Tag Archives: Technology/Internet

08Mar/15

Female entrepreneur takes her Nigerian online fashion store to Africa’s top business lists

Ahead of World Women’s Day on March 8, we celebrate Africa’s women in business. Nigerian entrepreneur Honey Ogundeyi started Fashpa – an online shopping platform with one of the widest selections of fashionable clothes and accessories, just over a year ago. She was recently listed by Forbes among one of ten top emerging entrepreneurs in Africa for 2015.
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03Mar/15

Apple, Google poaching settlement appears headed for approval

Federal Judge expected to approve proposed multimillion dollar settlement in lawsuit that accuses tech giants of conspiring to keep salaries low.

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03Mar/15

NASA spacecraft to enter Ceres’ orbit later this week

(Next Media) – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will reach dwarf planet Ceres on Friday, marking the end of its eight-year journey. The spacecraft’s mission is to study both Vesta, one of the largest asteroid in our solar system, and Ceres, an icy dwarf planet.
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02Mar/15

Google and an Amazonian foundation team up to launch Amazon Street View

Google teams up with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation to expand its Amazon Street View allowing users to get a close-up view of the Brazilian Amazon.
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02Mar/15

Mobile World looks to 5G

(BVO) – Welcome to the future.

A place where you can stream videos as holograms from your phone.

HD movies will take a matter of seconds to download.

While data speeds reach the giddy heights of 13 Gigabytes per second.

For now 5G is a work in progress.

But firms like Nokia Networks are hoping to make it a reality by 2020.
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02Mar/15

GSMA Launches Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

MNOs to Implement Disaster Response Initiative to Ensure Effective and Predictable Response During Times of Crisis
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02Mar/15

Intel Launches New Mobile SoCs, LTE Solution

Announces Collaborations with Ericsson*, Samsung*, Others as Part of Broad Effort Spanning Silicon, Devices, Security and Networking Solutions
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02Mar/15

Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6
Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015
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02Mar/15

Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.
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