Saturday, 16 October, 2021

Category: Technology


A massive internet crash that took out Facebook’s services, including Instagram and WhatsApp, shows that countries need to be less reliant on American tech giants and bolster their own domestic infrastructure, Moscow has said. Speaking as part of a YouTube Read more…


By Jonny TickleThe Russian Armed Forces have successfully conducted the first test launch of its state-of-the-art Zircon hypersonic missile from a nuclear-powered submarine, firing it at a target in the Barents Sea, in Russia’s Arctic north. The Ministry of Defense published a video Read more…


North Korea fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile on Thursday, state media KCNA reported, the latest in a recent series of weapons tests that has come as denuclearisation talks with the United States have been in deadlock.    It was North Read more…


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that there is no going back in the deployment of new technology for transmission of results from the polling units to its central result viewing portal during the November 6, Anambra State Read more…


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the US Air Force successfully completed last week the first free flight test of new scramjet-powered hypersonic weapon technology – the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). During testing, an unidentified aircraft carried Read more…


Widening power shortages in China have halted production at numerous factories including many supplying Apple and Tesla, while some shops in the northeast operated by candlelight and malls shut early as the economic toll of the squeeze mounted. China is Read more…


There was widespread and blatant interference in the recent Russian election, ranging from targeted recommendations and censorship by Silicon Valley to overt cyberattacks on servers coming from the US, Dmitry Medvedev has told RT. The former president and prime minister Read more…


…Only 10 percent of Nigerians fly –Nuhu, NCAA DG Air Peace has taken delivery of the fourth brand new E195-E2 aircraft ordered from aircraft with three more to be added before the year ends as it intensifies plans to connect Read more…


French shipbuilder Naval Group has said it will send a “detailed and calculated proposal” to Australia after Canberra canned a $40 billion submarine deal in favor of a new pact with the US and UK, much to France’s dismay. On Read more…


The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria, has submitted its interim report to the Nigerian Air Force on the crash that claimed the lives of 11 military personnel including a serving Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, on May 31, Read more…


Police in Germany have arrested a German-Iranian citizen on suspicion that he exported €1.1 million of equipment to Iranian firms blacklisted by the EU for use in Tehran’s nuclear program. On Tuesday, Germany’s public prosecutor announced that the man, referred to only Read more…


By Ifeoma Ejiofor The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Nnewi branch on Saturday held her 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and conference. The program which attracted the high and mighty from Anambra State and beyond was held at Convaj event centre Read more…