Category: Science & Technology

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Hitachi Appoints New Country Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa

PRESS RELEASE/ Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), has appointed Niral Patel as General Manager for sub-Saharan Africa,...

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Samsung’s Wind-FreeTM Air Conditioner Offers Better Cooling at Lower Cost

Samsung’s award-winning Wind-Free™ wall-mounted air conditioner is the ideal appliance for overcoming Africa’s traditionally warm and humid climate. The new...

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Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) goes live at MainOne’s MDXi Lekki Data Centre

 MainData Nigeria (MDXi) and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) have announced a partnership aimed at expanding the peering of Internet Transit traffic...

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CSR: Samsung Committed to Improving Access to Education through Digital Transformation

PRESS RELEASE/ In keeping with Samsung’s goal to enrich and transform lives through digital technology, the electronics giant has reiterated its commitment to...

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Next Einstein Forum Hunt for 54 Science and Technology Ambassadors

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) has launched the search for fifty-four science and technology Ambassadors, one champion from each African country. The selected NEF...

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Samsung Ushers in New Era in Home Entertainment with QLED TV

AddWash™ is energy efficient, cost effective PRESS RELEASE/ Samsung Electronics has launched its new QLED Q9, Q8, and Q7 TV series with the belief that this latest...

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Blue Cedar Enhances Market Leadership with New Management Appointments

PRESS RELEASE/ Blue Cedar, the leader in enterprise mobile app data security, has continued its growth momentum with a trio of new hires. Chris Ford came aboard as chief...

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Firm Now Provides Dedicated Security Solutions for IoT Automotive Telematics

PRESS RELEASE/ Building a secure automotive telematics platform to achieve a profitable business model for automakers and ecosystem partners is a challenging task for...

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Cyber Threat Alliance Appoints Micheal Daniel as First President

PRESS RELEASE/ The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) recently announced the appointment of Michael Daniel as the organisation’s first president and its formal...

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Facebook Backs Creativity in Bot Messenger Development Challenge

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with...

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ZENEDGE Launches Bot Manager, Next Generation Management Platform

PRESS RELEASE/ ZENEDGE, a leading provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS...

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Survey: Cyber Security Skills Gap Leaves Many Organisations Exposed

PRESS RELEASE/ Sophisticated cyber security defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cyber security attack is now viewed as inevitability. However, a majority of...

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‘Renewable Energy Viable Tool for Ensuring Access to Power for All Nigerians’

BY MOHAMMED ABDULLAH in Sokoto/ A Lecturer with the Coventry University, United Kingdom, Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed has said that renewable energy is the only pathway to...

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RiskRecon Continues to Build Advisory Team

PRESS RELEASE/ RiskRecon, a rapidly growing third party risk management company, continues to build its impressive advisory team with the addition of Patrick Heim, a...

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County Cyber Companies to Promote Security Products, Expertise at RSA 2017 Conference

Anne Arundel County’s most prominent security technology entrepreneurs and companies will be showcasing their products and expertise at RSA 2017 in San Francisco. The...

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SAP, German Hospital Optimise Cancer Screening with New Technology

PRESS RELEASE/   SAP’s Design and Co-Innovation Center together with Heidelberg University Hospital has optimised a cervical cancer screening test that combines...

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Top 10 Trends that will Impact on IT in 2017

The year 2017 will be an exciting time and may well be the beginning of a new era for productivity growth. Digital transformation will be a major business focus, and...

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Vivo Energy, Orange, Shell in Financial Payment Agreement

PRESS RELEASE/ Vivo Energy, Orange, Shell in Financial Payment Agreement. Under this agreement, Orange Money customers will be allowed to cash in and cash out money from...

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Ringier Africa’s DealDey, Silvertree Expand Scope in Nigeria

Monday 23 January 2017 marks the launch of P Live in East Africa as an extension of the leading new media publisher Pulse and its P Live concept from West Africa –...

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Despite IT Boom, over 90% of Africa Has No Internet Access

 The Internet is one of the most important enablers of social development and education. While Internet services have been quite phenomenal in the rest of the world,...