PC shipments to Nigeria fall to lowest level in nine years
Shipments of ‘official’ Personal Computer (PC) to Nigeria fell 57.1 per cent year-on-year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Free from phones, BlackBerry posts profit, says more to come
After three years of acquisitions, layoffs and trying to convince customers it could do more than build smartphones, the Canadian company’s software revenue and profit margins are growing in the way Chief Executive Officer John Chen wants them to. The stock too: It rose the most in 15 months.
UNN makes history with ‘Roar Nigeria Hub’
University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has scored another first with the opening of first full-fledged university embedded technology community in West Africa called ‘Roar Nigeria Hub’.
Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch
The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will unveil its latest flagship model, the Galaxy S8, on Wednesday in New York as it seeks to move on from last year's humiliating burning handset recall.
Samsung opens door to re-selling Note 7s as refurbished phones
Samsung Electronics Co. has detailed its plans for the millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones it pulled off shelves when some caught fire last year, including recycling materials and potentially letting customers use them as refurbished devices.
China win for Apple as court overturns iPhone ruling
In May last year the Beijing intellectual property bureau had ruled that Apple violated design patents of Chinese maker Shenzhen Baili with its iPhone6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and would be barred from selling those models.
NowNow M-Wallet App Goes Live, targets unbanked
Mr. Sahir Berry, the managing director of NowNow told Nigeria CommunicationsWeek that the m-wallet has been unleashed as an app for doing payments recharges and transfer money electronically.
IPI commissions portal for Microsoft solutions
The portal, which was seamlessly integrated with the existing IPI Solutions cloud market offering, empowers customers and partners to independently login and order for any Microsoft product of their choice on self-service basis.
Innjoo disrupts PC market with charging options
Innjoo, maker of world’s slimmest laptop, the Leap, is banking on the superior and charging options that come with its devices to edge out competition.