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Nigeria to Setup a Bank for Science and Tech
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Nigeria to Setup a Bank for Science and Tech

Nigeria said it is planning to setup a bank which will be making funds available for Nigerians breaking new grounds in the fields of science and tech. Dr. Ogbonaya Onu, Minister for Science and Tech said a bill for the establishment of the National Research and Innovation Council (NRIC), would […]

Today in Tech: TRS-80 Model 4 Is Launched
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Today in Tech: TRS-80 Model 4 Is Launched

The TRS‑80 Model 4 was presented on April 26, 1983. It was the extension of the TRS‑80 computer line that began with the Model I in 1977. However, the Boston Computer Society sponsored the official launch of the Model 4 for the press on April 27, 1983.   Featured image […]

Today in Tech History : Activision Is Formed
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Today in Tech History : Activision Is Formed

Activision was, in principle founded in 1979. However, on April 25, 1980, the “Fantastic Four” joined up as the first third-party software company for video games. David Crane and Alan Miller left Atari August 1979 to start programming under the Activision name. Larry Kaplan and Bob Whitehead stayed behind until April […]

Today in Tech :Mosaic Browser Was Introduced
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Today in Tech :Mosaic Browser Was Introduced

Mosaic Browser was introduced on April 22, 1993. The National Centre for Supercomputing Applications released version 1.0 (RTM) of the Mosaic Web Browser. It was the first browser with a Graphical user interface for content. Marc Andreesen and Jim Clark were the lead developers. The browser would take the internet […]

This iPhone Costs FBI USD 1.3 Million To Crack
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This iPhone Costs FBI USD 1.3 Million To Crack

iPhone 5c retails at less than USD 150. But Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI paid a whopping USD 1.3 million to professional hackers to crack its security features. A statement attributed to James Comey, Director FBI, reveals the FBI paid an amount exceeding what he will make in the next seven […]

Why EU Is Taking Google To Court Over Market Dominance
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Why EU Is Taking Google To Court Over Market Dominance

Alphabet’s Google is bracing up to meet European Union, EU in court for allegedly monopolising the EU market by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators. In less than two years, the EU slammed its second round of formal antitrust charges at Google for  breaching the bloc’s competition laws […]

Today In Tech History
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Today In Tech History

Oracle Bought Sun Microsystems In 2009, Oracle announced they have purchased Sun Microsystems in a USD 7.4 billion deal. This included stock at $9.50 / share. That would also be the acquisition of SPARC processors, Solaris OS, Java and MySQL, among other items. The deal would be finalized on January […]

Apple Is ‘Cooking’ iCar In A Secret Lab In Germany
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Apple Is ‘Cooking’ iCar In A Secret Lab In Germany

Tim Cook, Apple [NASDAQ:AAPL] CEO might be ‘cooking up’ the much talked about iCar in an underground lab in Berlin, Germany. According to Frankfurter Allgemeine, a German publication, Apple has acquired a secret laboratory for the development of an automobile – and this in the middle of Berlin. Concrete plans […]

Today In Tech History – April 18
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Today In Tech History – April 18

2006 – Toshiba launched the HD DVD format in the US. The first HD DVD players were the HD-A1 and HD-XA1. RCA would rebrand the A1 to the HDV-5000. The first HD DVD with True HD soundtrack was the Phantom of the Opera Featured image source: technabob.com