Kapersky Lab discovers zero-day vulneribility inpage editor

Kapersky Lab Discovers Zero-Day Vulnerability Attacks on Asian and African Banks

Just after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Smart Africa Alliance last month, Kaspersky Lab has discovered attacks which appear to be using a zero-day exploit for the InPage text editor.  The exploit was used in attacks against banks in some Asian and African countries. A zero-day vulnerability […]


Vega School video gaming degree

This South African School is Offering Degree course in Gaming

Video gaming is one of the world’s quickest developing worldwide businesses and in this way a blasting profession alternative. As a $21 billion industry, it is soon anticipated that would gain more cash than Hollywood. As indicated by an industry report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) the South African computer games industry […]


Nigerian online payment platform

Paystack introduces online payment for Nigerian merchants with Shopify Accounts.

Paystack, Nigerian and US-based online payment platform, has launched an integrated payments solution for Nigerian merchants who use Shopify. The launch of this payments gateway means that Nigerian online retailers on Shopify will now be able to accept payments from anyone, anywhere in the world, using local and international payment methods. […]


SAP co-innovation lab

Africa’s First SAP Co-Innovation Lab Opens in Johannesburg

German multinational software giant, SAP (German- Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung, In English-System Analysis and Program Development) recently launched Africa’s first ever SAP Co-Innovation Lab (COIL). The lab, located in Johannesburg South Africa, will offer a hands-on environment for SAP to collaborate with software solution partners, system integrators and technology partners on […]


See Xiaomi’s Latest Note Rendition, the Mi Note 2 in All its Glory

Xiaomi, at an event in Beijing, unveiled a series of new devices starting off with its latest “Note” device. The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is the company’s latest rendition of its Note lineup coming few weeks after the company unveiled its flagship devices, the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus. […]


TADHACK Africa

African Developers at the TADHACK Global 2016 Challenge

The Telecom Application Developer initiative was started in 2013 as a grassroots effort to build an ecosystem focused on telecom application development. TADHack is focused on developers, technology, and creativity. It is currently the largest telecoms-focused hackathon worldwide, attracting 2000 registrations in 2015.  The TADHACK (Telecom Application Developer Hackathon) Global […]


DDOS internet outage

Internet Outage Hits Parts of the United States Due to DDOS Attack

Many users in the east coast of the United States were unable to access several popular sites due to an internet outage caused by a Distributed-Denial-of-service (DDOS) attack targeted at internet management company and major DNS provider, Dyn. The Attack began 7.10am Eastern Time (12.10pm West Central Africa) and was […]


CO2 to ethanol

Scientists Accidentally Finds a Way to Turn CO2 Directly into Ethanol

CO2 is one of the greenhouse gases. Instead of allowing the energy absorbed from the sun to re-radiate into space, these gases absorb it and  re-transmit it back to the ground, keeping the ground temperature a bit higher than it otherwise would be. Greenhouse gases – water vapor, CO2, methane and […]


african scientists

African Scientists -The Father of Supercomputing

Nigeria celebrates her 56th year of independence today. As a country, we have not made as much progress as we should have, but over time we’ve had individuals that made their mark in history. The most populous black nation on earth sure has what it takes to be a major […]


18 Years of Innovation – Happy Birthday Google 1

Happy Birthday Google! I join the rest of the world to celebrate the birthday of my best friend. Yea, Google is my friend. I’m sure you’ve come across the phrase “Google is your friend”, said when someone thinks you’re too lazy to use Google before asking a question. Google was […]