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Metaverse: Five things to know about it and what it could mean for you.

The Facebook rebranding as Meta, reflecting its focus on the “metaverse,” Microsoft has now announced it, too, will launch into this space. Meta has proposed that the metaverse will eventually allow us to engage across education, work and social contexts, while Microsoft looks to be focusing specifically on the realm of the virtual office for …

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We are sorry for blocking user named metaverse — Instagram

Instagram in a current press release has apologised for wrongly disabling the account of an artist with the handle @metaverse, for a month. On 2 November, Australian technologist and artist Thea-Mai Baumann had been told she had been “blocked for pretending to be someone else” the New York Times first reported.   However, Five day’s …

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Google now allows you find the name of a song by humming and whistling

Google now allows you find the name of a song by humming and whistling Google has introduced a new feature that allows you to identify a song even if you don’t know the lyrics. You can now hum, sing or whistle the tune into your phone and the name of the song will come up. …

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Google Launches Developers Space in Lagos Nigeria, Provides Free Hub for Developers

  The first African Google Developers Space was launched in Lagos, Nigeria. This is in line with Google’s plan to support the African tech community and will serve as a free hub for developers, entrepreneurs and startups. The Space, which is the first of its kind was designed and built in collaboration with office fitout …

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To Continue Using Facebook, See How Much Nigerians Will Start Paying As VAT in 2022.

Facebook, the social media giant has issued a statement that Nigerians will start paying 7.5 percent value-added tax (VAT) on all ad placements from January 1, 2022.   Those buying ads for businesses or personal purposes will be charged as well. Those who will not be charged for the VAT would be able to recover …

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MTN slashes data prices 33% lower than previously

MTN slashes data prices 33% lower than previously MTN has announced a reduction in the price of its monthly data bundles this announcement was made on Friday, customers will now pay R99 for 1GB, 33% lower than previously. The changes is said to take effect from April 15, said MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa. …

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Instagram is trying out an option that shows latest posts first

After The switched from a chronological feed to an algorithm-driven one back in 2016, instagram hasn’t been quite the same since, users might soon get a new way to see the most recent posts first as suggested in recent findings on the coding of the App . The Option was found by Jane Manchun Wong …

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Netflix Plans to kill off this iconic JPEG File Format

Video Streaming Kingpin Netflix also deals with a lot of images. which has led the Company’s Experts to release an update to a new image file format called AVIF (AV1 Image File Format) which it believes can replace JPEGs. The video streaming giant has even open sourced the AVIF framework to allow others to compare …

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The Best Free YouTube to MP3 Video converter 2020

Converting YouTube to MP3 allows you to listen to music from a video offline, whenever you like, or turn your favorite YouTube’s channel into a podcast that you can enjoy when you’re working. The right YouTube to MP3 converter will make saving audio from YouTube videos simplicity itself. With a few clicks or taps, you …

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