Canadian Lawmaker Appears Naked During Virtual Legislative Meeting
A Canadian lawmaker has apologized after he appeared stark naked during a virtual legislative meeting. William Amos, who has represented the Quebec district of Pontiac since 2015, appeared on the screens of his fellow lawmakers completely naked on Wednesday during the House of Commons meetings. The pandemic has meant many Canadian lawmakers participate in sessions…
Nigeria’s Konn3ct competes for $78b virtual market
Konn3ct, a Nigerian meeting app is set to rival Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams for a share of the $75 billion virtual markets.
How zoom saved arts, culture practice in 2020
Frederick Oluwatoyin Akinosho, popularly known as ‘Poblisha’, never thought his 60th birthday on May 18, 2020 would be without a gathering. CORA Foundation and Committee of Friends had rolled out a list of activities, which would have ended with a thanksgiving dinner.
Zoom to compete with Google, Microsoft for email service
After cementing its position in the video calling market amid the pandemic, Zoom plans to develop an email service to be released next year. This is in addition to its new project on a calendar application in direct competition with Google and Microsoft.
‘Why Nigeria’s tech stocks can’t hit $1tr mark in 30 yrs’
With global technology companies, including Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Zoom, apparently doing well, and to a large extent, influencing gradual recovery of the US stock market...
Porn Video Disrupts US Court Hearing For Accused Twitter Hacker
A court hearing for a US teenager accused of masterminding last month's Twitter hack was interrupted Wednesday with rap music and porn. The hearing which was held via Zoom was to discuss reducing bail terms set for the 17-year-old Tampa resident arrested last Friday over the hack last month of the accounts of major US…
How Zoom transformed communication, interaction in Nigeria
Nigeria is a typical Third World country. While it has its unique positive characteristics that stands it out, its infrastructure deficit is so pronounced that it has become a source...
How cost, poor services mar virtual schools, courts, others
With restrictions to movement persisting on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual operations in the country may be jeopardised by cost-related challenges, infrastructure deficit and inadequate skills.
Human Rights Groups Condemn Sentencing People To Death Via Zoom
The outbreak of coronavirus has led to different activities and businesses being carried out virtually. The legal system is not left out of this. Court cases have been done virtually via zoom. While the world is shifting to the use of online media, some activities are meant to be done with witnesses and the public.…