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4 Jul 2015
When Jacky Alcine looked at his Google Photos app recently, he was appalled by what he saw. The facial recognition software had tagged pictures of him and a friend, both of them African-Americans, with the word "Gorillas." Alcine, a computer programmer in New York, called out Google about the blunder that had served up the…
1 Jul 2015
Any Gmail user, who regrets a message they just sent, has the option to undo the action, provided they are quick enough, a report said on Wednesday. It added that the new ``Undo Send’’ option allowed a message to be retrieved, so long as it is clicked upon within 30 seconds of the ``Send’’ command…
1 Jul 2015
THE Information Security Society of Africa-Nigeria (ISSAN) has commended the signing into law of the bill on cyber-crime by the former President, Goodluck Jonathan, saying it would save the nation billions of Naira being lost to cyber criminals every year while also helping to sanitise the country's cyberspace already riddled with a web of frauds and malpractices.
1 Jul 2015
BARRING any unforeseen circumstances, the mobile payments platform in Nigeria and other part of the globe, is expected to have witnessed about 58.5 per cent growth by the end of the year.   Besides, a revenue value of about $712 billion has also been projected to accrue to operators’ within the same period.   Speaking…
26 Jun 2015
AS part of its commitment to foster an HSE- focused culture at Weco Systems International Limited, the management of the innovative and leading Systems Integration company in Nigeria put together an HSE sensitization Fitness Walk tagged “WALK FOR PRODUCTIVITY” over the weekend across its Head office and branch locations. Mr. Obinna Ekwonwa, chief executive officer,…
26 Jun 2015
MTN, Opera Software and Naij, an online platform have announced a partnership that offers every mobile subscriber on MTN network in Nigeria the opportunity to enjoy free internet access. Goke Olaegbe, country group head at Naij.com, said the platform purchased one million web passes on Opera Mini browser to be delivered to subscribers on the…
26 Jun 2015
KONGA Online Shopping Limited (Konga) has finalized its acquisition of Zinternet Nigeria Limited (Zinternet). The transaction was finalized upon consent from the Central Bank of Nigeria with Konga now owning 100% of Zinternet’s assets, including its mobile money license. Given its stated motto of being an engine of commerce for Nigeria, Konga constantly seeks to…
26 Jun 2015
MOHAMMED Rudman, managing director, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has said that keeping local traffic local and avoiding international links, would help local operators and users reap substantial cost savings, provide substantial local bandwidth and significantly improve local internet performance. Rudman who spoke to Nigeria CommunicationsWeek expressed worries that only 10 percent of internet…
26 Jun 2015
Babcock University, Ilesan Remo, Ogun State has raised the bar in education technology by becoming the first university in Nigeria to embrace a Total Classroom Revolution. TCR will wirelessly connect all undergraduates, post graduates and Certificate students; lecturers, School Administrators and Parents to classrooms, Chapel, Halls of Residence, Library, and Cafeteria in a campus-wide Platform.…
25 Jun 2015
BHARTI Airtel, India telecommunications giant with operational bases in 17 African countries said that it will discontinue the sale of its towers in Tanzania and Chad to Helios Towers Africa (HTA).
Mobile-device
25 Jun 2015
ITU has established the overall roadmap for the development of 5G mobile and defined the term it will apply to it as “IMT-2020”. With the finalization of its work on the “Vision” for 5G systems at a meeting of ITU-R Working Party 5D in San Diego, California, ITU has now defined the overall goals, process…
25 Jun 2015
PHASE3 Telecom, West Africa’s largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider has said that in addition to previous solutions; it has commenced plans to ensure optimal performance of Smile Communications’ network. The focus is to amplify the company’s service quality, broadband internet access and other communications offerings via clear channel upgrade. This upgrade…

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