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  • Here’s Your Chance to Buy a KITT Car From David Hasselhoff Himself

    April 1, 2014 10:37 AM 13

    It doesn’t get more ’80s than David Hasselhoff. And it doesn’t get any more awesome than his Knight Rider sidekick KITT. And now you’ve got the chance to own the Hoff’s personal, fan-made, full-size, street-legal Knight Industries Two Thousand. Few automobiles are as famous as its human costars–the Dukes of Hazzard’s General Lee and James Bond’s Aston

  • What makes a digital car digital

    March 31, 2014 11:00 PM 13

    Television has had a long fascination with the concept of intelligent automobiles. The 1965 to 1966 series “My Mother the Car” portrayed the travails of a hapless family man who discovers that his mother has been reincarnated as his wisecracking 1928 Porter automobile. In 2002, TV Guide named the series the second-worst television show of all time, according

  • Nigeria: FG Moves to Get More Nigerians Online

    March 31, 2014 12:42 PM 243

    The Federal Government has pledged to reduce the cost of internet enabled mobile phone so as to get more Nigerians online. The Minister of Communication Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson dropped the hint at an International Forum On Accelerating Nationwide Broadband Access in Nigeria organised by OpenMedia Group in conjunction with Atlantic Telecoms and Media

  • Number Plates Not For Financial Gain – Chidoka

    March 31, 2014 12:52 AM 8

    Contrary to the belief that the new number plates is designed to generate income for the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), the corps marshal and chief executive of the FRSC, Osita Chidoka has stated that the sale of the new number plates is not part of its statutory obligation and hence, the commission will not make any financial gain from introducing

  • IBM's Watson supercomputer gives developers access to cognitive cloud

    March 28, 2014 3:15 PM 124

    In 2011, IBM's Watson supercomputer won the Jeopardy game show, demonstrating how cognitive computing could make sense of vast amounts of unstructured information to deliver straightforward answers. Now IBM is making this same technology available to developers to bring cognitive computing to Internet applications in general. The first applications were oriented

  • MTN, Orange, Airtel to sell of towers in Nigeria

    March 28, 2014 1:06 PM 18

    Pan-African mobile operator MTN, Bharti Airtel and Orange are in talks to sell off more mobile network towers across the continent. According to media reports, MTN plans to sell towers valued at $1 billion in Nigeria, and Bharti of India is selling about 15,000 of its towers across 17 countries for about $2 billion. Orange is said to be looking at selling

  • Painful sanctions will make telecoms improve their QoS – NCC

    March 28, 2014 8:47 AM 5

    Fines imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission on telecoms operators have the aim of compelling the companies to improve their quality of service (QoS), according to Eugene Juwah, vice chairman of the commission. HumanIPO reported earlier this month Nigerian telecoms operators MTN, Globacom and Airtel had paid a total of NGN647.5 million (US$4 million)

  • Glo unveils Games Store for Nigerians

    March 27, 2014 11:00 PM 15

    In a bid to continue to delight millions of subscribers on its network, national telecommunications operator, Globacom, has introduced a unique Games Store, which offers premium games and gaming on all types of mobile devices. The new product has, therefore, made it possible for all subscribers including those with or without huge bandwidth or high-speed

  • FRSC Can’t Impound Vehicles With Old Number Plates – Court

    March 27, 2014 3:14 AM 7

    Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court Lagos yesterday declared that the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) had no legal authority to impose new number plates on motorists in the country. The judge also held that the ongoing exercise by the FRSC to replace the old number plate with a new one is illegal and unconstitutional because there is no law empowering

  • FRSC Cannot Impose New Number Plates On Motorists - Court

    March 26, 2014 12:39 PM 11

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday held that it was unconstitutional for the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to impose new number plates on motorists in the country. The judge, Justice James Tsoho, delivered the judgment following a suit by a lawyer, Emmanuel Ofoegbu, challenging the powers of FRSC to issue the new number plates