Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Reps, Signal distributor raise fear over switchover deadline — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria

House of Representatives Ahead of the June 17 deadline for the analogue to digital switch over (DSO) in Nigeria, there are fears that dearth of policy, inadequate funding and poor infrastructure may again, prevent...

Payments innovation as a local technology imperative — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria

PHOTO: google.com/search Card Payment ProblemsWhen my 25-year-old friend and fellow Google Developer Mentor, Kenneth Kinyanjui got to Silicon Valley last year, his card from his local Kenyan bank was not working. I saw him...

Telecoms’ challenges persist — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria

A telecoms mast The advent of telecommunications and its growing access will continue to drive development process across all sectors of the economy. Indeed, the impact cuts across manufacturing, banking, education, agriculture, government, and...

Iran bans drones in Tehran after device shot down — Technology — The Guardian...

The use of camera drones has significantly increased in Iran in recent years (AFP Photo/BEN STANSALL)<br />Iranian officials have banned the flying of all private drones over Tehran after two recent incidents led...

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches — Technology —...

The entrance of Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California PHOTO: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)Yahoo slashed the price of the sale of its core Internet business to Verizon by $350 million following a pair of major...

ARM, Lagos government partner to equip youths on coding technology — Technology — The...

Jumoke Ogundare<br />Determined to bridge the gap between education, technology and business innovations, ARM Investment Managers, and the Lagos State Government are floating a new scheme tagged, “Code Lagos” to equip young Nigerians...

NASA scientist — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria

NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms trapped inside crystals for as long as 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico. These strange ancient microbes have apparently evolved so they can survive on a diet...

Alibaba unit invests $200 mn in South Korea’s Kakao Pay — Technology — The...

PHOTO:AFPAlibaba’s payment affiliate Ant Financial will invest $200 million in a unit of South Korean messaging giant Kakao, the companies said Tuesday, the Chinese firm’s latest step to expand its global reach. The investment...

Africa: Why Cyber Espionage Is a Real Threat to Global Order

By Fred K. NkusiBarely a week ago, I chanced upon a programme on Al Jazeera which was held under...

‘Aviation industry doubted Solar Impulse would succeed’ — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria

Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, arrives at Al Batin Airport in Abu Dabi to complete its world tour flight on July 26, 2016 in the United Arab Emirates. Solar Impulse 2...