Category: Technology

Apple confirms it has acquired Shazam

Apple has acquired Shazam, the company announced today. The deal was first reported by TechCrunch last week and is worth $400 million, according to Recode. Shazam lets users identify songs, movies, TV shows, and commercials …

Google introduces ‘Datally’ a data-saving app

Google has introduced ‘Datally’, a mobile data-saving app that helps one to understand, control and save data into the emerging market. The Google Country Manager, Mrs Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor in a media briefing in Lagos, said …

Facebook to open Nigerian hub in 2018

Facebook will open a community hub space in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The US social …

Ghana connects to Nigeria’s Internet Exchange point

• Move will reduce cost, improve traffic • Nigerian operator saves N20m monthly Ghana Internet Exchange Point has connected to Nigerian’s Internet Exchange Point (IXPN) to route traffic locally within the region. While this process …

8m Nigerians activate Do-Not-Disturb code – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says eight million Nigerians have activated the Do-Not-Disturb (2442) code. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Technology …

NCC chairman Senator Durojaiye visits President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari received chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye at the State House in Abuja on Monday 13 November. Durojaiye briefed President Buhari on the activities of the Commission and …