Technology

The Consumer Business Group of Huawei Technologies has announced the introduction of Huawei G8 at the 2015 edition of the International Funkausstellung Industrial exhibition, Berlin, the world's largest public exhibition of consumer electronics.

Microsoft has come up with a radical new way to store data - under the sea.

Testing of the firm's first underwater data centre - dubbed Leona Philpot after a character in an Xbox game - has just been completed in an initiative called Project Natick.

The MP for Ablekuma South and member of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Defense and Interior, Hon. Fritz Baffour has revealed that Ghana would soon use drones to monitor its border to track people entering the country.

If you've used the fitness-tracking app Map MyRun, there's a chance that your password has been leaked.

And the popular fitness app isn't the only one. Other apps may also be putting your information at risk.

A research team led by David Choffnes, an assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, has found 'extensive' leakage of users' information—device and user identifiers, locations, and passwords—into network traffic from apps on mobile devices, including iOS, Android, and Windows phones.

Finally Facebook lovers can express their dislike or how they feel about a post as “dislike” button arrives. Facebook has unveiled “dislike” button — in the form of six new emoji, each representing their own feeling.

Facebook owner, Mark Zuckerberg hinted last month that his site was looking to expand the Like button, making a way for people to communicate that they were upset by news. And the site is now rolling out its solution in the form of emoji that represent “Love”, “Haha”, “Yay”, “Wow”, “Sad” and “Angry”.

Professor Godwin K. S. Aflakpui, Rector of Wa Polytechnic observed that there are no fast track or short-cut approaches to instill the attributes of culture of science in the way of doing things.

He said the attributes of curiosity, information gathering, observation and analysis, experimentation, open-mindedness; perseverance and verification of hypothesis are crucial steps in undertaking scientific research work.

US computer giant Dell has agreed a deal to buy data storage company EMC for $67bn (£44bn).

EMC shareholders will receive $33.15 per share, $24.05 of which will be in cash.

If approved by regulators, the deal would be the biggest in history between two technology companies.

Microsoft unveiled its first laptop. Called the Surface Book, it doesn’t look like a Surface at all. It has a 13.5-inch display, a trackpad made of glass a backlit keyboard and a machined magnesium body. Microsoft has one trick up its sleeve, the screen is detachable.

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