Category: Tech News

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Co-founder of Andela and Flutterwave launches early-stage investment fund

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, co-founder of Andela and Flutterwave, on Tuesday, announced his Future Africa initiative, has launched an early-stage investment fund that will back up to 20 founders with up to…

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Foreign exchange firm Travelex hit with ‘$6M ransomware attack

Foreign exchange company Travelex is being held to ransom by hackers who unleashed the Sodinokibi ransomware and are reportedly requesting a $6 million payment (likely in cryptocurrency), BBC reports. In…

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Apple’s App Sales Hit a Record of $1.4 Billion Between Christmas and New Year’s Eve

Apple made a ton of money in the final days of 2019 as sales from the App Store totaled a whopping $1.4 billion. The sales according to Apple was between…

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Huawei’s revenue hit a record $122B in 2019 despite US sanctions

Huawei on Tuesday reported resilient revenue for 2019 as the embattled Chinese technology group continues to grow despite a prolonged American campaign against its business, but cautioned that growth this…

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12 African startups to keep an eye on in 2020

2019 was altogether a great year for tech startups in Africa as many achieved quite impressive milestones. From raising much needed capital to product launches and scaling their startups.  We…

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Medical treatments are becoming more personalized, thanks to AI

Artificial Intelligence has come a long way since it was in its blooming stages in the 1940s. It was a time when the direct interaction between AI and humans seemed…

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Nigerian auto-trading platform Cars45 expands to Ghana, Kenya

Nigerian automotive trading platform Cars45 has expanded into Ghana and Kenya as it bids to establish itself as the primary platform for all car transactions in the US$45 billion African…

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WhatsApp will sue businesses for abusing bulk messaging

Getting a barrage of bulk messages is one of the most annoying parts of modern messaging services, but now WhatsApp says it is taking additional measures to prevent people and…

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After years of hype about gigabit speeds that will let you download full-length movies in mere seconds, 5G is close to becoming a reality. Normally, it takes about 26 hours…

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