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Twitter expands Feature allowing Users to Flag Misleading Tweets

Twitter expands Feature allowing Users to Flag Misleading Tweets

Twitter Inc said on Monday it will expand its test feature which allows users to flag misleading content on its social media platform to Brazil, Spain and the Philippines. The company had introduced the pilot test of the feature in August last year, as a part of its effort to reduce misinformation on its platform.  It...

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UK government to cut funding for BBC – Report

UK government to cut funding for BBC – Report

Britain’s government will cut the BBC’s funding by ordering a two-year freeze on the fee that people pay to watch the broadcaster, the Mail on Sunday reported. The future of the licence-payer funded British Broadcasting Corporation is a perpetual topic of political debate, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government most recently suggesting its funding needs...

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ThankUCash, Nigerian startup Raises $5.3Million to Expand its Operations

ThankUCash, Nigerian startup Raises $5.3Million to Expand its Operations

ThankUCash, the Nigerian loyalty and rewards service provider has managed to secure $5.3 million seed round.  The investment will be used to expand the company’s operations in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. It also plans to extend the products offering and human capital.  Lagos based company was launched in 2018 and since then, the company is...

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WiSolar, Pre-paid Mzansi Solar Company plans to raise R45 Million

WiSolar, Pre-paid Mzansi Solar Company plans to raise R45 Million

WiSolar, a South African startup that sells solar power on a prepaid basis, plans to raise 45 million rand ($2.9 million) this quarter in its first funding round as it gears up for growth. The company, founded by Tonye Irims in 2016, plans to expand from offering its product to residential home owners to working with...

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BMW unveils Colour-changing car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

BMW unveils Colour-changing car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

German carmaker BMW has unveiled the world’s first “colour-changing” car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The concept car, called the BMW iX Flow, uses electronic ink technology normally found in e-readers to transform the car’s exterior into a variety of patterns in gray and white. “This is really energy efficient colour...

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The Africa Cup of Nations Partner with TikTok to Amplify and Highlight the tournament

The Africa Cup of Nations Partner with TikTok to Amplify and Highlight the tournament

TikTok, a short video application and social media platform singed a sponsorship deal with with CAF – Confederation  of African Football, the governing body for soccer in African continent.  As part of the deal will see TikTok support the upcoming African football showpiece, Africa Cup of Nations tournament, which take place on the 9th January...

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BMW crush Mercedes, its fellow German Automaker in car Sales – Report

BMW crush Mercedes, its fellow German Automaker in car Sales – Report

BMW claims that they beat Mercedes-Benz in global premium-car sales last year, the first time it has triumphant their fellow German automaker and biggest nemesis since 2015. “Proudly claiming number one position in the global premium automotive segment for the BMW brand in 2021,” BMW’s head of sales Pieter Nota wrote in a post on...

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SAGE Acquires the Remaining Shares in UK Cloud Startup Brightpearl for $340 Million

SAGE Acquires the Remaining Shares in UK Cloud Startup Brightpearl for $340 Million

SAGE, accounting software company bought the remaining shares in Brightpearl, the UK based startup in cloud retail management for $340 million.  Brightpearl provides a SaaS-based retail operating system, enabling real-time business data insights. Brightpearl CEO Derek O’Carroll said: “Bringing our two teams together will help combine the retail strength of Brightpearl and the scale, brand...

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OnlyFans Spokesperson Promoted to CEO after the Founder decided to Steps down

OnlyFans Spokesperson Promoted to CEO after the Founder decided to Steps down

Christmas came early for OnlyFans Ami Gan, head of communications and marketing, after he was promoted to CEO position.  This comes after the the company’s founder founder and CEO Tim Stokely decided to steps down however he will remain the advisor of the company.   “We’ve worked side-by-side sharing our passion about the creator economy,”...