Today, we reported Google Map’s new feature that presents users with real time traffic updates. We also looked at the evolution of Microsoft’s Windows operating system over the last 30 years. What else was on today’s menu?

Google Maps In Nigeria Now Displays Real Time Traffic Data

Google Maps in Nigeria has added a feature that shows traffic conditions in real time. These conditions are represented by three colour codes: Green, Orange and Red.

AppsAfrica.Com Innovation Award Winners 2015 Announced

The ten winners of this year’s edition of the Innovation Awards have been announced.

Windows At 30: A Quick Look At Its Evolution Over The Years

30 years ago today, Microsoft released the first version of the Windows OS. Here’s a quick look at its evolution over the years.

The African Tech Scene Could Do With A Bit More Star Power

Celebrity involvement in the ecosystem has the potential to make startup tech a national obsession.

3 Podcasts You Should Follow Before Starting Your Startup

If you are looking for the ultimate knowledge cache on starting a startup, these podcasts come pretty close.

Axis Communications Opens Office In Nairobi, Announces Key Appointments

Axis Communications, a Swedish manufacturer of network cameras for physical security and video surveillance, is opening an office in Nairobi.

Are You Geek Enough To Enter Cisco’s IT-Battle?

Do you know the difference between terabytes and petabytes? How much do you know about Cisco technologies? If you’re fairly confident in your abilities, you just may be the one to take your country to international IT glory.

Nigerian Online Travel-Booking Startup, Travelbeta Closes A $2 Million Seed Round

Travelbeta, the Lagos-based travel-booking startup just closed a $2 million seed fund.

Elsewhere around the web

Egypt, Cameroon, Mali startups win Orange African Social Venture Prize (Disrupt Africa)

Egyptian “click-funding” startup Bassita has been named winner of the Orange African Social Venture Prize, taking home EUR25,000 (US$26,714).

Angani co-founders officially fired (Tech Moran)

CEO Phares Kariuki and CTO Brian Muita were replaced recently by COO Riyaz Bachani who was hired by investors months after the firm had raised some minimal funding.

Project Isizwe takes two awards at AfricaCom 2015 (IT News Africa)

Project Isizwe, a non-profit organisation which aims to bring Free WiFi to low-income areas across South Africa, was counted amongst the big winners at the 8th Annual Africacom Awards, held yesterday at the Cape Town ICC.

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