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New MTN 4GB For N1000, 1GB For N200

New MTN 4GB For N1000, 1GB For N200 MTN Nigeria is offering users a new data deal to lure them back to the network but...
Multichoice appeals restriction on new subscription fees

Multichoice appeals restriction on new subscription fees

Multichoice Nigeria, owners of DStv and GOtv, says it has filed an appeal and stay of execution following an interim court order from the...

Power distributors owe NERC, NBET, TCN N205.51bn

Power distribution companies are not only indebted to their counterparts in the electricity generation arm of the sector, they also owe service providers a...
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Spectranet relaunches website, unveils mobile app

Leading internet services provider, Spectranet 4GLTE has announced the relaunch of its website and the unveiling of Spectranet Mobile app to simplify and offer...

MTN secures N200 billion loan for telecoms expansion drive

Telecommunications Company, MTN Nigeria, has secured a N200 billion medium-term loan agreement from a consortium of 12 Nigerian banks. This comes as the firm winds...

Twitter Clamps Down On “Abusive” Accounts

Social medium, Twitter has announced that it is ready to suspenf accounts that “evaded suspension” in the past. The accounts affected are accounts that were...

Apple Reportedly Just Made A Big Change To Its iPhone Plans For 2019

Apple Reportedly Just Made A Big Change To Its iPhone Plans For 2019 In addition to featuring a brand new design and a controversial notch,...
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Apple Is Now Worth $1 Trillion

Apple has become the world’s first public company worth at least $1 trillion. The company founded in 1976 by the late Steve Jobs, reached the...

Nigeria Internet users decrease in June – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Internet users in the country decreased to 102,805,122 million in June from the 103,152,726 million recorded in May. The...

Whatsapp Finally Introduces Group Video Chat

Whatsapp Finally Introduces Group Video Chat WhatsApp has introduced a new special feature, ‘group video calls,’ which now brings it to par with other major...
Tech experts urge entrepreneurs

Tech experts urge entrepreneurs to develop problem solving contents

Tech experts have urged entrepreneurs in the digital space to create contents with the ability to solve problems and meeting the needs of their...
Spotify reaches 83 million paying subscribers

Spotify reaches 83 million paying subscribers

Top streaming platform Spotify said Thursday that it has reached 83 million paying subscribers, marking steady growth even as the company still struggled to...
Only technology can solve Africa’s problems

Only technology can solve Africa’s problems, says Osinbajo

Nigeria’s vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said the effective use of technology is pivotal to solving various problems facing Africa. Osinbajo said this at the...
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What is 5G and what will it mean for you?

Superfast "fifth generation 5G" mobile internet could be launched as early as next year in some countries, promising download speeds 10 to 20 times...
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GOOGLE LAUNCHES FREE WI-FI HOTSPOT TO 10 MILLION NIGERIANS

Google launched a network of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday, part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa’s most populous...

Samsung Just Trademarked A Magnetic Beetle?

Samsung Just Trademarked A Magnetic Beetle? Samsung is no stranger to odd product names — just look at Milk Music, the Samsung Galaxy S II...

Google Assistant Can Now Make Duo Video Calls For You

Google Assistant Can Now Make Duo Video Calls For You Google is slowly but surely tying together its vast and somewhat complicated web of mobile...
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Instagram Now Marks Active Users With Green Dots

Ignoring someone's text but still scrolling through your Instagram feed? Now you may get called out, after Instagram unveiled an updated feature to notify users...
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Intel’s ‘CEO Problem’ Is Its Board

Tech companies have been going through a lot of CEOs of late. Prior to its split, HP had a revolving door for CEOs with...

Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Slated for Next Year: Report

Samsung plans to launch a foldable-screen smartphone early next year, according to a Wall Street Journal report, possibly priced at US$1,500. The company was making...
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Snap Is Shutting Down Snapcash, Its Payment Service, On August 30th

Snap Is Shutting Down Snapcash, Its Payment Service, On August 30th If you don’t remember Snapcash, don’t worry — on August 30th, Snap will discontinue...
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Samsung’s Next Wireless Charger Will Juice Up Two Devices At Once

Samsung’s Next Wireless Charger Will Juice Up Two Devices At Once Samsung is reportedly planning to release a two-in-one charger for its smartphones and the...
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5 Things To Avoid Doing With An Automatic Transmission Car

5 Things To Avoid Doing With An Automatic Transmission Car By not doing things we list below you can better protect your automatic transmission, thus...
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MAN DUMPS NEW RANGE ROVER IN SHOWROOM BECAUSE OF BAD CUSTOMER CARE

A customer who was driven round the bend by Land Rover has written a list of complaints on his £63,000 motor — and left...

