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ROTFL… ‘Don’t doubt MTN airplane offer’

MTN has assured its new and existing subscribers of its commitment to fulfill its promise of rewarding the winner of its ongoing Ultimate Wonder Promo with an airplane  . The General Manager, Consumer Marketing of MTN, Kola Oyeyemi, at a press briefing in Lagos on Thursday, said there was no cause to doubt the company… Continue reading ROTFL… ‘Don’t doubt MTN airplane offer’

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Facebook is down in Europe, Africa

Facebook is down in Europe. It’s not clear how widespread the issue is, but I have heard reports from users being unable to access the social network from Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the U.K. There has also been whispers of… Continue reading Facebook is down in Europe, Africa

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Tracking the trackers: Mozilla’s anti-Big Brother add-on

The owner of Firefox, the world’s second most popular browser, is backing an add-on which would allow users to monitor in real-time how their actions are tracked and shared by various websites as they surf the net. The tool currently in development visualizes the flow of information as a meshwork of bubbles representing different websites. It… Continue reading Tracking the trackers: Mozilla’s anti-Big Brother add-on

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Introducing Collusion For Firefox: Discover who’s tracking you online

How Websites Track Our Activities Online. (via Firefox.com)

Collusion is an experimental add-on for Firefox and allows you to see all the third parties that are tracking your movements across the Web. It will show, in real time, how that data creates a spider-web of interaction between companies and other trackers.

Collusion Demo           Collusion Download

Take control of your data

We recognize the importance of transparency and our mission is all about empowering users — both with tools and with information. The Ford Foundation is supporting Mozilla to develop the Collusion add-on so it will enable users to not only see who is tracking them across the Web, but also to turn that tracking off when they want to.  Continue reading “Introducing Collusion For Firefox: Discover who’s tracking you online”

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Top 10 technology predictions for 2012

Here are my top 10 technology predictions for this year, 2012. I’ve arranged them in no particular order. 1. Mobile Money will become ubiquitous Believe it or not, mobile money, even though a relatively new concept in Nigeria, will gain a lot of traction this year. 2. E-commerce will boom There are way too many… Continue reading Top 10 technology predictions for 2012

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