Fighting illegal logging in Ghana with an app
In Ghana's Bia National Forest an NGO is working with a local partner to develop an app that monitors illegal logging and rewards legal harvesting. The group hopes to use the technology in other parts of the country.
EndSARS protests turn violent in Osun, Abuja, World Bank backs FG on petrol subsidy removal and more
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Twitter 'looking' at deal with TikTok
Twitter is reportedly in talks with TikTok to potentially buy their US operations after President Donald Trump threatened to ban the app.
Donald Trump says he will ban TikTok in the US
President Donald Trump has announced he is banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok in the US. He told reporters he could sign an executive order as early as Saturday. ... The fast-growing app has up to 80 million active monthly users in America and the ban would be a major blow for ByteDance.
Indians comment after New Delhi bans TikTok
Indians react to the banning of popular Chinese app TikTok as New Delhi's ties with Beijing deteriorate sharply following a deadly border clash.
WHO warns of second peak in COVID-19 cases, FG palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano and more
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Zoom under FBI investigation over privacy and security concerns
Video conferencing app, Zoom is currently under FBI investigation over several complaints by users over privacy and security concerns. Zoom exploded in popularity as people turn to the video calling software amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Twitter update lets you populate old threads with new tweets
we call The update "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet.
In Latin America, women turn to apps to combat sexual violence
Apps that alert friends and report a crime to authorities are increasingly popular in one of the world's most dangerous regions for women. However, the digital divide means fewer options for those without smartphones.