Author: Oluwapelumi

Opportunity to Pitch Live and Network at Africa Tech Summit Kigali, 2019

Opportunity to Pitch Live and Network at Africa Tech Summit Kigali, 2019

The next Africa Tech Summit holding at Kigali, Rwanda is giving African ventures the opportunity to pitch live to connect with like-minded professionals from across Africa. The three-day African Tech Summit will feature three tracks – The Future Summit, The Africa Startup Summit and The Creative Summit. Each will explore the latest trends, connect over […]

97% Of Nigerian Developers Are Less Than 35 Years Old

97% Of Nigerian Developers Are Less Than 35 Years Old

Devcenter decided to conduct a survey into the Nigerian Developer Ecosystem (have I said I dislike that word?). Anyway, some of the results were quite surprising but most of it was not. We all know that Nigerian developers are not paid enough, 73% agree with about 92% pocketing less than $1000 (today’s rates) per month. 90% […]

OEMs to Start Manufacturing BlackBerry Devices

OEMs to Start Manufacturing BlackBerry Devices

Agreement with joint venture reinforces continued momentum in BlackBerry’s software licensing strategy for Mobility Solutions business BlackBerry Limited has announced an agreement with newly formed joint venture PT BB Merah Putih to license BlackBerry software and services for the production of handsets for the Indonesian market. This partnership accelerates BlackBerry’s overall focus on driving software […]

BREAKING: Twitter Closer To Sale

BREAKING: Twitter Closer To Sale

Twitter is reportedly closer to being sold. Part of the prospective buyers include Google and Salesforce. This fuels the speculation of how long the social network can remain without being sold as it repeatedly refused to innovate the way users expect. BREAKING: Twitter moving closer to sale, suitors believed to include SalesForce and Google: CNBC […]

Get Ready To Be Inspired: Lagos Startup Week Is Back

Get Ready To Be Inspired: Lagos Startup Week Is Back

Lagos startup week – the annual week-long celebration of startups in Lagos is back and scheduled to take place  September 24th – 30th 2016. Following on from the success of the 2015 line-up which was packed full with over 20 events consisting of pitches, panel discussions, showcases, meetups and several other activities where over 60 […]

Facebook Launches OpenCellular, Similar To Google Fi

Facebook Launches OpenCellular, Similar To Google Fi

Over the past few years, most of the tech giants have realised that connectivity is a major challenge. Facebook and Google especially have continually tried to increase the number of connected people all over the world with various projects. From Facebook’s Free Basics to Google’s Project Loon. Facebook announced OpenCellular which is a project that […]

‘Nigeria’- The Key Emerging Video Surveillance Market in African Region

‘Nigeria’- The Key Emerging Video Surveillance Market in African Region

After South Africa, Nigeria is the second largest market of video surveillance systems in Sub-Saharan region. The country has exhibited potential growth during 2010-12 owing to government projects pertaining to installation of various electronic security systems in Lagos and Abuja. During this period, the government of Nigeria deployed nearly 2,000 video surveillance cameras for monitoring […]

Infinix Hot3 Specs Revealed

Infinix Hot3 Specs Revealed

About a week ago, Infinix teased a new device on their Twitter handle. It was later discovered that the device in question is the successor to the hugely successful Android One device – the Infinix Hot 2. The device will be launched in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya and there will probably be two variants of […]