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  • Abuja-based Aiivon Innovation Hub officially opens to the public
    A social tech centre in the heart of Abuja, Aiivon Innovation Hub has officially opened its co-creative workspace and every other thing it offers to the general public. Located on 167, Adetokumbo Ademola Crescent in Wuse 2, the innovation hub aims t…
    - 1 day ago 23 May 17, 8:57am -
  • 11 startups selected for Seedstars Johannesburg
    Seedstars World, the biggest seed stage startup competition for emerging markets, has selected 11 startups for Seedstars Johannesburg with the top startups advancing to the grand finale. Seedstars World announced few weeks back the fourth edition of…
    - 2 days ago 22 May 17, 2:16pm -
  • Nigeria’s Tizeti raises funds to expand across Africa
    Lagos-based Information Communications Technology (ICT) provider, Tizeti Inc. has raised an undisclosed amount of funds from venture capital firm, Zeno Ventures to bring its service to more people on the continent. Launched in 2012, Tizeti is on a mi…
    - 2 days ago 22 May 17, 1:28pm -
  • Orange Liberia begin operations
    One of the world’s leading telecommunications operator, Orange has announced its Liberian subsidiary, Orange Liberia has commenced operations in the country as it looks to provide superior telecom services to its over 1.6 million customers. Orange…
    - 2 days ago 22 May 17, 8:22am -
  • Irofit, Sokowatch & Vugapay win Innotribe’s Startup Challenge for Africa
    Nigeria’s Irofit Technologies, Kenya’s Sokowatch and Rwanda’s VugaPay have emerged winners of Innotribe’s Startup Challenge for Africa for 2017, with each picking up US$11,100 (€10,000) cash prizes and a spot at this year’s Sibos in T…
    - 2 days ago 22 May 17, 7:02am -
  • Microsoft to deliver cloud services from data centres in South Africa
    Software giant, Microsoft has announced plans to deliver its complete cloud services from data centres situated in Africa – Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa – for the very first time. From the unnamed data centres, Microsoft will delive…
    - 2 days ago 22 May 17, 6:22am -
  • TechCrunch Battlefield is coming to Africa this October for the first time
    TechCrunch Battlefield isn’t entirely new to startups in Africa. A couple have participated in the US$50,000 early stage startups contest – Nigeria’s agritech startup Foodstantly being the most recent participant. The competition has mostly bee…
    - 2 days ago 22 May 17, 5:38am -
  • Tunisia’s Expensya raises US$1.1 million for international expansion
    Tunisian expense management startup, Expensya has raised US$1.1 million from undisclosed private investors for Research and Development (R&D) and international expansion. Launched in 2014, Expensya’s cutting edge technology and apps, both mobile an…
    - 6 days ago 18 May 17, 5:23pm -
  • Uber launches on-demand boat transport service in Egypt
    World’s popular taxi hailing service, Uber has launched its on-demand boat transport service in Egpyt’s capital, providing users an alternative and fun way to beat Cairo’s traffic and get to their destinations. Known as UberBOAT, the service al…
    - 6 days ago 18 May 17, 4:23pm -
  • CcHUB’s US$8 million Innovation Centre to open in 2020
    The planned US$8 million Innovation Centre by Lagos-based incubator and accelerator, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) will be ready for use in 2020, according to Quartz. The hub’s founder and CEO, ‘Bosun Tijani revealed plans of the new innovation centre…
    - 6 days ago 18 May 17, 7:21am -

Vanguard » Technology

  • Nigeria not ripe for smart city project – NITDA DG
    THE Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has kicked against the Smart City initiative, saying that such idea amounts to misplacement of priority for a country like Nigeria wi…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 17, 2:29am -
  • To get out of recession, we need to invest in youths – CEO IPI Solutions
    Cloud is a computing model, where individuals and organisations get to access technology products and services, using any device of their choice by paying for only what they consume. So you may either consume productivity service or platform services…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 17, 1:29am -
  • Space Apps Hackathon empowers tech start-ups with new knowledge, tool
