Saturday, April 4, 2020

Fatal stabbing in downtown Beirut sparks outrage

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The deadly stabbing of a man in broad daylight in one of Beirut’s busiest streets and in front of dozens of bystanders has shaken...

Bill Cosby ‘offered women money’ for silence after sex

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American comedian Bill Cosby admitted trying to pay women to keep quiet after having sex with them, according to testimony obtained by the New...

Apple, Samsung are in talks to kill the SIM card

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To use our smart phones, most of us are still beholden to pieces of plastic known as SIM cards. But if Apple AAPL...

Nairobi Westgate Shopping centre re-opens two years after terror siege

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The bullet holes are plastered over, the shattered glass restored. Two years after terror struck at Westgate in Nairobi, the upscale shopping mall is set...

Eid Nigeria bombing: ’10-year-old girl’ kills 12 in suicide attack

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Suicide bombers have killed as many as 64 people in a number of explosions in the north of Nigeria as thousands celebrate the Muslim...

Ugandan activist wins “Angel for Africa” award

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A leading Ugandan human rights activist has been recognized in the US for his commitment to empowering youth, men and women in East and...

Apple and Samsung in talks to adopt e-SIM technology

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  The Financial Times reports that Samsung and Apple are both in talks with the GSMA, the mobile telecom telecom industry association, to begin employing...

‘Twin blasts’ kill dozens in northern Nigeria

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Twin blasts have rocked a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, leaving 30 people dead, witnesses said. "I have 30 bodies in bags...

Gunman kills four Marines at US military sites

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A gunman has killed four United States Marines after opening fire at two military facilities in Chattanooga, in the US state of Tennessee, officials...

Windows 10 is done

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According to The Verge’s Tom Warren, Windows 10 is done, having reached RTM status with build number 10240. The timing is not surprising. Microsoft will...