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CDN issue possible cause of Facebook outage

For approximately 12 hours, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram were experiencing problems on 3 July 2019. Although Facebook hasn't confirmed, it appears this was caused by a CDN issue.

From fake news to deepfakes

In what seems to make fake news look like child's play, we now have deepfakes. This is a technology that allows one to make a video (or photo) of anyone, saying or doing anything.

Customers to lose all purchased eBooks

Starting at the beginning of July 2019, all the books you bought through the Microsoft Store will start disappearing from your devices. This is because Microsoft will no longer sell books and has said that it will refund customers.

Libra is targeted at developing countries

Many people in the western world have come out in criticism of Facebook's newly launched digital currency, Libra. However, they need to realize it is not targeted at them, but for people in developing countries.

Screen time and your children

Although research is not conclusive on whether screen time is harmful to children or not, it is better to err on the side of caution and limit the amount of time your children spend using electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets.

Challenges of shopping online

Without a doubt, the Internet has transformed how we shop. Slowly but surely people, including in Africa, are getting used to the idea of shopping online, however, many consumers still experience some challenges with online shopping.

Nigerians arrested for Indian cybercrime

In what is being reported to be one of India's biggest cyber crimes, 3 Nigerians and 4 Indians were arrested for allegedly hacking into and transferring money out of over 2,500 bank accounts in India.