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Google Launches An SEO Coup For Mobile-Unfriendly Websites

Google has announced that two changes (to its search algorithm) aimed at helping users discover more mobile-friendly content will take effect from today.

We Can Send DM To Anyone now, But Not Quite

Twitter has announced the expansion of its direct messaging service to enable users send and receive direct messages without necessarily following each other. But all the same with a caveat.

2015 NASA Space Apps Challenge: And The Winners are…

After a weekend of intense coding at the 2015 NASA Space Apps Challenge that held simultaneously in three Nigerian cities; Lagos, Calabar and Ilorin, the winners of the challenge have surfaced.

WhatsApp Now Has 800 Million Active Users

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum has announced the multi-platform instant mobile messenger has reached 800 Million active users.

SABC’s Afriican EduWeek Will Kick Off in July

The African EduWeek organised by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is slated to hold from July 1 to 2, 2015.

MTN and Vodacom Partner up on Mobile Money in East Africa

MTN and Vodacom, the two mobile money giants in Africa have announced their agreement to interconnect their mobile money services to enable a wider range of money transfer service within customers in East Africa.

South Africa’s StarSat is Offline

South African pay-TV provider, StarSat, is off-air. Subscribers noticed on this Monday.

Konga Will Launch The Gionee E7 Into Nigerian Market

Nigeria’s ecommerce network, Konga has partnered with Chinese OEM, Gionee to launch its latest flagship, the Gionee E7 device into the Nigerian market.

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