FUTA Launches Its Own Satellite Into Space Today

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, will today launch a CubeSat, with the code name NigeriaEdusat-1, into space from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, United States. The Nigerian Cubesat, is a component of the Birds 1 satellites, comprising of four other CubeSats belonging to Japan, Ghana, Mongolia and Bangladesh.  They will be launched from […]

How Facebook Drains Your Phone Battery

It is hardly a news that a research proved that Facebook affects your mental health but in another alarming research is that it also drains your smartphone battery. We know what you’re thinking: Of course any phone activity, especially app use, will cause your device to die faster; however, Facebook appears to be more draining […]

Apple Crosses $800bn Market Value

The tech giant has attained yet another rare feat. Apple Inc., the maker of iPhone and Mac computers, has become the first company to cross the $800 billion market value threshold after a rise in stock price early in the week. Considered the world’s most valuable company, Apple shares on the Nasdaq exchange rose in […]

Internet Users In Nigeria Clock 90 Million

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said internet users in the country stood at 90,003,101 in March. The telecommunications industry regulator made this known to the public in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for the month of  March on Monday in Lagos. The data indicated that internet users of both Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) […]

Turkey Bans Wikipedia Over Terror

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia. Officials said “an administrative measure” had been taken, but gave no reason why. Turkish media said authorities had asked Wikipedia to remove content by writers “supporting terror”. Turkey has temporarily blocked social media sites including Facebook and Twitter in the past, usually […]