    By the time the 2017 International Space Apps Challenge Lagos Hackathon that brought together developers, engineers, scientists, educators, students of thought-leaders, and government, among others, ended recently in Lagos,there were convincing sig…
    - 8 days ago 16 May 17, 11:29pm -
  • LG Electronics assures 70% energy saving with Gencool dual inverter AC
    The introduction of the All New Gencoool Airconditioner will help consumers save as much as 70% on electricity consumption with an increased cooling capacity of 40% thereby reducing bills., the General Manager Air Conditioning and Energy Solutions, L…
    - 8 days ago 16 May 17, 8:27pm -
  • Cyberattacks ease but Putin points finger at US
    The world's biggest ransomware attack levelled off on Monday after wreaking havoc in 150 countries and causing political acrimony, with Russian President Vladimir Putin blaming US intelligence services.The post Cyberattacks ease but Putin points fin…
    - 9 days ago 15 May 17, 10:22pm -
  • FG establishes website, YouTube for free access to authentic information
    The Federal Government is set to establish a website and reactivate its YouTube account, to provide access to the public for authentic information on its activities.The post FG establishes website, YouTube for free access to authentic information a…
    - 9 days ago 15 May 17, 7:05pm -
  • 2017  share of voice for global smartphone brands revealed
    Latest report by by Teksight edge Limited , TSE, a Lagos-based PR agency has captured first quarter 2017 share of voice, SoV, for global smartphone brands as the battle for media dominance and ultimately top of mind awareness, TOMA, intensify among g…
    - 11 days ago 14 May 17, 12:26am -
  • Infinix Mobility out with world’s first wefie smartphone, Infinix S2
    Committed to supporting the Nigerian IT market market with innovative products, Infinix Mobility has ushered in its first product for 2017 with the world’s first wefie smartphone, the Infinix S2.The post Infinix Mobility out with world’s fi…
    - 11 days ago 14 May 17, 12:24am -
  • LG Electronics assures 70% energy saving with Gencool dual inverter AC
    The introduction of the All New Gencoool Airconditioner will help consumers save as much as 70% on electricity consumption with an increased cooling capacity of 40% thereby reducing bills., the General Manager Air Conditioning and Energy Solutions, L…
    - 11 days ago 14 May 17, 12:14am -
  • Infinix Mobility out with world’s first wefie smartphone, Infinix S2
    Committed to supporting the Nigerian IT market market with innovative products, Infinix Mobility has ushered in its first product for 2017 with the world’s first wefie smartphone, the Infinix S2.The post Infinix Mobility out with world’s fir…
    - 11 days ago 13 May 17, 11:59pm -
  • Panic as hackers attack 45,000 computers in 99 countries
    Hackers using malware “stolen from the NSA” crippled 45 National Health Service, NHS, trusts in Britain and caused disruption across at least 45,000 computer networks in 99 countries in an unprecedented global attack at the weekend.The post Pani…
    - 11 days ago 13 May 17, 9:42pm -

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    • Delete Blog On Blogger In Easy Steps
      In this Blogger tutorial, I want to quickly show you how to delete a blog on Blogger. You might want to do so when you are no longer interested in a blog you have created especially test blogs that...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 11 days ago 13 May 17, 9:48pm -
    • ALAT by WEMA Bank Lets Nigerians Experience Digital Banking From Anywhwere In The World
      WEMA Bank Plc has launched Nigeria’s first full digital banking service, named ‘ALAT’, which it says, signifies the beginning of a revolution in the banking industry; one where the needs of customers...[[ This is a content summary only. Click…
      - 11 days ago 13 May 17, 11:32am -
    • Garanntor Wins Best Local Hosting Company in Nigeria at NIRA Awards 2017
      Garanntor Nigeria, a local hosting company hosting all of its infrastructure at a Local tier III datacentre in Lagos Nigeria, has emerged winner of the "best local hosting company" in Nigeria;...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(…
      - 12 days ago 12 May 17, 2:18pm -
    • Don't Judge A Gionee A1 Only By It's Amazing Selfies; It's Brains And Battery Power Will Also Shock You
      With a 16MP Selfie camera, you need no seer to tell you the new Gionee A1 is the master of beautiful Selfies. But, there is more in the basket than you could ever imagine.As a selfie freak that I...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 12 days ago 12 May 17, 2:16pm -
