• U.S. Launches Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation

    www.bloomberg.com | 20 hours ago

    The Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether traders are manipulating the price of Bitcoin and other digital currencies, dramatically ratcheting up U.S. scrutiny of red-hot markets that critics say are rife with misconduct, according to four people familiar with the matter.

  • Google pledges $6m in grants for non-profits in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

    Techpoint.ng | 2 days ago

    During Google CEO, Sundar Pichai’s visit to Nigeria last July, he mentioned that through the company’s philanthropy arm — Google.org — the company would be committing a total of $20 million, over the next five years, to non-profits that are working to improve lives across Africa.

  • Telecom companies disagree with CBN over levy on electronic transactions

    Techpoint.ng | 2 days ago

    In what may seem like a late move, the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) is rejecting the implementation of section 44 of Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act of 2015 (PDF). Section 44 of the act highlighted the establishment of the National Cyber Security Fund which is to be funded by 0.005% levy charged on all electronic transactions and to be domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

  • 4 things Techpoint.ng learnt from Facebook NG_HUB launch

    Techpoint.ng | 2 days ago

    Facebook, in partnership with the Co-creation Hub, yesterday launched NG_HUB in Lagos, as part of its Nigeria Initiatives scheme. Situated along Montgomery Road, Yaba, Lagos, NG_HUB will provide a haven for startups to collaborate, learn and exchange ideas. At the launch event yesterday, which marked the beginning of a week-long celebration, many stakeholders of the tech community were present. Also, different personnel in key positions at Facebook took to the stage to give speeches and it was quite revealing.

  • Launch any Website with HUB8 for less than ?1000 Naira

    www.naijatechguide.com | 9 days ago

    WordPress is a content management system that makes it quite possible for anyone with little or no technology experience, (This depends on your web host) start a blog or almost any type of website.

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