Category Archives: Technology News

Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds

Posted ago by Segun Adeyemi

Tweeting or checking emails may be harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, according to researchers who tried to measure how well people could resist their desires. They even claim that while sleep and sex may be stronger urges, people …

Nigeria Plans Fixed Phone Licenses in 2013 to Spur Broadband

Posted ago by Segun Adeyemi

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, plans to give additional fixed-line telephone licenses next year to spur the expansion of broadband Internet infrastructure, the telecommunications regulator said.

Research: Nigeria Among 5 Most Active Countries on Twitter

Posted ago by Segun Adeyemi

With 1,646,212, volumes of geo-located Tweets in the last three months of 2011, Nigeria is one of the five most active countries on online interactions in Africa; a research study has revealed.

Facebook introduces Timeline: “Only Your Whole Life, Summarized”

Posted ago by PeculiarMag

Facebook has just announced a new version of its profile called the Timeline at the f8 developer conference. The new layout is meant to be a central location for your stories, apps, and for you to express who you are, …

Cook takes over Apple as Jobs quits

Posted ago by webmaster

Steve Jobs has resigned as the CEO of Apple Inc, yesterday, Wednesday and passed the reins to his right-hand man Tim Cook, saying he could no longer fulfill the duties in a stunning announcement that raised fears his health has …

US man charged over Facebook spam turns himself in

Posted ago by PeculiarMag

A US man charged with sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users has turned himself in.