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Could Apple be considering ditching the iPhone X less than a year after the flagship phone’s launch? That’s exactly what some market analysts predict. Spurred on by lower than expected sales, apple is expected to retire it’s flagship iPhone X this summer. Research firm KGI blames the design of the iPhone X. The notch at the top of the screen apparently has tricked many would be buyers into assuming that the phone has less usable real estate than a standard iPhone Plus model. Also a factor… the thousand dollar price tag. That could also have something to do with lagging sales.

Sitting in the terminal building waiting to be called for our flight is a regular occurrence for most of us -- but what's really going on out there on the ramp while we're inside staring at our phones?

Elisha Owusu Akyaw

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While most people in Africa are struggling to understand the fundamentals of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, Elisha Owusu Akyaw, a 16-year-old Senior High School student is already cashing in the opportunities that these technologies have to offer.

A Ghanaian-American fibre optics inventor, Dr. Thomas Mensah, has officially launched the Silicon Valley of Ghana at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (GI-KACE) in Accra on January 15, 2018. The Silicon Valley of Ghana is under the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Dr. Mensah, the founder and chairman of the Silicon Valley of Ghana chose GI-KACE as the venue for the launch because “it is packed with the brainpower to support the Silicon Valley of Ghana in bridging the technology gap of the country,” he said.

As the Board chairman of the Silicon Valley of Ghana, the renowned inventor disclosed that membership of the Board included Ghanaian expatriates in the diaspora who are desirous in the technological advancement of the development of Ghana.

European automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to offer electric and hybrid electric powertrain options for all of its vehicles by 2025, according to CEO Carlos

Over the past three booming sales years, it's been obvious that SUVs are what Americans want to drive.

Ford announced that it's reducing its commitment to passenger cars.

Uber is introducing a new policy on drivers’ hours across the UK next week, which it says will help to increase safety for drivers and passengers.

A licensed driver on its app must take an uninterrupted six-hour break after 10 hours of driving with a passenger or travelling to pick up someone.

A mathematical discrepancy in the expansion rate of the Universe is now "pretty serious", and could point the way to a major discovery in physics, says a Nobel laureate.

The most recent results suggest the inconsistency is not going away. Prof Adam Riess told BBC News that an unknown phenomenon, such as a new particle, might explain the deviation.

The difference is found when comparing precise measurements of the rate obtained in different ways.

Only iPhones and Macs running the very latest operating system software are safe from the Meltdown bug GETTY IMAGES

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Apple has said that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two major flaws in computer chips.

It emerged this week that tech companies have been racing to fix the Meltdown and Spectre bugs, that could allow hackers to steal data.

Apple said it had already released some patches but there was no evidence that the vulnerability had been exploited.

This will be the first time in more than 150 years we get a supermoon, lunar eclipse, and a blue moon all at the same time.

On January 31, we'll get the third supermoon in a row, which will also be the second full moon of January and coincide with a total lunar eclipse.
The last time all that happened together was almost 152 years ago.

On Thursday, automakers Hyundai and Volkswagen both announced a new partnership with Aurora, the autonomous driving startup with a killer pedigree and good momentum early on – but they also both revealed that each is planning to deploy self-driving cars by 2021 on roads in a commercial capacity.

Xi Jinping has copies of 'The Master Algorithm' and 'Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane' on his book shelf.