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Arm Technology Powers World’s Fastest Supercomputer

The International Supercomputing Conference, ISC, has announced that Fugaku supercomputer, a system jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu Limited, based on Arm technology, was awarded the number one spot of the TOP500 list. Having been crowned the world’s most efficient supercomputer on the Green500 list in November 2019, Fugaku was also given top honours on …read more →

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MainOne begins Work at MDXi Data Center in Appolonia City, Ghana

MainOne has commenced work at the 4,047 square meters MDXi Data Center site located in the Appolonia City of Ghana following the successful acquisition of relevant construction and environmental permits for the project and the easing of the government-imposed lock-down restriction in the West African country due to the wake of COVID 19 pandemic. The …read more →

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NBC to Complete DSO Signal Infrastructure May 2021

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has assured that the Digital Switch Over from analogue broadcasting to digital will be completed by May 2021. The acting Director General of the agency, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba gave the assurance while chatting with journalists. He also said the agency will be issuing a definite statement on the roll out soon. …read more →

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Intel Announces New 5G Chip Offerings

Intel Corp. has announced that it was launching new chips to support 5G networks. The company introduced its new 10-nanometer Intel Atom P5900 system-on-a-chip for wireless base stations and currently expects to be the “leading silicon provider in base stations by 2021, a year earlier than first predicted.” Intel also announced its second-generation Xeon Scalable …read more →

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5G Technology: Why the US Can’t Stop Huawei

US government officials, including presidential economic advisor Larry Kudlow and Attorney General William Barr, expressed alarm recently over Huawei’s dominance of 5G technology, which promises to give its customers – in China and globally – a decisive edge in a wide range of new technologies. In order to compete, new technologies are being proposed by …read more →

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Nigeria Yet to Embrace Electric Trucks and Buses with Modern Charging Infrastructure

As the world moves towards electrification in Commercial Vehicles (CV), the prospects for its introduction in Nigeria looks very slim as dilapidated fossil fuel-using commercial trucks and buses with dangerous gas fumes emission wax stronger on its roads. New commercial vehicles being bought across the nation, which use fossil fuels, indicate a lack of strategy …read more →

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GM, Honda Unveil Origin, A New Self-Driving Vehicle

GM and Honda, automakers with more than 160 years of experience between them, have thrown tradition out the window by unveiling the Origin, a new self-driving vehicle. The six-seat electric vehicle has no steering wheel, brake or accelerator pedals, windshield wipers or rear view mirror. Its doors slide rather than swing open. There’s no obvious …read more →

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FG to Sustain Use of Technology to Enhance Farm Yields – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government will sustain the deployment of Geographic Information Services (GIS) and other similar technologies to help farmers achieve increased production. The President made this known when he received a delegation of the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) led by the President of the International Federation of Surveyors, …read more →

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Google Chooses Nigeria As Location For Its First Developer Space In Africa

The tech giant, Google, has opened its first Developers Space in Africa in Nigeria. This launch supports Nigeria’s digital Economy Strategy and is in line with Google’s commitment, in 2017, to build on Nigeria’s tech potential to grow Africa’s tech space. The Developers Space, located in Ikoyi, Lagos, is the flagship start-up and developer hub …read more →

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Unpacking the Potential of innovative digital infrastructure and green energy projects in Africa

The vast swathes of Africa’s fertile lands may ultimately prove a central arena for the ground-up development of innovative digital infrastructure and green energy projects. Recent pivotal moments in African trade, such as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, are setting the table for an environment conducive to rapid growth, where both energy and financial infrastructure …read more →