AKON officially launches “Akoin” (AKN) crypto debit card

Akon has partnered with Baanx to officially launch a crypto debit card for his digital asset platform and cryptocurrency, Akoin (AKN).In an Instagram post on Wednesday (November 24), Akon announced the completion of the development of the AKOIN card, which will allow shoppers to pay for their merchandise directly with the AKOIN cryptocurrency they own …

Apple plans to launch a Self-Driving Electric Car

Reports have revealed that Apple has concluded “much of the core work” targeted at creating a new processor meant to power an autonomous electric car project known as Titan, this report was disclosed by Bloomberg. The report also discloses that Apple is reportedly now accelerating its timeline for developing the autonomous electric car with a …

Apple announces self-service repair scheme for costumers

Apple has announced a “self-service repair” programme so “customers who are comfortable” can fix their own devices.At launch, in early 2022 in the US, it will cover replacing the batteries, screens and cameras of recent iPhones. But Apple’s new repair store will sell more than 200 parts and tools. It comes after months of increasing …

e-Commerce Giant Jumia Records $25.5 Million In Profit

e-Commerce giant Jumia’s third-quarter results are out. The Africa-wide country reported impressive profits amid huge operating losses. $25.5 million was recorded as gross profits, according to the company, while operating losses for the third quarter went up to $64 million.Operating losses for the quarter is about 250 per cent greater than gross profits. Jumia recorded …

Elon Musk sells $5bn of Tesla shares after Twitter poll

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has sold around $5bn (£3.7bn) of shares in the electric carmaker. It comes days after he asked his 63 million Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of his stake in Tesla. The company’s shares fell by around 16% in the two days after the poll came out in favour …

WhatsApp to make changes to the ‘Delete For Everyone’ Feature

Everyone familiar with the ‘Delete for Everyone’ option from WhatsApp can say one way or the other how that feature has saved from the embarrassment of accidentally sending a wrong message.According to a recent report by WaBetaInfo, the ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature is expected to receive some changes. The changes expected change would be for …

Amazon Confirms Its Support For The Matter Smart Home Standard

Amazon has confirmed it would be supporting the smart home connectivity standard Matter. In an earlier blog post, Amazon confirms support for Matter over Thread in its Echo devices and Eero Wi-Fi routers. Eero had previously confirmed its support of the standard.In the announcement, Amazon explains that it is making plans to “further expand its …

Facebook removes face-recognition Technology, Deletes Data

Amid the growing concerns of late about the face-recognition technology and its probable misuse by governments, security agencies and the likes, Facebook has announced it would shut down its face-recognition option and delete the faceprint data of more than 1 billion people registered on it.Jerome Pesenti, Meta’s Vice president of artificial intelligence, announced this in …

Microsoft Excel Brings JavaScript API For Custom Data Types

Earlier at the Ignite conference, Microsoft announces plans to release an update to Excel by bringing a new JavaScript API to the spreadsheet app. Microsoft says with the new API addition, developers will now have the opportunity to create custom data types and functions based on them. Microsoft Excel has always been known to only …

eNaira App gets removed from Google Play Store

Barely 48hrs after launch, the eNaira speed wallet disappears from the Google Play Store. This development came on Wednesday after over 100,000 users had gone ahead to download the eNaira app amid negative reviews and low ratings. The eNaira was introduced by the Apex Bank of Nigeria as a medium to serve as a medium of …