Mobile app trends 2022: A global benchmark of app performance
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Mobile app trends 2022: A global benchmark of app performance

2021 was a truly transformative year for the mobile app industry. In light of multiple lockdowns as well as wholesale privacy changes affecting user acquisition on iOS, consumer habits and user behavior patterns have undergone immense change and impressive growth. But how have these challenges affected the app marketing ecosystem? Mobile app trends 2022 provides…

Nigeria Innovation Summit: A Global Support to Promote Innovation in Nigeria as to Drive Growth And Sustainable Development
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Nigeria Innovation Summit: A Global Support to Promote Innovation in Nigeria as to Drive Growth And Sustainable Development

The economic challenge that Nigeria faces today is one that calls for Innovation across different sectors of Nigeria Economy. Wikipedia defined Innovation as a “new idea, device, or method”. Innovation is also the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, un-articulated needs, or existing market needs. This is accomplished through more-effective products, processes, services,…

Gionee Launches P5 Mini: A Paragon Of Tech And Beauty

Gionee Launches P5 Mini: A Paragon Of Tech And Beauty

Following anticipations and speculations, the new phone from Gionee was officially unveiled in Nigeria this morning. Despite its initial meeting with its consumers, it was love at first sight. On the various mini stages, the P5 mini in all its colours elicited sparkles of admiration. All wanted a feel of the sleek paragon of technology…

Extreme,Insane and Impossible:Speaking Of The Gionee M5 Mini Battery

Extreme,Insane and Impossible:Speaking Of The Gionee M5 Mini Battery

Sponsored Post Recently, mobile phone manufacturing giant, Gionee, released its newest model into the Nigerian Market. The M5 Mini, which is just four weeks old,is fast becoming a favorite in the country. It will take a while to get over its beautiful look and amazing performance, but it will take forever to get over its…

Call for Applications: Young Nigerians Can Apply for PowerUP Entrepreneurship Program 4.0

Call for Applications: Young Nigerians Can Apply for PowerUP Entrepreneurship Program 4.0

Young Nigerians are empowered by the PowerUP Entrepreneurship Program, which gives them the resources and encouragement they need to succeed as business owners. The NerdzFactory Foundation is in charge of carrying out Access Corporation’s PowerUp Entrepreneurship program. The program’s objective is to provide young Nigerians with the entrepreneurial skills they need to establish and expand…

Teresa Anania Joins Sophos as Chief Customer Officer
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Teresa Anania Joins Sophos as Chief Customer Officer

Sophos, a global leader of innovative security solutions for defeating cyberattacks, today announced that Teresa Anania has joined the company as Chief Customer Officer (CCO). Anania will play a key role in accelerating Sophos’ customer and partner success initiatives to maximize value of Sophos’ portfolio of cybersecurity solutions and services, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services…

Scaleup with STEP: How STEP is Set to Empower Startups and Talent in Africa

Scaleup with STEP: How STEP is Set to Empower Startups and Talent in Africa

Africa is rapidly becoming a hotbed for innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological advancements. Yet, for many startups and talented individuals, the journey from concept to market traction and revenue is often fraught with challenges. Enter the Startup and Talent Enhancement Program (STEP), a pioneering initiative by IDEA Africa, with support from the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub. STEP…

$50,000 Post-Harvest Loss Innovation Prize Call for Applications (For, Kenya, Nigeria and India Smallholder Farmers)

$50,000 Post-Harvest Loss Innovation Prize Call for Applications (For, Kenya, Nigeria and India Smallholder Farmers)

We are looking for ground-breaking ways to help smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia minimize post-harvest loss. The Challenge Approximately one-third of all food produced worldwide is lost or discarded before it is consumed. This results in large financial losses and needless greenhouse gas emissions throughout the agricultural value chain. The 500 million…

Sophos Named Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) and Network Firewall in Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer Reports
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Sophos Named Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) and Network Firewall in Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer Reports

Sophos Achieved a 4.8/5.0 Rating for Both Categories and Rated as a Customers’ Choice for all Available Segments Within the Reports  Sophos, a global leader of innovative security solutions for defeating cyberattacks, today announced it has been named Customers’ Choice in the Gartner® Peer Insights™ Voice of the Customer for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) and Network Firewalls…

Family and Home at the Heart of LG’s Latest Campaign “Life’s Good When You Get More Care”

Family and Home at the Heart of LG’s Latest Campaign “Life’s Good When You Get More Care”

New LG video campaign to shine a light on everyday interactions in the home and help customers share their care amongst family LG Electronics (LG) has announced its new campaign of short videos under the “Life’s Good” brand slogan, titled Get More Care, following the success of previous themes “Get More Love” and “Get More…

With the most recent update, WhatsApp now allows users to save contacts as favorites in chats and calls for quick access.

