Sunday March 1st, 2015
Sunday March 1st, 2015
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MWC 2015: Terragon to unveil first African mobile advertising app

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Committed to retooling local content to global market, Africa’s innovative and largest digital media company, Terragon Group, will next week at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) holding in Barcelona, Spain unveil its dynamic data monetization and advertising platform; a first for mobile in developing markets.

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2015 elections: NCS expresses fresh worry over delay in PVCs distribution

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Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  Prof. Attahiru Jega

Barely thirty days to the 2015 Presidential elections, the delay in the distribution of Permanent Voters Card, (PVCs) by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has continued to attract concern among stakeholders in the industry.

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Online voting opens for BoICT 2015 awards

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Communication Week Media Limited, publishers of Nigeria CommunicationsWeek newspaper and daily newsletters, has thrown its portal open to the general public to vote for nominees of this year’s Beacon of ICT Awards.

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Konga named 2nd most innovative company in Africa

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Lagos – Konga.com has received honors from Fast Company in its annual ranking of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies issue. Earning recognition as the 2ndof the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Africa, the publication called out Konga as “…having the potential to become an African e-commerce behemoth.”

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MWC 2015: Terragon to unveil first African mobile advertising app

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Committed to retooling local content to global market, Africa’s innovative and largest digital media company, Terragon Group, will next week at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) holding in Barcelona, Spain unveil its dynamic data monetization and advertising platform; a first for mobile in developing markets.

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MWC 2015: Terragon to unveil first African mobile advertising app

  /   in Technology 11:05 pm   /   Comments

Committed to retooling local content to global market, Africa’s innovative and largest digital media company, Terragon Group, will next week at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) holding in Barcelona, Spain unveil its dynamic data monetization and advertising platform; a first for mobile in developing markets.

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Samsung goes ‘beyond the limit’ to express Africa’s growth potentials

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The 21st century world is that of technology. And the technological world does not deal with stereotypes. It’s a world of creativity and innovations. So when Samsung Electronics flagged off its 2015 Africa Forum in Antalya, Turkey with a theme ‘Going beyond the Limit” it may have sounded weird to the ordinary mind but not to the technology enthusiast.

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There’s answer to almost any problem, ask Google!

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That evening, the weather was cool. My friend and I, were coming home after a hectic day testing and updating a library management software we designed for a secondary school.

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Diamond Bank introduces fingerprint recognition on mobile app

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One of the retail banks in Nigeria, Diamond Bank Plc, has introduced a fingerprint recognition feature on its Diamond Mobile App.

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IDC projects 3.8% growth for Global IT/telecom in 2015

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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has projected that global spending in Information Technology and Telecommunications will grow by 3.8 per cent over the course of 2015 to around USD 3.8 trillion.

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Ericsson to drive operator’s digital experiences with new offerings

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The Wired World: A graphic representation of the Internet

Ahead of the Mobile World Congress holding next week in Spain, Barcelona, world leader in communications technology and services, Ericsson in a committed effort to maintain lead position in driving force behind the Networked Society has presented seven new additions to its hardware, software and services solutions that would help its customers advance the digital experiences.

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NCC partners CTO on staff training

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The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, in conjunction with Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation, on Monday kicked off a Diploma training in Telecommunications Management Studies for the commission’s staff in Abuja.

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Nigeria Satellite Project: A new beginning?

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Let’s for a moment, imagine the globally-wired Internet Ecosystem without the Satellite? The world of tomorrow belongs to those nations that can properly harness, organize, manage and control their Intellectual Property Resources. The relevance, strategic importance and role of Nigeria Communications Satellite limited, NIGCOMSAT as a significant accelerator for national development may have just begun. This is informed by the cloud-modeled advent of the knowledge economy and global population surge.

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NIMC targets massive distribution of e-IDs across country

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Getting the national electronic identification cards to every Nigerian and those legitimately living in the country without hassles, appears to be the primary target of the National Identity Management Commission NIMC.

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Etisalat/IHS receive African Telecoms Deal of the Year 2014 award

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Just a few months after two Nigerian telecommunications outfits, Etisalat Nigeria and IHS consummated a partnership deal to strengthen market offerings, the deal has attracted a coveted award from Euromoney/Project Finance Magazine’s organized IJGlobal Europe & Africa Award.

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Airtel picks Ericsson to deploy 3G network in Niger

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Niger Republic’s leading mobile service provider, Airtel has selected Ericsson as their exclusive 3G HSPA end-to-end hardware, software and related service vendor in Niger Republic.

