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FG, Techno-preneurs to create app for monitoring reforms

This was disclosed at PEBEC Hackathon competition tagged: “Government meets Business meets Technology,” which had 15 teams of techno-preneurs compete to create a business...

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Google to stop scanning Gmail for ad targeting

Google said Friday it would stop scanning the contents of Gmail users' inboxes for ad targeting, moving to end a practice that has fueled privacy concerns since t...

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GM reaches settlement over faulty ignition switches

US auto giant General Motors has reached a settlement with hundreds of car owners in a lawsuit over faulty ignition switches linked to 100 deaths, the company's l...

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BlackBerry falls most in two years as software sales falter

BlackBerry Ltd. fell the most in almost two-and-a-half years after its quarterly earnings report showed surprisingly weak revenue from software, marring what was otherwise sha...

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Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four...

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Western Union Partners with Mastercard for Refugee Assistance Initiative

Mastercard and Western Union are trying to develop a digital infrastructure model for refugee camps to make them sustainable...

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Shittu says investors coming with $4b for rural telephony

Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria’s head of Delegation to the just concluded World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS FORUM 2017) in Geneva, Switzerland and minister of Communica...

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NCC to license additional 5 InfraCos next month

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it would license the remaining five Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) awaiting permit by July. Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executi...

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Etisalat may change brand as NCC writes Access Bank over debt

Etisalat Nigeria may change its brand if it secures new investors over the $1.2 billion debt impasse.According to information gathered by The Guardian, Etisalat Nigeria is bil...

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Direct peering, cost as roadblocks to telecom development- experts

Stakeholders in the country’s telecommunications ecosystem have identified direct peering among service providers as well as high cost of national transmission link as major...

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IPv6: Firms seek concessions on equipment type approval

To speed up migration of networks to the Internet Protocol Version six (IPv6), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) should be considerate on equipment type approval charge...

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