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Some 512 million alerts were sent last year telling people their salary had been paid in or that they were heading into an overdraft, a report shows.

The report, by banking trade body UK Finance, reveals our increasing reliance on technology to budget.

It comes as TSB continues to face difficulties with digital services.

The finalists of the fifth edition of the MTN App Challenge have justified their inclusion in the second round of the competition.

In all, 48 finalists including eight female showcased their work to the judges and gave reasons why they should be part of the finalist.

As part of MTN Ghana’s efforts to empower budding talents in the technological industry to provide digital solutions to everyday challenges facing societies, it has launched the season five of its Apps Challenge.

Google just showed a crazy (and terrifying) new feature for the Google Assistant at its I/O developer conference.

The Assistant will soon be able make calls for you to make a reservation — maybe for a salon appointment or to reserve a table at a restaurant that doesn’t take online bookings. For now, this was only a demo, but the company plans to start testing this feature with the Assistant in the summer.

Twitter has warned its 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch exposed some in plain text on its internal network.

The social network said an internal investigation had found no indication passwords were stolen or misused by insiders.

However, it still urged all users to consider changing their passwords “out of an abundance of caution”.

Telecoms giant, MTN is working to deploy machines that could take deposits and dispense cash for its mobile money business.

JoyBusiness has gathered that MTN has already secured the self-servicing kiosk, but with limited functions like sim change and airtime.

Mark Zuckerberg, at 33 years old, is worth billions of dollars and has built a product that's used by 2 out of every 7 people on the planet.

Scores of Uber drivers massed up at the offices of Uber in Accra on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

The drivers, who are on a sit down strike, are protesting against what they say is the unfair treatment by the transport services company.

According to the drivers, the twenty-five percent retention of all transport fares remitted to Uber, is rendering the businesses unprofitable.

Popular messaging service WhatsApp is banning under-16s from using its platform in the European Union.

Users must currently be at least 13, but the firm is changing the rules ahead of the introduction of new EU data privacy regulations in May.

The app, which is owned by Facebook, will ask users to confirm their age when prompted to agree new terms of service in the next few weeks.

A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world's first total transplant of a penis and scrotum.

Facebook has removed a group in which landlords were offering young men free accommodation in return for sex.

A BuzzFeed News investigation found dozens of UK posts on Facebook, Craigslist and RoomBuddies offering men a place to live in return for sex.

Offering accommodation in exchange for sex is illegal under the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

Ghanaian inventor, Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo has manufactured and launched a new model of car.
The car which looks like a G-Wagon is called “Kantanka Okatakyie”.

The car is said to be a sport utility type with its unique design.

Moving cars, lorries, boats and planes - seen from an altitude of 505km

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A British spacecraft is now routinely making movies of the Earth’s surface. Carbonite-2 was built by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) in Guildford and launched in January.

It is the forerunner of a network of spacecraft that will be sent up in the years ahead to be operated by Earth-i, an analytics firm also of Guildford.