• ENTREPRENEURS
    Lagos unveils website for undergraduate entrepreneurship scheme

    LAGOS State government has opened a website, Ready.Set.Work (RSW), to register final year students of tertiary institutions in the state for entrepreneurship and employability scheme designed to equip them with the right skills to add value to the society. Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, said that a total of […]

  • STARTUPS
    Huawei Unveils Nova, Premium Phone Fits Small Business Budget

    Unlike some smartphone manufacturers that limit themselves to a couple of segments, Huawei has taken a very different approach, making a phone for everyone. The latest case in point is the Huawei Nova and Nova Plus, two phones with premium features, but without the premium price. For small business owners looking to give their employees […]

  • NEWS
    Apple Unveils 100 New ‘Gender Diverse’ Emojis to Come With iOS 10

    HIGHLIGHTS The new emojis include a rainbow flag and a water gun These new emojis will be introduced with iOS 10 The new set includes more options to represent women The latest version of Apple’s mobile and tablet operating system – iOS 10 – is arriving this fall alongside the new iPhone 7, and it’s […]

  • NEWS
    Amazon unveils cargo plane as it expands delivery network

    Photo: AP Seattle: Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant’s own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process. The latest push to speed delivery of its products comes as the company ships an increasing number of packages […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Taj Group unveils Tajness to build upon brand equity

    A file photo of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint Mumbai: Indian Hotels Company Ltd, which runs the Taj group of hotels, unveiled a new concept called Tajness in Mumbai on Friday. The brand promise behind Tajness is sincere care, according to the company. “The idea of Tajness stems from who we […]

  • STARTUPS
    Cisco Unveils LaunchPad Accelerator Under Startup India Initiative

    In a fillip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Startup India’ campaign, US-based global technology company Cisco on Wednesday unveiled ‘LaunchPad’, an open innovation initiative to accelerate startups and support growth among India’s young developer community. ‘LaunchPad’ will help startups, their authorised channel partners and developers scale their solutions, address new markets and build digital businesses […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Amazon Unveils ‘Page Flip’ to Help Users Jump Between Pages

    HIGHLIGHTS It is available for Kindle E-readers, Fire tablets, and the Kindle app Users can zoom out to find what they’re looking for The page they are reading is pinned for easy retrieval Amazon on Tuesday introduced Page Flip, a feature that’s designed to tackle a long-standing issue with reading e-books, that is, flipping pages […]

  • STARTUPS
    Facebook’s Oculus Unveils New Social, Video Features for Samsung Gear VR

    Facebook-owned Oculus VR is bringing new social and video capabilities to the world of virtual reality. The company announced an update to its software that will enable Samsung Gear VR users to create a social profile while also leveraging several other features. The update will go live on Thursday. Oculus added that it also plans […]

  • STARTUPS
    Tracxn unveils platform to help angels exit start-ups

    Abhishek Goyal, co-founder, Tracxn. Photo: Hemant Mishra. Bengaluru: Start-up data analytics provider Tracxn Technologies Pvt. Ltd has launched an Internet platform aimed at helping early investors in mature start-ups sell their shares by connecting them to venture capital (VC) firms and other institutional investors. If the platform, called TracxnSecondary, gains scale, it will increase liquidity […]