Technology

FG officially hands over 5G spectrum allocation to NCC

The Nigerian government has formally handed over the 3.5HZ spectrum of the fifth Generation (5G) network to the Nigeria Communications Commision (NCC). The minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami, performed the handing over ceremony on Thursday in Abuja. The allocation of bulk spectrum to the NCC is based on its regulatory roles in […]

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Is There Any End in Sight for the Chip Shortage?

If you’ve tried to buy a PlayStation 5, a high-end computer, a premium smartphone, a new car, or even a microwave, you may have noticed how difficult it is to find stock at the moment. Even if you can find stock, the prices for all of these goods have been going up and up and […]

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Digital delivery: Sendbox raises $1.8m to boost efficiency of African SMEs

By Prince Osuagwu NIGERIA-BASED e-commerce fulfillment platform, Sendbox, has completed a $1.8 million seed round to help African Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs digitise their delivery services. Sendbox is a start-up solution provider  which aggregates logistics providers and help SMEs reduce the burden of engaging different logistic companies to deliver goods and services in diverse […]

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Cybersecurity: Why organisations must intensify awareness

By Juliet Umeh From records, in the last one year, the cyber security threat landscape has evolved rapidly, and attacks have increased in number and sophistication. Experts who attended Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria, CSEAN conference in Lagos recently believe that most data breaches in Nigeria go unreported. In fact, Cybersecurity Ventures estimated that […]

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Facebook VP responds to whistleblower’s claims: ‘We can’t change human nature’

Last week, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen spoke to 60 Minutes and testified in front of Congress. She had worked in the civic integrity department, which was dissolved after the election, paving the way for the January 6th insurrection. Haugen handed over internal documents to the government, detailing how Facebook favored growth, profit and engagement over […]

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Peerro For The People: This Black Woman In Tech Created An App To Bridge The Employment Gap

Happy Friday! We’re super excited to introduce you to a Black tech founder whose app is helping people find jobs. Source: Courtesy / Courtesy Cleveland, OH native Dr. Rachel Angel originally pursued a career in Pharmacy after learning about the industry through conversation with a peer, because she was seeking job stability and a six-figure […]

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Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp were down for 6 hours yesterday

Yesterday, right before noon, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp, which was acquired by Facebook in 2014, went down. Facebook went completely dark for about six hours while Whatsapp and Instagram remained up but had no new content. Users could not make posts or send messages. This was the longest outage for Facebook since 2008. Facebook is […]

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Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp were down for 6 hours yesterday

Yesterday, right before noon, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp, which was acquired by Facebook in 2014, went down. Facebook went completely dark for about six hours while Whatsapp and Instagram remained up but had no new content. Users could not make posts or send messages. This was the longest outage for Facebook since 2008. Facebook is […]

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South Still Got Something To Say! Outkast To Release Video Game In Honor Of 25th Anniversary Of ‘ATLiens’

Bossip Video Atlanta legends, Outkast, are celebrating the 25th anniversary of one of their most celebrated and iconic projects “ATLiens,” by releasing a new video game. Source: Yui Mok – PA Images / Getty André “3000” Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton took to Twitter to celebrate the album’s anniversary and promote an extended version […]

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NCC Implementing Programmes To Boost Application Of Digital Skills In Nigeria – Danbatta

In its bid to boost digital skills application among Nigerians, the Executive Vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has revealed that the commission is carrying out various project. Professor Danbatta stated this while delivering the first Annual Lecture of the Bichi Emirate titled, “Digital Literacy as a Veritable Tool for […]

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Bag Secured: Tyga Announces New Platform ‘Myystar’ 24 Hrs After OnlyFans New Ban

Our boy is in his bag and we aren’t mad at him! Tyga is changing the game by deleting his OnlyFans account to launch competitor platform ‘Myystar’ and a real rack city of his own looks even more like a reality now. Source: Edward Berthelot / Getty Tyga announced on Friday that he deleted his OnlyFans […]

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Fast Track To Buying Black: Instagram Announces New Feature To Boost Black-Owned Businesses

Still no chronological order, but we’ll take it! Source: Press Photo / Photo Courtesy of Instagram The spotlight on Black-owned businesses is brighter than ever after cities across the country erupted in protests against police brutality, systematic racism, and rampant anti-Blackness last year. Sympathetic gestures of allyship have often been fleeting at best and hypocritical […]

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Facebook To Hit 6.5 billion Users By 2023

With more people using social social media since the out global outbreak of covid-19, by 2020 online presences doubled, a financial educational firm based in the United Kingdom called StockApps, show that social media platforms Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, would grow up to 6.5 billion users by 2023. The report said that “the combined number […]

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Windows 11 To Support Android Apps Installation

During its Microsoft Event, the firm announced the arrival of Android applications on the Microsoft Store. It was possible to run Android apps on Windows in a number of ways. You could emulate them, run them natively and also use your smartphone. With Windows 11, Microsoft is going much further. Windows 11 Loves Android Windows 11 has just […]

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Windows 11: Microsoft Announces Its Biggest Update In Years

It’s no surprise that Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 during its June 24 conference. Here are all the news that accompanies this update of the operating system. We had seen it thanks to the recent leak , Windows 11 is now official. On the occasion of the Windows Event on June 24 , Panos Panay spoke with his team to unveil all […]

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8 Reasons Why iPhones Are Better Than Android Phones

Why choose an iPhone over an Android? Earlier, we published an article on why Android smartphones are better than iPhones. But as often, a certain amount of subjectivity must be taken into account in this kind of situation. And if Android users have many reasons to be satisfied with their devices, those running iOS also have serious arguments for refusing […]

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10 Reasons Android Phones Are Better Than iPhones

Apple iPhone provides an experience that is certainly good but limited to the features the company allows, both in hardware and software, dictating what a phone should and should not be able to do. Android overcomes these limits and lets the user choose from a variety of devices equipped with different technologies and features, from external […]

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MTN, Glo, Airtel, Others Directed To Block Access To Twitter

Telecommunications companies in Nigeria including MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile have been directed to block access to popular microblogging site, Twitter. The telcos said they received a directive from Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to block access to Twitter in the country following the suspension by Federal Government on Friday. Read Also: [Breaking] Deleted Tweet: Buhari Hits […]

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