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FBI: IoT devices 'open consumers to cyber exploitation'

Common Internet of Things (IoT) devices can open consumers to cyber exploitation, the FBI has warned amid growing concern over security holes found among connected devices.
Common Internet of Things (IoT) devices can open consumers to cyber exploitation, the FBI has warned amid growing concern over security holes found among connected devices. The FBI is re-iterating the growing concern of cyber criminals targeting unsecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices.  The number of IoT devices in use is expected to increase from 5 billion in 2016 to …

#1 LAGOS | Website to verify vehicle numbers now live

Lagos State says it has opened a website, www.lsmvaapvs.org, to verify number plates of vehicles registered by the state government.
Lagos State has opened a website, www.lsmvaapvs.org, to verify number plates of vehicles registered by the state government. Lagos State says it has that digitized number plater system. The new website also lets law enforcement agencies verify authenticity of number plates issued by the State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA). The website, www.lsmvaapvs.org, will henceforth become a medium of confirmation by …

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#2 Digital TV: Abuja gets 30 free Made-in-Nigeria channels

Magic box: The STBMAN Chairman says that TV Set Top Boxes (seen in photo) can create over 10,000 direct jobs and another 50,000 indirect emanating from 13 new Set Top Boxes (STB) factories, outside new TV stations, productions and other value added services in the digital broadcasting ecosystem in Nigeria.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says 30 free TV channels coming after the digital switch over (DSO) in Abuja will be from Nigerian stations. Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director General of NBC dropped this hint during a recent visit by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) to the broadcast regulator. The Abuja rollout of the DSO coming up in the …

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#3 PC: How to spot symptoms of CPU failure

PC: How to spot symptoms of CPU failure
The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the brain of your computer. A computer with a bad CPU cannot properly run software or perform useful tasks. With average technical skills, you can learn to tell if your PC has a bad CPU or if its problems stem from other causes. In most cases, a non-functional CPU will leave your computer completely unresponsive; …

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#4 Nigeria sales of Zinox tablet PC, Zpad begins

ZPad 10-inch by Zinox
Zinox Technologies has commenced sales of its new tablet PCs known as ZPad, in the Nigerian technology company’s foray into mobile computing. Zinox announced on its website, where the products are being offered for sale, that the tablets will be available in two variants: the 10 inch and 7 inch versions. This comes after Foxconn, a global computer, tablet and …

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#5 NIGERIA | How to switch on Free TV

NIGERIA | How to switch on Free TV
Free TV, the broadcasting platform created under the digital migration underway in Nigeria says consumers wanting to enjoy its service will need a Digital TV Pass. Free TV says its offering will deliver “a wide range of home entertainment to Nigerians through highly entertaining and informative channels.” The National Broadcasting Commission, the broadcast regulator is mid-wifing the phased rollout of …

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#6 Innjoo Leap | World’s slimmest laptop hedges ‘power bank’ charging feature

When it comes to Nigeria market success, Innjoo, maker of world’s slimmest laptop, the Innjoo Leap, expect that its power bank charging feature can possibly keep it smiling to the bank.
When it comes to Nigeria market success, Innjoo, maker of world’s slimmest laptop, the Innjoo Leap, expect that its power bank charging feature can possibly keep it smiling to the bank. Few weeks after the launch of its first 6GB RAM powered device- the Innjoo Pro 2, Innjoo, Chinese technology company has just taken yet another remarkable step in the …

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#7 Top 5 Android phones that charge other devices

Top 5 Android phones that charge other devices
There are Android smartphones that have a long-lasting battery and can as well charge other phones as well, writes Donatus Anichukwueze of Technology Times.  The mobile market phone is filled with various brands, different types and sizes of smartphones that has left consumers with choices when looking out for phone to purchase for personal use. The good news now is …

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#8 MTN, Glo, others barred from 'direct sale' of value added services

MTN Nigeria and other mobile network operators (MNOs) have been barred from direct sale of value added services to subscribers, Technology Times has learnt.
MTN Nigeria, Glo and other mobile network operators (MNOs) have been barred from direct sale of value added services to their subscribers, Technology Times has learnt. Mobile Value Added Services are products/services offered via a mobile platform, like Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Message Services, outside of the operator's core voice service. These broad range of products/services that add …

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#9 Criminals get 7-year jail term as Nigeria passes cyber crime law

2.6GHz spectrum auctions in Nigeria
A seven-year jail term awaits offenders of computer-related fraud and other cyber crimes following a new law passed by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Sen. Ekweremadu congratulated distinguished Senators for achieving a major landmark by passing this very important bill that not only seek to fight corruption to standstill but boost the image of the country within …

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#10 N-Power, government job creation scheme, to empower software developers

N-Power, government job creation scheme, to empower software developers
Nigerian software developers will be among 100,000 job seekers expected to benefit from the new Federal Government job creation programme codenamed N-Power. N-Power is one of five initiatives of the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government to help young Nigerians acquire and develop life-long skills. According to a statement released by the Job Creation unit in the Presidency, a pool …

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