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A Samsung Galaxy 9 phone reportedly caught fire in a woman's purse

Oh, no! Have the Samsung Galaxy’s exploding battery woes returned? An alleged incident has been reported by the New...


Google admits changing phone settings remotely

Google has apologised after Android phone users noticed that the battery saver setting was remotely activated last week without their...


Amazon investigates staff bribery claims

Amazon is investigating claims that its employees accepted bribes in exchange for leaking confidential sales data. Independent...


Akufo-Addo commissions 20MW solar plant

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 15 September 2018, commissioned a 20-megawatt solar plant, and inspected ongoing...


Samsung takes £4.4bn hit to profits from Note 7 fallout

The total cost of pulling Galaxy Note 7 smartphones off the market will be at least £4.4bn ($5.4bn), Samsung said. The...


Tech Tent: Has crypto-currency peaked?

If you believe crypto-currencies are the future this has not been a good week. The value of Ethereum, Bitcoin's main rival and "the...


Microsoft's HoloLens is going global

Microsoft is taking its augmented reality headset global. On Thursday, the company announced that the HoloLens, what it...


Samsung permanently stops Galaxy Note 7 production

South Korean tech giant Samsung has permanently ceased production of its high-end Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of devices...


Can health services handle the Apple Watch?

When Apple announced two major new healthcare features this week, it billed them both as terrific innovations that may well keep us...


Tribute to Kofi Annan by CSIR-CRI

It was with shock that we learnt of the passing of this great son of the land, H.E. Dr. Kofi Annan. His passion for ensuring...