Payments innovation as a local technology imperative
When my 25-year-old friend and fellow Google Developer Mentor, Kenneth Kinyanjui got to Silicon Valley last year, his card from his local Kenyan bank was not working.
Reps, Signal distributor raise fear over switchover deadline
Ahead of the June 17 deadline for the analogue to digital switch over (DSO) in Nigeria, there are fears that dearth of policy, inadequate funding and poor infrastructure may again...
‘Government policies can boost $300 billion domestic outsourcing market’
With a market potential estimated to worth over $300 billion in Nigeria, the Federal Government has been urged to enact policies that will give the domestic outsourcing market a lift in the country.
Alibaba unit invests $200 mn in South Korea's Kakao Pay
Alibaba's payment affiliate Ant Financial will invest $200 million in a unit of South Korean messaging giant Kakao, the companies said Tuesday, the Chinese firm's latest step to expand its global reach.
ARM, Lagos government partner to equip youths on coding technology
Determined to bridge the gap between education, technology and business innovations, ARM Investment Managers, and the Lagos State Government are floating a new scheme tagged, “Code Lagos” to equip young Nigerians on latest coding techniques.
'Aviation industry doubted Solar Impulse would succeed'
In the year 2015, the commencement of the First Round-The-World Solar Flight, from Abu Dhabi to Hawaii, begun and it achieved the longest solo solar flight ever achieved in aviation history. But in 2016, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the pilots and founders of Solar Impulse completed the first circumnavigation of the globe with no…
SpaceX aborts launch after 'odd' rocket engine behavior
SpaceX aborted its planned Dragon cargo launch to the International Space Station just seconds before liftoff Saturday due to a "slightly odd" technical issue with the Falcon 9 rocket engine.
Samsung heir Lee arrives shackled at special prosecutors office
South Korean police on Saturday led Jay Y. Lee, hands bound with rope, into a special prosecutors office after arresting the de facto head of the country’s largest industrial...