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Simple Technology that Makes Any Business More Efficient

There have been so many new technologies to sweep the business world over the past few years. Every business feels obligated to have the latest and best of all these new technologies. Many businesses fear that they will become obsolete ...

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The Best Ways to Build Brand Recognition with Technology

Brand recognition is essential for any business. Businesses need to have the general public recognize their brand and logo and understand the message that comes with that brand. This is one of the most difficult and time consuming tasks that ...

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The Pros and Cons of Having Personal Technology in the Office

The Pros and Cons of Having Personal Technology in the Office Everyone never leaves the house with at least a few things. For most people, it is keys, wallet, and mobile phone. It is true that almost everyone has their mobile ...

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Towards A Business Model For Funding African Startups – 2 Years Later

Towards A Business Model For Funding African Startups – 2 Years Later[i]  Author: Brian Laung Aoaeh   Editor’s Note: This article which is also available here (PDF) is exclusive for Tekedia. While you can link it from your platforms, do not copy verbatim. Contact Tekedia ...

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Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond The Election By Chukwuma Charles Soludo

by Chukwuma Soludo, former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria     Indeed to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony.  Having had ...

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Google Inc. is a globally known household brand. The cloud computing and Internet search technology corporation has dominated not only the vast reaches of the Internet but also the mobile phone market. With the release of the handheld version of its popular search engine, over a billion search queries are handled by around a million company servers on a daily basis.   The rapid growth of the company has led to the acquisition of many […]


ValuCard Nigeria Limited has been granted license by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to operate as Payment Terminal Service Provider, PTSP in Nigeria.   By this development, the company said in a statement, that it is now poised to extend its world-class payment acceptance infrastructural services to all acquirers and merchants in Nigeria. The company said that it was selected after a rigorous process which involved screening of several other applicants by the CBN. […]


We live in an era of unusual disruption of cultures, lives and businesses by technologies. As a little boy, I listened to folklore under the moonlight in my south eastern part of Nigerian village. The elders told the stories of justice, bravery, honor and humanity. There was no cellphone and there was no distraction. Life was under a predictable pattern especially in the evenings when boys and girls will wait in turns to play under […]


Mobile applications (apps), both free and paid, have experienced exponential growth in recent years. Pyramid Research is forecasting that this growth curve will continue through 2014, though the mobile apps market will evolve differently in different regions.   A key driver of mobile app growth is the app store concept popularized by Apple and subsequently adopted by all the major mobile players. Operator portals will need a mixture of agility, compelling apps and local market […]


Google Inc. started out first and foremost as a multinational internet search technology. The corporation is responsible for developing many Internet-based products. Primarily, they are able to generate their income through advertisements done through their AdWords program which allows other companies to place advertisement links through search portals. The client companies have a guarantee that they would only need to pay for the service depending on how effective it is (whenever someone clicks on the […]


Increasing economic uncertainty  and rising consumer pessimism are impacting global electronics demand this year, prompting information and analysis provider IHS iSuppli to cut its semiconductor revenue growth forecast for 2011.   IHS iSuppli predicts semiconductor revenue will rise by an anemic 2.9 percent in 2011 to reach $313.3 billion, up from $304.5 billion in 2010. This compares to the previous forecast issued on August 2nd of 4.6 percent growth.     “Mounting economic weakness is […]


According to a new study from International Data Corporation (IDC), the unified communications and collaboration (UCC) market in EMEA will be worth around $5.7 billion in 2010 and will grow to $16.6 billion by 2015.   “IDC predicts a compound annual growth rate of around 23.7% in the next five years and believes that the impact of the credit crunch and rumors of a double-dip recession make enterprises more cautious when deciding whether or not […]

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