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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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Singapore-based Scope Technologies has announced the MHub 837, a low-cost revolutionary self install OBD fleet telematics device. Scope specializes in Fleet Telematics, Mobile Resource Management and Pay As You Drive (PAYD) solutions.   The company recently won a contract for a a major PAYD project in South Africa with Hollard Insurance. The Mhub837, which is a new generation driver behavior monitoring and GPS tracking device, has been created with a view of the South African […]

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Global phone maker, Nokia, Pearson Foundation, and leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria have completed the training of teachers in Public Schools in Lagos State on the use of mobile technology to deliver rich media content to students in their classrooms.   The teachers, 62 in all from 32 public schools in Lagos State were trained under the Airtel, Nokia, and Pearson Foundation technology-driven education initiative, BridgeIT, in collaboration with the Lagos state government through […]

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Zagat Survey: Google wanted to buy Yelp but it did not work out. Rather, it went for Zagat Survey, a restaurant reviewer, to help built its local offering. For a long time, the search engine has not gone for content builders, rather, it has relied on aggregation. Google paid $125m for Zagat   Zagat Survey  was established by Tim and Nina Zagat in 1979 as a way to collect and correlate the ratings of restaurants […]

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None of the following technology companies is a good place for anyone to work, right now. For the full story and list, click here.   Nintendo’s once nearly insurmountable lead in the video console sector has been lost, and its sales have fallen further and further behind rivals Microsoft. The rise of the Google Android operating system has also encouraged video game publishers to make more products that run on that platform.   Hewlett-Packard announced […]

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According to the Vanguard, Sony Ericsson has dramatically made a come back in the Nigerian mobile market. This time around the company says it has come to stay even as it vowed to give the existing market leaders a run for their market share. Interesting. This was the same company that got beaten down with their poor products and poor execution in the Africa’s most populous nation and indeed most important future market in the […]

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Mobile Payment market is entering into a rapid growth stage. Across the world, customers are embracing the technology as operators move from trials and testing phase towards commercial deployments. There has been a steady increase in the number of transactions for payment of digital and physical goods via mobiles. Visiongain suggests that the global m-payment volumes are expected to reach $556 billion by 2016.Google just launched the Google Wallet.   In May we announced Google […]

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BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees.   BarCamp is an international network of user-generated conferences (or unconferences). They are open, participatory workshop-events, the content of which is provided by participants. The first BarCamps focused on early-stage web applications, and were related to open source technologies, social protocols, and open data […]

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