Tech Cabal Archive for May 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

What went on at Jumia’s Tech Bloggers Roundtable

LAN Syndicates have announced the recipients of the N50M fund from the first Lagos StartUp DealDay

Submissions are now open for LAN’s Second Lagos StartUp DealDay

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Kola Aina, CEO of Emerging Platforms Group is holding an AMA next Wednesday on Radar

CcHub just made access to its co-working space free

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Simplepay’s SimpleLink lets you receive payments using a simple link

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Ekovolt is using unused TV broadcast frequencies to deliver internet access to Lagos residents

Monday, May 23, 2016

You now need fur from an albino rat and tears from a unicorn to fly a drone in Nigeria

Jobberman’s Opeyemi Awoyemi has started a fund for Nigerian startup founders still in school

Friday, May 20, 2016

Kenya’s Maramoja Transport has added luxury cars to its service

MEST Accra is organising a Trotro Apps Challenge

While you were asleep, someone started building a tech hub in Abuja using shipping containers

Thursday, May 19, 2016

How would you like to see Google’s Android N named after Nkwobi or Ngozi or Nutella?

A Lighter Way To Get Paid

Uber is looking for an Operations and Logistics Manager, as they prepare to launch in Accra, Ghana

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Google is releasing a new smart messaging app called Allo and a video calling app called Duo

A Hacker is selling over 100 million LinkedIn login details

MTN Subscribers To Enjoy Yafun Yafun Bonus

Uber now lets you track other people’s trips in real-time

Nokia is coming back from the dead as an Android OEM

The Nigerian Senate has finally ditched the Social Media Bill

The 2016 New Media Conference is happening in Lagos this month

He was right. Watch Steve Jobs predict the future in this WWDC video from 19 years ago

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 lets Lagos residents pay rent on a monthly basis

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria has released a report on the status of internet freedom in Nigeria

ATBN is holding its Africa tech forum in London this June

Monday, May 16, 2016

Online betting platform, PaddyBet, is launching this week

CcHub is hosting a hackathon in Abuja

Google Translate now works within any Android app

I dare you to make it through this Nigerian Hip-Hop playlist without feeling nostalgic (Track 19 is a killer)

WhatsApp is testing video calling, may roll it out with the next update

Genii Games’ B.O.L.A Trailer is now live

Friday, May 13, 2016

MTN Business Launches SME Value Pack

Introducing the Brand New Etisalat EasyMobile App

NTV Kenya’s YouTube Channel has been terminated

Dear Nigerian founder, crushing marketing is way more important than product development

Singularity Investments just invested an undisclosed amount in ad-tech startup, Sliide Airtime

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Google’s Gboard is a new iOS keyboard that brings Search, GIFs and glide typing to any app

How would you like to see an All-in-One desktop PC running Remix OS?

Genii Games is releasing the trailer for their new animated series on Friday

Pitch perfect: Four things you must do to nail investor meetings

Tecno’s L8 looks like a battery beast on paper, and it’s launching in Kenya on May 13

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Building the cloud environment in An interview with Intel Regional Business Director, Frederico Carvalho

Instagram just gave itself a new logo and it will take a while to grow on us

Social media use may be restricted in Uganda again, as they swear in their new old President

Troyka and HotSauce are giving startups in Nigeria a chance to attend the Viva Technology Startup Connect in Paris

Snapchatters in Lagos can become famous for a day by adding to this story

Zuckerberg loves Jobberman, Facebook’s Free Basics launch in Nigeria, and other stories

WhatsApp’s just launched desktop apps for Windows and Mac

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ringier Africa and One Africa Media are coming together to create “Africa’s largest classifieds group”

Monday, May 09, 2016

Opening the discussion forum in the Nigerian cyberspace

Wedding photographers now need permission from the Nigerian government to fly their drones

Tecno’s HiOS is like an angry Porcupine

Please help us caption these Radar Offline pictures

Venture Garden Group is organising a hackathon this weekend

Radar Offline pictures, online

Submissions are now open for Justice Innovations 2016

Remix OS no longer comes with Google Play installed. Here’s how to get it yourself

Remix Mini users will lose access to Google Play if they install the latest Remix OS update

Friday, May 06, 2016

MTN Nigeria will begin rolling out 4G LTE services in July

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Oracle is organising a one-day workshop for students

Why building your company, NOT capital raising, is your number one priority

Here’s a few co-working spaces in Lagos

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

The Tecno Boom J8 could use a bit more oomph

Twitter’s new “Connect” tab will help you find the best accounts to follow

TechCabal Live will be back after these messages

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

What went down at TDI’s Hardware Hackathon

Facebook is organising a fireside chat for developers with Ime Archibong at iDEA Hub

Africa may have just gotten its first mainstream Superhero TV show

What Ma3route found out about road accidents in Nairobi

A Blend of Weather, Fashion and Travel

WhatsApp has been blocked for users in Brazil…again

The Angani saga isn’t quite over, ousted founders allege unpaid debt