Daily Archives: November 8, 2017

Twitter Flips the Switch For the New 280 Character Limit

Today, Twitter has lifted the 140-character limit for its general users to 280. The micro-blogging platform first tested the new limit on a select group of Twitter users, particularly those with large amounts of followers and celebrities. The test period took place over about six weeks, during which Twitter has collected some interesting data. Only 5% of tweets sent were ...

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Panasonic Launches G9 Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

Panasonic has launched the G9, the company’s flagship mirrorless interchangeable lens camera for still photographers. The company claims it offers the highest image quality in the history of all LUMIX G cameras. The G9 has a 20.3 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor without optical low-pass filter and a new Venus 10 rendering engine. The camera can also produce 80 megapixel ...

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‘Red World’ of Work is Coming – PwC

The workplace is being redefined, as closed office doors give way to open spaces, and people enjoy more shared experiences at work. The rules of yesterday rarely apply in today’s environment. New rules backed by new ideas are springing up and expectations are hardly the same. However, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) new report ‘Workforce of the future: Competing forces shaping 2030’ says ...

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HP launches innovative pocket-sized photo printer in Nigeria

HP recently launched its new Sprocket Photo Printer, a small pocket-sized printing device, designed to bring back the fun and memories of printed photos. During the official launch of the Sprocket Photo Printer in Lagos, HP revealed that this innovation became top priority, especially in Nigeria, a country regarded as a mobile first nation. “With the rise in smartphone ownership ...

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Why Cyber Security Awareness Programs Are Important in Nigerian Universities

The increasing usage of the internet is at an all-time high particularly among the academia ever since e-learning, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and free Wi-Fi access on campuses sprung up into the education system. This evolution however makes users vulnerable to large scale data breaches, ransomware attacks, uncertainties about the use of research data, cybercrimes, surveillance and other ...

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Truecaller Enters Nigerian Market

Truecaller has announced its plans to set up its office in Nigeria and hire local talents as key personals for its operations in the region. The company held an Africa Launch Event at the CcHUB in Yaba last week Thursday, where it also launched its Developer Program with Truecaller SDK, its mobile identity product for digital start-ups and app developers. ...

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Telcos Ready to Break DSTV’s Football Content Monopoly in 2019

Telecommunication (Telcos) operator are putting together strategy to break DSTV’s control of football viewing rights on the African continent in 2019, when the next licensing round is due, different sources have told BusinessDay at the ongoing AfricaCom conference in South Africa. DSTV, owned by South Africa based MultiChoice, through its SuperSport brand currently controls the distribution of sports content on ...

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Boomplay Music Bags the Coveted Apps Africa Award

Boomplay Music, Africa’s fastest growing music streaming and download platform, reinforced its continued contribution to the African content distribution ecosystem, after being recognized by an independent panel of industry experts at the AppsAfrica Awards. AppsAfrica is a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service dedicated to delivering the latest insights on mobile, tech and innovation in Africa. The AppsAfrica ...

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Best 4K Android TV Boxes Below $100

Are you looking for the best Android TV Box? Android TV Boxes have gained popularity as they are inexpensive and work well for streaming. There are numerous of TV Boxes available on the market and more are coming. All the latest TV Boxes are promised to be better and bigger than the previous one. With so many manufacturers and features, ...

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