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Opay Adds Another “O” To Its Portfolio Of “O” Services In Nigeria

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OPay, also known as Operapay, has launched OCar as part of its app services in Lagos.https://twitter.com/getoride/status/1196736697356181504?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3This is following a Series B raise of $120 million led by existing investors Meituan-Dianping, Source Code Capital, IDG Capital, Sequoia China and GSR...

Visa To Acquire 20% Stake In Africa’s Most Illustrious Fintech, Interswitch, For $200 Million

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Visa, a US-based global credit card giant, has reportedly planned to acquire 20% stake in the Nigeria-based Africa payments firm Interswitch for a whopping $200 million.According to skynews, the acquisition, if successful, will make the fintech, Africa’s latest technology...

WhatsApp’s Fingerprint Unlock Feature Keeps Your Chat Conversations Safe

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WhatsApp's long promised unlock feature is now on Android. This is part of Facebook's way to consolidate its security goals and abate privacy violations across its platforms.Speaking of violations, there've been series of complaints from users who have been...

Elon Musk Says He Sees No good In Twitter

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Elon Musk has on Nov 1st, indicated his interest to stay offline or maybe off internet as shown in his tweet "going offline".https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1190292298694680577?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3This however, was clarified by a follow up tweet "not sure about good of Twitter" which he...

Facebook Will Remind You to Go for Checkups, Set Reminders Here!

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"Health is expensive" for the poor and average person in the world, which accounts for about 70% of the world healthcare challenges encountered today. In as much as "health is wealth", factors such as awareness, access and cost create...

CBN Cancels MTN’s Plan To Impose Charges On USSD Transactions

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The Central Bank of Nigeria opposes MTN's plan to impose charges for unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) transactions.Effective Oct 21st, the South African owned MTN, has under the guise of Nigerian banks, put forward a charge of N4 per...

Lebanon Plans To Charge A Fee For Internet Voice Calls

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Intellectual properties are fast becoming a tool for leverage, via tax payment amid extreme economic conditions in the country.Lebanon is leaning towards placing a fee of 20 cents per day on internet voice calls via whatsApp and facebook messenger...

Jack Dorsey CEO And Founder Of Twitter To Visit Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ethiopia In...

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Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Twitter is visiting four African countries – Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa this November. Although not alot was said about his trip, Dorsey says he will spend time with entrepreneurs. They include Betelhem...

Facebook’s New Stand-Alone Messaging App “Threads” From Instagram Isn’t Far From Snapchat

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Facebook launches a new standalone app "Threads" from Instagram to help you stay connected to your close friends.Threads is a new camera-first messaging app; It is an off-shoot of Instagram that's suited for deeper connections with the people that...

Moving Around With A Laptop Shouldn’t Be A Detainable Offence– Nigeria’s Tech Leaders Protest!

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Nigeria's tech leaders consider a ligitious action against indiscriminate arrests of tech engineers, which are usually mistakened for internet imposters and money launderers popularly known as (yahoo yahoo) because they are seen around with laptops.Today, Monday 30th, tech leaders...

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Google Go released In Africa To Overcome Slow Internet Speed By...

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Google just added another item to its line of "Go" products, this time it is the Google Go app. Designed to overcome Africa’s greatest...

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