With the most recent update, WhatsApp now allows users to save contacts as favorites in chats and calls for quick access.

The company said on Tuesday that WhatsApp is rolling out a new version that lets users mark certain contacts as favorites. With WhatsApp Chats and Calls, it allows users to keep the contacts they use most frequently at the top of the screen. It will also be accessible on the instant messaging service as a…

How the Magic Lab Academy in Nigeria is bridging the animation skills gap in Africa

How the Magic Lab Academy in Nigeria is bridging the animation skills gap in Africa

With online and in-person training programs, Nigerian ed-tech startup Magic Lab Academy hopes to address the lack of qualified people in the animation sector. Co-founders Ferdy Adimefe, Chekwube Okonkwo, and Duru Azubuike came up with the idea for Magic Lab in 2023. After launching their profitable animation business, they used the platform to train animators…

4 ways OpenAI’s newest AI model, GPT-4o, can increase your productivity at work

4 ways OpenAI’s newest AI model, GPT-4o, can increase your productivity at work

Chatbots save workers time and help them grow in areas where they struggle, such as writing or coding. According to a recent study of 1,666 computer-using US employees conducted by ResumeTemplates.com, four out of every ten workers who use ChatGPT said it helped them secure a raise, and 30% said it helped them get a…

Ijesha Digital Hub Celebrates Job Placements for 17 Graduates from Inaugural Training Program

Ijesha Digital Hub Celebrates Job Placements for 17 Graduates from Inaugural Training Program

The Ijesha Digital Hub has announced that 17 graduates from its first cohort are to receive job offers following their successful completion of the training program. This significant milestone was announced to the ecstatic graduates and the huge crowd that had gathered to witness the historic event by the Keynote speaker and member of the…

LG Electronics Wraps Up the Epic K-POP Grand Finale

LG Electronics Wraps Up the Epic K-POP Grand Finale

Millions of Naira won, dreams fulfilled, and a spectacular end to a stellar competition. The LG K-POP Grand Finale concluded with a flourish, igniting the stage with electrifying performances, jaw-dropping special effects, and the immense talent of the winners. The highly anticipated event, brought to you by LG Electronics, saw some of the biggest names…

In the near future, messaging foreigners on WhatsApp may become much simpler.

In the near future, messaging foreigners on WhatsApp may become much simpler.

With billions of users worldwide, WhatsApp is one of the most widely used messaging programs. Due to its default messenger status in many regions of the world, users from many nations frequently utilize it for communication. For its Android client, WhatsApp is working on an in-app translation tool that will help with language barriers and…

5 ChatGPT techniques to achieve smarter responses to your prompts

5 ChatGPT techniques to achieve smarter responses to your prompts

Even while ChatGPT and other AI chatbots are amazing, occasionally they fall short. Have you ever looked at a chatbot’s answer and said to yourself, “That’s not what I meant at all”? You’re not by yourself. The problem, though, is that our inquiry wording frequently has more to do with it than the bot itself….

The keys to encouraging African businesses to adopt new technologies

The keys to encouraging African businesses to adopt new technologies

African businesses are increasing their use of new technology to protect against disruption and establish new capabilities that will drive their growth and innovation activities. While technology use in African firms lags that of the developed world, this trend is changing. According to a PwC survey, 87 percent of CEOs in Africa’s financial services sector…

Voice message transcription is reportedly being tested by WhatsApp for Android.

Voice message transcription is reportedly being tested by WhatsApp for Android.

According to a rumor, WhatsApp for Android is developing a new feature that could allow users to transcribe voice communications. A feature tracker in an Android platform beta version of the WhatsApp app noticed it. Users could be able to utilize this to produce transcriptions of voice communications they’ve sent and received. It has been…

According to Adam Mosseri, Instagram will prioritize short-form content over long videos in order to support users in pursuing their interests.

According to Adam Mosseri, Instagram will prioritize short-form content over long videos in order to support users in pursuing their interests.

Adam Mosseri, the CEO of Meta Platforms, has stated that the company’s social media app, Instagram, will prioritize short-form content over lengthy videos. The company’s “core identity” includes assisting customers in pursuing their interests and making friends. Long-form videos can still be posted on the site, but short videos are still given priority, according to…

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 Elevate Galaxy AI to New Heights
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 Elevate Galaxy AI to New Heights

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its all-new Galaxy Z Fold6 and Galaxy Z Flip6, along with Galaxy Buds3 and Galaxy Buds3 Pro at the Galaxy Unpacked in Lagos. Recall that earlier this year, the tech giant Samsung, ushered in the era of mobile AI through the power of Galaxy AI. With the introduction of…

