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Kaduna to spend N2.55bn on drones

The Kaduna State Government has earmarked over N2.6 billion to procure CCTV cameras and drones, to provide adequate security cover in the state in 2017. More than N1.5 billion of the amount was earmarked for the procurement and installation of CCTV cameras in strategic areas of the state, to reduce crime. The figure is contained […]

Google search dominated by Nigeria’s victory against Zambia

Nigeria’s 2-1 victory against Zambia in a World Cup Qualifier dominated Google’s search engine from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, an official said on Thursday. Mr. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos. “In the world of sports, the 2-1 victory of Nigeria […]

Samsung Galaxy Note7 not officially introduced in Nigeria

An official of Samsung Electronic West Africa, Mr. Zain Mamudu, says the Samsung Galaxy Note7 has not been officially introduced into the Nigerian market. Mamudu, who is Manager, Samsung Customer Service Centre in Abuja told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was slated to be introduced in […]

Google Pixel smartphones to launch on October 4

Google late Monday sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the Internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software. Emailed invitations revealed only the time and place for the gathering in San Francisco, the message topped by blue, red, yellow, and green dots of color. Google […]

Uber launches first self-driving taxi fleet

Uber on Wednesday launched a groundbreaking driver-less car service, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. In an ambitious experiment, a fleet of cars laden with lasers, cameras and other sensors, but with no one’s hands on the wheel were to be deployed by the web-based […]

Drones to deliver pizzas in New Zealand

Domino’s Pizza on Thursday said it would begin trial use of drones to deliver pizzas in New Zealand in what it said was the world’s first. The company posted pictures of the delivery-drone on Facebook and said it aimed to begin aerial pizza deliveries to its New Zealand customers later this year. The carbon-fibre drone […]

Instagram active users rise to over 500 million monthly

Instagram has announced that it now has more than 500 million monthly actives and more than 300 million who use the app daily. The photo and short video app’s monthly user base has doubled in size over the past two years, adding 100 million active users faster than the previous 100 million. More than 80 […]

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