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So you want to outsource your product engineering?

When considering outsourcing your software projects, having code produce expected events isn’t enough. You need to enlist a team lead The post So you want to outsource your product engineering? appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 4, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

DStv and GOtv subscribers will pay more from May 1st

Multichoice has announced that as from 1st of May 2017, DStv and GOtv subscription rates will increase.The increase in the rate is by 5%. We announced last year that we would do everything possible to hold the price barring any [...]

April 4, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: One Radio — stream your favourite local radio stations from anywhere in the world

One Radio is a mobile platform for streaming radio stations, music playlists, podcast interviews and news right from mobile phones. The post Startup Profile: One Radio — stream your favourite local radio stations from anywhere in the world appeared first [...]

April 4, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #14: All about learning at workshops

This week, we have curated tech events that you should consider attending. Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 3rd April – Monday, 10th April, 2017). IBM Bluemix Awareness Workshop Passion Incubator is partnering with IBM to deliver [...]

April 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

7 Nigerian startup founder blogs every budding entrepreneur should follow

So we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite business blogs written by Nigerian startup founders for aspiring Nigerian entrepreneurs. The post 7 Nigerian startup founder blogs every budding entrepreneur should follow appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

#5kbae: How brands should use social media to their advantage

The whole #5kbae and #KeepTheChangeBae hashtags drama are evidence that Nigerian brands can attract more customers by joining Twitter trends. The post #5kbae: How brands should use social media to their advantage appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: GoSlow Yarn — get live traffic updates in just one click

GoSlow Yarn is an app developed by Oluwatemilorun Isaac Akinbosede and Luqman Tobi Bello to help provide live traffic updates while commuting. The post Startup Profile: GoSlow Yarn — get live traffic updates in just one click appeared first on [...]

April 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How to cheat time and get more out of 24 hours

Today we will be reviewing Slipstream Time Hacking: How to Cheat Time, Live More, And Enhance Happiness by Benjamin Hardy. This book beckons to be read because it has a drawing element — time — which is something I always [...]

April 1, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Should Pay on Delivery be scrapped?

This week started with the quite unfortunate news of the demise of a Jumia delivery man in Porth Harcourt, Rivers state. The delivery man, whose name was later revealed to be Chukwuma Eleje, was last seen on Saturday after he left [...]

April 1, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Flashback Friday: 5 movies that will re-inspire you

Have you ever walked into the movies and came out inspired, like a totally different person? We all know that this occasional dose of chill is needed, especially after a hard working week and you need more than sleep to [...]

March 31, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Why we should all be scared of our smartphones

Remember when we only had feature phones and we were limited to just calls and text. You are probably one of those who held a stopwatch throughout a call before the introduction of the per second billing to ensure that [...]

March 31, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Telecoms service will take a turn for the worst if Egbin Power Plant shuts down

Egbin Power Plant has announced that it may have to shut down operations,  over an accumulated debt of ₦ 110bn. Egbin Power Plant is ‘one of the biggest single power generating stations in Africa‘, with a generating capacity of 1,320MW, consisting of [...]

March 31, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: LetsDesignStudios — get creative architectural designs for your building projects in 3D

LetsDesignStudios is an all-around 3D architectural visualisation company that renders 3D services in Modelling, Rendering, Interior Design and branding. The post Startup Profile: LetsDesignStudios — get creative architectural designs for your building projects in 3D appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 31, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian fintech startup Lidya raises $1.25 million seed funding

Nigerian fintech startup Lidya has raised $ 1.25 million dollars in seed funding. The funding round was led by Accion Venture Lab, with participation from Newid Capital and several other unnamed angel investors. Lidya which joined the steady growing financial [...]

March 30, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

The truth about the ‘killer numbers’ reportedly making Nigerians commit suicide

Do you know anybody that has died this week from receiving calls from stranger killer numbers? There are rumours flying that there are phone numbers that are the harbingers of death in Nigeria. Allegedly, callers from these numbers hypnotise victims to [...]

