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Why white is a colour of purity that might just have killed you

The colour white is loaded with meaning. From white weddings to bleached lab coats and blank sheets of paper, it is found everywhere. But where did it begin, and is it even a colour at all?<p>White created by light – on a TV screen, for example, or through a prism – does not have its own specific …

Africa

Samsung's Strategic Surrender: iPhone 6S Plus Dominates Galaxy Note 5

It now looks likely that Samsung will be bringing the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 forward from its traditional slot in September at Berlin’s IDA event to August 12th, with the phablet starting to go on sale to the public on August 21st. The Note 5 will step into the public light alongside …

Electronics Industry

Readers' photos of Ramadan

We asked you to share your photos of what you are doing for Ramadan via GuardianWitness. Here is a selection of our favourites. You can also share your photos on how you’re celebrating Eid al-Fitr by clicking on the button below

Islam

Latest News in Nigeria

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Gear & Gadgets

Early Galaxy S6 sales almost double the GS5's, says T-Mobile

Mobile

Polling stations re-open in Nigeria after voting extension

Lagos (AFP) - Voters unable to cast their ballot because of technical problems in Nigeria's general election returned to the polls on Sunday, as the main parties traded blows over the use of the technology.<p>The country's electoral commission said some 300 of the 150,000 polling stations would be …

5 Facts That Explain the Threat From Nigeria's Boko Haram

As the world responded to the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> attack with a 3.7 million person march and the most tweeted hashtag in history, a surge in insurgent …

How To Use The App That Will Make Your Photos Look 1,000 Times Better

Even Instagram's preset filters are beginning to feel passé. A regular 'grammer can spot Valencia a mile away, and Instagram itself seems to be realizing that "the cool teens don't use Instagram filters anymore." The company introduced five new filters in December 2014.<p>What teens do use is VSCO …

Mobile Photography

Apple faces lawsuit over storage space on iPhones and iPads

Firm failed to tell consumers that iOS 8 software could take up as much as 23.1% of advertised storage capacity, claims lawyer<p>Following complaints about the large amount of storage that Apple’s latest software iOS 8 takes up on its iPhones and iPads, the US tech firm is being sued for the alleged …

These Are The Countries That Could Lose Internet Easily

North Korea was taken offline for 9 1/2 hours earlier this week, possibly as the result of a distributed denial of service attack. It wouldn't take much to DDOS the entirety of North Korea: the country has only one pathway to the internet, through a connection with a "backbone" network hosted by a …

Authoritarianism

Why You Should Friend Your Child on Facebook

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iPhone 6 Plus dominated US phablet market in October, says Kantar

Samsung recently ran a PR campaign to remind people it created the phablet genre (well, give or take a Streak or two). The Galaxy Note was largely ridiculed when it came out for being way too big and tablet-like. Steve Jobs was so disgusted in particular, that he tried to make it the punch line of …

Gear & Gadgets

Which surveillance agency just released an encryption app for kids? GCHQ

Cryptoy Android app focuses on historic cryptography tools, despite chief’s recent criticism of tech firms for making modern encryption easier<p>British surveillance agency GCHQ has launched an app teaching children to understand “basic encryption techniques”, despite its director having criticised …