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Google celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop

History – On August 11, 1973, an 18-year-old, Jamaican-American DJ who went by the name of Kool Herc threw a back-to-school jam at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, New York. During his set, he decided to do something different. Instead of playing the songs in full, he played only …

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New App Alert

Hotels And Perks is a community driven travel/tourism app, it gives the user the ability to explore most cities in Nigeria. It also serves as a discovery app where users can view hotels, events, businesses (like restaurants, stores, banks) closest to their location or that matches their search term. “We …

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Google engineer’s anti-diversity manifesto sparks outrage

The document, originally posted on an internal network, argues that women make up less of tech’s workforce because of biology, not bias. Google employees are reacting with outrage to a manifesto written by a senior engineer that criticizes the company’s efforts to improve workforce diversity and its “left leaning” bias. …

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Adobe sentences a web tech to death

Flash, the pioneering, software paved the way for YouTube and countless games, but Adobe will kill it in 2020. Here’s what it means for you. The Flash Player has been there for you all along, inside your browser, making it possible for you to play online games, stream radio station …

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Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850,000 cars

German carmaker Audi is offering a free software upgrade for 850,000 diesel cars in order to improve emissions. Audi said the upgrade would “improve emissions behaviour in real driving conditions further beyond existing legal requirements”. The carmaker added it was convinced the programme would counteract possible bans on diesel cars. …

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Instagram tops cyber-bullying study

Research from anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label suggests social media is making youngsters more anxious. Forty per cent said they felt bad if nobody liked their selfies and 35% said their confidence was directly linked to the number of followers they had. Instagram was highlighted as having become the vehicle …

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