Google has announced the winners of their Android Developer Challenge. Nigerian Afrinolly won the Entertainment/Media/Games category while two Kenyan apps took care of the remaining ones which are social/communication and productivity. According to information on Google website, each will be awarded $25,000 for winning their categories. Two honorable mentions were also included and they will get $5,000 from Google. Congratulations to the winners. Entertainment/Media/Games Afrinolly – Nigeria Team:FansConnectOnline LimitedAfrinolly brings African movies to your […]
We now live in an entirely different world where electronics have become a vital gadget for daily survival. Who could function properly without a mobile phone at hand, or a laptop in tow? Unfortunately, technology also changes rapidly, and for many of us, this means purchasing new gadgets and gizmos on a regular basis. So what do you do with your old ones, and those that are no longer functioning? We have the tendency […]
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, which provides coverage to almost 2 million policyholders in Canada and the United States, and Guidewire Software®, a leading provider of core systems software to Property/Casualty (general) insurers, has announced that Wawanesa is in production with Guidewire ClaimCenter®. Wawanesa is deploying ClaimCenter to manage claims for all its lines of business across its Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions in a phased implementation approach. ClaimCenter is currently in use in four […]
Nigeria’s Oceanic Bank said on Monday it will transfer 100 percent of its share capital to pan-African lender Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) and merge its operations with ETI’s local unit in a bid to recapitalize ahead of a central bank September deadline. Oceanic said ETI will pay 38.5 billion naira ($24m million) worth of its ordinary shares and 16.5 billion naira in preference shares for total control of the rescued lender. It said the […]
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We reported Build Event in Kenya yesterday. We just noted that one is coming to Nigeria today. It will be hosted at Microsoft Nigeria, Mulliner Towers, Ikoyi, starting around 4pm. This group is for all developers, IT Pros and dev hobbyists in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra leone, Liberia and Gambia, who love the Microsoft development stack. You can reach out here if you have any questions, comments, etc about Microsoft’s development stack and you’re sure […]
By 2015, more U.S. Internet users will access the Internet through mobile devices than through PCs or other wireline devices. As smartphones begin to outsell simpler feature phones, and as media tablet sales explode, the number of mobile Internet users will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6% between 2010 and 2015. The newest release of the International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that the impact of smartphone and, especially, media tablet adoption will […]