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Facebook celebrates Ghana’s Asoriba app, others

Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference held in San Jose, California. African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers…

Facebook team working on brain-powered technology

Facebook says it is working on technology to allow us to control computers directly with our brains. It is developing “silent speech” software to allow people to type at a rate of 100 words per minute, it says. The project, in its early…

Snapchat launches 3D filters

Snapchat has launched new 3D lenses, allowing users to change the world around them in three dimensions. The new feature lets you interact with what you see on screen. You can write giant words that float about next to real objects - or…

Gunman’s video prompts Facebook rethink

Facebook has launched a review of how it deals with violent content on its network. The announcement came after a video showing a killing was posted to Facebook on Sunday and remained there for more than two hours. “We know we need to do…

Otumfuo purchases 3 customised Kantanka vehicles

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has taken delivery of the first of three customized four-wheel drive vehicles  from the Kantanka car manufacturers in Kumasi today, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The remaining two of the vehicles which…

US city sirens ‘set off by hacker’

A hacker has been blamed for setting off more than 150 warning sirens in the US city of Dallas over the weekend. The sirens are usually used to warn of extreme weather events such as tornadoes. “All 156 sirens in the city were activated…

Twitter sues US over anti-Trump account

Twitter is suing the US government after it demanded it reveal the identity of an anti-Trump account. The @ALT_USCIS profile was an anonymous profile account criticising President Trump’s immigration policy. The account claimed it was being…