major tech headlines -- Nov 23

These are the major tech headlines that were featured on JKBluste this week. From Nigerian President Buhari approving a tech for the country’s Customs Service to Appruve winning HiiL’s 2019 Innovative Justice Finals in Lagos, everything’s covered.

Major tech headlines

Buhari approves E-based technology for Nigeria Customs Service

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the development of Electronic Based Customs known as E-Customs for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), according to the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd). He revealed…

 

5 best travel gadgets for any trip in 2019

As you travel, there are travel gadgets that are very important while you pack. See 5 best travel gadgets for any trip in 2019: 1. Universal (all-in-one) plug adapter: It as a…

 

Apple bans all vaping apps from the App Store

Apple has banned all 181 vaping-related apps from its App Store, as per a report from Axios, and the ban happened on November 15, 2019. Axios revealed that the popular tech company…

 

Photos: 15 sleek cars and SUVs from Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing’s range of automobiles

In recent times, Nigeria’s Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing has been in the news for good reasons. It is one of the admirable success stories that have emerged from the continent and here…

 

You can now get the Samsung Galaxy Fold in Ghana

The Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company’s first foldable smartphone, is now in Ghana. The company has just introduced the phone into the country to serve the digital needs of target customers. The…

Samsung Galaxy Fold in Ghana

Ghanaian startup Appruve wins HiiL’s 2019 Innovative Justice final in Lagos

Appruve, a Ghanaian startup focused on finance systems has been announced the winner of the 2019 edition of the Hague Institute of Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice Challenge West Africa regional final….

 

AirtelTigo names Murthy Chaganti as new Chief Executive Officer

Telecom operator AirtelTigo has appointed Murthy Chaganti as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Chaganti was the Chief Operating Officer of the company and acted as the CEO from…

 

Nigeria’s LifeBank starts drone delivery

Nigerian-based medical logistics startup, LifeBank recently announced that it will be including drone delivery in its methods of transportation. This announcement was made at the “African Business Heroes” event in Ghana by…

 

Huawei receives “Most Innovative Service” award at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town

Huawei has been awarded as the Most Innovative Service at the recent AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Business of Tomorrow awarded was given jointly to Huawei and Safaricom. This…

 

Best smartwatches for Android users

For people that put fitness on their priority list, smartwatches can’t be taken away from them. Thus, we’ve listed some of the best smartwatches for Android users here. They are not…

Best smartwatches for Android users

Infinix S5 Lite (2019): Full phone specifications, price and more

The Infinix S5 Lite is priced at GHS 759 in Ghana for the sole 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and GHS 679 for 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. The…

 

Guide to understand the Bitcoin price charts

Bitcoin price chart is an essential thing for every person who needs to begin or already trading on bitcoin trade. That is because the bitcoin price charts determine if you are…

 

Nigerian entrepreneur receives over N90M support from Jack Ma Foundation

A Nigerian entrepreneur, Temie Giwa- Tubosun was the lucky one vs 9 other African entrepreneurs to clinch Jack Ma’s $250,000 (over N90m) prize money for innovation in business. Temie-Giwa founded LifeBank,…

 

Google Maps tests a social network feature

Google Maps is set to start testing a fresh feature that is more common to social networks such as Facebook, instead of a maps app. This feature simplifies locating and following other…

 

Amazon makes its music streaming service free with ads

Amazon is making its music streaming service free. The company formerly provided free, ad-supported streaming to Amazon Echo device owners alone, but now, it is releasing free streaming to whoever is…

Amazon offers ad-supported free music streaming service
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Nigeria’s Smile Communications Ltd woos customers with double offers

To help reduce the effect of the harsh economic times, Nigeria’s leading 4G LTE broadband service provider, Smile Communications Ltd is providing double the value on their existing 30 days data…

 

What is Deepfake and why should we care?

Video is one of the most popular type of content consumed today. YouTube, the biggest ever video sharing portal, sees 300 minutes of fresh video content appear on its servers every…

 

WT:Social: The Facebook rival created by the founder of Wikipedia

The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, has created a social networking platform called WT Social. This platform was developed to rival Facebook in the sense of tackling fake news and challenging…

 

Google drops Instagram stalker app Ghosty from Play Store

Google has removed an app called Ghosty from its app marketplace. This Ghosty app is what we call an Instagram stalker. What it does was to give users access to view…

Google drops Instagram stalker app Ghosty from Play Store

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