveil Google-Backed Freetel ICE 2 Android Smartphone

When a revolutionary smartphone is the subject of focus, the entry has to be grand… Thursday, September 14, 2017, witnessed a night of glitz, glamour and an unveiling like no other as telecoms giant, MTN and Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest mobile device distributor, TD Mobile, officially launched the much-anticipated Google-backed AndroidTM smartphone, Freetel ICE 2 at a glamorous event held at ...

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Feelers Suggest ‘Switch to Electric Cars or Get Left Behind’

A decade ago, any battery powered car would likely be called a toy car, one which children where either controlling with a remote or riding in confined spaces.   Today, the appetite for battery powered (electric) cars is on the rise and a favourite even for adults as electric cars gain momentum in replacing petrol/diesel vehicles.   On Monday, Mercedes-Benz ...

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We Have Technology To Drive Digital Future – Glo

Globacom has unveiled its plans to provide the necessary  backbone and solutions  that will unleash unprecedented ease of living and doing business to Nigerians in a new digitalised society. Delivering a paper at the just-concluded Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2017 held in Lagos, Globacom made it clear that the digitalised future is already here. In the paper titled “Towards a Digitalised ...

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Products Review: Access Bank and Stanbic IBTC mobile apps

Financial technology (fintech) may pose a threat to players in financial services industry but not to many Nigerian banks. Confronted by the worst recession in many years, most Nigerian banks needed were left no choice but to either innovate or drown. Interestingly many of them did not need to reinvent the wheel; they merely deepened their innovation drive.   Access ...

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WordPress to Ditch React Library Over Facebook Patent Clause Risk

Automattic, the company behind the popular open source web publishing software WordPress, has said it will be pulling away from using Facebook’s React JavaScript library over concerns about a patent clause in Facebook’s open source license. In a blog post explaining the decision yesterday, WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg said Automattic had hoped to officially adopt React for WordPress — noting it ...

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