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Tapping from Dubai’s smartcity initiatives
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Tapping from Dubai’s smartcity initiatives

Developing countries, like those in Africa, have the opportunity to leapfrog now-redundant technologies in developed nations and create truly smart cites.While cities including Cape Town and Nairobi are tipped to become the first cities to achieve this ‘smart status’, especially in Africa, going by the daily developments unfolding there, other […]

MDXI achieves Microsoft gold data centre competency
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MDXI achieves Microsoft gold data centre competency

General Manager, MDXI, Gbenga Adegbiji MDXI, data centre provider, has attained the Gold Data Centre certification from Microsoft, thus strengthening its position as one of the leading Cloud Services providers in Africa demonstrating “best-in-class” capability to meet Microsoft’s customers’ needs. The Gold Data Centre is the highest partnership level with […]

‘Low awareness limits benefits of blockchain technology in Nigeria’
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‘Low awareness limits benefits of blockchain technology in Nigeria’

• Country urged to take cue from Switzerland, Uganda, kenya Benefits accruable from blockchain technology may not come until awareness around the innovation is adequately acknowledged and spread.Speaking with journalists in Lagos, Executive Director, VaultBridge Global, a software security company with focus on Cyber Security, FinTech and Blockchain Technology, Harrison […]

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Stakeholders set to explore new tech trends at blockchain summit

All is set for stakeholders in the information technology (IT) industry to deepen discussion and create awareness on the economic possibilities of emerging blockchain technology and its intersection with artificial intelligence (AI). The conference, organised by the Blockchain Nigeria user group, is billed for October 19 and 20, 2018 at […]

Facebook expands its fact-checking programme to Nigeria with Africa Check and AFP
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Facebook expands its fact-checking programme to Nigeria with Africa Check and AFP

Communications Manager, Sub Sahara Africa, Kezia Anim-Addo; Public Lead, Anglophone West Africa, Akua Gyekye, and Strategic Media Partnerships Manager, Sub Sahara Africa, Jocelyne Muhutu-Rémy, all of Facebook at the launch of its Fact-Checking Programme in Nigeria with Africa Check and AFP on Tuesday October 16 in Ikeja, Lagos Joining fact-checking […]

Tech firm unveils App that locates advertising targets on internet
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Tech firm unveils App that locates advertising targets on internet

Technology company, Dochase, has developed a computer application software that is capable of locating consumers of certain kind advertisement on the internet and delivers it to them. Dochase is co-founded by two young Nigerian programmers, Chibuike Goodnews and SaintGermaine Onwukeme.“Over the years, we have discovered that 75 percent of media […]

Tech firm unveils ad-locating app on Internet
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Tech firm unveils ad-locating app on Internet

Internet Indigenous technology firm, Dochase, has developed computer software that can locate consumers of certain advertisements on the Internet and deliver it to them. Dochase is co-founded by two young Nigerian programmers, Chibuike Goodnews, and SaintGermaine Onwukeme. “Over the years, we have discovered that 75 per cent of media spending, […]

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Consumers express dissatisfaction on digital banking services of Nigerian banks

Four financial institutions get ‘5 star’ ratings 76.3% of bank users prefer to use mobile banking apps A five-month survey on the banking community in Nigeria has revealed huge customer dissatisfaction to some of the digital banking services rendered by financial institutions. The survey conducted by Agusto&Co unveiled to journalists […]

Data Science Nigeria hosts Artificial Intelligence for financial inclusion summit and bootcamp
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Data Science Nigeria hosts Artificial Intelligence for financial inclusion summit and bootcamp

Data Science Nigeria Boot camp Data Science Nigeria will next month host its annual summit and bootcamp focused on the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial inclusion strategy, with specific focus on understanding the financially excluded segment, use of alternative data (geospatial, social media, mobile footprint, psychographics) in developing […]