A few days after iROKOtv became a mobile-only experience, the platform has had to make some changes under the hood for users outside Africa- allowing them simultaneously stream and download their movie of choice. The company said it was what the market wanted.

Here are more stories from Africa today:

iROKOtv tweaks its mobile download-only app
iROKOtv has added new functionality allowing users outside Africa playback movies while it is downloading.

Airtel Announces App Challenge for Startups
Bharti Airtel, has announced Singtel/Airtel Accelerator Challenge, a new app challenge for startup developers in Asia and Africa

Paytoo Now Supports International Money Remittances in Africa
Paytoo has indicated that it now supports money transfers to Africa as it leverages on Infenix’s remittance distribution network.

Nigeria and Rwanda Top Index on Open African Retail Markets
Global management consulting firm, A.T. Kearney, has ranked Africa’s top 10 countries with the best retail investment opportunities.

Facebook is working on a virtual assistant for its Messenger App
Facebook is reportedly building an assistant – like you Siri and Google Now for its Messenger app, codenamed Moneypenny.

MTN South Africa is Considering Job Cuts
MTN South Africa is looking at scaling down its staff strength.

IBM and RTI Partner to Deploy Big Data in Africa
IBM and RTI have partnered to deploy big data and cognitive technologies to address development approaches in Africa.

NCC Sets up New Rule on SIM Replacement
The Nigerian Communications Commission has come up with new regulations on SIM replacement.

GES Delegation will include Shank Tank Billionaires
The forthcoming 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit will feature about 3,000 delegates including members of Shank Tank reality show team.

3G Direct Pay gets its PSI DSS Certification
3G Direct Pay, an e-commerce payment solutions company,  has revealed that it has gotten the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance certification.

SEACOM Expands to Sweden
SEACOM, a Pan-African submarine cable operator, has registered a new point of presence (PoP) for its IP/MPLS network in Stockholm Sweden.

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The Complete List of Nigerian Banks with Mobile Apps
This piece curates a list of Nigerian banks with Mobile apps.

The Evolution of a Startup Helping Students Hack Standardized Tests: Samson Abioye on CEO, Samson Abioye joins TechCabal in this interview in which he talks about the growth process of the startup.

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