Friday, 21 January, 2022

Category: Technology


Nigeria will prioritise tax collection from its digital economy in 2022 and focus on non-resident firms with significant economic presence that generate turnover in the West African country, the country’s tax chief said on Thursday. Nigeria plans to tax digital Read more…


The US space agency has been warned that the size of its astronaut corps might be too small to meet its future needs NASA has enough astronauts to meet “the current needs” of International Space Station missions but might soon Read more…


A woman in Japan has filed a lawsuit against the sperm donor who impregnated her, alleging that he was dishonest about his civil status, educational background and ethnicity. The unnamed plaintiff, a 30-year-old woman from Tokyo, said she and her Read more…


• NIN enrolments exceeds 71 Million The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has announced the approval of the Federal Government to extend the deadline for the National Identification Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to the Read more…


Russia test-fired around 10 new Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missiles from a frigate and two more from a submarine, Interfax news agency said on Friday citing northern fleet. Russian President Vladimir Putin has lauded the weapon as part of a Read more…


Digital currencies in Ghana and Nigeria are threatening two decades of work towards a common legal tender in West Africa. The adoption of the eco (pdf), a new currency for the entire region, would help remove trade and monetary barriers, boost Read more…


The Israel Defense Forces has rolled out strike scenarios against Iran, but couldn’t determine the likely outcomes The Israeli military has reportedly drawn up several scenarios to strike Iranian targets, but warned the government that the outcomes of such actions Read more…


A historic court decision sheds light on how China has used espionage to gain a military and economic advantage over the US and the rest of the world. US counterintelligence officials managed to lure Yanjun Xu, a senior Chinese intelligence Read more…


Russia is the global leader in hypersonic missiles and, by the time other countries catch up, is likely to have developed technology to counteract these new weapons, President Vladimir Putin said. Russia and the United States have an approximate parity Read more…


A large blast has occurred near the Iranian city of Natanz, home to the country’s major nuclear site. Iran’s military says the explosion was part of surprise drills testing their anti-aircraft units. A loud explosion northeast of Natanz nuclear power Read more…


US special operators have several ways to get to work. Green Beret teams can do free-fall jumps with oxygen from 25,000 feet, and Navy SEAL squads can spend up to eight hours in mini-submarines on combat dives. One of the least known Read more…


It’s been a busy two months for the American, British, and Japanese navies — especially their carriers. In early October, they were part of a massive exercise that saw the US Navy’s USS Ronald Reagan and USS Carl Vinson, the UK’s HMS Read more…