Facebook to Open Nigerian Hub Next Year in African Tech Drive

Facebook will open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The US social media company said the centre would host an “incubator programme” to help develop technology startups, while it will also train 50,000 Nigerians […]

5 Powerful Tech Trends That Could Affect Your Business

Huffington Post Partner StudioHuffington Post Partner Studio DAVID LEES It would be an understatement to say that technology has disrupted the business landscape. Every aspect of modern organizations today—how they create, communicate, transact and serve—is shaped by technologies that were far beyond the wildest dreams of business leaders a couple of decades ago. To paraphrase […]

Imagination Tech Says No Progress on Apple Dispute, Sale Talks Continue

British chip designer Imagination Technologies said it had made no progress in its battle with its biggest customer Apple, and the sale of the company triggered by the dispute was continuing with talks with potential buyers. Imagination said in April that Apple had decided to develop its own graphics chips and would no longer use Imagination’s processing designs in 15 […]

UK Tech Startup Improbable Breaks $1 Billion Valuation With SoftBank Deal

Improbable, a British tech simulation company dreamt up at Cambridge University, has raised $502 million (roughly Rs. 3,218 crores) in a funding round led by Japan’s SoftBank, valuing it at over $1 billion and propelling it into the top ranks of the European industry. Britain has a thriving tech start-up scene but few companies secure […]

The Most Indispensable Travel Tech: The 7 Gadgets To Take With You

Knomo’s handsome #LiveFree backpack Whether you’re travelling for pleasure or work, you need to take the right tech with you. Here are the two best pieces of tech-ed up luggage of recent months and a few things to put in them. And two of them don’t even need electricity. Horizn Studios Horizn Studios Cabin Trolley […]

United Continental Taps Apple and IBM for Mobile Tech Overhaul

PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY United Continental Holdings Inc. plans a major overhaul of its mobile technology, which will include the development of new apps and the upgrade of the iPhones and iPads used by 50,000 flight and ground employees. The air carrier will work with Apple Inc. and International Business Machines Corp., which announced an […]

Matt Stringer of Men’s Wearhouse: Mobile Wallet Tech Will Change Customer Engagement

Small Business Trends: Give us a little of your background. Matt: I came in 16 years ago and went from being one of three people in the marketing department – with a channel strategy almost exclusively TV. Now we’re a team that includes an in house creative team, a CRM team, a database marketing team, […]

Matt Stringer of Men’s Wearhouse: Mobile Wallet Tech Will Change Customer Engagement

Small Business Trends: Give us a little of your background. Matt: I came in 16 years ago and went from being one of three people in the marketing department – with a channel strategy almost exclusively TV. Now we’re a team that includes an in house creative team, a CRM team, a database marketing team, […]