African fintech firm Flutterwave raises $35M, partners with Worldpay

San Francisco and Lagos-based fintech startup Flutterwave has raised a $35 million Series B round and announced a partnership with Worldpay FIS for payments in Africa. With the funding, Flutterwave will invest in technology and business development to grow market share in existing operating countries, CEO Olugbenga Agboola — aka GB —…

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How Microsoft Asks over 400 Million People To Buy A New PC and other Tech news arising

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Microsoft is recommending that 400 million users buy new PCs by next month. After recently announcing that they will be ending support…

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Facebook will hire 1,000 in London this year

Facebook will hire 1,000 people in London this year in roles such as product development and safety as it continues to grow its biggest engineering center outside the United States after Britain leaves the European Union.   Over half of the new jobs will be…

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This Apple Watch clone is surprisingly good for just $22.54

Last year I posed a question. How good could a super-cheap smartwatch possibly be? Verdict: Surprisingly good, if you keep your expectations in check. See, these watches claim to be jacks of all trades — fitness tracking, heart-rate monitoring and so on — but often…

These are the Project Athena laptops, Intel hopes will change how you work

Acer’s new Swift 3 was one of several Project Athena laptops announced at CES 2020.James Martin/CNET This story is part of CES 2020, our complete coverage of the showroom floor and the hottest new tech gadgets around.   Intel’s Project Athena is the chipmaker’s attempt to make…

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Windows 7 is Dead. Here’s how to Upgrade to Window 10 free

When Windows 10 was first released in July 2015, Microsoft offered an unprecedented free upgrade offer for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users, good through July 2016. But in 2017, Ed Bott of CNET sister site ZDNet reported that the free upgrade tool was still functional. I tried…

CES 2020: Sony PlayStation 5 Logo Unveiled

Sony PlayStation 5 logo, unveiled at CES 2020, is strikingly familiar The monthly active user count of PSN has crossed 103 million PlayStation 5 will pack a custom AMD CPU and SSD storage Sony has finally revealed the official PlayStation 5 logo at CES 2020….

Manna's 5G drone delivery deal will help you track your airborne pizza

Manna’s 5G drone delivery deal will help you track your airborne pizza

This story is part of CES 2020, our complete coverage of the showroom floor and the hottest new tech gadgets around.   Manna, an Irish drone startup that — as its name suggests — sends food down from the heavens, has inked a deal with…

Sony’s electric car is the best surprise of CES

To answer your question: no, you won’t be able to buy the Sony car. Not any time soon, at least. The company has no plans to mass-produce the Vision-S, the car it surprise-announced at the end of its press conference at this year’s Consumer Electronics…

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Budget-friendly WordPress hosting sites — start blogging with zero capital

As a new blogger, getting a WordPress hosting plan and a domain name is always a big issue. Even while knowing some budget-friendly web hosting sites, most of them are always reluctant to make a purchase since some cheap ones are not reliable. I can…

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Top tech innovations of the last decade

If I had told you in 2010 that one day you’d be able to take photos and videos with a flying camera that would take off from the ground, follow your directions as it soared into the skies and miraculously returned back, you might have thought…

WhatsApp will stop working on these phones soon: Check if yours is among the list

WhatsApp will completely stop working on all Windows-supported phones from 31 December, 2019 The popular messaging app will also not work on a number of Android and iOS phones from 1 February, 2020 Come 2020, WhatsApp will stop working on a number of smartphones. As…

Google releases top search keywords in Nigeria for 2019 — the number 1 keyphrase will shock you

Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria. This year’s top trending news search is ‘ASUU Strike’, which took the highest place over other trending…

Google senior chief gets $242 million pay package after taking control of Alphabet

Google CEO Sundar Pichai got the promotion of a lifetime earlier this month, when company co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquished control of parent company Alphabet Inc. to the longtime Google executive and stepped back after more than two decades at the search giant….

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