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    Business The 5 Best Laptops We Saw at CES 2018 –

    Over the past several years, CES — formerly the Consumer Electronics Show — has shifted its focus from “traditional” consumer tech towards self-driving cars and Internet-connected kitchen appliances. Despite that, PC makes still showed up in droves to this year’s CES to flaunt their latest...
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    Business How Facebook’s newsfeed change is stoking uncertainty about its future.

    For Facebook Inc. and its wildly successful social-media network, the changes it announced to its news feed on Thursday could have sweeping implications. Announced in a blog, Facebook’s objective is to give posts from users’s friends and family—personal … via MarketWatch.com – Top Stories...
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    Business Bitcoin can become a legit global currency — in theory, Goldman says

    Bitcoin can serve as a global currency in theory, according to Goldman Sachs strategists. The reality is that much of the developed world already has stable monetary systems, alternative stores of value, and the US dollar for foreign trade and reserves. Cryptocurrencies may be useful in parts of...
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    Sports Liverpool transfer news: Real Madrid ready to offer Gareth Bale for Mohamed Salah |...

    That’s according to a sensational report from Spain on the Don Balon website. Salah has been on fire for Liverpool this season since signing from Roma and has 17 goals in the Premier League. And Real Madrid have taken notice – with Zinedine Zidane publicity praising him earlier this season. …...
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    Business Shoprite, First Bank, GTBank headline multi billion dollars Ogun city centre project –...

    One of the leading properties developers in Nigeria, Persianas Group is planning to increase its presence and coverage in the country through its flagship shopping mall – Shoprite with the construction of a second largest Shoprite shopping mall in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital as part of …...
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    Business After Trump Tax Break Pfizer Ends Funding For Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Research And Gives...

    Jeff Borghoff was 51 years old when he began to experience memory loss and difficulty concentrating at work. The software developer could no longer gather his thoughts. He found himself putting co-workers on hold during conference calls to buy extra time to comprehend what they were saying...
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    Business DPR seals 6 filling stations, enforces N145 per litre in Anambra...

    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has seal off 6 fuel stations in Anambra for allegedly hoarding and selling petrol above the official pump price of N145 per litre. The affected filling stations were located in Awka, the capital city, Onitsha the commercial … Via The Guardian...
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    Business Egypt’s Startup Reactor accelerator accepting applications for its 5th cycle.

    Following the successful conclusion of its 4th cycle with its last phase “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion”, Startup Reactor is accepting applications for its 5th cycle! Startup Reactor is a 6-month accelerator program designed to support innovative startups with high growth potential...
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    Business Kano concludes plans to float Health Trust Fund.

    Kano State Government, says it has concluded plans to float a Health Trust Fund, as part of the on-going initiative to boost health care delivery environment across the state. To this effect, the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is expected to sign into law a Bill … Via BusinessDay ...
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    Business Escravos Pipeline fire: Gas supply to power plants remains intact – NNPC –..

    Escravos Pipeline fire: Gas supply to power plants remains intact – NNPC January 12th, 2018 Editor News, Oil 0 comments The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Friday explained that routine gas supply for … Via BusinessDay : News you can trust – http://ift.tt/2D6ye13 Get...
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    Business This court order could halt the 9Mobile sale.

    This court order could halt the 9Mobile sale Boye Olusanya, CEO, 9Mobile The nullification of a Federal High Court order granting the interim board of 9Mobile legitimacy could throw a spanner in the sale process for the telco. The order, was granted in 2017 following the setting up of an interim...
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    Business Spectre fix can drastically reduce iPhone performance –

    If the iPhone was a Pokémon, using a Spectre fix against it would prove super-effective. Benchmarks reveal that Apple’s latest update has a drastic impact on performance on some devices. Scores fall by as much as 56 percent in some tests. Recent reports have warned that Meltdown and Spectre...
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    Business Apple’s New iPhone 8 And X Are Getting Chinese Android Users To Defect –

    Kantar Worldpanel ComTech released its November data for iOS and Android smartphone market shares this week. It tracks smartphone market share on a three month rolling average in multiple countries. While the iPhone’s market share in the US and Japan is less than a year ago it is significantly...
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    Business Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has already made about $10 billion so far in 2018 – Y

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, 54, who is currently the world’s richest man, has made $10 billion this year so far, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Jeff Bezos’ net worth was $99 billion on New Year’s Day 2018. However within one week, his networth had increased to almost $105 billion...
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    Business US Variant Of The Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Spotted At The FCC – Ubergizmo

    Last year you might recall that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were spotted at the FCC. Those were the international variants, and now it appears that the US variants of the handset have since arrived at the FCC as well, sporting the model numbers SM-G960U (Galaxy S9) and SM-G965U (Galaxy …...
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    Business Indonesia Warns Against Owning, Selling, Trading Cryptocurrency –

    Bank Indonesia is taking a firm stance against cryptocurrencies as it urges all parties to refrain from owning, selling or trading the tokens. “Owning virtual currencies is very risky and inherently speculative,” the central bank said in a statement Saturday. The digital tokens “are prone to...
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    Business Disney bumps Twitter CEO, Facebook COO from board –

    Twitter’s CEO and Facebook’s COO are stepping off the Walt Disney board due to potential conflicts of interest. via USA Today – http://ift.tt/2myg4v9 Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Goodbye,Facebook News Feeds:9 Things Publishers Need to know About the News

    Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook announced the end of the Facebook News Feed as we know it. In a nutshell, public posts from brands, pages and publishers are being diminished in a substantial way from the Facebook News Feed. Here are 10 things you need to know about the impending...
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    Business Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Just Gave $33 Million to a Scholarship Fund for ‘Dreamers’ –

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, have donated $33 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children — the biggest grant in the organization’s history. TheDream.US is the largest scholarship program in the country for...
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    Business Nigeria state oil firm says gas pipeline explosion has not affected supply – AF

    ABUJA, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s state oil firm said on Friday the supply of gas had not been affected by an explosion the previous day on a major pipeline. The Escarvos-Lagos Pipeline was hit by an explosion in the Warri region of Delta state, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...
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