Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hugo Beniada from Fueled, an award winning London-based app development company that builds amazing Android and iPhone apps.
The first African Blogger Awards has been announced to recognise the leading online and social influencers across the continent, in terms of their reach, resonance and relevance.
If you’re a hardcore BBM fan, you would agree that one of the many joys of using the instant messaging service from Blackberry is the DP’s or display pictures that you see every day on your friend’s list.
Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), a social enterprise that connects under-served Nigerian youth with ICT-enabled opportunities joined “The Day We Fight Back” anti-NSA protest on Tuesday.
Editor’s Note: This infographic by Kathleen Ndongmo shows the deplorable state of the 54 African government official websites. It is hoped that African countries would step up and give their respective countries their rightful web presence.
South Africa’s Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA) has joined the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and will now be known as IAB South Africa, according to an official statement made available to TechLoy.
From a Nigerian government official not knowing the address of his organisation’s website to the South African government ‘Wordpress’ website that cost R140 million to build (about $15 million in 2013), Africa is peopled with controversial stories about some of its institution’s web presence.
Local computer manufacturer, Zinox Technologies has unveiled its new online retail store called Task Direct to offer technology products from global manufacturers like Dell, Lenovo, HP and Samsung.
A new online learning & tutoring platform simply called Tutor wants to also make their mark in the online education space while taking an entirely different approach.
From changing the look of its old clutter-filled site to launching its apps for BlackBerry and Android phones to introducing the SMS, USSD and IVR channels, Quickteller became more useful. What else should Quickteller be doing in 2014?
Fast-growing advertising network, Ad Dynamo is launching a new paid content product that would allow publishers get paid by advertisers for the content they produce on their sites.
No doubt, technology and the digital web is shaping the future of education in Nigeria as entrepreneurs are creating new and exciting ways for individuals to learn and interact online.
Leading online solutions provider for SMEs in Nigeria, WebMall NG has announced that it is expanding its reach beyond e-commerce solutions by providing website development and management tools for small Nigerian businesses.
Superb. Sophisticated. Smart. Those were some of the words Airtel fans on Twitter used to describe their ‘dream phone’, after the leading telecommunications company asked “…if you can describe your dream phone using a word?” in a Twitter Q&A session about an hour ago.
Online video in China is huge — second only to search — with over 450 million viewers as at January 2013, according to China Internet Watch, which could rise to around 700 million by 2016, according to industry tracker, iResearch.
What was 2013 like for Opera, the web browser developed by Opera Software, especially as competitors such as the UC browser has caused a lose in its market share.
Here are our editor’s picks of Google’s most significant initiatives and projects for the African continent in 2013.
Nigeria’s ccTLD regulator, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), has said that it would give out 100, 000 free domain names in 2014 as part of its plan to celebrate the country’s 100 years centenary anniversary, reports ThisDay.
A Chinese man named Gao Tianyong has threatened NiRA, Nigeria’s official ccTLD registrar over its alleged suspension of the domain name — nigeria.ng — which he registered back in April 2013.
Google has embarked on the largest expansion into African languages to date, adding 5 new languages — Hausa, Igbo, Somali, Yoruba and Zulu — with over 100 million native speakers put together to its web translation service, Google Translate.