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4 Nigerian teachers for Microsoft in education global forum

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Four teachers from Nigeria flew the country’s flag at the just concluded Microsoft in education global forum held in Grand Hyatt, Dubai.
The two day forum presented an opportunity for Education stakeholders from around the world to discuss how technology can address key challenges in education for the 21st century.

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You don’t have to be security expert to stay safe online – Google

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Activities of cyber criminals have continued to cause more harm than good. For 12 years on, Google has been celebrating Safer Internet Day to raise awareness for organisations, groups and individuals on the need to stem the tide of cyber-crime and insecurity on the Internet.

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That device doesn’t have to cost you everything

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These tech giants seem to know what they are doing, releasing new devices every chance they get. More often than not, these new releases are good business for them, and as they’ll want us to believe, new opportunities for us! Cool right? Well, it depends on how you look at it. Although tech innovations are much celebrated, not everyone can afford to keep up with every new device that comes along, and this sometimes poses a challenge. Find out four ways you can get that device you want without creating holes in your pocket or bank account:

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Samsung comes slimmer, trendier in Galaxy A Series

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Samsung-Mega

In December 2014, Samsung Mobile introduced the ‘A Series’ of devices into the market to consolidate on the gains of the ‘S Series’ The first in the series of these new devices are the Galaxy A5 and A3. Many technology reviewers seem to be in agreement that these are the phones for the stylish consumers.

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After Google Glass, Apple Watch, Japan offers wearable tomatoes

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As the world’s electronic companies scramble to set the agenda for wearable devices, one Japanese vegetable juice maker went one better Thursday, unveiling a wearable tomato machine.

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Microsoft adopts first international cloud privacy standard

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Helping to strengthen privacy and compliance protections for its customers in the cloud, the global Information technology ecosystem has recorded a major milestone as Microsoft has become the first major cloud provider to adopt the world’s first international standard for cloud privacy.

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There’ll be boom in mobile web applications in Nigeria — Buitelaar, MD Smile

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The new Managing Director, Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, Mr. Michiel Buitelaar, in this interview with Emeka Aginam spoke on the company’s new direction and strategies to educate the masses on the offerings of Smile Communications. Excerpts:

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Lumia 535 deepens penetration with dual SIM, large screen advantage

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BARELY three months after Microsoft Devices introduced Lumia 535 as its first flagship signaling the end of Nokia in the mobile phone ecosystem, the smart device has continued to gain market attention as a result of many exciting features especially dual SIM and large screen advantage.

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DIGITAL INCLUSION, A MUST! FG targets tertiary institutions to create more digital awareness

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The Wired World: A graphic representation of the Internet

Federal government is trying hard to prove that their desire to anchor the economy on Information and Communications Technology, ICT is not a fluke. This apparently has given rise to the introduction of numerous initiatives which tend to deepen digital awareness across all sectors of economy including governance.

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FG facilitates training on tech reporting skills

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The Ministry of Science and Technology, last week embarked on a capacity development conference for Nigerian youth on use of social media as citizens during the forthcoming 2015 general elections.

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Financial Inclusion: FG kicks off rural connectivity drive with NigKaNet launch

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The Federal Government last week, unveiled the Ka-Band utilization for rural dwellers in Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja. The project, though, managed by One Network, a specialized agent network management organization, is a partnership between the Nigerian Postal Services, NIPOST and the Nigerian Communications Satellite, NigComSat on the deployment of KA-Band satellite services for rural connectivity via the post.

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How MTN promo supports enterprenuership

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ANOTHER winner in the on-going MTN Cash Quest consumer promotion has emerged. He is Chigozie Okoh, a native of Ebonyi State. Chigozie had the dream of studying engineering in the tertiary institution as a young boy. That dream received a set-back the day his parents told him they may not be able to fund his tertiary education. Of course, he wept.

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Hackers steal up to $1bn from banks

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In just one year, Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab, said that Hackers have stolen approximately $1 billion in what could be one of the largest bank heists ever.

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ICT growth dependent on innovative technologies – Eaton

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Sustainable growth of the Information and Communications Technology sector in Nigeria and West Africa is dependent on developing innovative technologies to solve the sector’s toughest power management challenges, Charles Iyo, West Africa Sales Manager, Electrical Sector. Eaton has said.

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Privatising NIGCOMSAT will improve telecommunication technology- Dikki

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The Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Benjamin Dikki, has said privatising the Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) is key to improve the country’s telecommunication technology sector.

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Top stories that had Nigerians Googling in January 2015

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While Nigerians were ushering in the New Year, outspoken Catholic Priest, Father Ejike Mbaka was calling on Nigerians to usher President Goodluck Jonathan out of office come election time.

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