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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...
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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...

In Kenya: Loans disbursed via phones

Commercial banks’ lending is experiencing a new dawn in Kenya as mobile phones become the main channel through which the financial institutions are advancing...
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Larry Page, Tim Cook and Sheryl Sandberg to attend Trump’s tech summit

Top executives from tech giant companies, Alphabet, Facebook and Apple are expected to attend a Tech summit with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday at Trump...

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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Lagos to train 1 million students on coding

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says there is the need to meet the growing demand for technical skills and develop a workforce that...
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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...
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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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Linda Ikeji Social tops Google searches in Nigeria

Top Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji’s launch of a social network, Linda Ikeji Social was top on Google search this week, an official of Google...