‘Africa should surpass developed countries in fourth industrial revolution’ ( 02/25/2020 - 3:05pm
The market is estimated to reach $1.3billion by 2022. Other encouraging statistics include: artificial intelligence start-ups and blockchain start-ups attracting respectively $17.5million by 2019 and ..., Blockchain,, Mainstream Media, Market
We will do to money what emails did to physical letters – Patricia founder ( 02/23/2020 - 4:35am
A Nigerian technology and fintech company Patricia has reaffirmed its commitment to making business and physical transactions truly cashless in a few years’ time through bitcoins and cryptocurrency., Cryptocurrency,, Mainstream Media
AfDB wants Nigeria to lead in unlocking 4IR potential in Africa ( 02/18/2020 - 3:43pm
It stressed that some major disruptive 4IR technologies for Africa – namely Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, 3D printing, Blockchain and drones. However, Nigeria, ..., Blockchain,, Internet of Things, Mainstream Media, Nigeria
‘Bitcoin holds prospects for businesses, youths’ ( 02/18/2020 - 1:31pm
Although yet to be regulated, Bitcoin is said to hold huge prospects for businesses, especially small and medium scale enterprises, and the mass of youths in the country. According to analyst, the ..., Bitcoin,, Mainstream Media
NCC considers new regulation to protect data, prevent cyber attacks ( 02/13/2020 - 3:38pm
25billion and Bitcoin crimes generated $76billion. Consequently, Pantami agreed with Danbatta on the need for Nigeria to come up with policies, strategies that will secure the country. He noted ..., Bitcoin,, Mainstream Media, Nigeria
Experts suggest ways to address shortage of skill-set in cybersecurity ( 02/13/2020 - 3:34pm
They lso spoke on the erroneous perception of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. According to Akinderinde, “there is blockchain and there is crypto. People should not confuse both.
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Financial inclusion in West Africa gets boost with new $10m injection ( 02/11/2020 - 2:33pm
Specifically, the $10 million is a debt financing round, from HQ Financial Group (HQF), Singapore-based private company, which specialises in new material science, semiconductor and blockchain ..., Blockchain,, Mainstream Media, Singapore
'Blockchain technology can help provide secure data'Technology - Guardian Nigeria ( 02/04/2020 - 11:08pm
'Blockchain technology can help provide secure data'Technology Guardian Nigeria
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‘Blockchain technology can help provide secure data’ ( 02/04/2020 - 3:42pm
The Managing Partner, Globenova Corporation, Toks Olaoluwa, has said that Blockchain Technology can provide firms with secure data that has integrity. Speaking during the inaugural Lagos ..., Blockchain,, Mainstream Media
Danbatta tasks electrical, electronic engineers on emerging technologies ( 01/28/2020 - 3:17pm
The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has urged the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), to rise up and play a major ...,, Mainstream Media
My respect for you have declined, Yung6ix tells MI Abaga ( 01/24/2020 - 3:01pm
The 16-track album features guest appearances from Phyno, Percy, Da L.E.S, M.I, Ice Prince, Yemi Alade, YQ, and Wizkid. On August 11, 2019, Yung6ix was signed as the first Ambassador to the ...,, Mainstream Media
How cryptocurrency market is revolutionising the gaming industry ( 01/23/2020 - 9:32pm
Money has changed its forms ever since man has evolved in life. From barter systems in ancient eras to the current day cryptocurrency, the changing form of money has forced the man to change the way ..., Change, Cryptocurrency,, Mainstream Media, Market
5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments in 5 years ( 01/23/2020 - 3:19pm
“China Telecom is one of the largest operators in China and they are working on huge blockchain projects which use 5G SIM cards to trade in crypto-currency. If they pull this off, the platform ..., Blockchain, China, Crypto,, Mainstream Media, Platform
What to expect from Jack Dorsey and Africa in 2020 ( 01/16/2020 - 7:15pm
