Governor of Florida declares state of emergency as storm approaches state’s coast

Florida’s governor declared an emergency on Wednesday ahead of an approaching weather system that could bring life-threatening flooding and fierce winds, placing parts of the state’s Gulf Coast under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch. Storm preparations were also under way on Hawaii’s Big Island, where residents were warned of an approaching hurricane.… Read More Governor of Florida declares state of emergency as storm approaches state’s coast

Nigerian airline, Aero Contractors to indefinitely suspends services for September 1

Aero Contractors Airlines on Wednesday said that it would suspend all its scheduled services indefinitely from Thursday September 1. The airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Fola Akinkuotu, said in a statement in Lagos that the management decision was part of the strategic business realignment to reposition the airline and return it to the path of… Read More Nigerian airline, Aero Contractors to indefinitely suspends services for September 1

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria

Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg arrived Nigeria on Monday 30th August. His unannounced visit first feautured a meeting with tech entrepreneurs and youth in Yaba, Lagos. Yaba is considered to be the tech center of Nigeria and houses numerous creative spaces and tech start-ups. It will be recalled that Facebook and Mr. Zuckerberg’s own philanthropy… Read More Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria

Car bomb attack hits Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said. An Interior Ministry spokesman said the car exploded inside the compound and quoted Deputy Prime Minister Janysh Razakov as describing the blast as “a… Read More Car bomb attack hits Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

India Tourism Minister advice female tourists to avoid wearing skirts

India’s tourism minister Mahesh Sharma made a suggestion that female tourists in India should avoid wearing skirts for their own safety. The comments were made over the weekend while promoting a welcome kit that will be handed out to tourists when they arrive in India. “There’s a card in there listing the do’s and don’ts.… Read More India Tourism Minister advice female tourists to avoid wearing skirts

Apple Inc. taken to court over unresponsive touchscreens

Apple Inc. has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design defect causes the phones’ touchscreens to become unresponsive, making them unusable. According to a proposed nationwide class-action lawsuit filed on Saturday, Apple has long been aware of the defect, which often surfaces after a flickering gray… Read More Apple Inc. taken to court over unresponsive touchscreens