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 […]

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali to enter dairy, apparel business this year

After announcing the launch of its packaged drinking water ‘Divya Jal’, Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd is expected to enter $70 billion dairy sector in India. According to a Livemint report, Patanjali will launch products in the dairy and apparel business this calendar year. “With this we will be in 11 categories. The total market […]

Amazon Drive Kills Unlimited Cloud Storage Plan, Now Offers 1TB Space for $60 Per Year

One of the most lucrative things Amazon Drive offered was an unlimited cloud storage plan for as low as $60 (roughly Rs. 3,800) per year. However, the company has now revised its plans to cancel unlimited storage abilities, and instead offer just 1TB for the same amount. The maximum cap of storage capacity is up […]

PS4 Sales to Slow Down After Record Year: Sony

Sony shipped 20 million PS4s last financial year as per its latest earnings report. It ended the 2015 financial year at 40 million PS4s. However the company expects hardware sales to decline for the full financial year and expects online digital sales to be more important going forward. It plans to move another 18 million […]

Game of the Year: Def Jam Icon

STAY ON TARGET Game of the Year: Breakup Squad Game of the Year: Mafia III For too long the definition of “Game of the Year” has been unfairly narrow. How boring is it to see every website shower the same stale AAA games with praise at the end of each holiday season? So at Geek.com, […]

Target planning in-store payments through mobile app this year while still resisting Apple Pay

Target has accepted Apple Pay in its mobile app since Apple’s mobile payment service launched in 2014, but the retailer still doesn’t take Apple Pay in stores. Now Target is planning to introduce its own mobile payment solution later this year which suggests Apple Pay support in stores isn’t coming any time soon. Recode reports that Target is planning […]

Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly For The New Year

With the rise of iPhone crazies, Blackberry geeks and Android fanatics, mobile search is finally beginning to experience the growth that search folks hoped it would. Services like FourSquare, Twitter geolocation and Yelp for Mobile will only intensify this growth over the coming year as they create new opportunities for search and users to go […]

2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop […]

The Year 2016 in Typography

What happens when you ask a designer for his take on the biggest news stories of 2016? The visual treat is a combination of eye-catching graphics, clever distortions and stunning typography. From PV Sindhu’s Olympic exploits to the surgical strikes on terrorists and black money to those we continue to mourn, here’s a look at […]