Tag Archives: technology

See The 22 People That Will Benefit From Facebook’s Public Success [Gallery]

  Very Soon, Facebook will finally have it’s long awaited Initial Public Offering (IPO). When a company has an IPO, it offers a portion of its shares to the public on a stock exchange like the Nasdaq or the NYSE. This allows a private company to raise a ton of money in a very short period of […]

Continue reading

Nigeria To Send Astronauts To Space By 2015

Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Ita Okon Bassey,  Thursday, said that Nigeria would by 2015 put its first set of astronauts to space. He said the move was part of government efforts to boost the economy through space technology. He also said technology transfer agreements between Nigerian entrepreneurs and their technical partners abroad had saved Nigeria over […]

Continue reading

Yahoo CEO Plans To Quit

Yahoo Chief Executive Officer, Scott Thompson is to step down after accusations that a he lied about his resume which stated he had a computer science degree instead of an accounting degree. With loads of pressure exerted on him by stakeholders, AllthingsD, the Wall Street Journal’s technology blog, reported that Yahoo will say Mr Thompson is stepping down […]

Continue reading

Google in Africa

ONLINE Africa is developing even faster than the new highways of offline Africa. Undersea cables reaching Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coasts, plus innovative mobile-phone providers, have raised internet speeds and slashed prices. In some African markets you can buy a daily dose of internet on a mobile phone for about the cost […]

Continue reading

NCC Slams N1.170billion Fine on MTN, Airtel, Others Over Poor Service

Telecommunications operators in Nigeria were  fined a combined sum of N1.170billion by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC over their failure to meet the Key Performance Indicators on quality of services (QoS) set by the commission. The four GSM companies affected are MTN Communications Limited and Emerging Market Telecoms Services Limited (owners of Etisalat Nigeria) which were fined […]

Continue reading

Nigeria Makes Electric Car and Power Bike

Professor James Omoleye of the Department of Chemical Engineering and  former Director, Centre for Research, Covenant University, Ota Ogun State, began a series of researches with his team which culminated in the making of an electric automobile and a power bike. In his chat with Vanguard Learning, Omoleye says Nigeria is far ahead of some […]

Continue reading

NiRA to Spend NGN11m to Get Nigeria to .ng

The Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has budgeted NGN 11 million for an infrastructure upgrade to migrate more Nigerian sites to the .ng domain. Read Full Article Here »  BizTechAfrica

Continue reading

Twitter Passwords Exposed

Twitter is investigating the release of what appear to be thousands of user account passwords and e-mail addresses. They have pushed out password resets to accounts that may have been affected; they also advice those with concern that their account may have been compromised,  reset their passwords.  CNET

Continue reading

Nigerian Online Auction Website Goes LIVE!

An online-auction website that is set to change the face of online shopping in Nigeria 3sbids.com has gone live today (7th May 2012). Users can now buy the latest electronics, phones, home appliances, clothing, bags, wrist watches, perfumes and cars for as low as N50 just by bidding on it. To start bidding, simply follow these steps […]

Continue reading

Bandwidth Cost to Drop As Cable Goes Live

This is good news that  the cost of internet and data services is set drop drastically as the West Africa Cable System (WACS), a $650 million optic undersea cable goes live on May 11 in Nigeria and several African countries where it has landing points.  All Africa

Continue reading