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Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in coming months

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in coming months

Facebook at Work, Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) professional version of its social network, is expected to launch in the coming months, after spending a year in tests, a company executive said.

Dell admits security flaw was built in to computers

Dell admits security flaw was built in to computers

A security hole that could allow attackers to access users’ personal data was inadvertently placed on Dell computers, the company has admitted.

Facebook activates “Safety Check” for Nigeria blasts after criticism

Facebook activates “Safety Check” for Nigeria blasts after criticism

Facebook Inc activated its “Safety Check” feature after deadly blasts in Nigeria late on Tuesday following criticism from users that the social media network was being selective about deploying it.

Google Maps goes offline

Google Maps goes offline

Whether you have limited or low data or you’re stuck in a country road with spotty service, Google’s Maps will come to the rescue … offline.

New MTN boss hints at cut to $5.2 bln Nigeria fine

New MTN boss hints at cut to $5.2 bln Nigeria fine

The newly installed head of South Africa’s MTN has hinted that he would seek to reduce a $5.2 billion fine imposed on African’s biggest mobile telecoms company by the Nigerian authorities.

Google reveals Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge’s security flaws

Google reveals Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge’s security flaws

Google has highlighted 11 security flaws in Samsung’s flagship Android handset, the Galaxy S6 Edge.

HTC’s new phone looks like an iPhone, but it’s way cheaper

HTC’s new phone looks like an iPhone, but it’s way cheaper

HTC has introduced a smartphone with a flat aluminum back, curved edges, antenna break lines near the top and bottom and a camera that bumps out very slightly at the top. It has a speaker grille and a headphone jack on either side of the power port on the bottom

A smartphone that keeps getting smarter

A smartphone that keeps getting smarter

With smartphones becoming ever more elaborate, one might think that there’s little left to surprise users.

Samsung Electronics to advance launch of next Galaxy S phone

Samsung Electronics to advance launch of next Galaxy S phone

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to bring forward the unveiling of its next Galaxy S smartphone to January in an attempt to compete better with rival Apple Inc’s new iPhones, South Korea’s Electronic Times reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.

Econet brings Tap and Pay cards to Zimbabwe

Econet brings Tap and Pay cards to Zimbabwe

Econet has taken Zimbabwe towards being a cashless society by introducing the Ecocash debit card, known as “Tap and Pay”.

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