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- Nike just debuted the second iteration of its self-lacing shoe, the Adapt BB. The company is claiming its new Adapt platform provides athletes with its most advanced fit to date by combining its power-lacing system with a mobile app to create a truly customizable fit. Unlike $720 debut verison, the Adapt BB runs at a more manageable $350 and will be available next month.
#nike #hyperadapt #adaptbb #tech
Square Off, an AI powered wooden chessboard, is a product that impressed at #CES2019
meetup and walked away the winner of @techcrunch
The AI software was built by Stockfish and moving pieces are controlled with an electromagnet attached to a robotic arm hidden under the board.
Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, recently announced that he and his wife, MacKenzie, are getting a divorce, via a joint statement shared on Twitter. .
"We want to make people aware of a development in our lives," the statement began. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends." .
What do you think is responsible for the couple's separation?
#Technology #Amazon #JeffBezos #Marriage #love #Breakup #ecommerce
Are you the founder of a technology startup currently operating in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire or South Africa, ready to scale across Africa? You should apply for MEST Africa’s second annual MEST Africa Challenge to win up to $5ok Equity Investment.
Other prizes include:.
- A space in the MEST incubator of their choice.
- The chance to pitch at the finals on a global stage at the 2019 MEST Africa Summit in Nairobi.
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Samsung has announced the official launch date of the Galaxy S10 at the ongoing CES 2019.
The tech giant revealed the event will take place Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. PT at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.
Are you a Samsung user, why do you love the smartphone brand?
Applications for Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa 2019 for African Startups is now open.
If you’re building a great business or product in Africa, for Africa, Google is interested in you! Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa accepts applications from startups located in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote D’ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.
As part of all Launchpad regional accelerators, startups receive:
1. Equity-free support.
Access to Google engineers and intensive mentoring from 20+ teams.
2. Access to silicon valley experts and top local mentors.
3. PR training and global media opportunities.
4. Close partnership with Google for three months (new classes are accepted twice a year). For details on how to apply, visit www.techcityng.com
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#Google #GoogleAccelerator #TechcityNG #startup #accelerator #startups #SME #business #technology #training
Acording to Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), Nigeria’s electronic payment (e-payment) services hit a record N56.85 trillion transactions from January to September 2018.
Reports from the News Agency of Nigeria indicated an upsurge of N16.4 trillion when compared to the N40.45 trillion that was recorded in the corresponding period of 2017.
Most of these electronic transactions occurred through NIBSS Instant Payment (NIP), Point of Sale (PoS), Automated Transfer Machines (ATMs), Mobile Money, Electronic Bills Payment (E-Bills) and Web payments.
What do you think is responsible for the growth of the Cashless Policy in Nigeria?
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#Technology #fintech #POS #ecommerce #epayment #Nigeria #estore #onlinebanking #online
The Nigerian smartphone industry welcomes a new brand into its market in Oppo Mobile
OPPO is a Chinese smartphone and electronic device manufacturer, a subsidiary of Guangdong Bubugao Electronic Industry Co. Ltd which is also the manufacturer of Vivo and OnePlus which is arguably the premium brand of the three.
OPPO is setting its foot into Nigeria with the introduction of the OPPO A3s, a mid-range smartphone released in May 2018.
Do you think Oppo is going to be a success in Nigeria?
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Apple is allowing 2019 Samsung Smart TV models to be able to access iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2. In a statement, Samsung said support on 2018 Samsung Smart TVs will be made available via firmware update.
With the new iTunes Movies and TV Shows app on Samsung Smart TVs, Samsung said its customers can access their existing iTunes library and browse the iTunes Store to buy or rent from a selection of hundreds of thousands of movies and TV episodes — including the largest selection of 4K HDR movies
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