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We’ll adopt Rwanda model for Abuja technology village – Isa Pantami

Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says he would adopt Rwanda model to translate the dream...

Google introduces Nigerian-voiced travel mode maps

Google Nigeria has introduced dedicated travel mode in Google Maps to provide directions and navigation for motorcycles, cars in a Nigerian voice. The Google Nigeria...

Qualcomm fined $272 million in latest EU antitrust fine

The EU has fined Qualcomm €242 million (around $272 million) for selling 3G modem chips at predatory prices in an attempt to drive a...

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The...

UK clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear

Huawei’s reputation may have been irrevocably damaged by accusations of espionage, but the Chinese manufacturer appears poised to regain some of its business in...

Bitpoint cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million in hack

Japan’s Bitpoint is the latest cryptocurrency exchange to be hit by a hack targeting its holdings; the exchange says around 3.5 billion yen ($32...

Engineers develop ‘artificial muscles’

An international team of engineers in US and China have developed powerful artificial muscles which can generate power 40 times that of human muscles. A...

Central bank pegs remunerable bank deposits at N2 billion

The Central Bank of Nigeria has pegged bank deposit placement through its Standing Deposit Facility (SDF) at N2billion, saying that any amount in excess...