Pierre Ouedraogo, Receives 2012 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

August 3, 2012

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The Internet Society has announced that its prestigious Jonathan B. Postel Service Award was presented to Pierre Ouedraogo for his exceptional contributions to the growth and vitality of the Internet in Africa. The international award committee, comprised of former Jonathan B. Postel award winners, noted that Mr. Ouedraogo played a significant role in the growth […]

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Dropbox confirms it got hacked

August 1, 2012

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Dropbox, a popular share and file-syncing service  has admitted to a hack, which has lead to the leaking of an undisclosed number of user emails. In a post Security update & new features by Aditya Agarwal,  on the company blog, Dropbox said “A couple weeks ago, we started getting emails from some users about spam they were […]

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Snoop Dogg changes name to Snoop Lion

August 1, 2012

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Snoop Dogg wants you to know that he’s tired of hip-hop, is Bob Marley reincarnated and is embracing reggae instead of the culture of guns he once rapped about. Also, he’s got a new name: Snoop Lion. The artist said at a news conference Monday in New York that he was “born again” during a […]

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EMET 3.5 Anti hacker tool released by Microsoft.

July 26, 2012

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Microsoft has released a security toolkit that implements some of the code written by the winner of its Bluehat security competition. The competition which was launched at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas last year, closed in April. The Microsoft BlueHat Prize contest challenges security researchers to design a novel runtime mitigation technology designed […]

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How to worship the Nigerian god

July 21, 2012

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The Nigerian god is one. It may have many different manifestations, but it is essentially different sides of the same coin. Sometimes, adherents of the different sides may fight and kill each other. But Nigerians essentially follow the Nigerian god. This article is for all those who want to become better worshippers. If you are […]

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Google launches GmailSMS in Africa

July 19, 2012

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Google has launched a text message-based version of its email service targeted at users in Africa; it lets you send and receive Gmail on your phone as SMS if you have an email address ending in “gmail.com.” This service is currently available in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya. Ghana – Airtel, MTN, Tigo, and Vodafone Kenya […]

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Skype goes ‘Open Source’

July 18, 2012

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Recently there was this news about leaked Source Codes of Skype, which was acquired by Microsoft for $8.5 billion, 14 months ago. These codes are now available on the internet for download. We also learnt that Microsoft had changed skype supernodes architecture to support wiretapping, though this has been denied by Microsoft, there is still […]

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