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8 Jul 2015
NIGERIA has emerged winner in Technovation Challenge world pitch held at San Francisco, USA. The winning team comprised four tech savvy young girls, including Praise David-Oku, Sonam Kumar, Nmesoma Ogbonna, and Grace Akpoiroro. They collectively developed a mobile app to tackle waste disposal challenge in Nigeria. They pitched their app called, ‘Discardious’. Founder of Women…
7 Jul 2015
WEST Africa’s Independent Fibre Optic Infrastructure and Telecommunications Services Provider, Phase3 Telecom, has added more wings to its previous solutions that would ensure optimal performance of Smile Communications’ network. The focus, according to the firm, is to amplify the company’s service quality, broadband internet access and other communications offerings via clear channel upgrade. This upgrade…
7 Jul 2015
SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will form a major part of the delegation from Nigeria that will attend the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), ITU Telecom World 2015 in Budapest, Hungary, October 12-15. A Committee has been constituted made up of officials of Ministry of Communications, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Galaxy Backbone, Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd…
7 Jul 2015
THE French brand—Archos, has revealed its new PC Stick that packs the power of a personal computer in a compact HDMI-connected drive.   According to the Chief Executive Officer of Archos, Loic Poirier, the world is always competing to build the smallest computer, and Archos now offers one small enough to fit in a pocket.…
Data-Centre
7 Jul 2015
THE current macro-economic issues in the country are making it more attractive for companies to leverage outsourced Data Center services to reduce costs and enhance operating efficiency of Information Technology. From South to North, and East to West, the shortage of diesel and petrol is crippling power availability and increasing employee absenteeism due to transportation…
7 Jul 2015
THE National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) has signed an agreement with the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun state for the development of software in the country. The agreement was aimed at providing a framework for collaboration between the school and the agency in area of research and development in Information Communication Technology sector and provide…
7 Jul 2015
IN a bid to make its solutions and services more accessible to its customers, Concept Nova an IT Solutions company has established partnership with Ebeano – a major chain of Supermarkets in Lagos on the sale of its car tracking device TI-KON. TI-KON Car tracking device is a powerful self-service device that uses GPS as…
7 Jul 2015
As major drivers of economic growth, small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) need cost-effective, operationally efficient and flexible solutions in the management of their businesses. Lack of access to technology, finance and other tools necessary for the growth of SMEs are absent. Omatsola Barrow is Acting Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer, MTN Nigeria. An arm of…
7 Jul 2015
EXCEPT urgent measures are taking, financial sector may become a serious target for cyber criminals, according to Dizengoff, which called for concerted efforts in the fight against the menace According to the firm, over the last two years, sophisticated cyber criminals have penetrated more than 30 banks worldwide with completely new cyber security threats, reportedly…
7 Jul 2015
“Our goal isn’t just to be free. It is, on the long run, to be secure, safe and assured that our freedom will outlast our existence.” A few days ago, I was scouring the internet for some information on “Securing public-facing Information Systems”. I needed to do this to improve the security of a software…
7 Jul 2015
Plans conference for inclusive development Professionals, under the aegis of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), have lamented, what what described as the under-utilisation of Information and Technology (IT) experts in the governance of the country. Besides, NCS has tasked President Mohammed Buhari on the need to ensure his administration pursue aggressively inclusive development through IT. Bodies…
6 Jul 2015
DESPITE the growing challenges occasioned by poor network connectivity in the country, the adoption of Point of Sales (PoS) terminals for payment for transactions in Nigeria appears to be on the upward swing, a boost to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) cashless initiative. The Guardian gathered at the weekend that to beat the growing…

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