It may sound like a spell from a videogame but Heartbleed is anything but fun and games. Detected last week in Finland by internet security experts, Heartbleed is a malicious computer bug designed by hackers to steal personal information such as encrypted email, user names, passwords, documents and credit card numbers from sites running the Open [...]
According to 2013 research conducted by mobile marketing expert Upstream tagged “The Next mobile frontier”, Nigerians covet HTC and Blackberry devices above the others at an equal 16%. A close second with 15% of the tally was Apple and then Samsung. Curiously absent on that list is the former powerhouse Nokia, although the company still commands [...]
“I swear one of these days I am going to kill an okada rider.” I know a lot of people out there have uttered this exact same sentence at least once a day (or some variation of it involving more swear words). Or have gotten pissed and cussed out the guy going really slow in [...]
You can thank GT Bank for this review,because if not for them once again not issuing the credit I paid for on their portal, I wouldn’t have to look for an alternative to topping up my phone. After once again deducting my cash and not giving me the value of the recharge, I headed to [...]
Mobile money service Mypaga has just announced the introduction of card-less withdrawals from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) for its customers. The new feature which was made public via a blog post a short while ago, allows customers to make withdrawals from their mypaga accounts or receive cash sent via the mypaga service via ATMs without the [...]
Following MTN’s footsteps just like I predicted, Etisalat Nigeria has announced the outsourcing of its technical arm. Under the new arrangement, Huawei would be responsible for the operational management of Etisalat Nigeria’s IT services across technical infrastructure, application management and user support. However, the business planning, architecture and governance would still be overseen by Etisalat. With [...]
The battle for supremacy within the Smartphone ecosystem is being fought on more than one front. It has gone beyond which brand has the most advanced operating system or which has the niftiest and coolest apps. It is now also about which instant messenger gives the best experience and therefore finds wider use. Statistics have [...]
The official website of the Ebonyi state government has been hacked and defaced. The hacker (or hacker collective) simply states it’s name as “GHOST07v” and is protesting Nigeria’s apparent siding with Algeria for a split of Morocco. (No idea what that’s about.) Here’s a screenshot of the site as it is right now, there’s some [...]
BlackBerry®, in partnership with non-profit organization Junior Achievement Nigeria, today hosted the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Innovation Camp in Abuja, Nigeria. The initiative was launched to encourage 14 to 18 year old students to consider STEM careers by raising awareness of the field’s possibilities and giving a glimpse of the future by [...]
I’ve always thought someday I would read the above headline somewhere probably as the heading of a PR pitch from some service provider, with content about how fast their internet offering is and I’ll go ahead and try it and be blown away by their service offering and mentally mark that as the period that [...]
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