Launched in 1999, Virgin Mobile was the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator. It does not maintain its own network, instead it forms contracts with existing providers to use their networks for a fee. Virgin Mobile gained market share in the UK by offering a straightforward no-frills service and pricing structure for pay as you go mobile phone customers. Since then it has moved into contract mobile phone offerings for pre selected customers. In the UK [...]
- Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. The types of threats displayed include malicious objects detected during on-access and on-demand scans, email and web antivirus detections, as well as objects identified ...
- To survive in Africa during the 'post-extraction era' one needs to place greater emphasis on education, says Dr. Ndubuisi Ekekwe. And that is precisely why he is currently building a technological institute in Nigeria, slated to become Africa's answer to ...
- Kenya is putting in place a cyber security strategy to protect the country’s online assets. The ultimate comprehensive new strategy document will guide the management of cybersecurity issues in the country. Kenyans and interested stakeholders have until Friday March, 2014 to have ...
Fasmicro is building a B2B website that is dedicated to traders, businessmen and likes. We are hoping that it becomes the center of commerce, beginning from the Eastern part of Nigeria. Why do we think we will do well? We have a heuristic algorithm that can automatically match traders and buyers, just as eHarmony does for lovers. We borrowed it from them and the hosts of other companies like Match.com that are doing same. [...]
Acer Liquid was the phone that got Qualcomm Snapdragon 8250 processor to Android. The Acer Liquid has Snapdragon CPU with speed of 768MHz. This was the spec of this phone which has evolved over the years. Spinlet Feature Acer is showcasing Spinlet in the Liquid. While the Spinlet has yet to see much use on desktop computers, it is one of the first full-multimedia widgets. While this app has yet to see much use [...]
The world’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia just unveiled early this month a new Series 40 Symbian mobile phone slated for release in Europe in the second quarter of 2010. It’s the Nokia 2710 Navigation Edition, todate the world’s most affordable GPS handset. Yup, it’s an entry level handset with GPS. We start to wonder if Nokia really knows its markets. While the feature is welcome, it’s doubtful that the targeted low end market has [...]
A car bomb tore through the United Nations’ main office in Nigeria’s capital Friday, flattening one wing of the building and leaving an unknown number of people dead. A medical worker at the scene told Reuters at least 10 people were killed and local media said as many as 40 more were injured, but the death toll was not immediately confirmed by officials and many more victims could still be buried by rubble. Firefighters [...]
China seems to be breaking grounds daily. They are dislodging economies and markets and becoming #1 as often as one can count. Japan has since lost the 2nd biggest GDP to it. Now, it is the PC market and U.S. just lost the #1 market in the world. Final results from International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker show that PC shipments in the China market have exceeded those of the United States [...]
This is a developing story. Tekedia Abuja Editor hereby confirms five dead. It is now ten people. They have been taken to the mortuary. Also, right here in the Federal Clinic, we are counting 16 wounded people. Now 40 people wounded. People have to be careful because other bombs could explode. People must stay away from Western agencies. On Thursday Boko Haram bombed a police station and raided banks in [...]