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Animal Crossing catapults Nintendo to stratospheric earnings

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Nintendo has posted extraordinarily high earnings for its normally quiet April-June quarter, as Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to be a sales juggernaut that drives Switch hardware purchases. Operating profit is up 428 percent year-on-year to 145 billion yen ($1.37 billion) off 357 billion yen ($3.39 billion) in revenue, with Switch sales up 166 percent…

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27-inch iMac gets a major update

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PRESS RELEASE August 4, 2020 The ultimate desktop now features much faster performance, SSDs across the line, an even more stunning Retina 5K display, and higher quality camera, speakers, and mics The new 27-inch iMac is the most powerful and capable iMac ever. Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a major update to its 27-inch…

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Google’s latest Chrome extension shows detailed ad-tracking data

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Google notes that this early version only shows information about Google-served ads that have implemented Google’s “Ad Disclosure Schema,” and not other third-party ads. That schema is desiggned to help all of its advertisers disclose how they’re using your personal information, according to Google’s Github page. ”Over time, we hope the [rest of] the industry…

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MTN Uganda Introduces Data Plan That Doesn’t Expire.

Starting today, Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) customers in Uganda will enjoy a ‘non-expiry’ internet data plan. This means the users will then have data bundles that do not expire in this new offer “MTN Freedom bundles”. MTN Unveiled the new offer was unveiled today at the inaugural ICT Innovations Uganda …

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Bill, Melinda Gates, Strive Masiyiwa Unveil African Digital Manifesto Aimed At Transformation.

American philanthropist Melinda Gates and Zimbabwean entrepreneur Strive Masiyiwa helped launch ‘The Digital Manifesto’ on Wednesday – a 10-step guide on how developing countries can get ahead in the digital age. The Pathways for Prosperity Commission on Technology and Inclusive Development launched its report in Nairobi, outlining how developing countries …

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Uganda Social Media Conference 18 Draws Masses.

The 2018 edition of the Uganda Social Media Conference is on at Mackinnon Suites. The annual event organised by Uganda country office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung  aims to bring together key stakeholders from government, civil society, academia and the media to have a constructive exchange on the impact of social media on state …

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