WhatsApp introduces new feature

Tapping on an unsaved number that has been sent on a chat will open an in-app menu that allows users to chat with the person if they are on WhatsApp.…

South East ranks lowest in Internet usage as 9m Nigerians lose access

•Telcos wants big tech to fund network infrastructure Statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the South East region, which comprised states including Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi,…

Nigeria Looks To 5G Technology To Address Security Challenges As President Buhari Launches National Policy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja directed all the security institutions to immediately leverage Fifth Generation (5G) technology, when deployed, to enhance security in the country. Launching the National…

NCC Reports New Malware Attacking Android Devices

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday informed telecom consumers and members of the public of a new Android malware discovery that is attacking Android phones. According to the NCC, the…

Google invites African start ups to apply for virtual accelerator programme

Google has announced the commencement of applications for its three-month virtual accelerator programme for startups in 17 African countries. The countries include: Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana,…

Google to invest $1 billion to support digital transformation in Nigeria, Ghana, others

Google is set to invest $1 billion over 5 years to support digital transformation in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and others. This was disclosed by Google Africa via a statement…

Microsoft appoints New Country Manager for Nigeria

Microsoft has appointed Ola Williams as the new Country Manager for Nigeria. Before her appointment, she served as Specialist Sales Leader working with the extended team and the company’s partner…

Elon Musk says chip shortage only ‘short term’

Tesla boss Elon Musk on Friday said that a global semiconductor shortage hitting car firms especially hard would be overcome soon. The chip drought is “short term, I think,” the…

ITF READY FOR LOCAL PHONE REVOLUTION- SAYS ARI

The Director-General/CE of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Mr. Joseph Ari, has said plans are at an advanced stage to commence mass production of the locally manufactured ITF mobile smartphones,…

Nigeria’s satellite functioning by grace – DG NASRDA

Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Halilu Shaba, on Monday, said Nigeria’s satellite is outdated and functioning by grace. Shaba in an interview with Channels Tv…