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Optiweb Communications Wins Etisalat Prize For Innovation
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Optiweb Communications Wins Etisalat Prize For Innovation

Optiweb Communications has won the Most Innovative Service Provider Awards 2016 at the first ever Etisalat Digital Business Innovation Awards. The Awards ceremony which celebrates several products and partners delivering innovation against the odds was held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites on Saturday 5th of October 2016, and […]

Beware Of OneCoin, A Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme
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Beware Of OneCoin, A Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme world has another ‘maverick’ in its midst- OneCoin, a pseudo cryptocurrency mining Ponzi scheme that claims to rival Bitcoin. Since Bitcoin became very popular, there are series of real and scam cryptocurrencies parading themselves as alternatives to traditional currencies and Bitcoin itself. OneCoin is owned by a […]

This Is How Facebook Safety Centre Works
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This Is How Facebook Safety Centre Works

Two months after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg traveled to Nigeria, the company has unveiled its cyber security agenda which involves a safety centre guarding against cyber bullying. Alex Stamos, head of Cyber Security at Facebook explained that Facebook’s goal to keeping people safe and making the internet more secure for […]

Echelon Wins Big At Konga Software Developers Hackathon
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Echelon Wins Big At Konga Software Developers Hackathon

To buttress its strategic commitment to raising emerging leaders in the tech Konga.com organised the Konga Software Developers Hackathon to pick the best among the best among students of Obafemi Awolowo University. The event had a turnout of over 50 brilliant students from Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Computer Science […]

Kinnevik AB’s Net Asset Hits USD8,3 Billion
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Kinnevik AB’s Net Asset Hits USD8,3 Billion

Kinnevik AB, one of the major investors in Konga, Global Fashion Group and other tech startups has released its Q3 results across all its major investments. The group’s net asset value is now estimated at SEK 74.5bn, approximately USD8,3 billion as at the end of the third quarter. See below the […]

X-GEN Transmits 2.5 Gigabyte Data Per Day
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X-GEN Transmits 2.5 Gigabyte Data Per Day

The X-Gen, the official trading platform of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE transmits a total data volume of 2.5 gigabyte per day. The X-Gen was built in 2013 in collaboration with the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System, NASDAQ. The X-Gen is Nigeria’s first electronic exchange platform, where […]

Naspers Sells Allegro For USD3.253 Billion
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Naspers Sells Allegro For USD3.253 Billion

Naspers, the parent company of DSTV and majority owners of Konga, OLX and Wechat has announced that it has sold-off Poland-based Allegro Group for USD3.253 billion. In statement made available to PageOne Startup Desk, Naspers dsiclosed that it sold its 100% equity stake in Allegro to which includes both Allegro.pl and Ceneo.pl, to […]