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Gunmen Abduct Two Travellers On Ibadan-Ife Expressway

Two persons have been abducted by gunmen at Wasinmi community end of the Ibadan-Ife Expressway near Ikire Town In Osun State. The victims were the driver of a commercial bus and a passenger who were waylaid on Saturday evening on the expressway. According to sources, immediately after the incident, police…
bubmag
March 7, 2021
Google

Using Google’s 10,000-km-Long Underwater Fiber-Optic Cable as a Seafloor Seismic Sensor

Curie Subsea Cable Route from Equinix LA4 International Business Exchange in Los Angeles to Chile. Credit: Equinix Using “Curie” — Google’s 10,000-kilometer-long underwater fiber-optic cable connecting Los Angeles, California and Valparaiso, Chile — researchers have demonstrated a novel method for detecting deep-sea seismic activity and waves at the ocean’s surface.…
bubmag
March 6, 2021
Google

Apple now lets you transfer your iCloud Photos to Google Photos

You can request to transfer a copy of your iCloud Photos—photos and videos associated with your Apple ID—to another service. This service is initially available to customers in Australia, Canada, the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States for transfers to Google…
bubmag
March 4, 2021
Google

Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea

The third-party cookie is dying, and Google is trying to create its replacement.  No one should mourn the death of the cookie as we know it. For more than two decades, the third-party cookie has been the lynchpin in a shadowy, seedy, multi-billion dollar advertising-surveillance industry on the Web; phasing…
bubmag
March 4, 2021