Autochek, the automotive technology company that aims to build solutions for the African market, has raised $3.4 million in a pre-seed funding round, co-led by TLcom Capital and 4DX with inclusion from Golden Palm Investments, Lateral Capital, Kepple Africa Ventures, MSA Capital, and a number of local angel/seed investors. The start-up will use the investment to grow its Nigeria and Ghana markets and will see further investment in technology and growing its teams.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Abdullahi, has said that emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are going to power the fourth industrial revolution.
SoundCloud is trying to make sure people can tell who’s an authentic artist by rolling out verified badges, the company announced today.
Bitcoin rallied Tuesday for the second consecutive day, gaining $1,500 to approach an all-time high in a market that is now ready to take on risk.
Jobberman has partnered with the world’s leading online learning platform, Coursera, to offer its widely recognized soft skills training to empower young people with the skills required for career success.
Late Monday night, a European rocket carrying two satellites failed during flight, leading to the loss of the payloads on board. It was the second major failure of this particular type of rocket within the last two years.
Two of China’s top companies have joined forces to design, develop, and build an electric car for the express purpose of ride-hailing.
As part of the ways to boost digital economy in Ekiti State, an Information Technology Company (ICT), Teqporte Cloud, has begun the process for the training of 2,000 youths in website design and software development in the state.
Twitter said Tuesday it was rolling out tweets which disappear after 24 hours, joining rival social platforms in offering ephemeral messages.
Google has announced a handful of improvements coming to Google Maps including updates to its COVID overlay, takeout ordering features, and real-time crowdedness information for public transport. Alongside them, the company says the Google Assistant driving mode, which gives you access to features like voice controls for music while you’re driving, is launching in preview in the US.
Huawei is selling its budget brand smartphone unit Honor to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers in a bid to keep it alive, the company and the consortium said on Tuesday.
Twitter accounts purported to be those of Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci, the founders of the German firm BioNTech, which raised hopes of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus last week are fake, BioNTech said on Monday.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, says the new Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics recently commissioned in FCT, Abuja, will serve as a hub for innovation, research and development.
Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) have awarded Team Astromania, a team of five young Nigerians, as the winner of the ActinSpace Innovation Challenge, with a cash prize of N750,000.00, laptops, ICT internship programme and an all-expense-paid trip to represent Nigeria in France.
Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) have on Friday launched the first edition of Hackathon ActinSpace Challenge to help drive innovative ideas in the Nigerian space sector.
Google is ending support for its Expeditions virtual reality app. The app, which offered educational VR tours, will be removed from iOS and Android app stores on June 30th, 2021. “The majority” of its tours will be migrated to Google’s separate Arts & Culture app, letting users view them via web or mobile device.
Farmers unions in India are meeting with the government Sunday as thousands of farmers stage a third day of protests outside New Delhi against new agricultural deregulation legislation.
Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) over the weekend demolished over 1,700 illegal shanties and containerised shops around Fagba railway lines, Agege.
Manchester City are keeping a close eye on developments in Milan, where Lautaro Martinez is holding out for an extra £100,000 a week before going anywhere near a new contract at Inter.
A ship management company is in talks to free three Greek sailors kidnapped earlier this month by pirates off the Nigerian coast, Athens' Merchant Navy Ministry said Sunday.
Juventus is already thinking about how to buy Álvaro Morata. It has the possibility of offering the previously agreed upon amount to Atlético, but it could also include some footballers in the deal in order to lower the cost.
The federal government has fixed next Thursday, November 26, for another meeting with the leadership of organized labour in order to dialogue on recent increment in the price of PMS in the country.
Dr Fwanngje Isah, Provost, Plateau State College of Health Technology, Pankshin, says the institution will soon reopen for academic activities, after an eight-month closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Red Bull team chief Christian Horner has welcomed Ferrari’s u-turn to come out in support of a Formula One engine freeze from 2022.
Dean Henderson reportedly wants to seal a January exit from Manchester United with three clubs interested in a loan transfer.
Though details of the attack were still sketchy, newsmen learnt that the gunmen whose number could not be ascertained stormed the family house of the minister and abducted his blood brother, Babawuro Tofai.