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UK cyber Spy Chief Warn : China could Rule World’s Technology

Information reaching has it that the United Kingdom‘s top cyber spy Mr. Jeremy Fleming sound a note of warning on Friday that the West must urgently act to ensure China does not dominate important emerging technologies and gain control of the “global operating system”.

In an unusually blunt speech, Jeremy Fleming, director of the GCHQ spy agency, said the West faced a battle for control of technologies such as artificial intelligence, synthetic biology and genetics.

Hackers Hits Florida school district Files, Demand $40m Ransom

Information reaching us has it that the computer system of one of the nation’s largest school districts was hacked by a criminal gang that encrypted district data and demanded $40 million in ransom or it would erase the files and post students’ and employees’ personal information online.

Huawei launches mini grid solution

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited has launched its Next-Generation Mini Grid ‘iPowerCube-S’ solution to provide reliable and affordable power supply to improve livelihoods and production in areas with unstable power supply or without main power connection or.

The company in a statement titled ‘Huawei launches its Next-Generation Mini Grid Solution iPowerCube-S in Nigeria,’ on Friday said the iPowerCube-S is a distributed power solution that integrates solar, grid, diesel generator and battery storage, featuring one-stop delivery, fast deployment and optimal levelised cost of electricity.

Apple’s iPad Pro is making its own laptops obsolete

United States tech giant Apple’s iPad Execs are each bit as highly effective because the MacBook Air. That could possibly be an issue.
Apple (AAPL) has positioned the iPad Professional as a pc alternative since its 2015 launch when CEO Tim Cook dinner stated the iPads would make notebooks or desktops pointless for “many, many individuals.”

And the most recent fashions, which debuted on Tuesday, have seemingly performed simply that — however the issue for Apple is that they’re changing its personal MacBook Air. In a really perfect world, Apple would need customers to purchase an iPad along with its laptop computer, not as a substitute of the MacBook.

Fed Govt lifts ban on new SIM activation

he Federal Government on Thursday lifted the ban it placed last year on the registration and activation of new Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards in the country.

The effective date for implementation, the government said is on Monday, 19th April 2021.

It however made National Identity Number (NIN) registration mandatory for registering new SIM cards.

Microsoft in talks to buy AI firm Nuance Communications for about $16 billion

Microsoft Corp is in advanced talks to buy artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communications Inc at about $16 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter.

The price being discussed could value Nuance at about $56 a share, the source said, adding that an agreement could be announced as soon as Monday.

Elon Musk’s Neuralink shows monkey with brain-chip playing videogame by thinking

American Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup released footage on Friday appearing to show a monkey playing a simple videogame after getting implants of the new technology.

Neuralink video shows monkey gaming via brain chip

The 3-minute video by Neuralink here shows Pager, a male macaque with chips embedded on each side of its brain, playing ‘Mind Pong’. Although he was trained to move a joystick, it is now unplugged. He controls the paddle simply by thinking about moving his hand up or down.

LG to Withdraw From Mobile Phone Business Worldwide

Information reaching our technology dest says that South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc will wind down its loss-making mobile division after failing to find a buyer, a move that is set to make it the first major smartphone brand to completely withdraw from the market.

Its decision to pull out will leave its 10% share in North America, where it is the No. 3 brand, to be gobbled up by Samsung Electronics and Apple Inc with its domestic rival expected to have the edge.