Uber Begins ‘Selfie’ Real-time ID Checks in Nigeria

Uber Begins ‘Selfie’ Real-time ID Checks in Nigeria

Technology transportation network company Uber is getting creative in improving driver and passenger safety and has just launched a new facial recognition system that takes selfies to identify drivers. Real-Time ID check, as the intelligent new safety feature is called,...
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Nigeria Harmonises Telecoms Right of Way Charges

Nigeria Harmonises Telecoms Right of Way Charges

The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday  approved a policy to harmonise right of way charges payable by telecommunications companies and related public utility infrastructure on Local Governments, States and Federal Highways. Minister of Communication ...
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MainOne Out of Service for 14 Days – Official

MainOne Out of Service for 14 Days – Official

The Chief Executive Officer, MainOne, Ms. Funke Opeke, on Tuesday said the company’s submarine cable would be out of service for 14 days due to a fault. According to a statement in Lagos, Opeke said that the company experienced a...
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Uber Taxi is Life Empowerment, Transforming Experiences- Nigerian Drivers

Uber Taxi is Life Empowerment, Transforming Experiences- Nigerian Drivers

   Uber officially launched operations in Nigeria in July 2014, and since then, the technology company has been providing a safe, reliable and affordable transportation alternative for tens of thousands of Nigerians by simply tapping a button. Operating exte...
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Nokia 3310: Now the Chief Comer Mobile Phone

Nokia 3310: Now the Chief Comer Mobile Phone

The classic mobile phone name, Nokia 3310, has been brought back to life by Finnish start-up HMD Global. The company is busy working on a number of new Android devices that will challenge the dominance of the iPhone, but in...
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U.S. Picks Five Nigerian TechWomen for Honour

U.S. Picks Five Nigerian TechWomen for Honour

Two of the Tech Women fellows, Carolyn Seaman and Damilola Anwo-Ade pose with CPAO Aruna Amirthanayagam, Ambassador W Stuart Symington and his wife, Susan. Embassy photo by Ola Aworinde. The United States have selected five Nigerian women in the technology...
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Nokia, Apple to Co-operate After Settling Patent Row

Nokia, Apple to Co-operate After Settling Patent Row

Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia and Apple on Tuesday said they had settled a legal dispute regarding the right of the U.S. technology giant to use patents owned by Nokia. Maria Varsellona, who is in charge of Nokia’s patent-licensing busines...
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Zinox Sues Premium Times, Demands N2Bn for Defamation

Zinox Sues Premium Times, Demands N2Bn for Defamation

Zinox Technologies Ltd., foremost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, has slammed N2 billion suit on Premium Times, an online news medium, for a series of defamatory publications against the company, Leo Stan Ekeh, its chairman, and other ...
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Facebook Gets Dirty Slap From 2 European Privacy Regulators

Facebook Gets Dirty Slap From 2 European Privacy Regulators

Facebook suffered a setback on Tuesday over how it uses the reams of information it collects about users worldwide, after two European privacy watchdogs said that the social network’s practices broke their countries’ data protection rules. The announcement...
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Cyber attack: NCC Urges Deployment of Firewalls

Cyber attack: NCC Urges Deployment of Firewalls

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged telecommunications operators and subscribers to deploy firewalls as a proactive measure to tackle cyber-attack.  The regulatory body said in a statement in Lagos on Tuesday that there was a recent outbrea...
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