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Beware! hackers are invading WiFi with Krack attacks
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Beware! hackers are invading WiFi with Krack attacks

As we write this article, your WiFi might be vulnerable to Key Reinstallation Attacks, Krack. Norton, a web security company announced to its customers that krack is likely impacting anyone who uses Wi-Fi. All Wi-Fi connection points and devices could be vulnerable—your local coffee shop, home, or workplace connection. KRACK […]

Penny Baldwin to head marketing at Qualcomm
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Penny Baldwin to head marketing at Qualcomm

Qualcomm Incorporated said that Penny Baldwin has joined the Company as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO), reporting directly to Steve Mollenkopf, chief executive officer of Qualcomm Incorporated. Baldwin brings more than 35 years of marketing and branding expertise, with experience across the full spectrum of marketing disciplines […]

America’s Airbnb books over 1.2 million guests in Africa
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America’s Airbnb books over 1.2 million guests in Africa

Airbnb said it registered 1.2 million guest arrivals in Africa last year driven by the plugged-in millennial generation, Reuters reports. The U.S. short-term rental service provides travel accommodation which affords individual owners of apartments or homes to let out to visiting guests. Presenting the latest figures at the Johannesburg City […]

Facebook acquires teens app tbh for an undisclosed fee
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Facebook acquires teens app tbh for an undisclosed fee

Facebook confirmed that it has acquired tbh (To be honest), a teen-focused messaging app that lets users create anonymous polls, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition was confirmed by tbh in a blog post stating that it hopes to purse its mission further. Today we’re announcing that we’re joining Facebook […]

Nigeria’s Andela raises USD400 million to further scale
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Nigeria’s Andela raises USD400 million to further scale

Nigerian-based technology development and training startup, Angela has just raised USD40 million. Jeremy Johnson, Co-founder of Andela confirmed the new raise as a move to further increase the depth of offering provided by Andela. “Andela is investing in our continent’s future technology leaders, who are already playing a much-needed role […]

Facebook backs TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017
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Facebook backs TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook has thrown its weights behind the one-week-long celebration of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017. In the first event of its kind on the continent, TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017, will search for the best innovators, makers and technical entrepreneurs in Sub Saharan Africa. The event will see entrepreneurs and […]