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Digitization holds the key to Africa’s devt —Cisco

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Dare Ogunlade

Leading Technology Company, Cisco, recently released a study indicating that 75% of businesses worldwide will be digitized by 2020. However, only 30% of such businesses will ultimately be successful. Further insight on the study lays emphasis on the future of Internet of Everything (IoE) in Africa, raising fears against the rise of cyber-crime.

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How technology is driving change in rural communities

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In the new world economy, innovative technology has been driving change, especially in education, healthcare and business ecosystems, making life better and easier for the rural communities around the world.

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Is the internet making infidelity easier?

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love femi

LIFE is short. Have an affair. This is the slogan of the recently hacked online dating website, Ashley Madison which specifically targets married people who want to cheat on their spouses. It might sound incredible, but this is a legitimate business with a very large following.

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2015 Microsoft Imagine cup: Team Nigeria arrives US

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Team Nigeria for the 2015 Microsoft Imagine cup has arrived the United States of America  for the Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world’s premier technology competition for the smartest technology  students all over the world.

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C-Class: Taking efficiency, dynamics to next level

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Mercedes C-Class

Though the Mercedes C-Class is unarguably, one of the most powerful cars in its segment, yet Mercedes-Benz is not relenting in making it better. The new C-Class has become the yardstick for measuring luxury, safety and general performance in its class. It is therefore, no news that the Mercedes-Benz C-Class delivers impressive driving dynamics and takes aesthetic motion to a new level, thereby setting standards for the medium size category on many fronts.

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XE, most advanced, refined, sports Jaguar saloon — Maduka

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Jaguar saloon

The President/CEO of Coscharis Motors, Dr. Cosmas Maduka has decscribed the new Jaguar XE as the most advanced, efficient and refined sports saloon car that Jaguar ever produced. The Coscharis boss stated this during the launch of the new Jaguar XE saloon car at the Eko Hotels Lagos. “While it is quite unusual to launch a vehicle this way in this market, we must remark that the Jaguar car we are launching today is also an unusual vehicle. A special pick out of the pack with the latest Jaguar innovation, technology, powertrain and design that cuts across gender, he said”

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Boulos, Suzuki bring safety, cleanliness to Lekki beach

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According to Mrs. Titi Olodun who explained that the event was an annual event by her company in conjunction with Suzuki Corporation Japan, it was their way of canvassing for a clean and healthy environment. “As part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility aimed at improving the safety of the ecological system as well as reducing environmental pollution harmful to human existence, this initiatives has been organised by Boulos and Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan,” she said.

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Ambode lauds return of Peugeot

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Gov. Ambode

“It is a sign of good and exciting things to come to Nigerians and the company that has been inactive for a while. I really appreciate your patriotic zeal in resuscitating the moribund assembly plant, which I learnt is the only comprehensive car assembling plant for now in Nigeria.” He assured of his administration’s readiness to partner PAN Nigeria Limited in terms of patronage (of cars) and in training the youths on vocational and technical skills to reduce unemployment; and therefore required that a blueprint of training from PAN Learning Center, be sent to him for consideration.

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Toshiba scandal shows Japan Inc.’s governance flaws

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Toshiba’s billion-dollar accounting scandal has shone a light on a corporate culture in Japan still beset by collusion in its senior ranks, unquestioning employees and poor external controls, experts say

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GOtv registers footprint in   Nnewi, unveils double   promo

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Following the recently introduced GOtv Double Double promo, services of digital terrestrial pay-TV, GOtv have been rolled-out in Nnewi, Anambra state.

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BlackBerry acquires AtHocto to connect communities, devices

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Global leader in secure mobile communications, BlackBerry Limited has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AtHoc to connect communities, devices and organizations for real time communication.

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Dell demonstrates industry leadership with distinct products

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One of the foremost Information and Communications Technology (ICT)) companies, Dell has again, demonstrated leadership in the ICT industry by showcasing its wide array of differentiated products in the market at a breakfast event organized for Chief Information Officers of organizations in Lagos recently.

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Walden alumna thrives in male-dominated IT field

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There appears to be more participation of women in the Nigerian information technology ecosystem, which in no small measure has addressed gender imbalance over the past decade.

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Robotic medicine: Healer or killer?

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Robotic madicinal mechine

If there is a field that will forever be grateful to technology, it has to be the field of Medicine. It would seem in fact that from time immemorial, advancements in Medicine have been largely tied to advancements in health technology. Even before the invention of the medical syringe in 1863, and beyond the giant strides in robotic medicine today, this fact lives on.

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LG ‘Body guard’ dares others to beat your sound

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One reason why the once-dead culture of watching movies at the cinemas has been revived in Nigeria is because, amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, people always want a one- of-a-kind viewing experience. You want to feel like it’s you and the movie characters alone in the world, but that’s impossible when you don’t have the right home theatre system.

