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Your Digital Rights Could Be At Risk: Only 1 State Bans Warrantless Searches

Posted: August 25, 2019 at 11:02 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Technology, U.S.

California’s Supreme Court struck down a probation ruling over digital rights on August 15. The probation let officers search a minor’s social media accounts and phone without a warrant. Ricardo P. gave up his phone and social media accounts for search as a result of his arrest in 2014. The court convicted him of assisting […]

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Propaganda

Troll Farms On Reddit Part Of Larger Propaganda Campaign

Posted: February 10, 2019 at 9:17 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Technology, U.S.

An investigative report by Engadget and Point uncovered further details about the active measure’s campaign conducted by the Russian intelligence agency, oversaw by President Vladimir Putin. The investigation found troubling details showing websites linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency propaganda machine are influencing numerous communities on Reddit, frequently targeting those who favor United States President […]

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Detained Huawei Executive Receives Bail

Posted: December 12, 2018 at 12:41 pm   /   Article, Business, Technology, WORLD

Meng Wanzhou who was arrested in Canada at the Vancouver International Airport on December 1st. Wanzhou is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Chinese company Huawei. Her detention came at the request of the United States who claims she used her position in Huawei to filter business deals with Iran through shell company Skycom […]

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Cambridge Analytica's data was accessed in Russia

Cambridge Analytica’s Data Was Accessed In Russia

Posted: July 18, 2018 at 2:58 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Technology, WORLD

A British member of parliament told CNN on Wednesday that Facebook information about millions of American citizens was accessed from Russia through Cambridge Analytica’s. Conservative MP Damian Collins said Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) uncovered evidence that data collected by Professor Aleksandr Kogan for Cambridge Analytica was accessed from Russia and other nations. “I think what we […]

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Data Security Continues To Be A Concern Despite New Legislation

Posted: July 16, 2018 at 7:44 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Technology, WORLD

The safety of personal data has been an issue since the founding of the internet, however; debate concerning security protocols and corporate ethics has only lately become a hot-button topic. According to a timeline provided by NBC, a June 2013 Facebook bug exposed the email addresses and phone numbers of 6 million users on the […]

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‘How Quest For Cheaper Sources Of Energy Hinders Power Sector Devt In Nig’

Posted: February 8, 2017 at 7:03 pm   /   Article, Technology

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has observed with dismay how the quest for cheaper sources of energy was hindering power sector development in Nigeria. According to him, the country now seemed to rely so much on the importation of sources of its energy despite that it was blessed with abundant sources of renewable energy […]

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Nigeria Set For FIRST Robots Olympic

Posted: January 25, 2017 at 5:45 pm   /   Article, Technology

Seven Senior Secondary students from public and private secondary schools in Lagos State will represent Nigeria in the FIRST Global Robots Olympic (GRO) in Washington DC. The FIRST GRO is the maiden edition of the robotic competition. The goal of the competition is to expose students to collaborate on techniques to solve global problems. The […]

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Nigeria’s Power Generation Drops By 207.1 MW On Gas Shortage

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 5:29 pm   /   Article, Technology

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said that that the nation’s power generation capacity dropped slightly from 3,959 megawatts from Jan. 4, to 3,751.90 megawatts on Jan. 12, due to dearth of gas. The Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) website, a sub agency of TCN, disclosed the figure on its daily forecast website on power […]

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