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Apple Sells MekaMons, Robots Built by Adekunle Nigerian-British

Apple Stores in the United States and United Kingdom have begun the sale of gaming robots, MekaMons, built by a Nigerian-British, Silas Adekunle. Adekunle’s company, Reach Robotics struck the deal with Apple recently. The product with a price tag of $299.95 went on sale from 16 November in the shops and online. The robots can  be operated with an iPhone ...

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GROHE Red Provides Boiling Water At the Push of A Button

LAGOS — Ready, set, boil! Hot water for brewing coffee and tea or for cooking pasta – at any time, simply by pushing a button directly from the kitchen tap. The time-consuming boiling of water has now become a thing of the past! This is the promise of the latest solution from GROHE, a world leading German brand in sanitary ...

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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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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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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 Christmas Tech Gifts 2017

Christmas is near and there is no better feeling than surprising your loved ones with a special gift under the tree. As we live in a surrounding where technology is a major part of our lives it is natural to consider to buy tech gifts for Christmas. You can’t give the same things to your brother, who is a tech ...

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StartZone Partners Bramo Digi to Host The Social Good Summit

StartZone, an indigenous innovation hub, focused on solving Africa’s biggest challenges by supporting the digital ecosystem partnered with Bramo digi to host the 2017 Social Good Summit. The Social Good Summit examines the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world and is held annually during United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Week. The Summit which ...

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BVN: 46 Million Bank Accounts At Risk

The banking industry will experience a financial earth quake if the Federal Government goes ahead with the move to seize funds in non-BVN linked accounts.  Data obtained by BusinessDay from Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Limited (NIBSS) shows that a total of 46 million bank accounts are yet to be linked to BVN as at February 2017, the latest period for which ...

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Nigeria gets its first university laptop assembly complex in UNN

Nigeria’s first indigenous (University) laptop assembly complex was commissioned on Friday the 6th of October 2017 by the trio of Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor of Enugu State and Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor  of Delta State. The complex which has a capacity to produce 100,000 laptops a year is situated inside University of Nigeria and was delivered by ...

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