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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.

Ghanapost GPS

Technology

An estimated number of three million out of the 29 million Ghanaians are using the Ghanapost GPS, management of the address system has revealed.

According to Ghanapost, their expectation of 100,000 downloads in the first three months was oversubscribed as about 400,000 people downloaded the App within the period.

Realistically, just about 700,000 households have downloaded the address system.

Facebook members can discover whether they are among the 87 million potential users whose data was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

Every account holder is being sent one of two notices informing them whether their data was breached.

The tech giant said people will also be shown what apps they use and what data those apps may have gathered.

Facebook has additionally suspended a data analytics firm called Cubeyou, ahead of an investigation.

Police in the US are regularly using dead people's fingerprints to unlock their smartphones, according to a new report in Forbes.

Charcoal, also referred to as activated carbon, is not the stuff you use in your backyard grill.

Google will ban cryptocurrency ads from its AdWords network in June

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Google has announced that it will block all advertisements related to cryptocurrencies starting this June. The company recently updated its AdWords-based Financial Services policy to restrict various forms of advertisements, including forex and financial spread betting and unregulated Contract for Difference (CFD) trading. The cryptocurrency ban includes all related content such as initial coin offerings (ICOs), virtual wallets, trading advice, and more.

How to clean your camera sensor safely

Technology

There’s no avoiding it. No matter how well you take care of your DSLR or mirrorless camera, at some point or another, there will come a time when dust and dirt accumulate on your sensor. While a single piece here or there won’t necessarily harm your camera or even affect your images, it’s still good practice to clean off your sensor every once in a while.

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.

The British scientist was famed for his work with black holes and relativity, and wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

At the age of 22 Prof Hawking was given only a few years to live after being diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease.

Henry Oroh, Chief Executive of Zenith Bank Ghana and Yolanda Cuba, Chief Executive of Vodafone Ghana

Technology

Zenith Bank Ghana and Vodafone Ghana, have entered into a mutually-beneficial partnership to bring unmatched benefits to their customers.

The collaboration is to harness significant synergies from both institutions – with Zenith Bank’s Platinum Banking service offering Vodafone Black customers a highly personalized level of banking service and a bespoke financial plan to complement their lifestyles.

Additionally, through this service, customers will enjoy extended banking hours; Visa Lounge Key access (that provides complimentary airport lounge visits with access to more than 850 airport lounges across the world); access to all Zenith Bank’s exclusive Platinum Banking halls; wealth & portfolio management; investment advisory services; networking activities; and concierge services, amongst others.

Due to the difficulty in getting the right hair products which contain natural ingredients to buy is causing most women to have a bald frontal hairline.
Most products on the market contain chemicals which have adverse side effects.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the world wide web, said in his annual letter that large technology companies may require more regulation.

We just can’t seem to get away from emissions scandals these days. In a rather serious instance, German automaker BMW is recalling nearly 12,000 cars after the company “discovered that the wrong programming had been installed,” according to a Reuters report.

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