Uber expands its self-driving vehicle programme to San Francisco

San Francisco customers of the car-hailing service Uber can now catch a ride in a self-driving vehicle, the company said Wednesday. Uber began testing its...
NCC

Senate asks NCC to halt the planned increase in data prices

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to immediately halt the planned hike in internet data fees. The NCC had instructed telecommunication...
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Apple launches red iPhone

Apple has announced a new special-edition iPhone with a red aluminium finish, a first for Apple smartphones, as part of a drive to raise...
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NCC to expand telecoms services in 2017

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says provisions have been made in its 2017 budget to extend telecommunications services to additional 40 million people across...

Internet Usage – Nigeria ranks No 1 in Africa, 8th in the world

With 63 million internet users in Nigeria, the country has been ranked number one in Africa and eight in the world in terms of...

Telecoms subscribers grows to 153m, Airtel leads

Telecommunication provider Airtel topped the chat of new subscribers for the month of September with 400,847 new subscriptions.The number topped Globacom who recorded 215,700...
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Whatsapp launches video calls for all

WhatsApp has announced an upgrade of its platform: it’s over one billion users will not just be able to make audio calls, they will...
Samsung

Samsung splits over Note 7 error

Samsung Electronics has confirmed it is considering dividing the company into two separate firms. The company has been under pressure from some investors to break...
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Facebook buys facial recognition startup FacioMetrics

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday said that it has bought facial recognition startup FacioMetrics, potentially using the technology for photo or video effects to...
NCC

Rise in data tariff is for competition-NCC

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), on Friday said that the planned increase in data tariff by telecom operators was to create competition in the...