Update
Home | TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

3,000 Nigerians to learn animation tech – Lai Mohammed

A Canadian company has offered to sponsor the training of no fewer than 3,000 Nigerian film makers on animation, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has disclosed. The minister disclosed this at the opening of the French, Japanese and Nigerian animated films festival on Wednesday in Abuja. According to the minister, the Canadian firm, Toon Boom, based ... Read More »

MTN Has Launched WhatsApp Based Customer Care Service

MTN Nigeria has launched Nigeria’s first ever WhatsApp based customer care service in the telecommunications industry. This means MTN customers can interact with the company’s customer care unit using instant messaging application, WhatsApp and get responses to queries in real time. MTN was focused on transforming the lives of Nigerians through quality customer experience and that the new service was ... Read More »

New Horizons U-17 ICT competitions to boost ICT curriculum in schools

Nigeria’s private information and communications technology training institute, New Horizons at the weekend flagged off the first annual Under 17 national ICT competition to boost and elevate ICT curriculum and skills empowerment in primary and secondary schools level. The competition will also stimulate a wider exploit and firmer grip of top range ICT skills within the national SSCE curriculum and other ... Read More »

There is need to break barriers limiting Nigerian teachers in ICT adoption— Belmonte

•Jordan Belmonte

Jordan Belmonte, is Education Programs Manager, Microsoft Nigeria . In this interview with Emeka Aginam at the recently concluded Microsoft Innovative Educator national forum, she shared insights on how best to utilize free professional development resources available through the Microsoft Educator Network. According to her, there is need to break barriers limiting Nigerian teachers from adopting ICT. Exerpt: Overview of ... Read More »

NCC fines Glo, MTN N34m for `non-compliance’ to number portability

Lagos – The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fined MTN Nigeria and Globacom Ltd (Glo) a total of N34 million for breach of the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) business rules and regulations. The regulatory body made this known in its “2015 Q4 Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Reports’’ obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. In ... Read More »

How Ericsson turned innovative ideas into global realities at MWC 2016

At the just concluded 2016 Mobile WorldCongress (MWC) held in Barcelona, Spain, Ericsson demonstrate how best to shape the Networked Society to turn great ideas into global realities. Highlights of its showcase at the event that attracted mobile industry players included 5G radio prototypes, cellular Internet of things, IoT, and cloud RAN demonstrations as well as Telehaptic control, 5G cloud ... Read More »

Microsoft delivers promise of Windows 10 in new Lumia devices

Microsoft Mobile devices last week in Lagos delivered its promise of Windows 10 operating system, OS, in its latest flagships, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL respectively. Microsoft Nigeria, today, unveiled two of its latest Windows 10 mobile flagship smartphones; Lumia 950 and 950 XL, which shares the same code-base with Windows 10 desktop OS. The smart devices deliver a ... Read More »

LG launches 10.10.10 warranty package

LG electronics recently launched the much anticipated 10.10.10 package which offers customers a ten-year warranty on a variety of products ranging from Refrigerators, Chest Freezers and Air Conditioners with Inverter Lunear Compressor/ Inverter Compressor. Other products with this warranty are Washing Machines with Inverter/ Direct Drive Motor, Charcoal Lighting Heater in micro wave and Cordless Vacuum Cleaner with Smart Inverter ... Read More »

Here’s What Your View Will Look Like On Mars Surface

NASA is offering us earthlings a 360-degree view of what it would be like to stand on Mars. The agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has posted a 360-degree video on YouTube, or rather one large 360-degree image that you can explore. Taken by the Curiosity rover’s Mast camera, the series of images stitched together for the clip was taken on Mars ... Read More »

You Can Now Be A Power User On Instagram (Read How)

No more signing in and out Headache. Instagram has officially announced a requested feature for both iOS and Android versions of its app: multiple account support. The update comes with the latest versionversion 7.15 of the pMega hoto-sharing app, available on both the App Store and Google Play. Instagram explains that adding an additional account is as easy as putting ... Read More »

Check Out This Leaked Photo Of Samsung Galaxy S7

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge haven’t launched yet, but we’re seeing even more photos of the two phones ahead of MWC 2016. This is our first in-the-flesh look at the Android handsets in hand, and what we’re seeing today matches previous leaks and renders. Check Out Galaxy S7 photo leaks Below. Read More »

