In its quest for financial inclusion, the social e-commerce platform, Boom, has publicly been unveiled in Nigeria.
16 Feb 2022
Google announced plans Wednesday to limit ad tracking on its Android operating system, a sensitive privacy issue that rival Apple has already moved to address on its iPhones.
31 Jan 2022
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerians on a new high-risk Short Messaging Service-based malware, TangleBot, infecting Android mobile devices.
22 Jan 2022
Many people have heard about or used Bitcoin already. Android smartphones provide one of the best ways to access and use this virtual currency. Ideally, using an Android smartphone is among the most effective ways to manage this virtual currency. Currently, the world has many Android users. Also, Bitcoin adoption is increasing rapidly worldwide as…
12 Nov 2021
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerians to a new malware specifically attacking Android devices.
28 Sep 2020
Researchers from ZScaler have warned Android smartphone users about 16 apps that can steal SMS messages, contact lists and device information. The research showed that the apps contain a type of malware called Joker. In a blog about the findings, ZScaler researcher Viral Gandhi explained: “Joker is one of the most prominent malware families that…
22 Aug 2020
Researchers from Sophos have warned about a new batch of apps that contain dangerous ‘fleeceware', and could scam you out of thousands. From Google to Samsung, Android smartphones are some of the most popular handheld devices around the world. Sophos uncovered 23 apps that violate the Google Play Store’s new app policies as reported by…
12 Dec 2019
Warmer temperatures almost always mean you will be going out more often and it is a given that your phone(s) will be your number one companion. While we stay careful enough to take precautions against sun damage on our skin when out in the heat, ensure you protect your phone as well to avoid overheating.…
21 Aug 2019
Governments across the world are deliberating over securing their digital footprint and sensitive data from New-Age hackers, and an end-to-end, reliable and trustworthy operation system (OS) beyond Android or iOS is top of their minds.
20 May 2019
US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat.
18 Jul 2018
Google is prepared to be hit with a huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that could spark new tensions between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager spoke by telephone with Google chief Sundar Pichai on Tuesday night to tell him about the decision…