Technology

Samsung Named No.1 Global TV Manufacturer For 15 Consecutive Years

Samsung Electronics topped the global TV market for the 15th consecutive year, according to market research firm, Omdia. Newly released data published on February 23 notes that Samsung Electronics recorded 31.8% in global TV market share by revenue in Q4 2020 and retained the largest annual category market share by revenue in 2020, at 31.9%. …

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Huawei Mate X2 folding phone unveiled despite chip supply worries

Huawei has unveiled a revamped foldable smartphone, which it says has a much smaller internal gap when closed than that of its main rival Samsung. The Mate X2 marks a major redesign for the Chinese firm. When shut, the large display is now hidden inside the device rather than exposed over its exterior, as was …

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NIN: stress-free steps to download NIMC mobile App, print National Identity Card on-line

The technical assistant, information technology to the Ministry of Communication, Femi Adeluyi, made this known in a statement issued on the night of Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Abuja. He said the development was part of the federal government’s policy to improve the process of obtaining NIN and linking it to Subscribers Identification Module (SIM), …

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Airtel celebrates Yuletide with discounts on Wi-Fi devices

As part of its plans to give back and re-ignite the sparkle of the Yuletide Season, Airtel Nigeria, has rolled out new exciting offers on its Home Broad Band (HBB) devices, including MiFIs, Routers and the ODU Smartbox.   The offers, which will last through the Yuletide season, is aimed at giving Airtel customers the …

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Uber has sold off its flying taxi unit Elevate

Ride sharing business Uber has sold off its flying taxi unit Elevate to California-based electric aircraft developer Joby Aviation. Elevate is the second business Uber has sold off this week as the company seeks a path to profitability. On Monday, Uber announced the sale of its self-driving unit to autonomous vehicle start-up Aurora. Joby and …

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More than 1 billion people’ll have access to 5G by end of 2020

Ericsson has projected that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G.   This forecast is included in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.   Current 5G uptake in subscriptions and population coverage confirms the technology as deploying the fastest of any generation of mobile connectivity.   The report …

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MTN introduces Zigi,new digital online assistant

MTN Nigeria is set to launch ‘Zigi,’ an online assistant chatbot designed to enhance customers’ digital interactions with the brand, and provide speedy and secure marketing, sales and technical support.   Customers will be able to interact with the chatbot on multiple channels including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, the official MTN website and myMTN App. …

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