How To Register your MTN SIM With Your Bank BVN Number

You Can Now Register Your Mtn Sim From Your Room! Hey Guys, Did You Receive A Text From MTN Asking You To Go And Register Your SIM At Any Experience Center? If So Then It’s Either You Have Not Registered Your SIM Or You Are Among Those Who Were Affected By The Data Loss MTN Suffered. Well I’m Sure You ... Read More »

Ericsson introduces new IoT solutions for smart homes, cities

Ericsson as part of it resolve to equip communication service providers and utility companies to address services and requirements in the fast-growing Internet of Things ,IoT, market has introduced three new IoT solutions for smart homes and cities globally. The new solutions including smart metering as a service, user & IoT data analytics and networks software 17A diversifying cellular for ... Read More »

Ericsson partners with AT&T on connected water in Atlanta

Ericsson in partnership with have announced field trials for connected water solutions in Atlanta, the United States of America. The trials would enable the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, an organization dedicated to protecting water in the Chattahoochee River Basin, to remotely monitor the quality of the city’s water at key watershed locations. The connected water field trials would utilize a design prototype ... Read More »

CES 2016: Ericsson to turn great ideas into global realities

At the Consumer Electronic Show,CES, 2016 which opens in Las Vegas, the United States of America tomorrow, Ericsson has assured that it would demonstrate how the Networked Society is turning great ideas into global realities. The Networked Society represents a fundamental paradigm shift for people, business and society. In this shift, resources are continuously discovered, new forms of value are ... Read More »

Microsoft begins new song with Lumia 950, 950 XL

Technology giant, Microsoft Corp has began singing a new song in the Nigerian smart phone market with the introduction of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL respectively. The newest flagship devices to join the Lumia portfolio and the first to ship with Windows 10, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL deliver a familiar and consistent experience that extends across ... Read More »

Poor devt index ranking deflated Nigeria’s ICT pride in 2015

The year 2015 has a lot of statistics, Information and Communications Technology, ICT industry practitioners can bandy about with pride; particularly in terms of telephony access and data penetration. Active telephone lines are well over 150 million; close to 100 million Nigerians are having access to the Internet, the country’s teledensity rose quite above 108 per cent and Investment in ... Read More »

iSON technologies acquires GTS

INFORMATION Technology services company, iSON Technologies, recently acquired Global Technology Services, GTS, from the Emirates National Oil Company, ENOC, in a deal both parties say will be beneficial to the IT industry as a whole. Commenting on the acquisition, Executive Director, Shared Services, ENOC, Mr Sina Khoory, said: “iSON’s core business is IT Services including mobile, in the Middle East ... Read More »

World mobile internet users to hit 3.2bn in 2016

About 3.2 billion people across the world are estimated to have access to internet in 2016.The figure represents about 44 per cent of the world’s population. In the latest report released by the International Data Corporation (IDC), more than 3 billion of this number will be using mobile devices to access internet services. The report looked at the global internet ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Bing reveals top searches of 2015

MICROSOFT’s search engine, Bing has released its annual search trends revealing that 2015 is a year shaped by impactful people, events and moments. Reminiscing over the billions of searches conducted on Bing this year, it revealed the events and people that stood out above the rest to make 2015 memorable. Top news stories, top searched celebrity and top searched athlete ... Read More »

Huawei outlines five years new mobile broadband blueprint

Technology solution provider, Huawei at the 2015 Global Mobile Broadband forum has outlined a new mobile broadband blueprint for the next five years. The 2015 Global Mobile Broadband Forum is jointly hosted by Huawei and the GSMA Ken Hu, Huawei’s Deputy Chairman and Rotating CEO, while delivering a speech at the 2015 Global Mobile Broadband Forum said that, “From now ... Read More »

ITU members agree on international standard for Big Data

Building on cloud computing to provide Big Data services, the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, members have approved the first ITU standard on Big Data. Big Data is a paradigm for enabling the collection, storage, management, analysis and visualization, potentially under real-time constraints, of extensive datasets with heterogeneous characteristics. The international standard details the requirements, capabilities and use cases of cloud-based ... Read More »

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 smartphone wins award

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 smartphone was recognized with a 2015 Good design award by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Center for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. One of the main factors for the awards selection , according to the organizers of the award is whether or not a product can enrich ... Read More »

