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22 Feb 2016
A court order the US government requested to force Apple to unlock an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino shooting rampage is about "the victims and justice," FBI Director James Comey said. In his first public remarks since Apple CEO Tim Cook said he would fight the federal magistrate's order, Comey said the Justice Department's…
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18 Feb 2016
Yahoo has begun shutting down some of its digital magazines as the struggling online pioneer's latest reorganization plan. In a blog post Wednesday, Yahoo global editor in chief Martha Nelson announced plans to start phasing out some operations as it focuses on connecting with readers for news, sports, finance and lifestyle. "To that end, today…
18 Feb 2016
Apple on Thursday launched its mobile payment service Apple Pay in China, pitting the US technology giant against strong domestic rivals in a large but already crowded market. Success in the world's second-largest economy is crucial for the California-based firm. Apple Pay is available in only a few other countries including the United States, Britain,…
17 Feb 2016
Apple has rejected a judge's order to help the FBI break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, warning it was "too dangerous" to create such a backdoor to the smartphones. US magistrate Judge Sheri Pym ordered Apple on Tuesday to provide "reasonable technical assistance" to the FBI, including disabling an…
17 Feb 2016
A little-known Indian company will on Wednesday launch a smartphone believed to be the cheapest in the world, targeting a market already dominated by low-cost handsets. Set to be priced at under 500 rupees ($7.30), domestic handset maker Ringing Bells' Freedom 251 smartphone is about one percent of the price of the latest Apple iPhone.…
17 Feb 2016
THE profile of mobile phone subscriptions in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has increased tremendously. According to reports, mobile phone subscriptions are now almost eight times higher in Africa than in 2000, reaching about 700 million. Indeed and as expected, Nigeria maintains the largest telecommunications market on the continent and has increased its mobile…
17 Feb 2016
THE Nigerian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector has witnessed phenomenal growth in the last decade, becoming the leading mobile telephony market in Africa, measured by subscriber base and revenue. Nigeria, having crossed the 100 per cent teledensity mark, currently boasts of over 150 million mobile phone subscriptions in an industry estimated to worth over…
17 Feb 2016
  THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has expressed its commitment to deliver on its mandate of implementing policies that would further develop telecommunications market in Nigeria as well as protect the Nigerian Communication Act (NCA), regulations and guidelines against contravention especially by willful operators. It noted that sanctions and enforcements remain veritable tool for the…
17 Feb 2016
THE Federal Government has expressed its readiness to boost local content in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector in order to make it compete favourably in the global market. Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who disclosed this at a stakeholders’ forum in Abuja, observed that emphasis on local content has become very crucial in view…
17 Feb 2016
  ANY time soon, the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) is expected to return to profit and become more viable in the country.   The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who disclosed this, said government would be exploring a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative that will bring both government and the private sector together for NIPOST…
17 Feb 2016
A NEW research by Oracle has revealed that more than 90 per cent of enterprises believed the cloud enables them to innovate faster. The study, conducted by IDG Connect on behalf of Oracle, finds that half (51 per cent) of businesses will have reached cloud maturity within two years, while the concerns and considerations around…
17 Feb 2016
NIGERIA’s smartphone market has received a massive boost with the entrance of South African mobile technology brand, AG Mobile. AG Mobile explained that its coming into Nigeria was part of its African development approach to provide more affordable handsets to telecoms subscribers in the continent.   The Chief Executive Officer, AG Mobile, Anthony Goodman, said…

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