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Brazil fines Facebook $11.6m over WhatsApp stand-off

A judge in Brazil on Wednesday slapped an $11.6 million fine on the local Facebook branch over the company’s refusal to surrender data from...

Nigeria loses N127bn to cybercrime annually

The cost to the national economy by activities of cyber criminals has been estimated at N127 billion annually, according to Information Security Society of...
Indonesia execute Three Nigerians for drug trafficking

Indonesia execute Three Nigerians for drug trafficking

Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, including three Nigerians, early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its “war against drugs”, although another 10...

Samsung expands lead in smartphone market over Apple

Samsung extended its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in the second quarter, gaining from the launch of its updated flagship handsets,...

Google in Trouble over naming of Crimean street

US tech giant Google came under fire on Thursday in Russia for “decommunising” street names in parts of Crimea, annexed from Ukraine two years...

Yen soars,as Bank of Japan stimulus programme hits snag

The yen soared Friday as the Bank of Japan’s small adjustments to its stimulus programme disappointed traders who had expected a huge boost to...

Niger floods kills 11and leaves 30,000 homeless

NIAMEY, Niger: Eleven people have died in flooding in Niger and 30,000 left homeless after vast swathes of the country – including arid desert...
3 former senior bankers jailed over roles in Ireland's biggest accounting fraud

3 former senior bankers jailed over roles in Ireland’s biggest accounting...

DUBLIN: Three former senior bankers were sent to prison Friday for their roles in concealing the loss of billions in deposits at the defunct...

Creators of ‘Pokemon Go’ working to be realistic

LOS ANGELES: The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming...

UN suspends aid activities to northeast Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria: The United Nations is suspending aid to dangerous areas of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, where it says a half million people are...