Jos based technology hub, nHub and V8, a Lagos based co-working space are among the locations in Nigeria where Google Hash Code for 2017 will be held.
Hash Code is a team-based programming competition where participants solve problems presented by Google engineers and top scoring teams win prizes.
The competition will be in two rounds – online and final. The online qualification round sees teams solve a real-life challenge using their own PCs and programming language and tools of their choice. Continue reading
You know when your phone is so hot that you think it can be used as a water boiler, and you get so frustrated because you are browsing about something very interesting and the phone starts to dictate to you what you should do, sometimes it get so hot you fear it might blow up in face! Here are some steps to reduce the overheating. Continue reading
The Nintendo Switch was officially unveiled back in October with a teaser video, showcasing an edgy, millennial-angled home/mobile hybrid. With its recent live debut, information about the new platform’s price and launch window have finally been released. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Nintendo Switch: Continue reading
Uber drivers in the Moroccan city of Casablanca thought it was business as usual but unknown to them something uncanny was brewing.
Uber drivers are been flooded with requests but not from the normal passengers instead, they found themselves surrounded by paid angry local taxi drivers, who forced them from their vehicles and handed them over to the police, the latest in a string of protests in the kingdom against the controversial travel app.
Job Site, Dice.com published a 2015 Salary Survey of the highest paying Tech jobs in the world, they surveyed a total of 23,470 IT Professionals. I am not if Nigerians were taken account off. In my opinion, if you really love Technology, and you are planning on starting your career soon, you should not be looking at following the crowd but if all you want is a decent pay consider going for a course that would be needed in the future when Technology finally takes over everything. Continue reading
Something great is happening this year 2017, among all telcos, MTN is the first to be dishing out whooping 4GB of data to their loyal subscribers just like that. I don’t know if this is for everybody but definitely it is new year gift. Continue reading
Guys it’s kind of a metal cased phone that looks like a plastic cased phone in pictures, it name Infinix HOT 4 X557 KV! A cheap phone with high tech affordable for the average buyer, (who saw what I did there?). The camera is NOT 13MP like my Infinix Hot S, the Infinix Hot 4 X557 also features a 5.5″ HD Screen Display, a 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM expandable to 32GB micro SD. And it arrive with a MT6580 Quad Core Cortex; 1.3GHz CPU and a XOS (Based on Android Marshmallow) as the operating system. Continue reading
Facebook is reportedly developing a system to identify and remove copyrighted content. Developed to appease major label demands, the system will be similar to YouTube‘s Content ID. Once launched the system will cut down the sharing of unlicensed music and videos, and allow labels to fully capitalize on the viral nature of content released. Additionally, being the first of its kind for Facebook the technology development creates an opportunity for Facebook to formalize a licensing deal to generate ad revenue from content featuring copyrighted media. Stay tuned for more details as they become available.
Instagram’s strategy to beat Snapchat at its own game seems to be working. The Facebook-owned social network centered on photos (lol, more like a cool controled CNN) has announced Last week that it has more than 600 million users.
The last 100 million of those have signed up in the past six months, which is quite impressive because it took them nine months to go from 400 million to 500 million. Continue reading
Seeing all this tech stuffs just makes me, want to travel to Egypt and look for an elixir of life lol…. PSA: LG has joined the Levitation magic (more like magnetic) trick class of 2016/2017. A;though LG is not the first company to create such speakers, but actually the first key tech company to launch such. The LG PJ9 is a wireless, 360-degree omnidirectional speaker that levitates (Duh). It comes with a 10-hour battery life, with the speakers actually floating back to its base as the battery starts to run out. You also get an embedded subwoofer, an IP67 certification, a wireless charge, and the ability to connect to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously. Continue reading
One Trillion Dollar Market Evaluation, is like when a company becomes a country!! #BrainFreeze Despite the fact that the Microsoft’s market value currently trails both Apple and Alphabet, analyst Michael Markowski of Equities.com believes that Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn could help them reach the $1 trillion milestone.
Here are the market caps of the top 5 tech companies via GeekWire Continue reading
South Korea’s agriculture ministry raised the country’s bird flu alert status to the highest level for the first time on Thursday as the disease has spread quickly nationwide. Just when we were about to turn in poultry farmers!
The heightened alarm status comes as the country grapples with an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu that started a month ago. Since then, South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, has culled over 12 percent of its poultry population to contain the spread of the virus. Continue reading
Pokémon GO, Niantic announced today that the app is now available on the Apple Watch. The new smartwatch version is scaled back to fit the smaller user interface and thus will not allow trainers to catch the creatures — an alert from the watch notifies you when you are close to a Pokémon and then you have to pull out a phone in order to catch it. Continue reading