Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers, who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger.
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The Palms Mall set to launch new web platform
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Nigeria’s retail pioneer and foremost entertainment destination, The Palms Mall, is set to unveil its freshly remodelled web platform to the delight of its customers. The launch will coincide with Children’s Day and Democracy Day....
13 years after quitting, Zuckerberg gets (honorary) Harvard degree
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Zuckerberg returned to the university where he launched what would become the world's biggest social network, and basked in the spotlight by receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree and addressing the 2017 commencement.
ISSAN cautions Nigerians against paying for Ransomware attacks
Information Security Society of Africa-Nigeria (ISSAN), has cautioned Nigerians against making any payment to cyber attackers should there be any Ransomware attacks against them.
MWA stresses need for balanced regional mobile ecosystem
Dawes clarified that these early adopter snapshots are intended to add clarity to the big picture research and public relation hype that surrounds the potential of the mobile device in sub-Saharan Africa by putting the consumer at the heart of all future strategy.
France fines Facebook for data protection breaches
The CNIL agency said it had slapped a penalty of 150,000 euros ($160,000) on Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland, for "several breaches of the French Data Protection Act", the maximum fine in such cases.
Europol chief urges vigilance against increasing cyber attacks
Europol Executive, Rob Wainwright described the attack as “unprecedented in its scale” and warned that more people could be affected in the coming weeks.
Facebook takes aim at 'low quality' websites
The world's biggest social network said it is updating its ranking algorithm with the help of artificial intelligence so users would see fewer posts "that link to these low-quality web page experiences."
China's WeChat blocked in Russia
WeChat, known as Weixin in China, is the world's most popular messaging service, with 889 million global users by the end of 2016.