Friday, December 6, 2019

Tech Giant Facebook; Unveils Facebook Pay.

In a statement By Deborah Liu, VP, Marketplace & Commerce at Facebook; we are introducing Facebook Pay, which will provide people with a convenient, secure and consistent payment experience across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.  People already use payments across our apps to shop, donate to causes and send...

LandWey Opens Real Estate Tech-Lab.

LandWey has laid down a serious marker in the technology space in Nigeria with the launch of its Prop-Tech Lab for all real estate players. Prop-Tech Lab will provide the most vibrant, creative tools, services, think-tank and technological know-how that will prove necessary for every 21st-century real estate player. Speaking...

Mtn Tries 5G Connectivity In Calabar.

With the wave of 5G launches around the world and the rave reviews it has been getting, African service provider MTN has piloted a test phase of the technology in Calabar; Cross River State of Nigeria. MTN focused on how 5G provides customers with improved capability, speed and latency experience during the 5G demonstration.

5G; Taking Over The Broadband Space.

In 2019, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America's leading communications service providers have moved onto their 5G networks. Since its release in April 2019, South Korea has already seen a big 5G uptake as it was the first country to adopt it. By the end of September 2019, the country's services providers collectively recorded...

Lucence Raises $20million In Series A.

This round would be used to scale Lucence's operations in terms of clinical trials and marketing across Asia and North America. Lucence Diagnostics, a startup for molecular biology that develops non-invasive cancer testing using genomics, today announced that it has raised a Series A of $20 million, led by IHH Healthcare, one of the largest...

Tiktok Seeks To Monetize Its Offerings

TikTok it appears is trying to monetize its audiences for both it and its billion-plus users on the app. A limited test of an option permitting users to add links to their bios and posts which can direct audiences onto products or services has recently been launched by TikTok. In the opinion of marketer Fabian Bern, following...

Fitbit acquired by Google In A Bid To Rival Apple

Fitbit stock soared after Google announced it is buying the wearable device maker for $2.1 billion in a bid to rival Apple in the fast growing smart-watch market. Fitbit has made a name developing wearable smart watches used to track a wearer's biometrics such as heart rate and sleep quality and comes with tools...

China To Reconsider Bitcoin Mining Stance

China, one of the biggest manufacturers of bitcoin mining gear, took action against eliminating the mining of the cryptocurrency, the state planner has indicated. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in April sought public opinion on a reviewed list of industries it aimed to encourage, restrict or eliminate. Bitcoin mining was listed among...

Made-In-Nigeria: Three Nigerians Build First Electric Tricycles

It has become obvious that the world has gone digital and technology is fast shaping the way we reason; live and the way things are done. It is no more news that vehicles that run on lower carbon-emitting fuels are critical to achieving global energy security and climate protection objectives. Recently, three young Nigerians have gone...

WeFarm Secures €11.7m In Funding for Its Agric-Ecosystem.

In the series A funding round led by Silicon Valley risk capital company True Ventures, with the involvement of AgFunder and June Fund among others, Wefarm, a virtual network for international, small-scale agriculture based in London, raises € 11.7 million. This funding round will help Wefarm further expand its 1.9 million farmers network and...

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