LinkedIn buys education site lynda.com for $1.5 bn
The career social network LinkedIn said Thursday it was buying the online learning site lynda.com in a cash-stock deal valued at $1.5 billion. The deal ties the 300-million member social network with an educational group which offers language training and other courses to governments, companies and individuals. "The mission of LinkedIn and the mission of…
Smile powers oil, gas conference with broadband services
The speed and reliability of the WiFi Internet service provided by Smile Communications, exited both guests and organisers of the conference, which earned the broadband company a lot of commendation. The company was commended and praised for providing the conference with very reliable and super-fast Internet services.
Ericsson partners varsities in UK, Germany on 5G devt
Experimental activities with King’s College will include the set-up of a 5G Tactile Internet Lab with test bed capabilities, enabling the creation, testing and real-time adaptation of radio technology in software. This will occur both in devices and remotely as part of Cloud RAN experimentation. An Ericsson King’s College London 5G Tactile Internet showroom will showcase developed prototypes and connect to real-time live test beds in London and globally.
TD to empower more ICT resellers in Nigeria
According to a statement, the initiative is in line with TD’s desire to help cushion the harsh effects of the contemporary business environment on SMEs and provide a platform for this vital sector to thrive as a means of contributing to the growth of the Nigerian economy.
Data centre management in Nigeria: An overview
GLOBALLY today, top companies are increasingly positioning Information Technology (IT) as a strategic asset and sometimes opt to manage their IT operations like an integrated, service-oriented business. In this paradigm, keeping costs low is an imperative. So is aligning IT investments with overarching business imperatives. With the transition to IT service management comes the need…
Free Wi-Fi on Emirates aircraft
Emirates continues to invest over $20 million yearly on installing and operating inflight connectivity systems which enable onboard Wi-Fi services. On Emirates’ ultra long-haul flights (over 14 hours), over 30 per cent of passengers typically use Wi-Fi services, and on a recent flight to New York, 66 per cent of passengers used onboard Wi-Fi.
School integrates use of iPad in classroom
Speaking at the 2015 Apple iPad Summit organized by Core Group Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa, Olashore said that Nigeria cannot also wait for technology transfer any more but needs to do something about being competitive with the rest of the world, hence his school took the path it has taken to empower teachers and students technologically.
‘How Buhari can develop, strengthen ICT sector’
Speaking to The Guardian, the Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Gbenga Adebayo, observed that in transforming the economy and Nigeria, as a whole in the dispensation of governance, local content should be key.
InfraCos to connect Lagos, 60 cities with broadband
MainOne, which landed a submarine cable in the country, about four years ago and recently unveiled a Tier III data centre in Lagos, will provide InfraCo service to about 20 million people in the state.
Nigerians getting over e-payment challenges, says Obaro
The first thing people always talk about is infrastructural challenges. The mere fact that there are infrastructural challenges has not stopped the rapid growth of e-payment in Nigeria. We are not where we were five years ago. In fact, we are not where we were two years ago. Therefore, many things are improving. We know we are not yet there, but we should not discountenance the fact that a lot of progress has been made. We cannot wait and say we cannot practice e-payment until everything is perfect because that day will not come. Even if you go to the developed countries, you still have occasional failures. You still have communication challenges. It may not be as much as we have here, but they still happen.
DAUDU: Blazing A Trail In Computer Engineering
While studying in the UK, he purposed in his heart to build on his family’s Christian strict principles and academic excellence rather than be distracted by some of the things that derail others in similar situations abroad. Brilliance runs in his family, as members are known as record breakers. This fact helped him stay on track in the game of life, as he is scrupulous and values both little and great things.