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  • True Talk with Ezra Olubi
    TechCabal's first True Talk event will be held on the 23rd of June - this edition will feature a fireside chat with Ezra Olubi and a select audience.
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BBC News » Technology

Techloy

  • Seedstars World opens wildcard applications for SA finals
    The biggest seed stage startup competition for emerging markets, Seedstars World has opened wildcard applications in search of startups in other provinces in South Africa that’ll compete in the national finals of the competition. Seedstars World or…
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  • Ethiopia launches online e-visa service for Int’l visitors
    Africa’s second most populous nation, Ethiopia has announced the launch of an online e-visa service in a bid to make it super easy for international visitors to gain entry into the country. In a press release announcing the development, internation…
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  • Orange launches US$55 million investment vehicle for African startups
    Leading telecommunications operator, Orange has announced the launch of a new US$55 million (€50 million) investment vehicle for African startups. The new vehicle, known as Orange Digital Ventures Africa, is an Africa-focused section of its flagshi…
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  • Nigerian online money transfer service Thrivesend officially launches
    Online money transfer service ThriveSend has been around for while and has been pretty impressive – a lot of Nigerians, just like me, have used the service and can testify of its impressiveness. Thrivesend lets anyone with a with a local or interna…
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  • Over 300 fintech startups are active in Africa, says report
    Of late, Fintech startups have been on the increase in Africa thanks to hardworking entrepreneurs who are hellbent on changing the continent’s financial services landscape. These startups have attracted interest both within and outside the continen…
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  • Morocco’s WaystoCap raises US$3 million to expand across Africa
    Moroccan business to business (B2B) marketplace WaystoCap has raised US$3 million from several investors in a seed funding round to expand across Africa. Launched in 2014, WaystoCap allows businesses in Africa to buy and sell products. It facilitates…
    - 16 days ago 13 Jun 17, 2:56am -
  • Alibaba’s Jack Ma to attend YouthConnekt Africa Summit in Rwanda next month
    Chinese business magnate and billionaire Jack Ma is set to attend the inaugural YouthConnekt Africa Summit in Kigali, Rwanda next month. Dubbed “realizing Africa’s youth potential”, the three days event will primarily focus on youth entrepreneu…
    - 16 days ago 13 Jun 17, 1:47am -
  • Nigeria now has an official Twitter account
    Our beloved country Nigeria has joined the likes of Canada, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden and several others in having an account on microblogging platform, Twitter. The Twitter account, @Nigeria, popped up on 9 June 2017 with the tweet “Welcome to the T…
    - 17 days ago 12 Jun 17, 4:32pm -
  • 12 startups selected for Seedstars Maputo
    The biggest seed stage startup competition for emerging markets, Seedstars World has announced the selection of 12 startups for its Mozambique event. Called Seedstars Maputo, the competition sought the best of the best entrepreneurs/startups across t…
    - 17 days ago 12 Jun 17, 2:26pm -
  • SpeedUPAfrica becomes African Startup Institute
    “Africa’s Most Epic Founder Bootcamp”, SpeedUPAfrica has undergone sweeping changes that sees it become a full blown entrepreneurial academy. Launched last year, SpeedUPAfrica sought to transform African startups to “SpeedUPs” through mento…
    - 17 days ago 12 Jun 17, 7:10am -

