Nigeria

03.26.15
Nigerian telecoms to face jail time over shoddy cell service
03.26.15

Nigerian telecoms to face jail time over shoddy cell service

Nigeria's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), with the backing of the country's government, is thre...

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10.07.13
Google, Facebook seek to drive down cost of internet access, join Alliance for Affordable Internet
10.07.13

Google, Facebook seek to drive down cost of internet access, join Alliance for Affordable Internet

Tech titans Google and Facebook are just two of the boldface Silicon Valley names joining the figh...

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07.19.12
Google launches Gmail SMS for text-based email in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya
07.19.12

Google launches Gmail SMS for text-based email in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya

Smartphones and email-equipped feature phones have proliferated in even the most resource-dry area...

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11.17.11
Visa aims at developing countries with new international prepaid mobile payment service
11.17.11

Visa aims at developing countries with new international prepaid mobile payment service

Shortly after announcing its new digital wallet service V.me for developed markets, Visa also mad...

By R. Lai,   11.17.11
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09.11.09
Brilliant PS3 Slim ad loses Nigerian scam reference, internet rumors now known to have started WWI
09.11.09

Brilliant PS3 Slim ad loses Nigerian scam reference, internet rumors now known to have started WWI

Turns out not everyone was amused by Sony's tongue-in-cheek PlayStation 3 Slim ad about internet ru...

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09.11.09
Sony edits PS3 ad due to backlash from Nigerian government
09.11.09

Sony edits PS3 ad due to backlash from Nigerian government

We thought that everyone enjoyed the first few television spots for Sony's new "It Only Does Everyth...

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02.03.08
5-year-olds repair OLPC laptops at Nigerian "hospital"
02.03.08

5-year-olds repair OLPC laptops at Nigerian "hospital"

During the recent Greener Gadgets Conference in New York, former OLPC CTO (and XO challenger) Mary...

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11.28.07
Nigerian firm sues Negroponte, OLPC for patent infringement
11.28.07

Nigerian firm sues Negroponte, OLPC for patent infringement

Just months after a slew of OLPC XOs made their way into Nigeria, a Nigerian-owned company is filin...

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11.09.07
Nigeria opts for Linux on Classmate PCs after all
11.09.07

Nigeria opts for Linux on Classmate PCs after all

We're not sure if Mandriva CEO François Bancilhon's recent rant on the matter had anything t...

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