At the just concluded Computer Electronic, CES, show held in Las Vegas the United States of America, LG Electronics showcased lineup of intelligent robots, as part of the company’s innovations in artificial intelligence and developments in the internet of a thing, IoT, ecosystem.Read More
Encouraging local capacity: Create software business desk with N5b loan for developers, ISPON tells BOI
While condemning over dependency on the importation of software products by both the public and the private sectors of the Nigerian economy, the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON, has said it was time the Bank of Industry comes out fully to create software Business Desk with N5 billion revolving loan to develop the software sector.Read More
Lagos – The search engine, Google, says that trending most on its site is the sacking of Joseph Aiyedun, a pastor with the popular Nigerian church, Omega Fire Ministries (OFM). Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, said in a statement in Lagos that the pastor was sacked for registering
Not everyone follows through with their new year resolutions. However, a look at the big tech companies will reveal that some of them are taking no prisoners in 2017. Google, for example is already making big changes to secure an even bigger slice of the tech-market in this New Year. Google owned YouTube, Android and even Google Drive now have new features.Read More
Technology giant, Microsoft Corp has said that it has renewed its affordable access initiative grant fund for a second year.
The fund is expected to assist companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to underserved markets.
In addition to receiving funding and software to help power and develop their businesses, grant recipients, Microsoft said, would join a growing ecosystem of other grantees and funders to further increase their impact.
Some telephone subscribers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday, expressed displeasure over the inability of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to stop unsolicited calls and messages from service providers.Read More
INDICATIONS have emerged that the Chinese government is collecting data on its citizens to an extent where their movements can even be tracked in real-time using their mobile devices.Read More
The service sector of the Nigerian economy is set to experience a dramatic upturn as Safi.ng, an online based dry-cleaning and laundry service has unveiled into the Nigerian market mobile app for home delivery laundry service at affordable price.Read More
PRESIDENT, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, Mr. Olusola Teniola has said that Nigeria’s poor economic situation has had a negative impact on Foreign Direct Investment in Information and Communication Technology, ICT.Read More
After Nigeria alongside other 119 member countries in 2006 signed up to the International Telecoms Union, ITU protocol to transit from Analogue to Digital broadcasting by 2015 in line with the current global trend, the country gave itself a task of concluding transition by June 17 2012, three years before deadline. In a bid to achieve the 2012 migration date, the federal government in 2007, approved the process and in 2008, it inaugurated a Presidential Advisory Committee (PAC) on transition from analogue to digital broadcasting.Read More
FACEBOOK says it is preparing some incredible new technology that may soon let its users read each other’s thoughts. The social network is hard at work developing tools that would allow people to communicate via brain waves using new ‘brain-computer’ interfaces.Read More
THE Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu early last year lamented that many students who undergo the Computer Based, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations are not computer literate. Another study showed that even students who are computer literate still have some anxiety when facing Computer Based Tests. However, the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board, JAMB who organizes the exams says that there is no going back on CBT. The only option left is for schools to expose their students to CBT early enough.Read More
THERE is need to urgently call out the false premises advanced in a back page article of This Day newspaper of Monday January 9, 2016 for the obvious reason that it risks misleading Nigerians to docilely accept a country where big corporations call the shots.Read More