Facebook unveils finalists in Bots for Messenger developer challenge
Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers, who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger.
The Palms Mall set to launch new web platform
Nigeria’s retail pioneer and foremost entertainment destination, The Palms Mall, is set to unveil its freshly remodelled web platform to the delight of its customers. The launch will coincide with Children’s Day and Democracy Day....
Facebook aims for broad views in 'trending topics' tweak
Facebook on Wednesday unveiled its latest redesign to its "trending topics" feature -- its latest move to give users a variety of sources on important news events.
ISSAN cautions Nigerians against paying for Ransomware attacks
Information Security Society of Africa-Nigeria (ISSAN), has cautioned Nigerians against making any payment to cyber attackers should there be any Ransomware attacks against them.
MWA stresses need for balanced regional mobile ecosystem
Dawes clarified that these early adopter snapshots are intended to add clarity to the big picture research and public relation hype that surrounds the potential of the mobile device in sub-Saharan Africa by putting the consumer at the heart of all future strategy.
Augmented reality gains led by Snapchat
A new report by eMarketer said some 40 million Americans will engage with augmented reality monthly in 2017, up 30 percent over last year.
France fines Facebook for data protection breaches
The CNIL agency said it had slapped a penalty of 150,000 euros ($160,000) on Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland, for "several breaches of the French Data Protection Act", the maximum fine in such cases.
Opera $100 million investment to boost Africa’s digital economy
Opera, the developer of popular mobile browser in Africa, has announced its plan to invest $100 million (N30 billion ) over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy.
Facebook takes aim at 'low quality' websites
The world's biggest social network said it is updating its ranking algorithm with the help of artificial intelligence so users would see fewer posts "that link to these low-quality web page experiences."