Hackers steal $6m from Russian banks

CYBER CRIME

Unidentified hackers stole 339.5 million rubles ($6 million) in an attack on the SWIFT international payments messaging system in Russia last year, the Russian central bank said on Friday. The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts at Russian banks, is the latest in a string of attempted and successful cyber heists More...

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By metro On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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Germany unveils 4G Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz, 4th generation Germany has further advanced car technology with its new Mercedes-Benz, A-Class hatchback, with a host of fresh features. The German brand has been described as ‘benchmark’ of the More...

Nokia
By metro On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Nokia to launch chipsets for 5G network

Nokia is set to introduce new silicon chipsets for running next-generation 5G wireless networks. Giant mobile phone maker’s innovation promises to cut antenna size in half, triple data-handling capacity and cut More...

Mark Zuckerberg
By metro On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Facebook announces major changes

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook plans major changes to news feed from media and businesses to focus on personal interactions, which may lead to people spending less time on the website, its CEO said. “As we roll this More...

Google
By metro On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Google sued for discrimination against men

Google Google has been sued for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men in a class action lawsuit filed by two former engineers. The duo say they want to represent all staff discriminated against More...

By metro On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Apple begs iPhone users over glitches, offers discounted battery

Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple was a response to an More...

By metro On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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10m phone users activate ‘Do not Disturb’ code: NCC

About10 million phone users  have activated the “Do not Disturb Code’’, Prof. Umar Danbatta,  Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said. Danbatta said this in Abuja on Thursday at More...

By metro On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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MainOne, Tizeti, Facebook expand internet access in Lagos Mainland

MainOne and Tizeti today announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. The partnership will leverage MainOne’s fiber connectivity, More...

9mobile
By metro On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Helios, others bid for Nigerian telecoms firm 9mobile – sources

9mobile Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has submitted a bid to acquire Nigeria’s 9mobile under a sale process aimed at finding new investors for the debt-laden telecoms firm, one person familiar More...

By metro On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the More...