Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg himself took to Facebook to show off the platform’s enormous data center in Sweden. Located deep in the forests of the northern part of the country in Luleå, the massive facility is noteworthy for the way in which “it uses a variety of local natural resources to increase efficiency and save power.” Continue reading
A couple of days back, I revealed that there were rumors that Blackberry plans to end the Phone manufacturing part of the business, as it turns out, the rumors were true. The company revealed in its latest financial report (via MobileSyrup) that they will be exiting the hardware development game. Continue reading
Real estate developer AP Thailand partnered up with digital agency CJ Worx to create irregular-shaped soccer pitches that are located across an overpopulated region in Bangkok. Believe it or not, these unconventional designs were built with good reason. According to designboom, the duo wants to “help foster creativity” and create spaces for play that will “enhance relationships among the people in the community.” The concept was rooted from a prepubescent idea dubbed “think space” — trusting that “any abnormal space can achieve the highest benefit.”
The Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus were unveiled in Dubai last weekend and from what I hear, I missed a lot! No money for plane ticket lol!
Here is a sneak peek while you very patiently wait for the official unboxing that might be video or written. Continue reading
TechCrunch Disrupt, who will be the next UNICORN! Over the last two days, over 5,000 attendees along with some aliens online, have watched 25 companies fight it out for the right to call themselves the Startup Battlefield Winner at Disrupt SF 2016.These are the six companies that remain:
Singapore just became the first country to actually implement self-driving taxis on the road for public use.
So far, nuTonomy – the company behind the cars and the app that hails them – has implanted six cars that can autonomously pick up passengers and deliver them to destinations, making them the first company to offer such technology to the public. Continue reading
On Monday, Jeff Bezos revealed an ambitious plan to launch some of the largest rockets ever designed “before the end of this decade.”
Blue Origin – Bezos’ privately aerospace company – will design and build two types of ‘New Glenn’ rockets, which are named after John Glenn (the first American to orbit Earth) and will tower over the rocket systems planned by SpaceX, an aerospace company founded by tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. Continue reading
This is so cool but the chairs are just plain weird! Seems like Apple is throwing its self-driving car project into reverse. According to The New York Times, the California-based company has shut down parts of the project and let go “dozens of employees.” The news is not the first sign of trouble with Apple’s rumored “Project Titan,” as recently employees set to guide the project for Apple left, as well as new hires for the project frozen. Other companies exploring self-driving cars include Google, Tesla Motors, and Uber. The New York Times also reports that Apple “has a number of fully autonomous vehicles in the middle of testing, using limited operating routes in a closed environment.” Perhaps, then, “Titan” is simply being put in neutral for a while. The question is when will we see it on the road?
We have another unveiling! Sony has officially unveiled the new Playstation 4 Slim and Pro models. According to Sony’s CEO, Andrew House, PS4 slim will be the “standard” PlayStation 4 moving forward, and it’s designed “to appeal to as wide an audience as possible.”
Nigerian gamers looking at the price like Buhari is god… lol Continue reading
Apple just leaked the iPhone 7 on Twitter.
(The tweet above was instantly deleted. Even funnier, Apple has deleted all of the account’s tweets.) Continue reading
The Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder of Co-Creation Hub (CcHub), Yaba,Bosun Tijani, in an interview with PUNCH’s Tobi Aworinde, has shared how the business – an incubator for technology start-up companies – started, and how Mark Zuckerberg‘s first visit to Nigeria, was kept a secret. Continue reading
The Photo-sharing app that Facebook currently owns almost 4 years now has crossed a milestone. Before they celebrated reaching the 500 million users per month benchmark and now they are celebrating 300 million people using the app daily. Or was it their picture resizing update and video moments they somehow got from snapchat. Continue reading
They only people thrilled not to be living next to the marketing genius Mark Zuckerberg are his neighbours.
According to a Buzzfeed report, Zuckerberg’s neighbours are angry with him, it appears that Mark’s security team is illegally occupying “desirable parking spots” with two silver SUVs close to his $10 million dollar home thereby making it difficult for other people to park. Continue reading
The millions of people who follow Kim Kardashian West and her sisters on social media have become accustomed to seeing them praise everything from fat-burning tea to gummy vitamins for healthier hair.
“Ever since I started taking two @sugarbearhair a day, my hair has been fuller and stronger than ever!! Even with all the heat and bleaching I do to it!” Khloé Kardashian posted on Instagram this month. Continue reading
Mark Zuckerberg with kids at the ‘Summer of Code Camp’
Earlier this evening, we brought you the report that Facebook‘s Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria.
This is Zuckerberg’s first visit to Africa, and his first stop was at Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) in Yaba, Lagos.
He’s also billed to meet with developers and partners, as well as explore Nollywood. Continue reading