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Entries open for Nigerian FinTech Awards

Organiser of the Nigerian FinTech Awards, an integral part of the weeklong Lagos Fintech Week, will recognise and reward innovation in the use of information technology in the financial industry as well those who have contributed to its success. A statement signed by chairman of the organising committee, Dr. Yele Okeremi, said there would be […]

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Keystone Bank introduces ‘Zero Data’ Mobile Banking feature

Customers of Keystone Bank Limited, Nigeria’s most innovative banking services provider, can now transact banking services at their convenience on the new ‘Keystone Bank Mobile App’ with Zero Data. The feature which is another first from the Bank and in the Nigerian banking sector, enables customers enjoy banking services on their mobile phones without data. […]

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iPhone XR marketer promises consumers improved

As part of its strategies to impact lives of consumers, especially during this festive period, Redinton Nigeria, the sole distributor of iPhone brand in the country, has introduced iPhone XR, the latest technology from the stable of Apple Incorporated, to the Nigerian market, with the assurance that it would further boost the social status of […]

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

NSE unveils X-Bot, AI to provide market participation​

Friday, December 28, 2018 The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or The Exchange) is pleased to announce the launch of X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger. X-Bot which is the first African securities exchange Chatbot is designed to provide market participants, especially retail investors, convenient, faster […]

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BCN, Google partner to launch free Wi-Fi in Abuja

In a move to foster internet connection in Nigeria, Backbone Connectivity Network (BCN), in partnership with Google, has launched a free, high-speed and public Wi-Fi hotspot in Abuja. The station, which was launched recently, was the kickoff of Google’s intention to rollout free internet service in Northern Nigeria, as it was launched in three strategic […]

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LG plan to launch Google Assistant TVs

LG Electronics has concluded plans to launch smarter electronic devices with Google Assistant facilities. The electronic giant said in a statement that the Google Assistant electronic gadgets which would be launched in seven more markets including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, South Korea, Spain and the United Kingdom, would be available on all of LG’s webOS-based […]

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Google launches Certification Programme in Nigeria

Google has announced the launch of its partners programme in Nigeria, which is designed to further empower the country’s digital ecosystem. The certification programme brings together Google and advertising agencies, digital marketing agencies, and other online consultants who manage AdWords accounts. The company, which made the disclosure recently in Lagos, explained that the initiative was […]

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Foreign government hackers target US senators, aides’ Gmail

Attempts by foreign government hackers to break into the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides persist — yet the Senate’s security office is refusing to defend them, a lawmaker says. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders that his office discovered that “at least one […]

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Atlassian sells team-chat tools to Slack

(Reuters) – Software maker Atlassian Corp Plc said on Thursday it will exit its chat-platform business by selling Stride and Hipchat Cloud to privately owned Slack Technologies for an undisclosed amount. FILE PHOTO: The Slack messaging application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo Atlassian has made an equity investment […]

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Game publisher EA’s revenue forecast misses estimates

(Reuters) – Electronic Arts Inc forecast tepid second-quarter revenue growth on Thursday, overshadowing quarterly results that topped analysts’ estimates and sending its shares down 7 percent in extended trading. FILE PHOTO: An Electronic Arts (EA) video game logo is seen at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 17, […]

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U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday stood by a decision blocking an exchange-traded fund that would have tracked bitcoin, citing concerns about market manipulation. Brothers Cameron (L) and Tyler Winklevoss talk to each other as they attend a New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) virtual currency hearing […]

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Intel data center results, margin outlook disappoint, shares drop

(Reuters) – Intel Corp’s (INTC.O) fast-growing data center business missed Wall Street targets on Thursday as the world’s second-largest chipmaker faced stiff rivalry from Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.O), and it again delayed the release of its next-generation chips until the end of 2019. The Intel logo is shown at E3, the world’s largest video […]

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