South African price comparison app, PriceCheck, today emerged ‘App of The Year’ in the Blackberry Achievement Awards 2013 after Blackberry users all over the world voted it for its most innovative use of the BlackBerry technology.Read the full post →
After it signed an agreement with Rocket Internet to jointly develop franchises in the online sector in Latin America and Africa in a €340 million deal last August, Millicom, a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa has invested an additional €35 million in Rocket’s operations in Africa.Read the full post →
Did The Nigerian Government Award $40 Million Contract To Israeli Company To Monitor Internet Communications?
The Nigerian government has allegedly awarded a $40 million contract to an Israeli firm, Elbit Systems to monitor Internet communications, according to the online investigative newspaper, Premium Times.Read the full post →
A new animation film titled Simi Visits Grandma and produced by a Lagos-based animation company, Ostudiolabs is set to be released in December 2014. The full-length animation film would be based on the story of a young girl named Simi who was born in Lagos to a yuppie parent. According to the synopsis, “She goes to [...]Read the full post →
We’re live-blogging the official launch of the iDEA Hub happening at its Lagos Centre right next to the Co-creation Hub (CcHub) in Yaba, Lagos. The hub called Information Technology Developers Entrepreneurship Accelerator (iDEA) wants to help Nigerian entrepreneurs create successful businesses in the areas of mobile apps, enterprise software, linguistic software, custom programming and business intelligence [...]Read the full post →
The website of one of Nigeria’s leading entertainment publications, Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) was hacked and taken over on Thursday by unknown hackers, Techloy has learnt. NET, published by NET Newspapers Limited delivers news, entertainment and celebrity gossip to audiences through its website — theNETng.com — and its entertainment-focused newspaper publication published weekly. The hackers [...]Read the full post →
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association of Nigeria (NiRA), official domain registrar of Nigeria’s country Top-Level domain name (ccTLD), has set a target of 100,000 .ng second-level domains registrations by the end of the second quarter or 2013, reports Technology Times. Citing the Chief Operating Officer of the registrar, Ope Odusan, the ICT newspaper said that at the [...]Read the full post →
The official Google Kenya domain (google.co.ke) was hacked and the website defaced on Monday by Bangladeshi hacker TiGER-M@TE, showing a black background and stamped with ‘HACKED’ in red colour across the website. Although the site is back to normal as at the time of writing this post, The Hacker News reported that “the hacked screen [...]Read the full post →
Following the announcement that Nigeria’s second-level domain, .ng will be opened up for general registration at a price of N15,000 (about $95) per domain name, Techloy can now confirm that it will be available for sale from April 16th. For the past few days, some accredited domain registrars and resellers such as Web4Africa began prepping up their [...]Read the full post →
Google has added advanced features such as voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation to its Maps in four African countries, including Kenya, Ghana, Senegal and Ivory Coast. The new features works like a GPS navigation system which provides turn-by-turn voice guidance and automatic re-routing and also gives access to information about any of the thousands of cities, towns, roads, [...]Read the full post →
Two years after including Nigeria on the list of worldwide locations on its Trends product which shows what people are talking about in real-time in a particular place, Twitter has now added Kenya. For the past year or so, the East African country has had its share of hot trending topics that in some cases got [...]Read the full post →
Leading online retailer, Konga.com has announced that Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone — the Galaxy S4 — would be available for delivery from May 10 and has began taking pre-orders for the device. The Android-powered smartphone which was released on March 14 in New York comes with a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a [...]Read the full post →
African mobile phone manufacturer, Mi-fone is reportedly planning to establish a $30 million manufacturing plant in Nigeria, according to BusinessDay. Citing the company’s CEO, Alpesh Patel, the business and financial newspaper reports that the assembly plant would come on stream by the end of the third quarter of 2013, who pointed out that the sheer [...]Read the full post →
South African Pay TV operator, Multichoice, has released the latest iOS 6.1 update for its DStv Mobile decoder service, the iDrifta, a mobile TV device that allows you watch TV exclusively on iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch devices. The iDrifta offers up to 15 channels and uses the Digital Video [...]Read the full post →
A new research study finds that the world’s most crime-riddled Internet service provider is Nigerian-based company, SpectraNet. According to the research, 63% of site addresses hosted on SpectraNet’s servers were found to be sending spam, which represents the highest proportion among 42,201 ISPs studied by Giovane Cesar Moreira Moura, a researcher at the Centre for [...]Read the full post →
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