Microsoft Edge browser preview makes its way to Android

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Windows Phone is on its way out. To no one’s surprise, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore recently confirmed its demise. In its place, the company has adopted a more pragmatic approach that embeds pieces of its Windows experience in iOS and Android. You can trace this strategy back to 2014, when Microsoft released a trio […]

WD is developing 40TB hard drives powered by microwaves

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Western Digital (WD) may have lost a bid to buy Toshiba’s flash memory technology, but is still hard at work on its bread-and-butter hard drives. The company has unveiled a breakthrough called microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) that will allow ever-higher disk capacities, up to 40TB by the year 2025. “Commercialization of MAMR technology […]

LG will build Europe’s biggest EV battery factory next year

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As the auto industry fatefully moves into electric vehicles, Europe’s major car-makers need high capacity batteries. Until now, companies like VW, Volvo and BMW have had to import batteries from Asia. LG’s forthcoming car battery factory in Poland, the first in Europe, hopes to fulfil that growing demand. “The company has chosen Poland […]

Naira appreciates to 360. 52/$ in NAFEX

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By Adaeze Okechukwu The naira, yesterday, appreciated to N360.52 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) Foreign Exchange, forex, Window. Data from the Financial Market Dealers Quote, FMDQ, showed that the indicative exchange rate for the I & E Window, known as Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange, NAFEX, rose to […]

Backward integration policy saves Nigeria N240bn yearly —Lafarge

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The backward integration policy of the Federal Government in the cement industry saves Nigeria N240 billion yearly, Lafarge Africa Plc has disclosed. Procurement Director, Lafarge Africa, Mr. Lolu Alade-Akinyemi, made the disclosure, in Abuja, during the 23rd Nigeria Economic Summit themed ‘Opportunities, Productivity and Employment’. He explained that since the […]

I gave south-east four substantive ministers – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, said his administration has been fair to the South-East, contrary to claims in some quarters that his government has been marginalisaing the region. President Buhari who gave the statement during an audience with leaders from the region also said that his administration has given the south-east […]

Nigeria drops on FIBA world ranking, remains Africa’s best

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Despite her superlative performance at the recently concluded Afrobasket where the men’s senior national team, the D’Tigers emerged second best after losing in the final to host, Tunisia, Nigeria dropped on the current FIBA ranking released Wednesday. She now occupies the 26th position on the world ranking, dropping 10 steps […]

Another strike looms at UCH Ibadan

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Resident doctors at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan have given the hospital management another 10 days strike notice to protest unpaid salaries, barely one month after their nationwide strike. Dr. Segun Olaopa, the President of the UCH branch of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), disclosed this development […]