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NOGTECH: 5 Winners Emerge, Awarded US$50,000, Product Development

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 22, 2020
Five innovative teams were selected on Saturday as the winners of the recently organized Nigerian Oil and Gas Technology (NOGTECH) Hackathon sponsored by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). According to a statement by the NCDMB , the teams are Fuel Intellisense, Homefort Energy, Gricd Mote, Kiakia Gas and Airsynq and their projects […]

NOGTECH: 3-Day Hackathon Begins, 5 Teams To Get Us$10,000 Grant

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 17, 2020
The Nigerian Oil and Gas Technology (NOGTECH) sponsored by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) will enter the 3-day hackathon stage from Thursday, September 17 in Lagos, with 15 teams contesting for the opportunity to emerge among the top five finalists. The NCDMB in a statement signed by Corporate Communications on Wednesday saidupon […]

Technology: 10 Cars You Did Not Know Were Made In Africa[Photos]

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 23, 2020
Africa is a developing continent with amazing potential, and even more creative people. Every day, new inventions are surfacing; new genius uncovered. From intellectual groundbreakers making us proud home and abroad, to technological wonders. Today, in no particular order, let us briefly examine automobiles made in Africa, adapted to suit our unique terrain, and colorful […]

“A Call for Extra Vigilance as Cybercriminals Exploit Covid19” —Ministry Of Communication

by Breaking Timeson April 10, 2020
The Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy has released a press statement to urge Nigerians to be more vigilant as cyber criminals use the Covid19 outbreak to exploit the nation. The Ministry tweeted: “A CALL FOR EXTRA VIGILANCE AS CYBERCRIMINALS EXPLOIT COVID19 “ The statement revealed that due to the lockdown and social distancing required […]

Elon Musk says the Crew Dragon spacecraft is designed to escape a fireball ‘literally like something out of Star Wars’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
A very delighted Elon Musk explained how the SpaceX Crew Dragon is designed to be able to escape from a fireball, celebrating the “risky” safety test of the spacecraft meant to show astronauts could survive a rocket failure.  “Since the spacecraft has a very powerful base heat shield, and even a leeward-side heat shield, it should be […]

Huawei prepares new processor far more powerful than Kirin 990

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
Rumors around Huawei’s next high-end processor are already circulating. It seems that the next SoC will be known as Kirin 1020 and will have a performance increase of 50% vs. Kirin 990 Equipping Mate 30 Pro. If these If these values are confirmed, we will see a surprising increase in performance across generations. As a […]