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How Nigerians browsed the Internet in 2018

The Internet is a globally connected network system that uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) as one of the main Internet protocol suite. The TCP originates in the initial network implementation and complements the Internet Protocol (IP). Therefore, the entire suite is commonly referred to as TCP/IP to transmit data via various types of media. Internet […]

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MTN partners PayJoy, TD Mobile to drive financial-tech scheme with Sterling bank

MTN Nigeria has partnered with PayJoy, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, TD Mobile and Sterling Bank to unveil a revolutionary technology-driven device financing scheme. The scheme would enable Nigerians from all walks of life own high-end devices by paying at flexible instalments. The official launch of the scheme was held in Lagos recently. In attendance […]

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Nigerian teenagers’ wins 2018 Technovation World Pitch in Silicon Valley

A team of Nigerian female teenagers on Thursday emerged winner of the 2018 Technovation World Pitch in California, United States. The team, Save-A-Soul, developed a mobile application called ‘FD Detector’ to tackle the problem of fake pharmaceutical products in the country. They were selected from 2,000 mobile app developers to represent Africa at the world […]

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FG to revamp four refineries with local technology

The Federal Government is pushing for the use of local technology for the rehabilitation of the four refineries located in Port Harcourt, Kaduna and Warri aside sourcing for third-party financiers for their revamp. The government also says that international oil companies that are joint venture partners with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in the production […]

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AfDB, Facebook, others launch programme to create nine million job

The African Development Bank and a number of partners on Wednesday launched a programme aimed at preparing nine million Africans, including Nigerians, for high paying employment. A statement made available to correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday said the programme, known as Coding for Employment, was launched at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. It […]

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Fifth generation Hyundai Accent drives into Africa, M/East

Hyundai has officially launched the fifth generation of its popular Accent small car in Africa and Middle East markets, building on the strengths of previous models with the brand’s latest design and engineering innovations while also maintaining Accent’s unbeatable value proposition for buyers. Highlights of the new model include a completely new exterior design and […]

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Innovative SaaS, Trade depot secures $3 million

TradeDepot, the innovative SaaS platform for FMCG distribution in Africa, recently announced $3 million in funding. Partech’s recently launched Africa Fund led the Series A round which will support the expansion of TradeDepot’s footprint in Nigeria and development in other countries. Since its founding in 2016, TradeDepot has successfully developed a 360° solution integrating all […]

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Apple CEO, Cook breathes new life into old iPhones

By delivering solid financial results that beat Wall Street’s expectations for both revenues and profits on Thursday, Apple Inc’s CEO Tim Cook put to rest concerns that the company’s flagship device, the iPhone X, wouldn’t be ready in time for the holiday shopping season. But beneath the headline revenue and profit figures, Cook also seemed […]

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iPhone new facial recognition fears the masses, data not in any database

Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face — a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the technology may be used for nefarious purposes. Apple’s newest device, set to go on sale November 3, is designed to be unlocked with a facial scan with […]

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Apple says iPhone X pre-orders are “off the charts”

Apple Inc quashed concerns of muted demand for its iPhone X on Friday, saying pre-orders for the 10th anniversary phone were “off the charts”. The company’s shares, which have fallen steadily since it announced in early September it would launch two iPhones within two months, rose nearly 3 percent in response. Pre-orders for the much-anticipated […]

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Over 9.7 million Nigerians access Facebook daily

Facebook, leading social media platform disclosed yesterday in Lagos that over 9.7 million Nigerians visit its site on daily basis. According to the platform, an average online user in Nigeria spends nothing less than seven hours and in Europe, only four hours is spent by an online user. It noted that it is expecting 6 […]

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UBA ensure conveniency, introduces Video Live Chat with Co-browsing Technology

In recent times, customer behaviour and expectations are ever-evolving and with this challenge, comes the need to meet their needs as well as ensure, new offerings are at the forefront of technological evolution. On the back of this development, UBA a leading innovative player in Financial Services is finding new ways to communicate and engage […]

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