Google has detailed how Russia tried to use its platforms to influence US politics

Google says it has found more than 1,000 videos from Russian-linked accounts that attempted to influence US politics. The disclosures come as Google, Facebook, and Twitter prepare to testify to Congress about Russian meddling in the US presidential election. Facebook now says a staggering 126 million Americans likely saw Russia-linked posts. Google has shared information […]

NITDA laments Nigeria’s N720b yearly loss to IT importation

Director General, NITDA, Dr. Isa Pantami (3rd left) and Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybersecurity Senator AbdulFatai Buhari (1st right) during the inspection tour of Nigeria’s Startups participating at the Global GITEX Future Stars Movement in Dubai. PHOTO: TWITTER NITDA • Agency sees startups’ growth as panacea to losses • Lawmakers promise tax holiday […]

RESCUE DRONES CAN HELP WHEN DISASTER STRIKES, BUT ONLY WHEN THEY’RE ALLOWED TO

In the midst of Hurricane Harvey’s historic rampage, the Federal Aviation Administration restricted drone pilots without special authorization from flying near or around Houston and surrounding areas.The reason was fairly straightforward: The FAA wanted rescuers and first responders to have as much free airspace as possible without a bunch of buzzing drones in the way. […]