Today Instagram Stories adds a more subtle and mature but error-prone copycat of Snapchat’s beloved augmented reality selfie filters. The eight initial “face filters,” as Instagram calls them, work exactly like Snapchat, and let you add virtual koala ears, nerd glasses, a butterfly crown or wrinkle-smooth makeup to yourself and friends in photos or videos.
A massive ransomware campaign appears to have infected a number of organisations around the world. Computers in thousands of locations have apparently been locked by a program that demands $300 (£230) in Bitcoin. There have been reports of infections in as many as 74 countries, including the UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy and Taiwan.
A week after news broke of multiple videos of suicides posted on Facebook remaining on the site for hours, the company has announced a new plan to add 3,000 more people to its operations team to screen for harmful videos and other posts to respond to them more quickly in the future. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook said that
The question of whether or not the Note series will continue seems to be settled with information buried deep within the first quarter financial results released by Samsung. Samsung has indicated that it will be launching another flagship device towards the end of the year, around the same time that it has traditionally been launching the
The 2017 Student Representative Council elections at the University of Ghana ended in a run-off which saw Level 300 Political Science student Daniel Otting Awua clinch a landslide victory over Medical student Sylvester Amoako on the 27th of April, 2017. Also: #UGDecides: Otting wins landslide victory in UG-SRC election Meanwhile, social media was rife with reactions
The world’s first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health Organization (WHO) said the jab had the potential to save tens of thousands
Deputy Chief Information Technology Officer in Charge of Infrastructure at the University of Ghana Computing Systems Mr. Francis Boakye has debunked speculations of a supposed blockade by his office of some features of online messaging application Whatsapp on the institution’s server. This follows concerns raised by a cross-section of residents on Sunday decrying their inability
The influence of the internet in various sectors of Ghana’s economy has been immense with the transport sector being no exception as Chief Executive Officer of online transport service Uru, Peter MGH has underscored the relevance of information technology in the transport sector. Speaking at the launch of the Uru Driver application in Accra on