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10 Startups to pitch at Seedstars World Startup Competition in Lagos

On July 31st 2015, SeedStars World Startup Competiton will hold in Lagos and 10 Nigerian Startups will pitch at the event. The Startups, which include Skarabrand, CowriePay, NerveFlo, TalentBase, MBills, Intellectric, MyQ, Hello Tractor, Bazar NG and Food-I-Like, will pitch in front of a local and international jury comprising of Simeon Ononobi, CEO and Founder

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FUTA Undergrads Launch Open Data Portal To Help Provide Datasets to Businesses

The business community in Africa is beginning to take interest in big data via social analytics platforms, gathering insights on how their products and services are performing or being talked about by customers. Today, emerging markets in the continent prove challenging to data scientists as verifying and authenticating data, a lack of entrenched collection of

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Nigeria’s Online Retailer For Audio Books, TalkingBookz Receives Seed Investment

TalkingBookz, a Nigerian-based startup that makes audio books available online for sale has received seed investment from Marek Zmyslowski, the co-founder and managing director of Jovago, a leading hotel booking portal in Africa. The Lagos-based startup, which offers access to unique African content and international bestsellers boasting more than 3000 of these on its site, allows

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This report shows what’s driving mobile payments and banking around the world

MEF today released its annual Global Mobile Money report which reveals nine significant mobile money trends and explores how they are stimulating growth across the expanded mobile ecosystem. The report, based on a study of 15,000 mobile media users across 15 countries, shows that mobile banking continues to engage consumers – especially in mobile first

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Quickteller now allows Nigerians top-up UK mobile number

Nigerians who travel to the UK often and wish to make their staying in touch while abroad easier will now be able to top-up their UK mobile phone, thanks to a new innovation from Interswitch’s Quickteller. The service, which allows customers of any UK mobile line to top up either from their Nigerian payment cards

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This report shows what’s driving mobile payments and banking around the world

MEF today released its annual Global Mobile Money report which reveals nine significant mobile money trends and explores how they are stimulating growth across the expanded mobile ecosystem. The report, based on a study of 15,000 mobile media users across 15 countries, shows that mobile banking continues to engage consumers – especially in mobile first

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Entertainment

Top Gear trio now on Amazon Prime

Earlier this year in March, Jeremy Clarkson was fired from the BBC for punching a producer. Almost instantly, fellow presenters James May and Richard Hammond left the media firm. Today Amazon just announced that it has reached a deal with the Top Gear trio to bring them on Amazon Prime for a new auto review

Xbox exclusive games coming to Windows 10

Microsoft is finally wetting gamers appetite with Windows. In an announcement made at the E3 conference today by Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, Microsoft will be bringing support for Xbox only games to Windows 10. Just announced at the @PCGamer E3 Briefing… Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will be coming to Windows 10! #GearsPC pic.twitter.com/tv64N1VmAH

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Full trailer of James Bond movie, Spectre released online [video]

“So what’s going on, James? They say you’re finished. I think you’re just getting started. The first full-length trailer for the 24th official James Bond film, Spectre, has just been released online via YouTube. The two-and-a-half minute clip, which sees Daniel Craig reprise his role as the superspy for a fourth time, gives a closer

Manchester United bans iPads and other ‘large electronic devices’ during matches at Old Trafford

English football club, Manchester United has revealed amendments to its club policy that will see fans banned from bringing ‘large electronic devices’ to matches at Old Trafford, citing security issues. According to the club’s official website, “large electronic devices including laptops and tablets will be added to the existing list of prohibited items for matchdays at

Top Gear trio now on Amazon Prime

Earlier this year in March, Jeremy Clarkson was fired from the BBC for punching a producer. Almost instantly, fellow presenters James May and Richard Hammond left the media firm. Today Amazon just announced that it has reached a deal with the Top Gear trio to bring them on Amazon Prime for a new auto review

Apps

Windows 10 is here

Microsoft is rolling out the final version of the much-awaited Windows 10 OS to devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 globally as a free upgrade (Only for the first year). Users can simply register for the upgrade from their PC’s taskbar and Microsoft will send an alert once it’s ready to be installed. Windows

YouTube mobile app update debuts three new tabs

Google has introduced three new tabs to its YouTube mobile interface – Home, Subscriptions and Account. Available for Android users and to ship for iOS in due course. Home allows users explore and discover recommended videos based on their view history. The new Subscriptions tab now surfaces the latest videos available from your favourite/subscribed-to channels

Windows 10 is here

Microsoft is rolling out the final version of the much-awaited Windows 10 OS to devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 globally as a free upgrade (Only for the first year). Users can simply register for the upgrade from their PC’s taskbar and Microsoft will send an alert once it’s ready to be installed. Windows

Microsoft introduces instant message-like email app

In a bid to reduce the time it takes to send and respond to emails on the smartphone, Microsoft has introduced an app known as Send. According to Microsoft, “Send is in-and-out-email. No subject lines, salutations, or signatures. Just quick, natural conversations”. It is the latest release by Microsoft Garage, Microsoft’s in-house development team consisting

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Windows 10 is here

Microsoft is rolling out the final version of the much-awaited Windows 10 OS to devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 globally as a free upgrade (Only for the first year). Users can simply register for the upgrade from their PC’s taskbar and Microsoft will send an alert once it’s ready to be installed. Windows

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French telecoms giant, Orange in talks to acquire Airtel subsidiaries in Africa

French telecom giant, Orange has entered exclusive talks with Indian telecom giant, Bharti Airtel to explore the possible acquisition of its operations in Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville and Sierra Leone, according to a statement made available to TechLoy. Although both operators say “there is no certainty of any binding agreement as a result of

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Startup Stock Exchange Opens On June 10 To Help African Startups Sell Shares To Investors

Startups looking to raise money from global investors by selling ownership shares in their companies can now do so through the Startup Stock Exchange, a regulated global public marketplace for startup investing pre-launched last July. The world’s first online stock exchange for startup investing and funding will open its marketplace on June 10, 2013 allowing

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