Celestine Omin a former software engineering executive at Konga has announced his exit from Konga to join Andela reports TechPoint “Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in my life”, he said, ” a new opportunity, a fresh start. Today, I become an Andelan. I’m excited about the future, I can’t wait to see what it brings. Omin […]
The Nigerian tech scene has been buzzing since yesterday after news broke that Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg is town. If you visited Mark’s Facebook page, you would have noticed he tags a couple of Nigerians in his posts. Muyiwa Matuluko of TechPoint has done a job at listing about 11 Nigerians working with Mark at Facebook. Here’s […]
It is no longer news that Mark Zuckerberg is in Lagos, Nigeria. However, what is news is the way the Facebook founder strolled the streets of Lagos without any visible security around him. He paid a vist to yaba, Andela to be specific. You will recall Facebook recently announced a $24 million investment in tech […]
Mark Zuckerberg is at the CoCreation Hub, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria according to news monitored on techcabal Mark was in Rome with his wife, Priscilla, until a few hours ago (according to his Facebook page). He held a Q&A session, visited the Pope. This visit to Nigeria wasn’t announced. There’s been a lot of Facebook-related development […]
COSMOPOLITAN is reporting something very heartwarming for all Instagram users and most especially celebrities who are constantly under attack from their followers. You know how you’re missing three things in your life: 1. The ability to edit tweets; 2. The ability to delete comments on Instagram; and 3. The ability to make a million dollars […]
My office is finer than yours! I have to coin that from the popular my church is finer than yours that was a major catch phrase among church enthusiasts when Twitter started getting popular in Nigeria. So the other day, I overheard some guys discussing Anakle, a digital agency and how they believe the Editi […]
The first mobile phone, the Motorola Dynatac was made available to the public in 1983.It cost US$3995 and weighed almost 800 grams, with a battery life of just 18 mins. The Motorola Microtac was the world’s first flip phone. It was released in 1989,with a price tag of almost $250. The IBM Simon was introduced […]
Buying a Laptop: What Type Will You Choose Buying a laptop moved somewhere in between a responsible task and a casual thing. Nevertheless, you should always take a minute and think about what you want to get from your device, what tasks it needs to perform, whether you need it to carry with you or […]
One of the most innovative schools in the world is now little more than floating pile of driftwood. After getting pummeled by a heavy rain storm in early June, the Makoko Floating School – located just outside Lagos, the country’s commercial capital – now sits in the lagoon as a crumpled version of its former […]
Instagram now has more than half a billion monthly active users making the popular photo and video sharing app one of the used social media platform. To celebrate the milestone, Mark Zukerberg took to his Facebook page to pour encomium on the CEO Kevin Systrom ”More than 500 million people now use Instagram every month — […]
Google has reportedly designed a set of 13 emojis that the Search Egine giant claims better represent working women. Which of these speaks to what you do?
There’s an interesting report on Forbes.com of a ten year old who was rewarded with $10,000. According to the report, Jani (full name not revealed) has just been handed $10,000 by the social media giant for uncovering a flaw in Instagram. The 10-year-old Finn became the youngest ever recipient of a Facebook bug bounty after uncovering […]
Google AdSense Publisher Day held this Monday, 25th April at The Westwood Hotel Ikoyi. The monetization workshop was designed to expose Publishers to best practices and how they can grow their earnings. The workshop was anchored by David Steinacker of The Google AdSense Team supported by the local team led by Taiwo.
Snapchat is growing and it is growing faster! The Piper Jaffray study “Taking Stock With Teens” polled about 6,500 U.S. teens to see what they felt was the most important social network, and Snapchat took 28% of votes. Instagram came in close-second with 27%, followed by Twitter and Facebook. The “Taking Stock With Teens” survey, which is […]
Google Inc. is scaling up its digital skills training programs to accommodate a million Africans in the next year, aiming to deal with high unemployment numbers on the continent. The U.S. tech giant plans to train 300,000 people in South Africa, it said in a statement Tuesday, a country where 35 percent of 15-to-34-year-olds are […]