How Bank Restrictions Hobble Startups, Cashless Policy
BANK restrictions might be primary among reasons startups are foot-dragging on cashless policy implementation, investigation has shown. The unsavoury situation affects starts-ups in the e-commerce and service industries and it looks like the industry is returning to ‘Cash is King’ system. Typical example is #UberCashLagos launched on Monday in Lagos, a payment option for the…
Paga Partners Uber on Payment in Nigeria
COMMITTED to solving payments for businesses and individuals, Paga has announced a partnership with technology company, Uber. The global company that has revolutionized the way people think about travel, which accepts payments for services via its app is looking to broaden its reach across Nigeria by making its services accessible to all commuters, irrespective of…
Expert Urges NITDA, NCC to Address Connectivity Issues
DEWOLE Ajao, operations manager, Bandwidth Consortium, has urged National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to intervene through issue of guideline on standards required before network software or portal is deployed for public use.
Ekeh, Ajayi Urge FG to Invest $500m in ICT, Automate
MR. Leo-Stan Ekeh, chairman of Zinox Group, has urged the federal government to invest some $500million in the Information and communication technology (ICT) to help revamp the economy and create jobs
ATCON, NCS, Others Counsel FG on New ICT Policy
STAKEHOLDERS in the nation’s information and communication technology (ICT) industry are counselling the Federal Government on key areas to prioritise in the proposed new National ICT Policy.
SAP, Accenture Partner for SAP S/4HANA Development
ENTERPRISE application software company, SAP and management consulting and technology services company, Accenture have partnered to accelerate development of the cloud-powered Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA) suite of business applications.
Reasons Why CDMA Networks are ‘Disappearing’
CODE Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks are disappearing from the Nigerian telecommunication scene. The last one to dissipate, when many thought that it had a strong customer-base was Visafone which was recently taken over by MTN.
Microsoft’s Windows 10 Running on 200m Devices
MICROSOFT Corp’s latest operating system, Windows 10, is running on 200 million devices in what the company said was the fastest adoption rate of any of its operating systems. Windows 10, which the company released as a free download in July, powers both personal computers and devices like phones. It replaced Windows 8, the heavily…
Huawei Unveils Flagship Mate 8 Smartphone
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has unveiled its flagship smartphone – the Huawei Mate 8 – at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The global launch comes after Huawei announced its smartphone shipments rose 44% in 2015, to 108 million. The company has become the first Chinese handset vendor to ship more than 100 million…
Lenovo National Promo Records More Winners
MISS Chika Eya and Pastor Ignatius Ihejirika, two customers, have joined the ranks of lucky winners of grand prizes of education grants worth N200,000 each in the ongoing Lenovo National Promo, as tech giant Lenovo continues to show its appreciation to its loyal customers across the country. The duo emerged as winners in the second…
Report Questions Security of Free e-mail Services
THE security and reliability of the most popular free e-mail services, including Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo and FastMail, are lacking. This is according to a recent study conducted by High-Tech Bridge: ‘Can you trust SSL encryption of your e-mail provider?’ While a great deal of e-mail security research already exists, High-Tech Bridge says it focused on…