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Speedy implementation of cyber security act re-echoes at NCS forum

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he urgent need for the speedy implementation of the cyber security act topped discussion at the ongoing 2015 edition of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) international conference and annual general meeting holding in Akure, Ondo state.

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NCC moves to adopt new regulatory guidelines

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NCC-law

In a bid to ensure a robust and efficient regulatory framework in the system, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has commenced the process of harmonizing new regulatory guidelines for the telecommunications industry.

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How Nigeria, others can drive e-commerce for sustainable development-UNCTAD

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Smart-technology

Nigeria and other developing countries require only quality policies to harness e-commerce for sustainable development, the United Nations Conference on the Trade and Development, UNCTAD, has said.

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How Facebook’s virtual reality tech’ll radically change our lives

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facebook

Social media was a paradigm shift in the way organizations communicate with their clients and consumers. This year, more than 88 percent all over the world will use social media to win and attract new customers and make huge sales.

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Technology players ditch competition for Tech+ conference

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Smart-technology

The much advocated coopetition among Nigeria’s Technology industry players for the betterment of the sector, may not be farfetched anymore. Coopetition is a disruptive word which challenges operators to play less competition and encourage more cooperation among themselves for the good of the economy.

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Innovation, challenges of Whatsapp voice call

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Xperia smartphone

Since the GSM revolution, albeit amidst inflation rates, the cost of making calls within and outside the country has dropped significantly. In fact, while the price of everything else seems to be going up, the price of voice calls around the world is going in the opposite direction. In the fast changing world of communications technology, the enigma doesn’t end there. Innovations are making it easier, faster and in many cases, costless to make voice calls.

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How Nigerian vloggers share amazing experiences on YouTube

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Google

Google West Africa, recently celebrated its 10 years of operation in Nigeria, bringing together popular video bloggers, sometimes shortened to vloggers who use their YouTube videos to share memorable moments with youths.

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IMF moves to help nations improve domestic revenue

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is taking measures to boost access to its resources and help countries better mobilise domestic revenue. The IMF said that it would also focus more of its own work on issues such as equity, inclusion and the environment.

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MTN rolls out HyNetLTE for high-speed broadband in Lagos

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Committed to driving its bold new digital world vision through the delivery of business-enabling solutions and technology, MTN Business has rolled out its enhanced broadband Internet service, MTN HyNetLTE, across Lagos.

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Huawei brings Pad TI 7.0 to Nigerian market

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As part of its original approach to balancing productivity, content creation and consumption in one portable media pad device in Nigeria, Huawei has unveiled Huawei Pad T1 7.0.

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Countdown to NCS election: Uwaje shops for N100b to rebuild Nigerian IT ecosystem

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Uwaje

Barely seventy hours to the 2015 international conference and the Presidential election of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), one of the presidential aspirants, Chris Uwaje has said that he will secure one hundred billion naira litmus package to rebuild the Nigerian IT sector if elected for the leadership of the umbrella body for all IT professionals in Nigeria.

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IGF: Worry over poor participation of African business leaders

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From left: Dr. Sola Afolabi, Team Leader, Accelerated Trade in West Africa, Dr. Peter Jack, Director, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA and Dr. Jonson Olufuye  and Waudo Signanga, Chairman, Kenyan Computer Society  in Abuja at the just concluded  African ICT Alliance, (AfICTA)  Chief Executive Officer Round Table in partnership with Internet Corporation Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN.    Photo by Emeka Aginam.

While other developed countries are actively participating in the internet governance, poor participation of business leaders from Nigeria and the rest of the African continent is worrying stakeholders in the African Information Communication Technology ecosystem.

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African Start-Up’ on CNN: Nigeria’s greetings world

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“Greetings World is for us is a conveyor of messages of hope, affection, and inspiration.”

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NCC approves online sim swap in new regulatory guideline

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SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC says it has approved Online Sim Replacement (OSR) in the new draft for Sim Replacement Guidelines.

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Nigeria goes Near Field Communication with ‘PayWithCapture’’

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NFC

Although it looked as if it wouldn’t have had a place in African payment system, now, Near Field Communication, NFC, is here in Nigeria. Whatever authentication it has given to payment systems in other developed nations of the world where it has long held sway, Nigerians would soon experience it.

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Reliable tips in conserving smartphone batteries

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Xperia smartphone

Complaints against some mobile phone batteries not capable of retaining energy are becoming recurrent among users.

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Technology players ditch competition for Tech+ conference

  /   in Technology   /   Comments

The much advocated coopetition among Nigeria’s Technology industry players for the betterment of the sector, may not be farfetched anymore. Coopetition is a disruptive word which challenges operators to play less competition and encourage more cooperation among themselves for the good of the economy.

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