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Here are the latest tech news headlines:
NIMC: 60 Million Nigerians Registered for NIN – Official
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that 60 million Nigerians are registered for National Identity Number (NIN) and properly recorded in the National Identity Database (NIDB) so far.
This is stated in a statement signed Thursday by NIMC’s Head of Corporate Communications, Kayode Adegoke in Abuja.
Amazon Refutes Report on Bitcoin Payment Acceptance
Amazon Inc. rejected a report claiming it plans to accept Bitcoin as payment before the end of the year.
A company spokesperson told Reuters that “Despite our interest in the space, the speculation that has arisen around our specific plans for cryptocurrencies is not true.
Scientists have discovered the first evidence of water vapor on Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon, using a new and archived dataset from the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Hubble found the vapor that forms when the ice on the surface sublimes and changes from solid to gas.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced that it will continue to work with stakeholders to accelerate the development of broadband infrastructure technologies in the country.
The Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC) NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the announcement on Thursday at the Industry Consumer Advisory Forum (ICAF) meeting in Lagos in the second quarter of 2021, assuring that the committee will work with relevant stakeholders to a faster and safer 5G.
Bolt launches early payout option to improve driver liquidity
Ride-hailing platform, Bolt, has launched an on-demand cash withdrawal option for its drivers to provide early access to cash earned on the platform from cashless payment methods and other earnings.
Bolt Country Manager Femi Akin-Laguda said in a statement that this would enable drivers to withdraw easily earned money when they needed it and further improve their customer experience.
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