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Developers using Apple platform earned $17b from China App Store

Apple Inc’s chief executive Tim Cook said developers using its platform in China number 1.8 million and have earned a total 112 billion yuan ($16.93 billion), representing roughly a quarter of total global App Store earnings. Cook shared the data on Sunday during a speech at China’s top public cyber policy forum, organized by the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC), ...

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Cyber-thieves seek to cash in on Bitcoin boom

Bitcoin’s booming value has driven a huge rise in crypto-currency themed malware, say security firms. In one month, anti-malware software company Malwarebytes said it stopped almost 250 million attempts to place coin-mining malware on to PCs. Symantec said it had seen a “tenfold” increase in the amount of malicious code connected with crypto-cash. Cyber-thieves are using both dedicated software, hacked ...

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Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes data usage, which makes it more accessible ...

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All you need to know about Tecno’s Phantom 8 smartphone

The Phantom 8 noted and bragged as one of the best designed phones for 2017 comes with a stunning 20mp front camera, a 12 + 13mp dual camera with 10x super zoom, 3500 mAh battery and a ram of 6Gb and 64 GB memory space. Amassing a dual 12 and 13mp rear camera with 10x super zoom plus a whooping ...

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Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help prevent suicide

Facebook Inc will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world’s largest social media network said on Monday. Facebook began testing the software in the United States in March, when the company started scanning the text of Facebook posts and comments for phrases that could be ...

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U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability. The Department of Homeland Security gave the guidance a day after Intel said it had identified security vulnerabilities in remote-management software known as “Management Engine” ...

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Experience-driven digital operation transformations are imperative

With the global voice revenue growth slowed down or even reduced, data revenue continues to grow, and digital operation transformation has now become first-priority business in front of operators. However, the first step towards digital transformation in any company is to change themselves, and their own success. After which, it becomes possible to efficiently help customers succeed in digital transformation. ...

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Connectivity, affordability, accessibility key to Africa’s digital inclusivity – ATU

The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has highlighted the importance of connecting rural and remote areas in Africa to economic opportunities. This was said by Secretary General of ATU, Abdoulkarim Soumaila at an ICT forum, AfricaCom, held on 7- 9 November in Cape Town. He said that connectivity, affordability and accessibility was a key focus for Africa’s digital inclusivity and rural ...

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Liquid Telecom partners Huawei to deliver 100G links across South Africa

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has partnered with Huawei, the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, to deliver 100G upgrades to its network in South Africa. The upgrade to 100G wavelengths will take advantage of the latest DWDM technology from Huawei, enabling Liquid Telecom to offer additional capacity, faster speeds and ...

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Huawei introduces cost-effective wireless broadband service in Africa

Despite the rapid advancement in information communication technologies (ICT) globally, the vast majority of people across Africa remain either unconnected, or only have access to slow internet connections. On the continent, the average broadband penetration rate sits at less than 1%, while 80% of connected households have to make do with bandwidth of less than 2Mbp/s. While approximately 20-million households ...

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