In The Spotlight
WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature that lets users write status updates with a colorful background, reports VentureBeat. It’s pretty much identical to a feature on Facebook, and also allows users to add a link and choose a font for their statuses. Previously, you could only use photos and videos as a background.
A Democratic Missouri state senator from University City posted, then quickly deleted, a comment on Facebook saying she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated.
Spotify has removed several white supremacist bands from its service, following recent events at Charlottesville in America.Earlier this week, a music news website published a list of 37 “white power” bands which were being streamed online.
Along with the many other changes Facebook is rolling out today, it’s also updating its Camera application on iOS and Android — one can only presume in an attempt to draw more attention to it, along with its not-terribly-loved Stories feature.
The digital currency bitcoin passed the $4,000 threshold for the first time ever on Monday, driven by weekend demand in Japan, analysts said.
A study has found that women in Africa are tech-savvy in the use of mobile internet to empower and entertain themselves compared to men.
Back in the 90s, a deeply disturbing image surfaced on the nascent Internet: a lab mouse with something looking like a human ear grown on its back.
Mexican entrepreneurs designed the first national machine capable of recycling Styrofoam (expanded polystyrene) and transform it into a raw material used in the manufacture of transparent hard plastic.
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There are many more Earth-like planets beyond our solar system than scientists previously realized, and that increases our chances of finding alien life of some kind.
You can’t go many days without someone talking about going to Mars. Just in the last few weeks: Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, laid out his plans to sell tickets to the red planet for $200,000; Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of Boeing, vowed to get there before Musk; and US president Barack Obama reiterated his plans to send humans to Mars by 2030.
Stargazers in parts of Africa have been treated to a spectacular “ring of fire” in the sky as the sun was almost – but not completely – eclipsed. An annular eclipse happens when the moon is farther away from the Earth than during a total eclipse.
Ghanaians will today have another rare opportunity to view a partial solar eclipse which is expected to last for about three hours. According to experts, the phenomenon will occur between 6:13am to 9am today. “We are going to have something we call partial eclipse meaning that not the entire sun will be blocked by the moon.
Paris (AFP) - Stargazers in south and central Africa will be treated to a spectacular solar eclipse Thursday when the Moon wanders into view to make the Sun appear as a "ring of fire", astronomers say.
A perfume that smells like a comet is a poetic-sounding idea. Who doesn’t love the image of a big dusty space snowball careening through the skies?