• Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

    Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled....
  • World’s first diamond-backed crypto assets launched in Dubai

    Al-Kasir Group, a Dubai-based company, has launched the world’s first diamond trading portal that uses blockchain technology – widely known for its use in the generation of cryptocurrencies....
  • Gmail’s new design will include a ‘Confidential Mode’

    Gmail on the web is getting a big update in the coming weeks with a new design and features, but Google is also introducing a new Confidential Mode. The Verge revealed the new design earlier this week, alongside features like quick reply to emails, the ability to snooze emails until later, and a new sidebar to place calendar appointments side by side with messages. We’ve now learned Google will also introduce “Confidential Mode,” which lets Gmail users stop recipients from forwarding certain emails, or restricts the ability to copy, download, or print them. Google will also let Gmail users require a passcode to open emails, which will be generated via SMS, or set an expiration date on sent emails. The features are very similar to some found in Microsoft’s full Outlook application, and Microsoft is also adding the ability to restrict emails on its Outlook.com service. These features will largely appeal to businesses that want more control over how emails are used by recipients, but they won’t stop people from taking a screenshot or a photo of an email. Google has confirmed its Gmail update is coming soon, and a message to an early access program revealed that it should be available in the coming weeks. Google’s I/O developer conference starts on May 8th this year, and it’s likely that this new Gmail design will be part of the show, alongside some updates to other Google web services....
  • Technology Minister makes a case for Ghana to host AU Space Agency

    Ghana is ready to host the Africa Space Agency, an African Union initiative that will allow Africa to launch and explore the Space for improved technological advancement, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng has announced....
  • We're building a new Ghana anchored on technology – Bawumia

    Vice President Dr Bawumia has reiterated government's vision of a Ghana beyond aid is founded on the firm belief that Ghana cannot continue to rely on only her natural resources. ...
  • Video: Man develops app for purchase of electricity

    A software developer has come up with an app that allows you to purchase electricity online....
  • Instagram will soon let users download a copy of their data

    Instagram is building its own data portability tool which will allow users to download a copy of everything they’ve ever shared on the platform, similar to how Facebook’s download your information tool works. ...
  • Facebook chief in second day of questions

    Facebook's chief is answering US politicians' questions about the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal for a second day in Washington....
  • Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor

    In Zuckerberg’s testimony before a joint session between the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today, the Facebook CEO was forced to confront whether his company was now effectively a monopoly. ...
  • US revenge porn victim gets $6.4m damage award

    A California court has awarded $6.4m (£4.5m) in damages to a woman in a revenge porn case....
  • Bawumia, 15 local ICT companies visit Silicon Valley

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia accompanied by the leaders of 15 local ICT firms left Accra on Monday for a five-day working visit to the high-tech city of Silicon Valley in California....
  • Investor groups call for Mark Zuckerberg to resign

    A powerful activist investor group called for Mark Zuckerberg to step down in a statement today, citing new admissions of irresponsibility in the CEO’s planned testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Committee....