FG Renames National Carrier From “Nigeria Airways” To “Nigeria Air”

FG Renames National Carrier From "Nigeria Airways" To "Nigeria Air" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkfyarY5P0I The federal government has renamed Nigeria's national carrier from "Nigeria Airways" to "Nigeria Air" 15...

Meet the Community Scientists Shaping the New Environmental Resistance

The fight for data democracy in Trump’s America is revolutionizing the way communities and scientists build inclusive and wide-reaching coalitions. In our new political era...
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Google fined $5bn for breaching EU competition rules

The European Commission on Wednesday fined Google a record 4.3 billion euros (five billion dollars) for breaching EU competition rules with its Android operating...
 Drew Houston

How two strangers set up Dropbox and made billions

 Drew Houston, founder and chief executive of US cloud storage company Dropbox. Drew Houston says it felt as if he had just two weeks to...
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Rolls Royce to develop flying taxi

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi which it says could take to the skies as soon as early...
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Facebook will not remove fake news – but will ‘demote’ it

Facebook says it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. The social network is currently running...
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Nigerian students to vie for honours at Microsoft Office competition

Four students from Aduvie International School, Abuja are among the seven students to represent Nigeria at the 2018 Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) championship,...

Walmart patents audio surveillance technology to record customers and employees

Walmart wants to listen to its workers and shoppers more. A lot more. America's largest retailer has patented surveillance technology that could essentially spy on...

Facebook will not remove fake news – but will ‘demote’ it

Facebook says it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. The social network is currently running...
WhatsApp

WhatsApp will now Let you Know when a User Sends you a Forwarded Message

WhatsApp has officially introduced the ‘forward message indicator’ in chats to make it clear when a user has received a forwarded message. The new feature...

Third Mainland Bridge to be closed for repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, said on Tuesday that consultations had begun for the closure of the Third Mainland...

[INFINIX] Smartphone makers open first flagship exclusive store in Nigeria

The premium smartphone brand has been on an upswing since the beginning of the year and have not relented in their ways to constantly...
Eko Disco attributes power outage

Eko Disco attributes power outage to National grid collapse

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has attributed the current power outage on its network to what it called system collapse of the National...
Nigerian Communications Commission

Nigeria’s active Mobile lines hit over 160m

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria has increased to 162 million. It said in its monthly Subscribers Operator Data...
Volkswagen to produce 2m cars in Nigeria

Volkswagen to produce 2m cars in Nigeria

Mr Thomas Schaefer, the Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen, says the company is ready to produce two million made-in-Nigeria cars as soon as...

HTC is firing 25% of its staff to cut costs

Struggling smartphone maker HTC  continues to struggle. After offloading 2,000 engineers to Google as part of a $1.1 billion deal with the search giant, HTC is now laying...

AT&T raises DirecTV Now pricing to $5 per month

Following last week’s launch of its low-cost streaming TV service, Watch TV, AT&T is now raising prices on its original over-the-top offering, DirecTV Now, by $5...
Kia Motors

KIA Begins Prepaid Maintenance Package Nationwide

Kia Motors has promised to offer customers around the world a singular style of service designed after its service philosophy called, ‘Promise to Care.’...

All-new hybrid Toyota Century limousine is Japan’s £135,000 answer to the Rolls-Royce

TOYOTA has released an all-new version of their Century limousine for the first time in 21 years. And the luxury saloon looks remarkably similar to...

The James Bond-style garage that lets rich people hide their expensive cars

It’s the latest must-have for wealthy Londoners: a James Bond-style underground garage which delivers expensive cars to the surface at the touch of a button. The...
YouTube/VidCon YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan

YouTube Reveals New Tools to Help Creators Make Money

Chief product officer Neal Mohan said in a blog post that the new tools were byproducts of the success of Super Chat, a feature...

Google faces EU anti-trust fines over Android

The EU’s powerful anti-trust authority is set to decide in the coming weeks that Google unfairly punishes rivals of its Android mobile phone operating...

Apple announces group FaceTime that allows up to 32 people in 1 live video...

Apple has announced that it will be launching group FaceTime chats with iOS 12 that will be able to accommodate up to 32 participants. FaceTime...

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Norman is an algorithm trained to understand pictures but, like its namesake Hitchcock's Norman Bates, it does not have an optimistic view of the...
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iOS 12 will reportedly include new NFC features, enable iPhones to become secure hotel...

The Information reports that Apple will be taking a big leap in iOS 12, giving some third-party developers full access to the NFC chip...

The 17-Year-Old Who Once Tweeted For Anonymous But Is Now Running His Own Cyber...

He is the 17-year-old CEO of a fast-growing cyber security company, but a few years ago Ryan Jackson could have chosen a very different...
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