    • Truecaller Integrates Google Duo, Rolls Out New SMS and Flash Messaging Services to Users
      Google Duo integration into Truecaller set to bring all-in-one communications app to millions, as Truecaller app adds new messaging and SMS blocking features.Truecaller announced a strategic...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title…
      - 13 days ago 11 May 17, 3:29pm -
    • Sulvo Ad Network Lets You Monetize Your Blog With Sticky Ads
      I'm currently testing Sulvo-powered ads as alternative to Google Adsense ads and I've decided to share it with you. I submitted ogbongeblog for approval earlier this month and it was approved last...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 13 days ago 11 May 17, 1:08pm -
    • Google Hosts Largest Pubishers Summits In Africa
      Google is this week hosting Google for Publishers Summits in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya. The Summits will see over 200 publishers from across the region gather to get an opportunity to explore...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 15 days ago 9 May 17, 10:05am -
    • BBM Launches DiscoverTV in Nigeria
      BBM has announced the launch of yet another amazing new content offering for the Nigerian market, within the BBM Discover menu.  DiscoverTV is a mobile streaming service that allows BBM users to...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the tit…
      - 18 days ago 6 May 17, 5:38pm -
    • NetDivo ePin Manager Now Available On Konga Online Store
      Netdivo ePin manager is now available on Konga online store. This simply means you can now order for the universal recharge card printing software online and get it delivered to your doorstep...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(s…
      - 27 days ago 27 Apr 17, 9:17pm -
    • u-eDiv Search Portal Lets You Check Your Unclaimed Dividend Online
      As part of measures to curb the growth of unclaimed dividend in the Nigerian capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has directed all investors to register for the payment of...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the tit…
      - 28 days ago 26 Apr 17, 4:10pm -
    • Attend Free SwissGolden Business Investment Training in Lagos (Weekly) and On Whatsapp (Daily)
      If you've been hearing about SwissGolden business investment here and there but still don't understand what it is all about, you can now learn how it works for free online on whatsapp or offline at...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 28 days ago 26 Apr 17, 7:23am -
    • Nairagames is Back, Launches MLM and Discontinues Football Bets
      This is a Sponsored Post.Online users can now earn money online monthly using Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp platforms with their smart phone @ www.nairagames.com.ng.The Goldminer gaming...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the tit…
      - 33 days ago 21 Apr 17, 9:50am -
    • #ScamAlertNG Launches Website to Tackle Online Fraud In Nigeria
      Persistently, the scourge of online scams has been a problem in Nigeria, and indeed Africa. Unsuspecting citizens have been sleeved of their funds online by fraudulent persons who pose with one shady...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 34 days ago 20 Apr 17, 5:03pm -
    • How I Download Videos From Facebook To PC Without Software
      I download videos from Facebook to my PC without using software. In fact, the original quality of the Facebook videos are intact after downloading them to my computer. I use two tricks for...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(s) o…
      - 37 days ago 17 Apr 17, 5:30am -
    • How To Upload Feedburner Emails List As Facebook Custom Audience
      If you are using Feedburner widget to build email lists on your site, you can upload the emails of the subscribers as Facebook custom audience. Once uploaded to Facebook, Facebook will match the...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the titl…
      - 42 days ago 12 Apr 17, 2:49pm -
    • Responsive Landing Page Template for Promoting Products and Services
      While browsing through themeforest some few minutes ago, I stumbled on a responsive landing page template which looks cool for setting up websites that can showcase products and services. It can be...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 42 days ago 12 Apr 17, 10:22am -