Microsoft Corp. has renewed its Affordable Access Initiative (AAC) grant for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to under-served markets.
Businesses in Nigeria worry over cyber risk, others
Threats associated with the cyber space, market volatility and corruption rank high among risk factors considered by companies operating in Nigeria, a new report has revealed.
Wanted! Cyber security framework, others to fight cyber-attacks
Cyber security experts have urged relevant agencies of government to put in place necessary framework to secure the country against impending cyber- attacks.
‘Nigeria’s domain name - .ng is an economic value asset’
.ng is the national identity of Nigeria in the cyber space. Every domain name has a suffix which it ends; it uniquely defines what the domain name is all about. So, domains that end with .ng are unique identifier for Nigerian domain.
Varsity challenges youths on technology advancement
Making this charge is the Vice Chancellor of The Paul University Awka, Venerable Prof Uche Isiugo-Abanihe, when the school joined the world to mark her first ever Computer Science Education Week.
New app offers free medical consultation
The app is created to help people check symptoms anytime, anywhere by asking simple questions without complicated medical language. Those that use the app can set up multiple profiles in order to manage the health of their family members as well.
Samsung succession in disarray as Lee criminal case advances
The long-orchestrated plan to cement Jay Y. Lee’s position atop Samsung Group may put him in jail instead, raising questions about who would step in to run South Korea’s biggest conglomerate in the aftermath.
Ford recalls 4,500 cars in South Africa after fires
US motor giant Ford on Monday recalled 4,500 1.6-litre Kuga cars in South Africa after nearly 40 incidents in which vehicles were reported to have burst into flames.
Lastminute.com’s Hoberman, Balderton prepare new funds in U.K.
Brent Hoberman, co-founder of Lastminute.com, has begun raising financing for a new London-based tech fund for European startups, while Balderton Capital has started preparing for the launch of its sixth fund.
Nintendo takes big gamble with switch’s split personality
Nintendo Co.’s new Switch gaming console won’t be in stores until March 3, but the machine is fully baked and ready to play. The press got a chance to try out the new machine at an event in Tokyo last week, and events will be held in Japan and North America to let people experience....