Both countries are also home to established and international crypto companies such as Luno, an exchange and bitcoin wallet provider. There is both motivation and opportunity for many African ..., Bitcoin, Crypto, Exchange,, International..., Luno, Mainstream Media, Wallet
Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity, says Rugunda ( 01/09/2020 - 4:33pm
Africa has increased efforts to tackle rising levels of fraud perpetrated using blockchain technology. This is according to Kwame Rugunda, chairman of the Blockchain Association of Uganda, who ..., Blockchain, Danger, Fraud,, Mainstream Media, Uganda
‘Embrace Bitcoin to eradicate poverty’, experts urge Nigerians ( 12/31/2019 - 2:20pm
Experts have called on Nigerians to embrace Bitcoin irrespective of government resistance, as the system would help eradicate poverty. They noted that the system provides a platform to curb ..., Bitcoin,, Mainstream Media, Platform
Tackling prevalence of fraudulent investment outfits in Nigeria ( 12/30/2019 - 3:32pm
The other four- Bitcoin company, Money Rite, No Failure Development and X-World, have closed shop due to mounting request by the populace to withdraw what was collected from them in the name of ..., Bitcoin,, Mainstream Media, Nigeria
Stakeholders urge regulation to boost indigenous software adoption ( 12/26/2019 - 1:47pm
Olusola Tenisola, president, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) said that young Nigerians have developed application in artificial intelligence, Mi and Blockchain ..., Blockchain,, Mainstream Media, Nigeria
Russia hit by wave of bomb threats related to bitcoin fraud ( 12/23/2019 - 12:01am
Dozens of courts, kindergartens and malls in Russia’s largest cities were evacuated on Monday over anonymous bomb threats that appear to be related to the collapse of a cryptocurrency exchange in 2017 ..., Bitcoin, BOMB, Cryptocurrency, Danger, Exchange, Fear Mongering, Fraud,, Mainstream Media, Russia, Russia
reQuid Technologies emerges runner up at tech hackathon ( 12/17/2019 - 2:08pm
The fair showcased leading technology innovations that cut across different aspects of life such as Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Robotics, Big Data, ..., Blockchain,, Innovations, Mainstream Media, Quantum
Expert cautions on dangers associated with fourth industrial revolution ( 12/17/2019 - 2:08pm
“Humanity is at the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is ushering in the age of Artificial intelligence, Blockchain technologies, Crypto currency, machine learning ..., Blockchain, Crypto,, Mainstream Media
SmartStream partners with Union Systems to meet demand for East and West Africa ( 11/26/2019 - 3:22pm
AI and Blockchain technologies are being embedded throughout the solutions, which are also available in a variety of deployment models. Commenting on the partnership, Chuks Onyebuchi, CEO ..., Blockchain, CEO,, Important People, Mainstream Media
Facebook profit climbs along with user base ( 10/30/2019 - 11:34pm
Facebook on Wednesday reported that its quarterly profit grew along with its user base as it grapples with concerns ranging from political ads to cryptocurrency. The leading social network said its ..., Cryptocurrency, Facebook,, Mainstream Media, Network
Experts see bitcoin as future currency, safer option ( 10/28/2019 - 8:37pm
As payment systems worldwide continue to undergo transformation and upgrade, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has been identified as the currency of the future that will change the way people manage their ..., Bitcoin, Change, Cryptocurrency,, Mainstream Media, Option
‘Retail banking under siege from new techs, consumer expectations’ ( 10/28/2019 - 8:02pm
New technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other technologies underpinned by data and advanced analytics, alongside changing ..., Blockchain,, Internet of Things, Mainstream Media
FUTA clinches gold at national blockchain hackathon competition ( 10/23/2019 - 8:31pm
Team Audify from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged winner of the 2019 Blockchain Hackathon competition among students of Nigerian Universities held at the auditorium ..., Blockchain, Gold,, Mainstream Media, Precious Metals
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