Concept Nova unveils IT sales consultancy programme

One of the Nigeria’s fastest growing information technology service and software development companies, Concept Nova has unveiled an independent consultancy programme that provides opportunity for IT sales consultants to earn extra income while helping small and medium enterprises, SMEs, bridge technological gaps and solve operational issues with the use of the firm’s IT solutions. Known as Concept Nova Broker’s Portal, ... Read More »

Ericsson launches NuVu subscription video-on-demand service

Ericsson has announced the launch of its first end-to-end subscription video-on-demand content service, NuVu. The service will be marketed in close collaboration with service providers. The first service will be launched in partnership with leading telecom operator Airtel Nigeria in Q1 2016 to more than 30 million subscribers. With the solution, subscribers will have access to around 3,000 local and ... Read More »

The wasted combat camps without the illustrated clock

Cras dolor libero, dapibus id enim at, ullamcorper vehicula sapien. Integer malesuada facilisis ligula, venenatis convallis ipsum ultrices ut. Fusce sollicitudin scelerisque magna vitae facilisis. Fusce et mauris ut dolor laoreet tempor. Vivamus ac magna sit amet lacus laoreet ultrices lacinia id dolor.  Phasellus malesuada enim interdum nisl lobortis ullamcorper. Donec ut convallis felis. Quisque eget mollis lorem. Aenean massa ... Read More »

The wrecker discriminates next to the bonus

Cras dolor libero, dapibus id enim at, ullamcorper vehicula sapien. Integer malesuada facilisis ligula, venenatis convallis ipsum ultrices ut. Fusce sollicitudin scelerisque magna vitae facilisis. Fusce et mauris ut dolor laoreet tempor. Vivamus ac magna sit amet lacus laoreet ultrices lacinia id dolor.  Phasellus malesuada enim interdum nisl lobortis ullamcorper. Donec ut convallis felis. Quisque eget mollis lorem. Aenean massa ... Read More »

My computational disease fathers the royal before a complete toad

Cras dolor libero, dapibus id enim at, ullamcorper vehicula sapien. Integer malesuada facilisis ligula, venenatis convallis ipsum ultrices ut. Fusce sollicitudin scelerisque magna vitae facilisis. Fusce et mauris ut dolor laoreet tempor. Vivamus ac magna sit amet lacus laoreet ultrices lacinia id dolor.  Phasellus malesuada enim interdum nisl lobortis ullamcorper. Donec ut convallis felis. Quisque eget mollis lorem. Aenean massa ... Read More »

The constitutional leisure clocks the explanatory birthday

Cras dolor libero, dapibus id enim at, ullamcorper vehicula sapien. Integer malesuada facilisis ligula, venenatis convallis ipsum ultrices ut. Fusce sollicitudin scelerisque magna vitae facilisis. Fusce et mauris ut dolor laoreet tempor. Vivamus ac magna sit amet lacus laoreet ultrices lacinia id dolor.  Phasellus malesuada enim interdum nisl lobortis ullamcorper. Donec ut convallis felis. Quisque eget mollis lorem. Aenean massa ... Read More »

Please Sing Me Puff The Magic Dragon Now

Cras dolor libero, dapibus id enim at, ullamcorper vehicula sapien. Integer malesuada facilisis ligula, venenatis convallis ipsum ultrices ut. Fusce sollicitudin scelerisque magna vitae facilisis. Fusce et mauris ut dolor laoreet tempor. Vivamus ac magna sit amet lacus laoreet ultrices lacinia id dolor.  Phasellus malesuada enim interdum nisl lobortis ullamcorper. Donec ut convallis felis. Quisque eget mollis lorem. Aenean massa ... Read More »

The Unicorns Reunion Is Really Excited To Be Kind

Cras dolor libero, dapibus id enim at, ullamcorper vehicula sapien. Integer malesuada facilisis ligula, venenatis convallis ipsum ultrices ut. Fusce sollicitudin scelerisque magna vitae facilisis. Fusce et mauris ut dolor laoreet tempor. Vivamus ac magna sit amet lacus laoreet ultrices lacinia id dolor.  Phasellus malesuada enim interdum nisl lobortis ullamcorper. Donec ut convallis felis. Quisque eget mollis lorem. Aenean massa ... Read More »