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Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:16:42 +0000
Accessing TV programming over the BBC’s iPlayer platform could get considerably harder from 1st of September 2016. The BBC has successfully lobbied the British Parliament to change the law governing TV licences in the UK. As of now, one could easily monitor programming on the internet-based TV service whether one actually had a TV licence […]
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 04:56:43 +0000
A strong boost to local content development and hosting as Web4Africa offers Web Hosting and VPS Hosting from Nigeria. Web4Africa, a leading pan-African web hosting company and accredited domain registrar, has extended its web hosting infrastructure to Nigeria, making it the first web hosting company to do so. From an award-winning Tier-III data centre in […]
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:18:40 +0000
The .ng domain registry has now made .i.ng domains available. They are meant to service interests in present-continuous English language terms and perhaps URL shortners. Examples of such terms would be domaining, singing etc. While it is possible to register such words directly under .ng, those come at a bit of a premium (varying wildly […]
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:54:19 +0000
There is no perfection in the world of technology. Heck, there’s no perfection in life. Thus, one is constrained to mastering the delicate balance between convenience and security. Dropbox is a very convenient file hosting/sharing/back-up service that is used by millions worldwide. Dropbox has been in the news lately, with allegations that user login details […]
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:06:46 +0000
15/09/2014, London, Nairobi – Venture capital firm TLcom Capital (TLcom) today announced the sale of virtual identity solutions provider for mobile operators Movirtu to global mobile communications leader Blackberry, in TLcom’s second profitable exit in Africa this year. The sale sees TLcom achieve a cash on cash return in excess of two times its initial […]
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:37:14 +0000
PayPal has extended its online payment system to Nigeria, Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe, and Paraguay for the first time. Before now, these countries were completely blocked from the party. Credit/Debit cards from these countries were not allowed on the payment gateway either. Nigeria being the largest e-commerce market in Africa is most […]
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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:04:26 +0000
Amazon.com is on Fire, literally and figuratively. The trend has been to consume TV shows, blockbuster movies and music – over the internet – where access to decent broadband and a HDTV is not a problem. After all, who wants to rely on the good-old TV stations’ schedule to enjoy their favourite movie/show or go […]
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 04:39:40 +0000
New Partnership to Bring .xyz to Africa and the Rest of the World Web4Africa, an industry-leading web and e-commerce service provider in Africa, has partnered with XYZ.COM LLC and its Founder, Daniel Negari, to be the first registrar in Africa to carry the .xyz domain extension, scheduled to launch in 2014. As a new low […]
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:19:55 +0000
BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iPhone have finally been released systematically. In Africa, BBM for Android would initially be exclusive to Samsung smartphones between 22nd and 24th October, and then to other devices from 25th October 2013.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 05:37:28 +0000
Platco Digital, a sister-company to the wildly popular etv, will begin broadcast of a free satellite TV service tomorrow 15th October 2013. The new service, essentially a bundle of free channels is known as OpenView HD. OpenView HD will be starting with the following 16 TV channels: Entertainment: SABC 1, SABC 2, SABC 3, e.TV, […]