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US Lifts Laptop Ban on Passengers Flying Etihad, Emirates, Turkish Airlines

The U.S. government has lifted the controversial laptop ban for flights to the U.S. for three major airlines. Effective immediately, Etihad Airways, Emirates Airline and Turkish Airlines have all been cleared to allow customers to bring electronic devices, including laptops, tablets and e-readers, on flights from the Middle East into the U.S.. That still leaves another six airlines, each of which ...

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BMW’s Battery Now Used For Electric Boat Motors

According to tech website, Tech Crunch, BMW’s i3 high-capacity batteries, which it uses in its i3 compact electric vehicle, has applications beyond BMW’s own – case in point, the car maker is now supplying German boat propulsion system company Torqeedo with i3 batteries for its Deep Blue aquatic electric drive systems. The Torqeedo systems provide motorboats with hybrid and electric ...

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Microsoft to Sack Employees around the World

Technology giant, Microsoft is planning to sack thousands of employees around the world according to a scoop from tech media platform TechCrunch. The news platform reports that the planned lay off is because of the need to restructure the company. Following the restructuring, the enterprise customer unit will be required to merge with one or two units of its SME-focused ...

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Civic Innovation Lab: Osinbanjo Visits Newest Tech Hub in Abuja

ABUJA (Sundiata Post) Civic Innovation Lab, a new technology hub has beeen officially launched in Abuja, and have also been visited by Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. The Acting President was accompanied by some ministers including the Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication Technology. The Civic Innovation Lab was opened on June 9 in Abuja. It offers start-ups a three- month ...

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Uber Launches Speedboat Service Along the Croatian Coast

Uber Technologies Inc has launched its speedboat service in Croatia on Friday, connecting major tourist spots along the country’s Adriatic coast. UberBOAT, which offers speedboats for up to 12 people, has already been tested in Istanbul and Miami among other locations, and will operate in Croatia during the summer tourist season. It will compete with other boat services along the ...

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Lack Of Political Will, Certificate Desperation Fuels Exam Malpractice – Association

By Awayi Kuje Keffi   –   The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Nasarawa State chapter, has identified lack of political will by government at all levels to prioritise education as a major cause for examination malpractice in the country. The association also identified desperation for certificates, corruption, low quality and dysfunctional education system as other reasons for ...

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