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How to use Meta AI to chat on WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram

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Microsoft announces it is selling Teams Chat, Video App separately

The world’s biggest software company, Microsoft, has announced it is selling its Teams Chat and Video App separately from its Office product. A possible EU antitrust fine was avoided when the company revealed this on Monday, six months after separating the two products in Europe. Reuters reports that the European Commission has been looking into […]

Modupeoluwa Olalere
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Lagos to collaborate with Meta on digital space

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, expressed his administration’s readiness to collaborate with a technology company, Meta Platform Inc., owners of Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp, to deepen the digital space in the State. Governor Sanwo-Olu spoke during a courtesy visit by the President, Global Affairs, Meta Platforms Inc. (Facebook), Sir. Nick Clegg at […]

Staff Writer
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BRICS plans Independent payment system using Blockchain

The BRICS alliance, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, unveils plans to develop an independent payment system fueled by blockchain technology and digital currencies. The plan is part of strides to strengthen financial autonomy and reduce reliance on the US Dollar. This initiative, set to roll out in 2024, aims to revolutionise international […]

Ibukunoluwa Josephine Bankole
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Conducive Capital launches $50m VC fund for tech SMEs

Conducive Capital, a new Venture Capital firm in South Africa, is out with the goal of helping local tech SMEs grow and employ hundreds of people. In the medium to long term, Conducive Capital also hopes to assist in the creation of unicorns in South Africa.  The majority-black-owned company, which was launched in Johannesburg this […]

Felicia Akindurodoye
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Villgro Africa to support female-founded health innovations

With the goal of offering venture capital to help them grow, healthcare-focused investor and incubator Villgro Africa is on the hunt for female founders helming innovative health startups across the continent. In 2017, the India-based Villgro Innovations Foundation launched Villgro Kenya, an early-stage business incubator and impact investor. Villgro Kenya provides mentorship, capital, and networking […]

Felicia Akindurodoye
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Sony’s PlayStation, Microsoft’s Xbox Series boast next-generation features

The battle for console supremacy continues! Sony’s PlayStation 5 (PS5) and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X/S (Xbox) represent the cutting edge of gaming, boasting powerful hardware, stunning visuals, and next-generation features. But which console reigns supreme? Let’s compare key factors head-to-head to help you decide. Power and performance The battle for graphical supremacy heats up with […]

Olanrewaju Adeniyi
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Viebeg optimises medical equipment procurement using AI

A Rwandan startup called Viebeg has developed a business-to-business (B2B) platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and data to make the procurement of medical equipment and supplies easier and safer. Established in 2018, Viebeg’s “VieProcure” platform provides healthcare providers with a free, data-driven procurement solution. This includes hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and more. Tobias Reiter, co-founder […]

Felicia Akindurodoye
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Yande Nomvete leads charge for financial access through cryptocurrency

In Africa, the nexus of health, economic disparities, and overall well-being underscores the urgent need for transformative solutions.  Recognizing the pivotal role of financial services in driving change, the International Monetary Fund highlights the potential of financial inclusion to uplift families, catalyse business growth, and bridge the gap between economic aspirations and tangible progress. Read […]

Ibukunoluwa Josephine Bankole
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Howso, Microsoft to offer new AI technologies

 In a move that promises to redefine the landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) in business, Howso has joined forces with tech giant Microsoft. This collaboration is set to bring Howso’s pioneering explainable AI engine to Microsoft’s extensive global customer base, offering a new level of transparency and trust in AI technologies. Microsoft’s Pegasus Program, an […]

Hauwa Ali Abdul
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Exploring new frontiers in ‘Fortnite Chapter’

Battle Royale mode in Fortnite continues to be the most popular mode for playing games online. New content, map changes, and gameplay tweaks keep players returning for more.  Here’s what happened with Fortnite Island as of March 11, 2024.”Rise of the Herald” is Chapter 4 of Season 2. We are now in Chapter 4 of […]

Staff Writer
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Airtel Africa announces first Data Center in Lagos

Airtel Africa is taking a significant leap in Nigeria’s digital landscape by announcing the construction of its first-ever 34 Megawatts NXtra Data Center in Lagos.  This groundbreaking initiative is set to commence with a ceremonial event later this month, graced by prominent figures, including Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun, […]

Hauwa Ali Abdul
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NYT Games app unveils user-friendly updates

NYT Games updates the app for discovery. The New York Times NYT Games app has received a significant update designed to make it a more user-friendly and engaging hub for gamers of all levels.  This update comes nearly a year after the app transitioned from its original crossword-centric focus to “NYT Games,” reflecting its expanding […]

Staff Writer
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Most Influential cross-border payment platforms in Africa

Africa, with its diverse economies and growing digital landscape, has seen a surge in cross-border payment platforms tailored to the continent’s unique needs. These platforms offer convenient, efficient, and cost-effective solutions for individuals and businesses to transfer money across borders. Here, we explore three leading cross-border payment platforms making significant strides in Africa. M-Pesa M-Pesa, […]

Olumofe Temitayo
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