SundryAgro: The Future of Personalized Grocery Shopping in Nigeria

SundryAgro: The Future of Personalized Grocery Shopping in Nigeria

In today’s fast-paced world, young adults juggle commuting to demanding jobs, managing side hustles, and maintaining personal lives. With the economic realities affecting transportation and fuel costs, grocery shopping has become increasingly expensive and time-consuming, often leading to unhealthy eating habits. There is a clear need for a technology-powered solution to help people cut costs,…

Supplya: Digitizing the Supply Chain for Retailers

Supplya: Digitizing the Supply Chain for Retailers

Africa’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) supply chain is broken due to numerous factors. High logistics costs, market fragmentation, and inefficiencies are often highlighted as the major culprits. Informal retailers, unable to purchase products in high quantities, rely on sub-distributors, wholesalers, and even sub-wholesalers, increasing the supply chain length and cost. This system also hinders manufacturers’…

The Gemini Clock Tool Extension on Android will reportedly allow the AI chatbot to set alarms and timers.

The Gemini Clock Tool Extension on Android will reportedly allow the AI chatbot to set alarms and timers.

According to a rumor, Gemini on Android may soon be capable of more jobs. The AI chatbot that was integrated into Android handsets is capable of carrying out many functions, including responding to inquiries, searching the internet for answers, and composing messages and essays. When it comes to device-integrated actions like sending a message, setting…

How Nigeria’s SUWK links users with jobs and assists them in upskilling
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How Nigeria’s SUWK links users with jobs and assists them in upskilling

Nigerian startup Skill Up With Kahdsole (SUWK) is a cutting-edge ed-tech platform that offers easily accessible, market-driven vocational education and assistance with job placement through an extensive online ecosystem, tackling the pressing concerns of youth unemployment and skill shortages. SUWK was established in 2021 by Chioma Ukpabi and Kelvin Steve, a couple who are passionate…

Global Market Research: China leads world in GenAI usage while US leads in full implementation

Global Market Research: China leads world in GenAI usage while US leads in full implementation

Leaders note lack of understanding, business strategy, sufficient data and regulation preparedness as concerns; data privacy, security and governance are primary challenges. Generative AI (GenAI) is here to stay. Organisations around the world are enthusiastically using and investing in the technology. But what regions and countries are leading in the use of GenAI? China is…

Top risks, causes of loss and growth drivers for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector
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Top risks, causes of loss and growth drivers for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector

Few industries are moving faster than TMT. It is at the very heart of global innovation, driving technological, societal, and economic progress. One notable opportunity in the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) industry is the rapid growth of 5G technology and its applications across various sectors. With its promise of ultra-fast speeds, low latency, and…

Nigerian Startup NeuRaL AI Simplifies Gen AI with ‘REACTOR’ Launch

Nigerian Startup NeuRaL AI Simplifies Gen AI with ‘REACTOR’ Launch

Small, medium, or large businesses looking to explore how Generative AI (GenAI) can enhance their operations without the complexity of technical setups, can now heave a sigh of relief. Neural AI, a Lagos-based provider of essential support to organizations intending to build and deploy Large Language Models (LLMs), has developed and launched a composable, ready-to-use…

How Resilience-Based Ecosystems Help Entrepreneurs Manage Change
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How Resilience-Based Ecosystems Help Entrepreneurs Manage Change

If a company is structured like a rainforest ecosystem, it will already have the internal resilience to handle unanticipated circumstances, such as the CEO and the rest of the C-suite being fired by the board of directors. That is precisely what happened at one of my former employers, where the board of a medical clinic…

Eyitayo Iyortim Appointed new President of AfTLD

Eyitayo Iyortim Appointed new President of AfTLD

A Nigerian, Mrs. Eyitayo Iyortim, has been appointed as the new chairperson/president, Africa Top Level Domains [AfTLD]. According to a report by Techeconomy, AfTLD confirmed the appointment, by the Organisation Executive Committee, of Mrs Iyortim from Nigeria (.NG) as the Chairperson of the Executive Committee and President of the Organization. She will be deputized by Prof Idrissa…

Ijesha Digital Innovation Hub Set to Graduate First Cohort Trainees

Ijesha Digital Innovation Hub Set to Graduate First Cohort Trainees

Ijesha Digital Innovation Hub has announced the graduation ceremony of its first cohort of trainees. The landmark event will take place on Monday, July 8th, 2024, starting promptly at 2:00 PM at the Royal Park Hotel on the beautiful campus of Olashore International School, Iloko-Ijesa. In a press statement on Friday, Dr Adewale Alonge, Vice President, IGAD,…

How small businesses can develop a technology strategy that leverages AI
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How small businesses can develop a technology strategy that leverages AI

Many small business owners are still attempting to implement an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy in an effort to boost automation, increase efficiency, and encourage creativity among their staff members. It’s evident, therefore, that if these organizations don’t maximize AI’s potential, they run the risk of falling behind. Analysts predict that small enterprises will shortly realize…