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12 Mar 2015
LOCAL content development in the software sub-Sector of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector can be driven to a greater height if the industry can take a cue from the successes recorded in the oil and gas sector.
12 Mar 2015
GLOBAL mobile phone display module shipments in 2015 are expected to rise just four per cent year over year to reach two billion units, leading to even stronger competition among mobile phone manufacturers.
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3 Mar 2015
FOUNDED in January 1994 by Stanford University electrical-engineering graduate students David Filo and Jerry Yang, who originally called the site “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web.” Filo and Yang renamed their web directory Yahoo three months later and officially incorporated the company on March 2, 1995.    Today, the Internet giant is…
3 Mar 2015
THE Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN) has denied report in some section of the media, not The Guardian that the Federal Government planned to scrap it.    Refuting the story on Monday in a statement signed by the Registrar of CPN, Sikiru Shehu, he claimed that the story was false and misleading.   …
3 Mar 2015
MASTERCARD has sealed a pact with eTranzact International plc, a leading pan-African mobile banking and payment services company, to make international remittance services available to millions of consumers in Nigeria.
3 Mar 2015
BOLFYNG has launched a new innovative electronic procurement solutions that will bridge the gap between purchasers and suppliers, aiding the process of tendering, pre-qualification and contract bidding to be done electronically .    The new eProcurement Portal could be best described as a pace setting and another information technology revolution in Nigeria, which is already…
3 Mar 2015
FRENCH multi-national electronics company, Archos Soicete Anonymes Plc, has entered the Nigerian market with the launch new sets of smartphone, tablet and connected gadgets usage.    Archos was established in 1988 by Henri Crohas and has developed a variety of products, including digital audio players, portable video players (PVP), digital video recorders, a personal digital…
3 Mar 2015
THE about 60 million MTN subscribers in Nigeria are now to enjoy reduced tariff on calls with the opportunity to make calls at half-price to as many as 11 specific friends or family members while enjoying greater value for money on an extended amount of call time.     This is coming on the heels…
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3 Mar 2015
ACHIEVING the 30 per cent broadband penetration target by 2018 may be a mirage, except there are concrete collaboration and understanding between the Federal and state governments.    Information at the disposal of The Guardian showed that some states governments are currently frustrating the rollout of some telecommunications infrastructure in the country.    Many state…
3 Mar 2015
LET’S for a moment, imagine the globally-wired Internet Ecosystem without the Satellite? The world of tomorrow belongs to those nations who can properly harness, organize, manage and control their Intellectual Property Resources (IPR). The relevance, strategic importance and role of NIGCOMSAT (Nigeria Communications Satellite) as a significant accelerator for national development may have just begun,…
3 Mar 2015
AIRTEL Nigeria has taken further steps to deepen customer service delivery through its retail footprints, with the commissioning of an ultramodern showroom in Lagos yesterday.   The new showroom which is located in the Apapa Mall, along Park Lane, is a walk-in service centre that offers customers the convenience and ease of access to Airtel’s…
3 Mar 2015
LARGE companies realize that the big data bell tolls for them, not just for startups. 2015 will be a big year for big data in the enterprise. Here are Oracle’s top 7 predictions:    Corporate boardrooms will talk about data capital, not big data. Data is now a kind of capital. It’s as necessary for…

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