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In 2019 Opera launched OLeads, a lead generation platform, and OList, an online marketplace for local merchants. Today hundreds of thousands of local merchants and businesses have already been onboarded and remain active on these platforms, allowing them to establish an online presence and connect with the quickly growing internet user base in the country.
Nigeria’s telecoms company, 9mobile, has announced the launch of embedded subscriber identity module (eSIM) on its network. eSIM is a software-based digital chip that comes along with a device directly embedded by the manufacturer. eSIM replaces the traditional physical plastic SIM card for compatible devices and brings a whole new spectrum of benefits and possibilities.
As studies indicate that some jobs are vulnerable to automation in the next decade and how companies and organisations get to adapt to the rapid transformation, security risks triggered by digitisation, the Director-General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi, has said that the agency is working round the clock to balance the concerns and advantages of Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR).
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says Nigeria is ready to play in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’
Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has raised the alarm that mobile courts are being used to extort alleged defaulters of lockdown violations in parts of the country such as Kaduna and Kano states.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement on Thursday.
France is integrating new AI tools into security cameras in the Paris metro system to check whether passengers are wearing face masks.
Amnesty International (AI), on Friday urged the Nigerian authorities to ensure that health workers in the frontline of COVID-19 response have access to protective equipment.
Google Cloud today announced the launch of the Rapid Response Virtual Agent program, a quick way to launch Contact Center AI agents for handling conversations with online chat or over the phone. As part of the launch of the program, Google will make up to 600 requests per minute free until July 31.
As the coronavirus outbreak expands across the African region, Opera has expressed its commitment in keeping millions of people safer from the pandemic by adding a speed dial to the Opera Mini browser and Opera browser for Android, enabling people with quicker access to official information from local government and the ministry of health about COVID-19 per country.
Vatican officials are calling for stricter ethical standards on the development of artificial intelligence, with tech giants IBM and Microsoft being the first companies to sign its new initiative.
Elon Musk is calling for regulation on organizations developing advanced artificial intelligence, including his companies.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN) has been advised to leverage on Smart technology for the country to be a player in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
A civil rights movement, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Wednesday, condemned alleged government-sponsored protest at the office of Amnesty International, AI.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.
Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.
The California State Athletic Commission, who are licensing the bout, previously told Sky Sports, “The (CSAC) is licensing the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr match scheduled to take place in Los Angeles as an eight-round exhibition match.
All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ismail Danbaba, has won the bye-election for the Nasarawa Central State Constituency in the state House of Assembly.
Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said winning the Europa League would lift the mentality of his squad.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has wondered why President Muhammadu Buhari is supporting the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the forthcoming election.
The Gombe State government says it has taken steps to address the inadequate agricultural extension workers to serve the farming population in the state.