By Technology Times Lagos. September 9, 2012: CloseoutExplosion.com has announced the publication of a report sharing how it is using Facebook to sell clothing in Nigeria and leveraging the social media channel for the New York-based wholesale clothing business that exports brand name clothing, shoes and handbags in markets across Africa. The ideas [...]
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in partnership with Skannet Nigeria Limited and AfriNic recently held an IPV6 Transition Training/Workshop for Federal Govenment Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at the NITDA Cisco Training Laboratory in Abuja. Technology Times brings images from the two-day event
By Technology Times Reporter Lagos. May 9, 2012. Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola has topped the table in a survey that ranked Twitter activities to underscore growing social media presence of chief executives of states in Nigeria, Africa’s vibrant online community. The survey report just released by ThinQThanQ, the research and database unit [...]
By Olubunmi Adeniyi Lagos. April 10, 2012: The disparity between the women and their male counterpart in access to basic Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) has been described as a major hurdle in Nigeria’s quest to become a major economic bloc in the African sub-region. Chief Executive Officer, Women in Technology in Nigeria (WITIN), [...]
By Olubunmi Adeniyi March 29, 2012: The swearing-in of the new leadership elected to run the affairs of the Joint Action Committee on Information Technology Awareness and Development (JACITAD) for the next two years held today with the body renewing its vision to reposition as a critical stakeholder in the ICT industry. The highpoint of [...]
By Omoniyi Akinrogunde President Goodluck Jonathan who has attracted over 700,000 fans on Facebook took to the social media platform to promise good governance. “I will continue to remind myself that the mandate you gave to me to defend you is a sacred mandate that will not be taken for granted”, he said in a [...]
Sometimes the nicest of people, when faced with the pressure of competition, make
evil stupid decisions. That’s pretty much what happened to Google when it realized that Facebook was about to eat its lunch with regards to social data on the web — so it started doing dumb things, like building Google Buzz, Wave and most recently rolling out “Search Plus Your World” which to the rest of the world just looks like “Search Plus Google+.”
The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2011′s best in technology. Voting begins now.
For 2011, we’ve added some new categories. Best Location App, Best Cloud Services and Biggest Social Impact join the Crunchies ranks this year. You’ll also find Best Social App (Google+ is up against Facebook Timeline, the New New Twitter, Instagram, and Path 2.0), the NYC-dominated category of Best Shopping App, Best New Startup and the year’s best VC’s and Angel Investors. Newcomers like Task Rabbit’s Leah Busque and Keith Rabois for his angel investments (Airbnb, LinkedIn, Yammer, Path, YouTube) made the list of finalists, as well as industry favorites such as Marc Andreessen, Jack Dorsey, Mark Pincus and Ron Conway.