Saturday, February 25, 2017

Facebook adds Stories feature to Whatsapp

WhatsApp now has stories feature that will replace the app's text-based status messages. The feature begins rolling out to WhatsApp’s billion-plus users today on...

‘Governments worldwide are failing to prioritise policies to promote expanded broadband...

Governments in most developing countries are failing to take the action needed to provide affordable internet access to their citizens. This is the sobering...

Lenovo B unboxing and quick review

Lenovo Nigeria has released a number of budge smartphone into the market. One of them is the Lenovo B, a budget smartphone meant to...

Facebook livestreams are coming to Apple TV

It has been revealed that social media giant Facebook is developing a video app that’s coming soon to Apple TV and other streaming devices....

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Social media giant Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This...

Today is World Radio Day

Today February 13, Nigeria joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Radio Day. According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as...

Blackberry rolls out BBM Enterprise SDK

BlackBerry has announced it is making available to developers its software development kit (SDK). With the SDK, developers will be able to integrate secure...

Oculus now has gloves that enables typing in virtual reality

Facebook founder and owner of Oculus Research lab in Redmond, Washington, Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled the prototype of an innovation that would make it possible...

IBM announces $70 million investment in Africa

This week, tech giant IBM announced that it is investing $70 million in building digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a...

Nigeria leads the world in endorsing internet affordability threshold

Nigeria has become the first country to endorse the affordability threshold proposed by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI). A4AI said Nigeria's ministry for communications...

TopCheck acquired by Silvertree Internet Holdings

Silvertree Internet Holdings, Africa’s leading Internet platform, today announced it has acquired Nigerian price comparison site TopCheck for an undisclosed amount. TopCheck is Nigeria’s leading price...

Today is Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) which is a global event and this year, stakeholders in the ecosystem led by Facebook are holding a series...

WorkAfrica.com goes live for job seekers and recruiters

Ecommerce Technology Alliance has launched WorkAfrica.com, a platform for individuals, organization and corporations to tap into the vast talent and skills in Africa to...

Amazon is announcing 25% increase in Q4 sales

Leading online retailer Amazon is reporting a 25 percent increase in fourth-quarter sales to $44.7 billion, according to the average estimate of analysts surveyed...

Phone edges towards replacing the wallet

Will the phone ever replace the wallet? New research suggests it could, with 18 per cent of shoppers saying they have used their phones...

iROKO’s co-founder Bastian Gotter steps down

Bastian Gotter who co-founded iROKO with Jason Njoku is stepping down from the company and has been approved by the board and executive team...

Nigerian startups can apply for new $25m fund

LoftyInc Capital Management and partners have officially a new $25 million Afropreneur Fund II which focuses on early stage Africa-facing enterprises that leverage technologies to...

Fewer Nigerian subscribers are porting – is this a good thing?

Quality of telecoms service has not significantly improved since the launch of the initiative that allows subscribers to switch their networks without changing their...

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