Google Reduces Workforce by Over 200 Employees from its ‘Core’ Teams

Tech giant, Google has reportedly laid off at least 200 employees from its ‘Core’ teams, and will be moving some roles to India and Mexico in a bid to cut costs. Asim Husain, vice president of Google Developer Ecosystem, informed employees about the layoffs in an email last week, saying that this was the biggest planned reduction for his team this…

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First-Ever Artificial Intelligence Beauty Contest to Reward Hottest AI Robot with $13K

AI robots are now set to enter the beauty pageant world as a new artificial intelligence pageant is set to dole out thousands of dollars to the best chatbot babes. “‘Miss AI’ is the world’s first beauty pageant for AI-generated models,” announced Fanvue, a subscription-based social media platform, of its forthcoming event slated for May….

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5 simple steps to take to successfully apply for the NIMC’s multipurpose ID card

The new National ID is to contain personal details and perform multiple functions like identity verification, payments, and even government services. In collaboration with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the Federal Government annouced the introduction of a new innovative national card. The NIMC said in its statement, that the new card is designed to…

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Meta Company Announces Nigerian Content Creators Can Start Monetizing Instagram by June

On Thursday, social media giant, Meta, revealed that Nigerian creators can now monetize their content starting in June 2024. Meta’s President of Global Affairs, Sir Nick Clegg, said this when he led a delegation of Meta Platforms Incorporated to visit President Bola Tinubu at the State House in Abuja. “Sir Clegg also said Meta will…

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“Elon Musk Plans to Change Twitter’s Logo: What’s in Store for the Social Media Giant?”

The billionaire Twitter owner Elon Musk and its new CEO have said that the popular social media company will dissert the present bird logo to take up a new logo with the name X. Before now, the company launched a website with the name x.com which redirects to the Twitter page when clicked. Also, the popular owner has made…

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Afe Babalola Student Converts Hostel Room into a Smart Space, Controlling Ceiling and Bulb through Voice Commands

Afe Babalola University student has changed his dorm room into a spectacular smart room. On Saturday, June 24, a video was uploaded on GistREEL’s page showcasing the astonishing breakthrough. The video soon gained popularity, with the dedicated and ambitious kid boldly declaring that he would never face poverty in his life. He encouraged everyone to…

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Why audio content is dominating the digital world: The Power of Podcasting

A striking change in content consumption habits has been seen recently in the digital environment. There is one media that has completely taken over the internet world: podcasting. Written articles, movies, and photographs continue to keep their ground. Millions of listeners worldwide have been enthralled by podcasting due to its immersive and captivating character, solidifying…

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The EU Announces Stricter Regulations For Facebook, Twitter, and 17 Other Tech Giants

The European Union has introduced stricter regulations against tech giants. The regulations were released on Tuesday with a list of 19 companies that will be placed under stricter regulatory control through its Digital Service Act (DSA). The companies, including Facebook, Twitter, and 17 others, are classified as very large online platforms (VLOPs) or very large…

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Jack Dorsey Launches ‘Bluesky’ On Android Hours After Losing Twitter Verification Badge

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter has launched a new application called ‘Bluesky’ on Android. Bluesky is to rival Twitter. It was launched on Android a few hours after Elon Musk removed Dorsey’s verification badge on the microblogging platform. The “social internet” of the future will give users more options and…

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Nigerian Crypto Firm Gives Deadline to its Customers to Withdraw their Funds As It Shuts Down

Nigerian crypto-based fintech, Lazerpay has announced it is shutting down operations. It said the decision to shut down comes after unsuccessful fundraising attempts. In a statement issued via its official Twitter handle on Thursday, the CEO, Njoku Emmanuel, said Lazerpay ceased operation after multiple fruitless efforts to raise funds for the business’s survival. “We were…

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Twitter set to lay off nearly three-quarters of its staff in 2023 when Elon Musk takes over

Social media company, Twitter, could carry out massive layoffs especially if billionaire Elon Musk completes his $44 billion purchase of the company. While pitching his deal to buy Twitter to investors, Musk said he planned to get rid of nearly three-quarters of the firm’s workers, lopping its ranks to just over 2,000 employees, according to a Thursday…

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Tesla CEO, Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud

Elon Musk has accused the social media platform, Twitter, of fraudulently holding back information about the company as part of a countersuit. The countersuit by the billionaire and Tesla CEO alleges that Twitter committed fraud, breach of contract, and violation of a securities law in Texas, where Musk lives. Musk’s counterclaims were filed confidentially last…

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Two Nigerian Fintech Executives Arrested in the United States for $167 Million (Photo)

The United States has jailed two top executives of a United States-based fintech company, Ping Express. The executives who are Nigerians have been sentenced to 27 months imprisonment for breaching money laundering rules. The fintech executives who are Nigerians with the names Anslem Oshionebo and Opeyemi Odeyale pleaded guilty to contravening money laundering rules after…

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