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Creepy facial recognition app lets users find strangers on Facebook by taking their picture

A creepy facial recognition app that can identify strangers from a photograph has been created by a British entrepreneur. Facezam can identify people by matching a photo of them with their Facebook profile. All users have to do is take a picture of someone on the street and run it through the app, which …

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Lagos DNA Centre Ready In First Quarter Of 2017 – Attorney General

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the first DNA Forensic Centre to be established in Nigeria by any State Government will become operational by the first quarter of 2017, expressing optimism that the centre will go a long way in bringing about seamless administration of justice. Speaking at the …

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WhatsApp Deploys Free Video Phone Calls

WhatsApp adopted end-to-end encryption this year for its messages Same encryption will be used on the new video calling feature, they said The company wants to make video calls accessible for people worldwide  Improvements in phone cameras, battery life and bandwidth has made the service viable for a significant proportion …

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BlackBerry Unveils Last In-House Phone Before Calling It Quits

DTEK60 rivals iPhone 7, Pixel in screen size; produced by TCL BlackBerry could license brand on devices that aren’t phones BlackBerry Ltd. showed off the last phone it will market itself before completely outsourcing design, production and distribution to partners: A 5.5-inch touchscreen device that rivals the size of the …

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UK Scientists Develop Robot “Judges” Using Artificial Intelligence

An artificial intelligence (AI) judge has accurately predicted most verdicts of the European Court of Human Rights, and might soon be making important decisions about cases. Scientists built an artificial intelligence computer that was able to look at legal evidence as well as considering ethical questions to decide how a case should …

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Why Investors Shunned The NCC’s Broadband Spectrum Auction

Operators seek 30 per cent slash in cost Telecommunications operators on Monday in Lagos, revealed reasons behind the low investors’ response that greeted the auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) in the 2.6GHz spectrum earlier in the year. The 2.6GHz spectrum is a broadband spectrum. It will be …

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Bosch Group Plans Training Centre In Nigeria Before December

To further facilitate and support its customers, consultants and end-users in the North, West, East and Central African region, Bosch Security Systems has established a training centre in Morocco and will open a new one in Nigeria by year end, where its specialists and trainers would offer an extensive training …

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Federal Government Invests N7.5 Billion, Set To Roll Out Affordable Vehicle Credit Purchase Scheme

Millions of Nigerians will soon be able to afford new cars as the Federal Government, through the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), is putting in place a vehicle credit purchase scheme that will enable Nigerians buy locally assembled cars at low interest rates with payment period spread over …

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China sends two astronauts on month-long space lab mission

The Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft will be launched at 7:30 a.m. Monday Beijing Time, China’s manned space program spokesperson said Sunday. The spaceship will take two male astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong into space, said Wu Ping, deputy director of China’s manned space engineering office, at a press conference at …

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NITDA To Comply With Presidential Directive On Redeployment Of ICT Infrastructure In North East

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) Dr. Isa Ali Pantami has stated that the Agency would be carrying out the presidential directive on the redeployment of Information Communication Technology, (ICT) infrastructures destroyed by Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern zone of the country. He disclosed …

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