Apple has unveiled Apple Pay that will enable MasterCard cardholders to use their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch for everyday purchases. MasterCard built the foundation for secure mobile transactions, so consumers can use their cards when, where and how they want. MasterCard worked with Apple to deliver a seamless and secure payment experience. For consumers and merchants alike, that means that every purchase made with a MasterCard using iPhone 6, iPhone […]
Few months ago as I pivoted to learn how to develop embedded systems applications around the Android mobile operating system, I noticed that I needed mastering of Java. Android as you may know has since morphed to become a platform for hardware enthusiasts and makers. Apparently, its open licensing framework has given it an edge as microcontroller and FPGA (field programmable gate arrays) vendors have developed ways to use it to integrate electronics systems. […]
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not entirely a new concept as it has been in existence for over a century. It overlaps other disciplines and its continuous increase in importance has led to the proliferation of names such as corporate governance, corporate conscience, corporate citizenship, sustainable development inter alia. It is what Elkington refers to as the ‘Triple Bottom Line’ which means economic sustainability, social sustainability and environmental sustainability. Therefore, every CSR programme should incorporate […]
The refusal of the National Assembly to pass into law the cyber security bills pending before it has been blamed for the low uptake of mobile money scheme introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Speaking on the sideline of an Internet Governance Forum in Lagos, immediate past Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Prof Cleopas Angaye said since there is no law that specifies punitive measures for infractions when transactions […]
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A “PARABLE” is a story that conveys a moral message—often with animals standing in for humans, as characters. Last week though, an audience at the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), in Abuja, was regaled with a different kind of parable. The principle character was neither a human nor an animal—but rather, a satellite whose powerfully instructive story was retold, on the occasion of its Third Year in orbit. The […]
New data from Juniper Research has revealed that by 2019 worldwide revenues from tablet games will reach $13.3 billion – a threefold rise on the 2014 figure of $3.6bn. The report highlights that growth will be fuelled by a number of key factors including improved storage capacity of devices, better graphical capabilities, increasing mobile broadband penetration and consumers’ preference for convenience and ubiquity. The report, Mobile & Handheld Games: Discover, Monetise, Advertise 2014–2019, also found that […]