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At Nigeria launch, Uber promises ‘to decongest Lagos traffic’

The launch of Uber in Nigeria will help to decongest vehicular traffic in Lagos, the nation’s economic capital, the company that promotes the innovative taxi booking service has promised. Technology company Uber connects riders with drivers through a smartphone app is driving a push for fewer cars on the road using technology while increasing efficiency. […]

MTN, Vodafone tie to deliver ‘cheaper’ money transfer

47 years after 911 call, company unveils smartphone app

A US tech company, Biosynq Corporation says it is launching Alert-360, the first mobile 9-1-1 crowdsourcing smartphone app. The launch will commemorate the first 9-1-1 call that was placed 47 years ago on February 16, 1968 in Haleyville, Alabama, USA, the company says. “This historic call will be made in The City of Roseville and […]

Nigeria sales of Zinox tablet PC, Zpad begins

iWitness smartphone app puts personal safety in your hand

Developers of the new iWitness smartphone app have said they are putting personal safety in “your hand by turning a smartphone into a personal safety device, giving the person an option that cannot be turned against them in the case of an incident.” By capturing and safeguarding video and audio evidence, iWitness gives perpetrators one […]

Google introduces free voice calls