Technology

Google removes alleged spying app ToTok from the Play Store for a second time

Google has removed the chat app ToTok, which is allegedly an espionage tool for the United Arab Emirates, from the Play Store for a...

Mark Zuckerberg to voice support for global tax on tech giants

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is to offer public support for international tax reform which would see technology giants pay more tax in Europe. The social...

FG strategises on securing Nigeria’s cyber space

Authorities at the Nigerians Communication Commission (NCC), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria Police, ministry of communication and others opened talks last week...

Sony reportedly battling to keep PlayStation 5 price down

Sony is struggling to land on a price for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, according to a new report by Bloomberg, with component shortages...

NTA acquires rights to broadcast English Premier League

Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has acquired sub-licensed rights to broadcast at least one English Premier League fixture per match week over the course of...

As Bitcoin price rises, these five crypto exchanges will get you started

The price of Bitcoin on Sunday 9 February rose past $10,000 for the first time since October 26, leading to frantic investment activities from...

Terrorists turn to social media for recruits– Pantami

Terror organisations now recruit foot soldiers through the social media, according to Dr. Isa Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital Economy. Pantami also urged military...

Criminals now use public USB charging to juice jack phones – Experts

Cyber security experts have advised people to avoid using public charging stations because scammers are gaining access to download malware to phones, causing them...

Experts suggest ways to address shortage of skill-set in cybersecurity

Worried by several reports revealing shortage of skillset in cyber security in Nigeria and other African countries, experts have adduced ways out of the...

Who is your ‘Valentine’?

Brethren,  it happened a couple of days ago. I placed a call to one of my colleagues here on campus. While waiting patiently for...

SIM cards: Subscriber may have more than three or less – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said final decision has not been taken on maximum number of SIM cards a telecom subscriber can have as...

Coronavirus to slow production of phones, chips

This is because it has been confirmed that some sub-segments of the industry are going to be impacted. These include the Smartphone, emerging technologies, tech...

Three underserved markets Aella Credit is betting it’s $10m round on

Aella Credit on Monday joined the list of fintech companies making the big rounds in 2020.  The company secured a $10 million funding round...

France says won’t bar Huawei from 5G network

France on Thursday said Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei would not be excluded from supplying equipment for 5G networks in the country but could be...

Coronavirus: World’s largest smartphone trade show canceled

Mobile World Congress (MWC) the annual convention where smartphone makers from around the world come to hawk their wares was scheduled to take place...

Andela, Facebook, UNODC host Hackathon4Justice

Andela, the engineering-as-a-service business that helps companies build teams quickly and cost-effectively so they can ship faster, hosted 50 students from selected Nigerian tertiary...

Samsung unveils Galaxy S20, 5G phone

Samsung launched a new phone, Galaxy S20 which according to Telco giant represents “innovation beyond expectation”. With improved functionalities, the new series of the device...

Huawei launches Digital Oilfield IOT Solution in Nigeria

Huawei has launched its fully digital oilfield IOT solution at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit 2020. Huawei, during its workshop presentation to customers and...

WhatsApp Hits Over Two Billion Users

  The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said Wednesday it now has more than two billion users around the world, as it reaffirmed its commitment to...

Windows 7 end of life, update to windows 10 at $9.95 Now!!

Microsoft promised 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released in October 2009. Now Jan 14th has finally come: Microsoft...

Huawei’s digital oilfield IoT solution to boost safety in Nigeria’s oil sector

Huawei has said that its fully digital oilfield IoT solution which uses 4G eLTE broadband and artificial intelligence technology to provide wireless network covering...

Samsung Heavy honoured at NIPS for Egina FPSO technological feat

Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria (SHIN) has won the “Award for Technological Breakthrough” at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja for innovations introduced...

Nigeria’s manufacturers can make a fortune from machine vision

A growing global competitive landscape and evolving customers’ expectations are driving manufacturers to invest new capital in modern technology. Along with artificial intelligence, deep...

Big Tech Acquisitions Over Past Decade To Face Fresh US Scrutiny

  A US regulatory agency said Tuesday it would look into acquisitions made by five Big Tech firms over the past decade — opening the door for potential...

Samsung unveils Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S20, a new series of its flagship devices with improved functionalities. The Galaxy S20 series according to Samsung...

ARM commences 2.0 Accelerator programme to drive Nigeria’s Fintech growth

The Asset and Resource Management Holding Company Limited (ARM), a leading Nigerian diversified and integrated asset management firm has commenced the second edition of...

Glo’s new Cloud app aids subscribers save memorable moments

The era of lost memories including photos, videos, music and emails may be over as the Internet service provider, Globacom, unveils an application tagged:...

SIM Registration: Why Nigeria’s data gathering method is poor

Nine years after Nigeria flagged off Subscriber Identification Module, SIM registration, there’s a damning report that the country ranks poor among others who carried...

Users make Twitter owner richer with $1.01 billion

Social Media Platform, Twitter said it has recorded milestone revenue of $1.01 billion in its 2019 Q4 report. The revenue marks the first billion-dollar...

Connect Nigeria’s Vision 2020 to help SMEs accelerate

Online platform, Connect Nigeria, said it will hold a two-day Business Fair to help small and medium enterprises, SMEs grow. The platform expressed the...