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rickerbot is mysterious antimalware that nukes badly secured Internet of Shit gadgets

The Mirai Worm is a seemingly unstoppable piece of malware that targets the garbage-security Internet of Things gadgets that have proliferated through the world; these gadgets then used to deliver equally unstoppable floods of traffic that endanger whole countries. Because Mirai (and its cousins) use your devices to target other people, you might never even know that your gadget is ... Read More »

5 Effective Ways That Businesses Can Use Social Media to Promote Their Products and Services

Social media is becoming a crucial part of every business. The advancing technology and busy schedules are driving people to do everything online. Therefore, any help that you offer your audience will help you gain visibility and demonstrate the commitment that your company has to delivering high-quality service. These tips will help you use social media wisely. Know your audience ... Read More »

Violence not something that social media can easily tame

It’s been a bad week for Facebook. First, a Cleveland killer livestreamed the act of murder through the app’s Live feature. Then, days later, a shooter in Fresno left behind a Facebook page littered with threats against the president and “white devils.” In one sense, for the social media behemoth, the storm of dismay and distress won’t be hard to ... Read More »

Alphabet claims Uber was hiding the self-driving technology that it allegedly ripped off

A new court filing from Alphabet claims that Uber hid a key piece of self-driving technology that it allegedly copied from Waymo, the Google parent company’s autonomous vehicle subsidiary. “They were hiding a device,” Alphabet said in a filing today, supporting its motion for a preliminary injunction that would prevent Uber from working on self-driving technology. Uber says it isn’t ... Read More »

The anti-chemical weapons technology that could help rebuild Syria

The US “Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency” (Darpa) is an elite organisation tasked with developing secretive military technologies. True to form, its logo is oddly reminiscent of a supervillain’s – imposing and stark. Some of its projects, too, are futuristic weapons with darkly amusingly self-aware names, such as Mahem – a kind of self-forging molten metal spear that can penetrate armour. But ... Read More »

5 GREEN GADGETS THAT WILL MAKE SPRING CLEANING A BREEZE

It’s that time of year again. Time to roll up your sleeves and tackle all the dirt and clutter that happened while you were getting through the winter months. That’s right — it’s time to throw open the windows and get down to spring cleaning. To help you in your efforts, here are five green gadgets that will make spring cleaning ... Read More »

4 Cool Things that you get to Learn while Studying Engineering

If you always thought that engineers have got the coolest jobs, you may want to talk to a few engineers who would tell you how demanding the job of an engineer is. However, that does not mean that engineering is all about studying and working hard day and night. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. If ... Read More »

Otigba: The experiment that grew into a tech market

I did my NYSC year in Lagos between 1988 and 1989, and I lived on Ola Ayinde street at Ikeja and later at the NYSC secretariat at Opebi. I knew the area very well. I saw Otigba spring up seemingly from nowhere, and it grew to become a major market for technology products. The traders there called themselves the “Lagos ... Read More »

4 Businesses That Use Social Media for Growth

Social media remains a critical method of spreading the word about your business, no matter what kind of business it may be. In fact, an infograghic compiled by Udemy shows how marketers use social media to get potential customers talking about their products and services. The most popular social channels for marketers in the U.S. have been Facebook, Twitter and ... Read More »

LG Will Be First to Introduce Phone with Android Nougat — But What Does That Even Mean?

LG (KRX:066570) has announced it will unveil it’s latest phone — the v20 — on September 6. And one thing at least is for certain. The phone will be the first to run the new Android Nougat operating system. But what does that mean exactly and how useful will the phone be for business communications? The announcements of new smartphones ... Read More »