• 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).

  • Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-based Digital Marketplace

    CCN | 2 days ago

    A recently released filing by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) outlines a blockchain-based framework that Walmart has envisioned as part of its efforts to expand its digital services for retail shoppers.

  • Bears Push Bitcoin Price Back Below $8,000 as Market Sheds $18 Billion

    CCN | 2 days ago

    The bitcoin price fell back below the $8,000 level on Tuesday after the flagship cryptocurrency failed to receive a Bitcoin Pizza Day bump.

  • 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.

  • Cambridge Analytica Being Investigated By Justice Department, FBI: Report

    HuffPost | 9 days ago

    The FBI and the Department of Justice are investigating Cambridge Analytica, the now-defunct data firm involved in a massive data breach in March, The New York Times reported Tuesday. News of the investigation comes roughly two months after the London-based company was accused of secretly harvesting the personal data of at least 87 million Facebook users to better identify individuals that could be targeted and influenced by specific marketing material.

  • 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.

  • Plateau records suspected case of monkey pox

    Vanguard News | 10 days ago

    FOLLOWING suspected case of monkey pox recorded in Jos, the Plateau State capital and the ongoing strike by health workers, Plateau State government, Tuesday, begged citizens not to panic over the issue as steps were being taken to to arrest any health challenges.

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