Sony surges as analysts say profit may reach highest since 1998
Sony Corp. shares jumped the most in almost three months after the company’s better-than-projected preliminary earnings boosted analyst confidence in its ability to hit the highest profit levels in almost two decades.
Sony nearly triples annual profit forecast
The Tokyo-based firm is now expecting net profit of 73 billion yen ($668 million) for the fiscal year to March, well up from its last forecast of 26 billion yen.
AfriOne unveils manufacturing plant for ‘Made in Nigeria’ phones
The Chief Executive Officer of AfriOne, Mr Sahir Berry at a news briefing in Lagos said that the plant was a technological breakthrough and precedent for the company and for Nigeria.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores, aims to move on from recall crisis
The device, unveiled in New York last month and a challenge to Apple's iPhone, is the firm's first major launch since last year's humiliating withdrawal of the Galaxy Note 7 over exploding batteries, which hammered its once-stellar reputation.
AfriOne launches first Nigerian-made smartphones
AfriFone Limited today will on Friday commission an assembly plant and launch its AfriOne mobile phones and other consumer devices, a feat the company describes as "a technological breakthrough and precedent for the enterprise and Nigeria’s 170 million strong populous.
Alphabet's Verily makes smartwatch for health research
Alphabet's life sciences unit Verily on Friday unveiled a wrist-worn "Study Watch" designed to gather complex health data in clinical studies.
Nintendo will release a mini-size switch in 2019, Citigroup predicts
That’s the message from Citigroup Inc., which says the new console is doing well, but is too big to truly combine home and portable gaming for everyone. That’s why they expect the Kyoto-based company to release a smaller version.....
Data gathering mobile app makes debut
In its drive to promote expertise in data collection, survey and interpretation, GETJAMA Limited, a data solutions company, has introduced a new mobile application. This, they say will help individuals and businesses in the country answer the questions required to deliver actionable results.
Apple-Qualcomm billions put at risk as phone alliance frays
Qualcomm Inc.’s countersuit against Apple Inc. threatens a relationship that helped both companies rake in billions of dollars as leaders of the smartphone revolution.