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Tech News, 25 July - 1 August 2021: Latest Technology News Roundup

Good Morning, welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 5 Tech News of this week.

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 have been registered for National Identity Number (NIN) and so far appropriately captured on National Identity Database (NIDB).

This is contained in a statement signed by the Head, Corporate Communications of NIMC, Kayode Adegoke in Abuja on Thursday. Read more here.

Amazon Refutes Report Of Bitcoin Payment Acceptance

Amazon Inc. has rebuffed a report that claims it plans to start accepting Bitcoin as payment before the end of the year.

A spokesperson for the company told Reuters that “Notwithstanding our interest in the space, the speculation that has ensued around our specific plans for cryptocurrencies is not true,” Read more here.

There Is Evidence Of Water Vapor On Jupiter’s Largest Moon — NASA

Scientists have discovered the first evidence of water vapour on Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon using a new and archival dataset from the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Hubble found the vapour which forms when ice on the surface sublimates and turns from solid to gas. Read more here.

NCC Collaborates With Stakeholders To Ensure Faster Broadband Technologies

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced that it will continue to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure faster development of broadband infrastructure technologies in the country.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the announcement on Thursday at the second quarter 2021 meeting of the Industry Consumer Advisory Forum (ICAF) in Lagos and assured that the commission will work with relevant stakeholders to ensure a faster and safer 5G. Read more here.

Bolt Launches Early Cashout Option To Improve Drivers’ 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.

Femi Akin-Laguda, Bolt Country Manager, said in a statement that this would enable drivers to easily withdraw earned cash whenever they needed it and further improve their customer experience. Read more here.

These are the latest Technology news that made trends during the week. Visit our website https://allnews.ng for more Technology news around the world.

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