Vanguard » Technology

  • Partner mobile to maufacture feature phones in Nigeria
    •unveils PS3 to mark one year in Nigeria By Prince Osuagwu THE usual stories why companies do not want to establish in Nigeria are the lack of power and its attendant high cost of production. Another is political instability which does not give the…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 3:39am -
  • Landrush for .AFRICA domains hit final week
    HOSTS of the newly launched .africa domain name, says the landrush to the domain name has just entered its final and fourth week.The post Landrush for .AFRICA domains hit final week appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 1:33am -
  • ETISALAT DEBT: Stakeholders dread implications of take over
    NCC wishes to reassure the over 21 million Etisalat subscribers that it will do all within its regulatory power to ensure that Etisalat subscribers continue to enjoy the services provided by the operatorThe post ETISALAT DEBT: Stakeholders dread imp…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 1:27am -
  • Smile introduces new offer on SMiFi, Router Starter Pack
    SMILE, a 4G LTE telecommunications service provider in West Africa, has announced its new device and bonus offers to reward customers, which it says will make it easier and more affordable for Smile customers to enjoy the benefits of its reliable int…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 12:33am -
  • Three professors jostle for CPN leadership
    AT the ongoing 2017 IT Professionals Assembly, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigerian IT professionals will elect candidates who will pilot the affairs of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, CPN, till 2019. Already,…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jun 17, 8:33pm -
  • 2.6b new mobile broadband subscribers will be added in 2022 – report
    While Nigeria is among the top five countries with over 3 million mobile subscriptions net additions in the first quarter of current financial year, latest Ericsson Mobility Report just released has predicted that 2.6 billion new mobile broadband sub…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jun 17, 7:35pm -
  • How Uber is providing succour to lives of driver-partners in Nigeria through app
    After Uber officially launched operations in Nigeria in July 2014, the technology firm has been providing a safe, reliable and affordable transportation alternative for tens of thousands of Nigerians by simply tapping a button.By operating extensive…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 17, 8:12pm -
  • Apple opens new round in battle with Qualcomm
    Apple has expanded its legal battle against Qualcomm, accusing the US chip maker of charging for invalid patents in the latest twist in the clash between the two tech giants.The post Apple opens new round in battle with Qualcomm appeared first on Va…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 10:26am -
  • Disruption in Fintech sector, good for economy — Emetarom, AppZone boss
    BankOne has enabled our financial institution clients very accurately determine their profitability position on a daily basisThe post Disruption in Fintech sector, good for economy — Emetarom, AppZone boss appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 4:15am -
  • LOCAL e-VOTING MACHINE: INEC, Ministry on war path
    The INEC Chairman was said to have argued that he wasn’t convinced on the capacity of the machine because of possible litigations on release of election results but the result was printed right there to his bewildermentThe post LOCAL e-VOTING MAC…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 3:21am -
  • LG unleashing creative products with a difference
    LG Electronics, in its quest to satisfy the yearnings and aspiration of consumers, has embraced creative designs as a way to differentiate its ergonomic products from competing brands, as well as provide concrete user benefits to consumers.The post…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 3:19am -
  • How we’re addressing local content challenge — NITDA boss
    The National Information and Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says it is poised to reposition the agency from its administrative outlook to an IT-driven and knowledge-based one with more emphasis on local content development.The post How we’r…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 3:09am -
  • Inflation, new technologies pitch TV manufacturers for market share
    In the top end this year , in second half we will be launching our top of the line QLED TV in Nigeria which have already received international acclaim in various exhibitions including CES and will be available in 55", 65", 75" 82" and 88" sizesTh…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 2:55am -
  • IPI solutions wins international quality award
    “IPI Solutions Nigeria Limited has been presented with the International Quality Summit (IQS) Award in “Gold Category in Business Prestige and Business Excellence” at the International Quality Convention organized by Business Initiative Directi…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 2:21am -
  • RANSOMEWARE: Invest in cyber security educ, NCS urges govts
    THE Information Technology Systems and Security Professionals, ITSSP, an Infotech security group of the Nigeria Computer Society, NCS, has called for more vigilance by both public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy to forestall the ravaging…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 2:13am -
  • Emirates upgrades economy class tech for Airbus A380, Boeing 777
    IN its bid to ensure continued customer enjoyment, Emirates Economic Class has been fitted with the latest configurations and exceptional ranges of in-flight entertainment and communication choices.The post Emirates upgrades economy class tech for A…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 1:10am -
  • MainOne’s submarine cable out for 14 days
    MainOne, Tuesday announced that repairs on its submarine cable which suffered a major fault Sunday has commenced.The post MainOne’s submarine cable out for 14 days appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 9 days ago 20 Jun 17, 9:10pm -
  • Cable Outage: Repairs ongoing – MainOne
    MainOne, a submarine communications cable company has assured that repairs are currently ongoing on the recent, first-ever outage, submarine system outage witnessed on Sunday. A statement from its management team said a repair vessel was immediately…
    - 9 days ago 20 Jun 17, 5:22pm -
  • iPhone 5, iPad 4, users in trouble, Apple warns
    Apple, the producer of iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c, has confirmed that the users of the particular brand will be in trouble soon following planned introduction of a new operating system which would render the named phones useless.The post iPhone 5, iPad…
    - 11 days ago 18 Jun 17, 3:27pm -
  • How to safeguard your android phone from hackers
    Clicking links in untrustworthy emails can also get your phone infected with a virus that copies all your data and hands it over to hackersThe post How to safeguard your android phone from hackers appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 13 days ago 16 Jun 17, 3:38am -

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    • Link Subdomain Of Blogger Custom Domain To Another Platform
      I received an email from one of my blog readers, asking how to use a subdomain with another platform even if using blogger on main domain. Well, it's not a big deal. If you have access to manage the...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 3 days ago 26 Jun 17, 10:52am -
    • Garanntor Coupon : Save 10% On Web Hosting, Domain Names, VPS
      For a limited time, you can get 10% discount when you register domain names or order for web hosting plans at Garrantor.ng, if you apply “OBLOG10OFF" coupon code during checkout. The Garanntor...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the titl…
      - 3 days ago 26 Jun 17, 8:58am -
    • Buy Domain Name In Nigeria at Garrantor : Step by Step Tutorial
      If you would like a to buy domain name in Nigeria so you can pay in Naira, then you can try garanntor.ng for the domain name registration. At garanntor, you can pay online with your cards, pay with...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 3 days ago 26 Jun 17, 8:51am -
    • SSL Promo : Get PositiveSSL at Namecheap for $1.99 instead of $9
      For a limited time, Namecheap is offering Comodo PositiveSSL certificates for the unbelievable low price of $1.99 for the first year, with purchase of domain registration, transfer or any other...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title…
      - 5 days ago 24 Jun 17, 10:50am -
    • Letsencrypt SSL Certificates Let You Enable HTTPS On Your Websites For Free
      Let's Encrypt is a certificate authority that offers digital certificates which can be used to enable https (ssl/tls) on websites for free, including support for the ACME DNS challenge, ECDSA...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(s…
      - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 1:18pm -
    • SSLForFree.com : Get Free SSL Certificates For HTTPS Without Ssh Access
      If you want to enable https for your websites without having to buy ssl certificates from your web hosting company or a Certificate Authority (CA), you can get free ssl certificate for your site at...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 1:17pm -
    • How To Install SSL Certificate and Private Key Via cPanel
      Once you've acquired or generated ssl certificate for your site, the next thing to do, is to install it on your server. Most web hosting companies do offer ssl manager via cPanel, which makes it easy...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 1:17pm -
    • Wp Encrypt : WordPress Plugin That Generates Free LetsEncrypt SSL Certificate For HTTPS
      If you would like to secure your Wordpress site with https using letsencrypt free ssl certificate, you can get it done easily if your hosting company supports one-click letsencrypt installation via...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 1:16pm -
    • SSL : Why HTTP to HTTPS Migration Is Important
      SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) also called TLS (Transport Layer Security) is one of the most widely reviewed and adopted security tools on the Internet today. It is a security protocol that allows for...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 8 days ago 21 Jun 17, 12:11pm -