26.4 C
Lagos, Nigeria
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tech Weekly Review: Omidyar Network Invests $1.5 million in BudgIT as #VPDemoDay Holds in Abuja

Four weeks into 2017, the tech space appears to be fully awake following an initial early year lull. The just concluded week witnessed a...

#AppReview: The Federal Government of Nigeria Information App (FGN IApp), a Work in Progress

Most conspicuously absent in the FGN Iapp is a comment box. This may be deliberate. But, the omission makes the app a propaganda tool

Tech Review: Uber Agrees to Pay 20 Million Dollar Fine, Twitter to Loop Short Videos

Twitter is doing more to keep its users on its platform for a longer time. That really is how it can survive its financial crisis. Find out what else is noteworthy in the world of tech

OTV Special: Top 7 Technology Innovations That Shaped 2016

What a year of tech innovations! 2017 will indeed be a boom for the tech world.

Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Jarvis AI Technology; But Can it Work in Nigeria?

This simple narration is built on the assumption that a number of factors are available. For example, the system is reliant on power. That is a luxury in Nigeria. And, if one is able to generate the power reliable on his/her own, the challenge of fluctuation in data connection is another recurring decimal.

Colourless #BlackFriday: An Indicator of Ailing eCommerce in Nigeria?

Players in the industry need to modify their approach. They must find out how to sell to Nigerians in their unique way without making the global standard suffer.

British Teenager Wins Case to Have Her Body Frozen and Resurrected in Future

JS is the 143rd patient to be cryogenically frozen at the Cryogenics Institute, in Michigan.

Does Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Need Marriage Counselling From Maheeda? – Daddy Freeze

Do people really need to be counselled or be taught how to make their choices before they delve into marriage?

Raise Your Hand if You Were Part of the Facebook Copyright Craze; it is High...

There is a rumor circulating that Facebook is making a change related to ownership of users' information or the content they post to the site. This is false. Anyone who uses Facebook owns and controls the content and information they post, as stated in our terms. - Facebook

The Future Is Here! Self-Driving Uber Cars Start Operation in Pittsburgh

Uber disclosed that a number of vehicles are being deployed to customers only on certain roads and routes that the company has already mapped out and tested extensively.

The Lagos Smart City Plan: Possibility or Mere Dream?

A smart city would include working from home as against going to an office, receiving lectures from home as against going to classes, being in a conference from your loo, having a meeting from a park or having your client base in Lekki while you live in Abule Egba.

‘I’ve Been Told I am not Black, but I Consider Myself One’ – Rapper AKA

AKA finally confronts South Africa's ethnic label and declares he identifies fully as 'black'.

Breakthrough: Scientists Invent Exoskeleton to Help Paraplegics Walk

The doctors were surprised to discover that during the training with the exoskeletons, the eight patients used for the test all started to regain the sense of touch and movement below the injury to their spine

Infographics: How to Use the New Instagram ‘Stories’ Feature

An easy step-by-step manual that can help you go about Instagram story with less hassles.

China Tests World’s Futuristic Vehicle; the ‘Straddling Bus’ – WATCH

The straddling bus is built extra wide to carry up to 1,400 passengers, and extra tall to allow any cars under seven feet to travel underneath, whether the bus is in motion or not.

Weaning Yourself Off Social Media Addiction: Yes You Can!

Get over that addiction, use these tools only when your work has been done, or during down time. Don’t spend time updating your profile or changing your pic when there is work to be done

MTN to List on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 2017

Telecommunications giants, MTN Nigeria has announce the decision to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 2017, the cableng is reporting. The information...

Digital Broadcasting in Nigeria: The Neglected Mine of Opportunities

Information minister, Lai Mohammed, has been in the news lately, for the same reason: actualizing the Digital Television switch-over. Each time a new promise is made, a statement is issued. And yet, the term Digital broadcasting and its actualisation remain beyond the grasp of Nigerians.

Infographic: 5 Social Media Rules You Must Never Break

Have you ever been in a situation where you feel like wiping senses into someone for flouting social media rules that are not written anywhere? And yet, you feel certain that there should be a standard? If yes, refer them to check out a few basic rules

NiRA Crashes Cost of .ng Domain Registration to N500

Making the .ng domain registration as cheap as N500 is indeed a good move as tech-preneurs will have a cheaper recourse and be able to associate with the Nigerian brand.

Weather

Lagos, Nigeria
clear sky
26.4 ° C
26.4 °
26.4 °
95%
3kmh
0%
Fri
34 °
Sat
33 °
Sun
30 °
Mon
30 °
Tue
31 °