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‘Youthquake’ Named Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of 2017

FILE PHOTO of Palestinian youths. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP “Youthquake” was crowned Friday as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year 2017, following a five-fold increase in usage. The word is defined as “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people”. It first rose during Britain’s June general

Ibadan’s tech ecosystem set to host stakeholders at IBPulse’s After5ive – tech news

On Thursday December 21, 2017, Ibadan’s leading online platform, IBPulse, will host tech startup founders, entrepreneurs and other tech industry players and enthusiasts at the Homecoming Edition of After5ive – its interactive informal networking event where startup founders, entrepreneurs, industry players, government, media and other stakeholders discuss issues, developments, challenges and growth opportunities for the ecosystem. This edition is

Check Out the Top Google Searches of 2017

The Google Year in Search data reveals top searches done on the Google Search Engine from around the world. According to Google, 2017 is the year people asked ‘how’ more times than ever. Some of the top queries were mostly centred around sad events that

Facebook Moves To Make More Video Ad Money

File Photofacebook  Facebook on Thursday moved to bolster its appeal and money-making potential as an online platform for viewing video similar to YouTube. The leading social network will next year test showing short ads before videos on a new ‘Watch’ section devoted to just that activity, according to a blog post by product manager director

Instagram Now Allows Users Follow Hashtags

Instagram has introduced a new way for users to engage with content that matters to them right on their Instagram homepage. The Facebook-owned Photo sharing app is now allowing users to follow hashtags that are relevant to their personal interests, passions or communities they care about. Same way you follow people you

Apply: CrazyGames Game Development Scholarship for Online Game Enthusiasts 2018 – tech news

Out of gratitude and to help foster the next generation of digital media developers, the CrazyGames Games Development Scholarship is now open to students for applications. Type:  Contest, Undergraduate   Eligibility:  Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship.   Selection Criteria:  The student will