March 30, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Samsung set to relaunch Refurbished Note 7

Issues arose with Samsung after it released the Note 7. The phone had defective batteries which caused explosions, thereby endangering the lives of its users. In response, Samsung did a global recall of the Note 7 brand. What went wrong When Samsung finally opened up about [...]

March 30, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: StartCredits — compare loans and save money

At its core, StartCredits offers services ranging from categories online lending, peer to peer review of loans, microfinance to mortgage. The post Startup Profile: StartCredits — compare loans and save money appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 30, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

TECNO launches the Phonepad 3 at a glamourous event in lagos

TECNO, Lagos, March 2017 – Africa’s frontier phone maker, TECNO Mobile unveiled its latest device at a launch hosted at the alluring Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, March 27, 2017. Addressing the media, TECNO tablet Business Unit Manager, Eric [...]

March 29, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Just before you get to the pitching table

Raising capital/funds has always been a major concern when starting a business. This is why majority look to getting in touch with foreign and local investors for seed funds. Most times you only get 10 minutes (or less) to pitch [...]

March 29, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Federal Government launches ‘OneBook’ a financial software

In a bid to curb financial embezzlement and increase lucidity in the financial sector of Nigeria’s economy,  the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Finance has launched an accounting software portal which is known as ‘One Book’. This initiative is [...]

March 29, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Ebi Atawodi is now Product Manager,Global Payments Growth of Uber worldwide

The General Manager of Uber West Africa Ebi Atawodi is now Product Manager, Global Payments Growth for Uber globally. The news was first glimpsed via a tweet posted by Tavo Oviosu, CEO of Paga. big ups to my homie @ebiatawodi [...]

March 29, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Obeezi — buy fashion accessories from a dedicated fashion eCommerce store

Obeezi, launched in November 2014, is an online shopping mall, strictly dedicated to the sales of fashion clothing and accessories. The post Startup Profile: Obeezi — buy fashion accessories from a dedicated fashion eCommerce store appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 29, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

The legal considerations of running a FinTech startup in Nigeria

Most of the legal, regulatory framework applicable to financial institutions apply to fintech startups providing digital equivalents of offline services The post The legal considerations of running a FinTech startup in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: 6 tech jobs opening you may be interested in

Once again we have rounded up a list of available vacancies for you this week. Check out these tech job openings for techies and non- techies and apply if you are interested. Quickcheck Business Intelligence Lead at Seedstars Location: Ikoyi, [...]

March 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jumia delivery man allegedly murdered in Port Harcourt

Jumia lost of one its delivery man over an unfortunate incident that happened in the city of PortHarcourt between Saturday and early hours of yesterday. The post Jumia delivery man allegedly murdered in Port Harcourt appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian telcos lost over 1m internet users in February

In a recent report released by the NCC, Nigerian mobile service providers lost over 1M internet users in February compared to January. The post Nigerian telcos lost over 1m internet users in February appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: GlamAfric — find and book beauty and wellness professionals near you

GlamAfric is a marketplace designated to help transform Beauty & Wellness experiences by making it easy and faster to find and book appointments The post Startup Profile: GlamAfric — find and book beauty and wellness professionals near you appeared first [...]

March 28, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #13: StartUP Friday, Usable Meetup and other tech events happening this week

This week, we have curated tech events that you should consider attending. Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 27th March – Monday, 3rd April, 2017). Usable Meetup Usable is a community of individuals who are interested in building beautiful & [...]

March 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

iPhone users will have all their personal data wiped out by April 7, if Apple does not pay a ransom

Hackers are here to stay and this time they are out for iPhone users. iPhone users risk losing all their personal data including photos, videos, and messages if the recent blackmail attempt on Apple holds any water. A group of [...]

March 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

You can now stream video attachments in your Gmail

The team behind Gmail recently released a feature that allows you stream videos in your Gmail account powered by Youtube video player. The post You can now stream video attachments in your Gmail appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 27, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps