How Being Tech Savvy Is Altering Our Culture In Nigeria

By Jennifer Ehiadiamen: Last month, I urgently needed a book from Laterna, a bookstore in Lagos. In the past, I would have gone to their website and placed an order. But that would have meant them calling me to confirm my purchase — since my voice was still cracked, I didn’t want to speak over the phone….

Why Netflix Won’t Kill TV

As much as we might like to romanticise about how digital media products and services bring “disruption” and upset traditional models of running everyday life as-we-know it, I’m here to say that Neflix and other screen streaming services will not be killing the Television anytime soon.

‘ Why We Don’t Sell Ads ‘- Whatsapp Founders

As seen on Whatsapp’s blog   Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. – Tyler Durden, Fight Club Brian and I spent a combined 20 years at Yahoo!, working hard to keep the site working. And yes, working hard to sell ads, because…

Apple Inc. Buys Nigerian Born Chinedu Echeruo’s Hopstop.com For $1 Billion

Following up from our piece on him, please find below: As seen on Africanleadership Apple has acquired Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com, The Wall Street Journal’s publication, AllThingsDigital reports. Founded in 2005, HopStop.com makes mobile applications for both iOS and Android that covers over 300 cities and that helps people get directions or find nearby subway stations…

I Walked Away From Google And Halved My Salary

Last year, I was spraying champagne in Las Vegas with 10,000 other Googlers. Today, I’m shivering in a lock-up garage in Staines. Here are nine reasons it was the best decision I ever made

New York Schoolboy Who Made $72MILLION Trading Stocks On His Lunch Breaks

AS SEEN ON DAILYMAIL || He has not yet reached his 18th birthday. But Mohammed Islam, from Queens, New York, has already made an estimated $72million – from trading stocks on his lunch breaks at school, according to New York magazine’s Monday issue. The 17-year-old, who started dabbling in penny stocks at the tender age of…