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Kaspersky Lab: Ebola hook in “Nigerian” spam

In September spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus. According to company’s experts several mass mailings exploited this theme. A large part of the major theme mailings promoted products ...

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7 African Startups That Received Microsoft 4Afrika Funding

Microsoft Corp. today announced seven new African startups to receive funding, technical support and mentorship to fast-track their growth and provide a roadmap to  highlight Africa’s ‘future  growth pole’. The announcement was made at the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council meeting in Nairobi ...

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50% Of The World Will Be Online By 2017

Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report.   Released today in ...

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Orange Launches Start-up Accelerator Programme in Ivory Coast

With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents.  The programme, which is a pillar of the Group's open innovation approach, reflects the determination of Orange to support the new digital players and help ...

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Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction

Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction [i] Author: Brian Laung Aoaeh   We started discussing term sheets sometime ago. If you missed those discussions you should consider reading the previous posts titled “The Anatomy of A Term Sheet” before you read this one.   Today we ...

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  Nigeria is becoming a central pivotal place for many companies and different businesses.  Many firms are signing partnerships and alliances with Nigerian companies. One just arrived on Digital Marketing. The business of digital marketing is getting crowded, yet, the industry has a lot of room to grow in a developing nation like Nigeria.   Web Liquid Group  is partnering with Naija Times and Phillips Consulting (the largest wholly owned African Management Consulting firm) to […]

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We express our appreciation to all our members whose commitment ensures that the Nigeria Computer Society is still standing today. Special thanks will also naturally go to those men and women whose votes and confidence placed us in your presence today as the President of the NCS. It remains for all of us to keep the faith.   It would be most improper to go further without thanking the founding fathers of this great society. […]

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When Globacom which has surpassed Airtel to become the second national operator in Nigeria introduced a reward for its subscribers to register their SIM cards in the network, Nigerians took the opportunity. The first batch of reward has ended and they just announced the draw.   There are  a total of 36 people that won; some will get N1m, others go for free trips in Manchester, UK or Dubai. Globacom noted that 17 won in […]

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Previous Close: 4,846 Today’s Open:  4.835 One day percentage change:  -0.23% TBIA live plots: Click here For full explanation of TBIA, please click here   Tekedia Broad Industrial Average (TBIA) is a stock market index created by Tekedia Intelligence, a division of Fasmicro. It is an index that shows how twenty large, publicly owned companies, based in Nigerian Stock Exchange, have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.

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The Main One Partner Advantage Program enables clients to provide customers with industry leading broadband services from Main One Cable with limited financial, marketing and other risks.  It delivers a common set of business processes for greater efficiency, resources and benefits targeted to the partners’ areas of focus, accessible through a single point of entry, the Main One Partner Advantage Network.  As a member of this affinity group, clients benefit from competitive discounts, collaborative marketing, […]

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“Every business needs a mobile app. As it was in 1995 when firms moved online and got websites, we are in a transition where many are moving to the mobile ecosystem. Today, your business process is not complete without an app”, Fasmicro Publication, 2010   Fasmicro develops across many platforms and we have served more clients in France, Brunei, US and Africa than any apps house in Nigeria.     If you are looking for a […]

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Sony is taking a new dimension in its efforts to ensure that what happened to PlayStation few months ago does not repeat itself. Sony was hacked and was technically over-powered by the bad guys. According to Businessweek,  the breach was one of the largest online data breaches in U.S. history.   The April 2011 hack into Sony’s networks that included PlayStation networks caused disruptions for more than five weeks and compromised more than 100 million […]

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