Microsoft Corp and Adobe Systems Inc are joining to make their respective sales and marketing software products more potent competitors to Salesforce.com Inc and Oracle Corp offerings, the two firms said Monday. On the eve of San Jose, California-based Adobe’s annual user conference, the company said that it will work withRead More
Old students drafted to help the Lagos State meet its target to open 300 ICT centres in schools for the CLP by April
Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, met with leaders of alumni associations of public and private schools last Friday at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru in Lagos, to intimate them of plans to groom one million pupils and youths on program by 2019. HeRead More
A consortium of local banks may assume the management of Etisalat Nigeria over unpaid loans extended to the telco about two years ago. The development is a fallout of the difficult being faced by the telecom in settling the. Already, the telco has approached the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) andRead More
The numbers of active telephone lines rose to over 154.6 million in January, the Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data for January 2017, obtained from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC’s) website yesterday, has shown. It said active telecom customers increased by 535,844 against the figure in December last year which stood at about 154Read More
Unlike the original, which was known for its sturdiness, the new Nokia 3310 will allow web browsing. The new version will bring back its predecessor’s popular “Snake” game and distinctive ringtones, said Arto Nummela, the head of Finnish start-up HMD Global which will produce the phone under a licensing agreement withRead More
Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd, will launch a brand new smartphone A1, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised annually by the Groupe Speciale Mobile Associatio (GSMA) in Barcelona, Spain. Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) is an association of mobileRead More
NANS disowns planned invasion of MTN, Multichoice and others companies against Xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), says its attention has been drawn to “a plan by enemies of harmonious student unionism and academic progress of Nigerian youths to mobilise students for a purported protest against xenophobic attacks in South Africa“. The protests have been scheduled to take place simultaneously onRead More
-Agency reports General Motors and Toyota officials will tell a U.S. House panel on Tuesday that automakers need changes to automotive safety rules to allow the deployment of self-driving cars on American roads. “Without changes to those regulations, it may be years before the promise of today’s technology can be realizedRead More
Federal Government has flagged-off the distribution of 20,000 solar powered lighting system in rural communities in Nigeria. Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo flagged off the programme, yesterday, at Wuna village, a rural community in Gwagwalada, Abuja with the distribution of 200 units to the villagers in the first phase. Osinbajo noted that irrespective of the importanceRead More
Korea court turned down prosecutors’ request to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on alleged bribery, embezzlement.
A court in South Korea turned down prosecutors’ request to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on alleged bribery, perjury and embezzlement, letting him stay in place atop the country’s most powerful company while they continue their investigation. The court said there wasn’t enough evidence to keep Lee in jail basedRead More