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Ladies, apply to be a part of the IA Scholarship for Nigerian Women in Tech
1 week ago

Ladies, apply to be a part of the IA Scholarship for Nigerian Women in Tech

No too much talk today. IA (Ire Aderinokun), is a Software Developer and Google Developer Expert (there are not many of them in the world) is looking to build the …
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#TGIF: Meet Rotimi Okungbaye, your Nigerian Tech meet-up Photographer
4 weeks ago

#TGIF: Meet Rotimi Okungbaye, your Nigerian Tech meet-up Photographer

Recently, the tech scene in Nigeria has been going off with Meet-ups (especially in Lagos) and recognitions home and abroad. On the 15th of May, Developer and Speaker, Wes Bos asked:

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HotelsNG CEO, Mark Essien marries Lead Developer, GeneO Ltd, Jenni Naiaretti
3 months ago

HotelsNG CEO, Mark Essien marries Lead Developer, GeneO Ltd, Jenni Naiaretti

Mark Essien, Software Developer from Ikot Ekpene cum CEO, HotelsNG – Nigeria’s leading online hotels booking agency in Nigeria today, got married to his beautiful bride and Lead Developer, GeneO …
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It’s 2017, What is #TrollCabal and why is it on #TwitterNG?
3 months ago

It’s 2017, What is #TrollCabal and why is it on #TwitterNG?

TrollCabal is about “reducing political and social tension on Nigerian Twitter with bants, says the Head of the Troll Civil Society Association (CSO) Situation Room, Amara Nwankpa (haha, yes oh, …
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Possibilities of surveillance enhanced by advancement in Information Technology
3 months ago

Possibilities of surveillance enhanced by advancement in Information Technology

The classical Fordist perspective initiated a move towards a new form of capitalism, that is mass production (Zuboff, 2015). Now, mechanisation and automation have enabled human labour to be substituted …
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When Cucumber is more popular than Uber – TechCity Vox Pop
3 months ago

When Cucumber is more popular than Uber – TechCity Vox Pop

Mr. Wale: Abeg I want to recharge my phone 

Dolapo: Please what exactly do you mean? Do you want to buy airtime or you want to subscribe for data or …
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Why are UK Bus Drivers seemingly more civilised than Nigerian Danfo Drivers?
5 months ago

Why are UK Bus Drivers seemingly more civilised than Nigerian Danfo Drivers?

A first look at this title would send many thoughts racing through your mind. While you may argue on the basis of the cultural upbringing (or society) in which both …
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What taking your phone to the bathroom says about you!
5 months ago

What taking your phone to the bathroom says about you!

Opening Fact: 95% of 211 respondents claim they have carried their phones to the bathroom at least once.

Telecom moguls that made this year’s Forbes Africa’s 50 richest list
5 months ago

Telecom moguls that made this year’s Forbes Africa’s 50 richest list

Often times, I hear people say, “Nobody dey know who carry 2nd. Na who carry first matter pass” translated, “any other position but the 1st is insignificant”. While Aliko Dangote …
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Have you pre-registered for HotelsNG 2017 Remote Internship (paid)?
5 months ago

Have you pre-registered for HotelsNG 2017 Remote Internship (paid)?

HotelsNG opened up her doors to their first set of 170 remote interns in 2016. And by November, the results were glaring as they ended up hiring 3 of those …
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The Gamification of MMM – a technical explanation
6 months ago

The Gamification of MMM – a technical explanation

Why MMM keeps catching on across countries

Editors note: This post is long overdue. But, knowledge is timeless, I hope. Also, MMM …
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#BlackFriday Shutdown: 50% Price slash on all Huawei smartphones tomorrow!
7 months ago

#BlackFriday Shutdown: 50% Price slash on all Huawei smartphones tomorrow!

All premium Huawei smartphones will be selling at half price and as such everybody gets a Huawei smartphone!

Just when we thought every (good) thing we could afford had sold …
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Tecno is cheesy in the announcement of new devices
9 months ago

Tecno is cheesy in the announcement of new devices

I had thought there was a back-back story. Some other followers thought their twitter handle had been hacked. Tecno Mobile Nigeria had taken to Twitter to conduct a poll that …
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Interpol and EFCC Nab Serial Email Fraud Mastermind, “Mike” in Port Harcourt.
11 months ago

Interpol and EFCC Nab Serial Email Fraud Mastermind, “Mike” in Port Harcourt.

To think that I know a million men named Mike.

This “Mike” however, is 40 years old and according to the Interpol (International Police), the ringleader of a network of …
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#Rio2016: Companies will pay to use hashtag and Athletes get 42 condoms each
11 months ago

#Rio2016: Companies will pay to use hashtag and Athletes get 42 condoms each

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has issued a warning to companies that are not official sponsors of the games not to post any information online with the hashtag #Rio2016 …
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Facebook’s AI Systems Fight Offensive Content
1 year ago

Facebook’s AI Systems Fight Offensive Content

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence systems now report more offensive photos than humans do; or so they say. This AI can remove content that is perceived as offensive before they are seen …
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If Released, Huddl by Microsoft Could Rival All Video Social Networks
1 year ago

If Released, Huddl by Microsoft Could Rival All Video Social Networks

Yes. All of this information is dependent on whether the app is eventually released or not. But  while the  jury is still out on that, here’s what we know. Microsoft …
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You can crowdsource funds to help someone through a divorce using Plumfund
1 year ago

You can crowdsource funds to help someone through a divorce using Plumfund

With divorce becoming more common and less taboo in many circles, Plumfund – a crowd-funding site recently added a ‘Divorce Registry’ category to its list of fund raising options.

According to …
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