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CONSUMER TECH TREND | Chinese phones gain Nigeria mobile market share

Chinese phones which were traditionally called Chinco or China phone are in the Nigerian mobile market because they were entered with relatively cheaper prices points. But that was back then as Chinese phones from Chinese device makers that were regarded relatively inferior to bigger global brands have consolidated their market hold in Nigeria. Three years […]

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IDC: World smartphones supply clocks 343.3m in Q2 2016

A total of 343.3 million smartphones were shipped by vendors worldwide in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC preliminary results from its Worldwide Quarterly mobile Phone Tracker shows that the 2Q16 shipment was relatively flat, with 0.3% increase from 2Q15 when vendors shipped 342.4 million units. When […]

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Blackberry beefs up security on new Android smartphone

BlackBerry has unveiled a new smartphone called the DTEK50 and touted as the most secure Android smartphone ever. DTEK50 is the second Android-based samrtphone released by Blackberry combining Alphabet Inc’s popular software and broad app catalogue. [quote font=”georgia” font_size=”22″ font_style=”italic” align=”left” arrow=”yes”]David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer, BlackBerry explains that “with an increase in cybercrime on smartphones, people […]

NIGERIA | Partner Mobile launches PS 3 smartphone

Facebook to ‘connect Nigerian SMEs with customers’

Facebook says it hosted small and medium sized enterprises from Nigeria and Ghana to support entrepreneurship across West Africa. The session focused on how Facebook can help small businesses reach exactly the right customers – for less money and with greater returns, according to the social media company. [quote font=”georgia” font_size=”22″ font_style=”italic” align=”left” arrow=”yes”]According to […]

Microsoft’s Gates stakes $450m on polio eradication in Nigeria