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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

  /   in News, Technology 11:44 pm   /   Comments

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

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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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Media executives advocate proper checks for online media practice

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social-media-icons

Media experts in the country have advocated for adequate monitoring and regulation of online media practice in Nigeria to maximise the great potentials of the Internet in disseminating accurate information to the general public.

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How to rank top on social media

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social-media-icons

If you are, or want to be a celebrity, thought leader, or social media marketer, how you use twitter can determine how far you will go.

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Workplace transformation with analytics, unified communication

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Knowledge is power. At no time in human history has this been truer than today’s global commune. The earth has suddenly become one gigantic commune, thanks to the combined reality of the internet, traditional and social media.

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Associated Discount House migrates to Finacle 10

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Computer Warehouse Group (CWG Plc) has powered the successful migration of Associated Discount House banking services to Finacle 10 core banking application in a bid to improve their efficiency and improve their customer experience.

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BlackBerry gets HP’s certification for Helion ready program

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Blackberry

“BlackBerry’s enterprise portfolio and global presence reinforce HP and the Helion community’s commitment to creating an open ecosystem of leading IT vendors,” Steve Dietch, Vice President, Cloud Go to Market, HP, said, adding that , “This program allows customers to confidently deploy HP Helion OpenStack in mixed environments with hardware and software solutions that are certified and supported.”

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Most powerful, luxurious Range Rover arrives

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Luxurious Range Rover

The most powerful and luxurious Range Rover model yet, the Range Rover SVAutobiography, is now available for order at Land Rover dealerships in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Kia siblings sweep autopacific awards

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KIA Quoris

Four models from Kia Motors America (KMA) were recognized as segment winners of the 2015 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), including the Quoris luxury sedan, which ranked at the top of the Luxury Car category and won AutoPacific’s coveted President’s Award, given to the vehicle that achieves the highest-ever overall VSA score.

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We’re automobile dealership of choice – Admiralty Motors boss

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Toyota Corolla on display by Admiralty Motors Ltd

The Managing Director of Admiralty Motors Ltd, an upcoming automobile marketing company with head office in Lekki, Lagos, Mary-Ann Chukwueke, has described the company as an automobile dealership of choice for many Nigerians, given their quality of service and products.

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Stallion resuscitates VW plant, rolls out Jetta, CC

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Volkswagen-Amarok

Multinational Conglomerate Stallion Group has launched the first Nigeria made Volkswagen passenger & commercial vehicles assembled at its brand new plant, following the historic return of the global brand 20 years after the previous plant was moribund.

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Response to auto policy exceeds NAC expectations – Jalal

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“The main objective of the automotive policy is to bring back automotive assembly and to develop local content. This will enable us create employment, acquire technology for our industrialisation and reduce pressure on the country’s balance of payment position resulting from escalating vehicle import bill.

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Honda sets new Guinness world records for fuel efficiency

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Honda has set a new Guinness world records title for ‘Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars),’ recording an average 2.82 liters per 100km (100.31mpg) over 13,498km (8,387 miles), in a 25 day drive across all 24 EU contiguous countries.

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Huawei to introduce its mobile wearable devices  in Nigeria

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Huwaei

Huawei Global is set unveiled a series of wearable devices including the Huawei Watch, TalkBand B2, and TalkBand N1 for consumers to stay connected in Nigeria.

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