While continually being the most reputed and status oriented smartphone in the mobile ecosystem, BlackBerry has put the company back on solid ground with the recent launch of Z3.Read More →
Google on Wednesday began letting people use its Hangouts message application for mobile devices to make free or low-cost voice calls over the Internet.Read More →
The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA is to partner with Accenture on capacity building in the area of e-government.Read More →
It’s no sweet story that while the new world has seen countries where an average 4 year old does communications and major transactions online, over 80 million adult Nigerians are still unbanked. They are not making any formal banking transactions.Read More →
As part of its drive to deepen financial inclusion of the Central bank of Nigeria, CBN, Merchant and Agent Transactions services Ltd, MATS says it has signed ten landmark agreements and is actively integrating them for agency transactions in Nigeria.Read More →
The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council, NERDC, in partnership with Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited have launched an innovative e-Curriculum.Read More →
Nigerian Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, Ltd, at the weekend announced the lease of its Direct To Home, DTH platform to Indegenous investor, Platinum Plus Television, (PPTV) Ltd.Read More →
With the growing demand for mobile devices, Microsoft Devices is not lagging behind in churning out innovative smart products to its growing customers.Read More →
The Director General and CEO, National Board for Technology Incubation, NBTI, Engr.Mohammed Jibrin has expressed the need for the establishment of Technology Incubation Parks, TICs, in the 36 states of the federation.Read More →
As the battle for dominance in the mobile phone ecosystem heightens in the Nigerian market and in Africa as a whole, every Original Equipment Manufacturer, OEM, operating in the region knows that brand development through innovative technologies is indispensable to success in the field.Read More →
E-commerce in Nigeria records over $2m worth of transactions per week and close to 1.3bn per month from the 38% of Nigerians who prefer to buy products through the internet, according to a survey conducted by the business management and consulting firm Philip consulting. According to the online marketplace Kaymu.com.ng, these figures can be attributed to the purchasing power of the middle class.Read More →
Committed to bringing premium after-sales services closer to its consumers across the nation, Microsoft has opened two after sales service centers in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and Aba, Abia State respectivelyRead More →
As the battle for market share in the mobile phone ecosystem intensifies by the day, Microsoft Devices Group is not lagging behind in churning out innovative smart products to its growing customers.Read More →
Missing records, whether in the public or private sector are not a new phenomena in Nigeria. Whether in sports or health, transportation or education, in the private or public sector, it is not unusual to hear of important files that simply get missing.Read More →
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN ’s cashless initiative, has received greater boost as a Lagos based company, 03 Capital Nigeria Limited introduced the first non bank based credit card in the country.Read More →
In line with its commitment to bring latest cutting edge technologies to Ghana, Surfline has raised the bar with the introduction of 1st 4G LTE service to Ghanian ICT market.Read More →
The introduction of online advertising tool known as YouTube Masthead by Google Nigeria would retool the country’s brands to the international market, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Country Manager, Google Nigeria, has said.Read More →
Everyday, a new invention is born. Tech hungry occupants of the global village are quick to exchange their old phones for newer models. But what happens to the waste?Read More →
The present Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Eugene Juwah clocked four years in that saddle a few weeks back after Dr. Ernest Ndukwe’s 8 year tenure ended.Read More →
Microsoft Devices Group has introduced a new device, the Nokia X2, which it said has bolstered the Nokia X family.Read More →
As part of efforts to increase e-learning capabilities and transform education in Nigerian institutions, Access Bank in collaboration with Intel and Chips, Bits & Bytes Limited has declared support for e-learning by providing e-education solutions for pupils and teachers of Command Children’s School, Yaba, Lagos. Country Manager, Intel, Mr. Olubunmi Ekundare said that “Intel’s unrelenting commitment to innovation and education empowers billions of people every day.Read More →
Sage ERP Africa has announced that Sage ERP X3 version 7 is now available in Nigeria. This latest version of Sage ERP’s global business management solution for midsized companies includes a range of enhancements that address Nigerian companies’ challenges of winning new customers, reducing operating costs and growing revenue.Read More →
Technology is a problem solver and there is no other place technology solutions are needed more than in Africa.
However, smart Africans, mostly Nigerians have taken the opportunity presented by technology to move the continent as several initiatives geared towards placing Africa permanently on the global map sprout every day.
In a committed effort to solve the recycling and e-waste challenge in Africa, Microsoft Mobile Devices Group in partnership with German based company, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have entered into a partnership agreement to research the current practices of repairing, reusing, refurbishing, trade of parts and material processing regarding old mobile phones in Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria.Read More →
Why should we care
The mission of making the world’s information accessible doesn’t preclude mobile – in fact, mobile searches are an important part of the search experience. On high-end smartphones, the types of searches that people are doing are surprisingly similar to the kinds of searches they do on their desktop – it isn’t just people looking for directions or looking for sports scores, people are doing complicated searches and looking intensely for information.
Unless a sustainable national electronic response centre is immediately established in all the African states where the dreaded Ebola virus is ravaging people and economies, controlling it may be a wild goose chase.Read More →
Many stakeholders have
expressed fears that Nigeria may not meet the June 2015 deadline for countries to switch over to digital broadcasting, as stipulated by the International Telecommunications Union, ITU.
In view of the unstable se-
curity situation in the
country, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says security agencies will soon commence monitoring of all calls to enhance their operational activities in the country.
Efforts to redirect Nigerian youths and arm them with IT skills and knowledge for global competitiveness have started yielding the expected results as the Federal Government in partnership with Huawei Nigeria have invested over one million dollars into a six-month vocational training for forty-one Niger Delta youths.Read More →
Systems Applications and Products, SAP, yesterday in a world press at the World Trade Centre, Johannesburg, South African announced plans to invest up to $500 million through 2020 to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in five African countries.Read More →
Facebook said on Monday that it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are tongue-in-cheek instead of hand-on-heart.Read More →