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BlockFi Completes Sale of FTX Claims, as Japan MetaPlanet Buys $1.2M Worth of Bitcoin
In a significant development for the cryptocurrency sector, BlockFi has confirmed the completion of its sale of FTX claims, marking a pivotal moment in the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings. This move comes as a relief to BlockFi’s customers and creditors, who have been awaiting the resolution of the platform’s financial complications since its collapse in 2022. […] The post BlockFi Completes Sale of FTX Claims, as Japan MetaPlanet Buys $1.2M Worth of Bitcoin appeared first on Tekedia.
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Lesson from Crowdstrike: The greatest havoc came from a Cybersecurity firm, not a Virus
What is your business resilience level? How do you model risk?  An American cybersecurity company, Crowdstrike,  has caused more global havoc than any virus its solution was created to block. Yes, no virus in history has accomplished what Crowdstrike has achieved, when it knocked down industries and companies after a faulty patch: “[the patch] grounded […] The post Lesson from Crowdstrike: The greatest havoc came from a Cybersecurity firm, not a Virus appeared first on Tekedia.
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Why you Should Create a Guest Network on your Wi-Fi Router
Innov8tiv Innov8tiv - Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa In today’s hyper-connected world, your home Wi-Fi network is a gateway to your digital life. It connects… The post Why you Should Create a Guest Network on your Wi-Fi Router first appeared on Innov8tiv. Why you Should Create a Guest Network on your Wi-Fi Router Felix Omondi
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Rollblock Revenue Shares Offers Investors Insane Growth And Passive Income Potential Compared To FLOW and Stellar (XLM)
This bull market’s theme is monetization. Investors want to see practical applications of blockchain technology that solve problems and generate income. That is why investors are ditching overly complex projects like Flow (FLOW) and Stellar (XLM) in favor of tokens like top altcoin Rollblock (RBLK), which has a plan to drive 100x growth before the […] The post Rollblock Revenue Shares Offers Investors Insane Growth And Passive Income Potential Compared To FLOW and Stellar (XLM) appeared first on Tekedia.
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Tinubu Signs South-East And North-West Development Commission Bills into Law
President Bola Tinubu has officially signed into law the North-West and South-East Development Commission Bills, marking a significant legislative milestone aimed at addressing the unique development challenges in these regions of Nigeria. The enactment of these bills is seen as a crucial step towards enhancing infrastructure and tackling longstanding issues arising from years of insecurity […] The post Tinubu Signs South-East And North-West Development Commission Bills into Law appeared first on Tekedia.
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Why Aviator is a Popular Choice on Mostbet Azerbaycan
Mostbet Azerbaycan has over 2,000 games that you can choose from on your mobile device or desktop computer. Are you excited that there is so much to play with? We hope so—because we have one game in particular to check out. Say hello to Aviator. For all kinds of fun, Aviator Mostbet has the potential […] The post Why Aviator is a Popular Choice on Mostbet Azerbaycan appeared first on Tekedia.
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Nigerians’ Foreign Education Spending Declines to $38.17m in Q1 2024, Amid New CBN Policies and International Immigration Shifts
In a significant shift from previous trends, Nigerian spending on foreign education plummeted to $38.17 million in the first quarter of 2024, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) quarterly statistical bulletin, marking an 83% decrease from the $218.87 million recorded during the same period last year. Notably, this reduction comes alongside a 54% […] The post Nigerians’ Foreign Education Spending Declines to $38.17m in Q1 2024, Amid New CBN Policies and International Immigration Shifts appeared first on Tekedia.
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From Stability to Innovation: How Brett Is Challenging Litecoin’s Dominance, With WW3 Shiba Set to Dominate P2E Memecoins in 2024!
The crypto market is seeing both ups and downs. Some tokens like Litecoin are gaining momentum. On the other hand, a few memecoins like Brett are losing investors. One notable meme coin is WW3 Shiba is making waves with its hot initial coin offering (ICO). Litecoin Price Eyes $100 Last week, Fidelity Digital Assets announced […] The post From Stability to Innovation: How Brett Is Challenging Litecoin’s Dominance, With WW3 Shiba Set to Dominate P2E Memecoins in 2024! appeared first on Tekedia.
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Nigerian Banks At Inflection Point As A 70% Windfall Tax Awaits on Forex Gains
Poor bankers and their Bankers Committee. Unfortunately, the support from KPMG, PwC, and Ndubuisi could not help them as the Nigerian Senate has retroactively changed the tax laws, to collect extra cash on those windfall Forex-related gains.  Initially, the proposal was 50%, but the Senators updated it to 70%: “The Nigerian Senate has on Tuesday, […] The post Nigerian Banks At Inflection Point As A 70% Windfall Tax Awaits on Forex Gains appeared first on Tekedia.
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YouTube’s Ad Revenue Surges 13% to $8.66bn in Q2 As Alphabet’s Net Income Hits $23.62bn
In the second quarter of 2024, YouTube’s ad sales saw a notable surge, growing 13% year-over-year to reach $8.66 billion. This growth was fueled by a combination of brand and direct response advertising, reflecting the platform’s increasing appeal to advertisers looking to tap into its vast user base. YouTube’s subscription services, which include YouTube TV, […] The post YouTube’s Ad Revenue Surges 13% to $8.66bn in Q2 As Alphabet’s Net Income Hits $23.62bn appeared first on Tekedia.
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Nigerian Senate Passes 2023 Finance Act Amendment Bill, Raises Windfall Tax to 70%
The Nigerian Senate has on Tuesday, passed the amendment bill to the 2023 Finance Act, significantly raising the windfall tax on banks’ foreign exchange revaluation gains from 50% to 70%. This adjustment, originally proposed by President Bola Tinubu, has sparked considerable debate among economic experts and stakeholders, with many noting that it can potentially undermine […] The post Nigerian Senate Passes 2023 Finance Act Amendment Bill, Raises Windfall Tax to 70% appeared first on Tekedia.
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The Disappearing Headphone Jack: Why OEMs are Cutting the Cord
Innov8tiv Innov8tiv - Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa Remember the good old days when unboxing a new smartphone meant finding a shiny pair of earbuds… The post The Disappearing Headphone Jack: Why OEMs are Cutting the Cord first appeared on Innov8tiv. The Disappearing Headphone Jack: Why OEMs are Cutting the Cord Innov8tiv.com
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Ethereum Spot ETF is Expected to hit US Market
The investment landscape is witnessing a significant shift with the introduction of spot Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) in the United States market. After much anticipation and a lengthy approval process, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally given the green light to spot Bitcoin ETFs, marking a historic moment for both the cryptocurrency sector […] The post Ethereum Spot ETF is Expected to hit US Market appeared first on Tekedia.
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Markets Shift And Products Must Evolve: Lesson from US Presidential Politics
We have a live business case in the United States presidential politics where Donald Trump has built his product (campaign), and designed everything to win against an opponent (Biden). He was well ahead, and was on the path to coronation as the dominant market leader, with superior market positioning. As he mounted a national pitch […] The post Markets Shift And Products Must Evolve: Lesson from US Presidential Politics appeared first on Tekedia.
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ENS and LayerZero In Green Amid Market Slump, 8000 Unique Holders Celebrate DTX Exchange $1 Million Presale
In a surprising turn, Ethereum Name Service (ENS) and LayerZero (ZRO) have shown stunning resistance, standing out amid a broader market slump. Their performances, combined with the milestone achievement of the DTX Exchange reaching a $1 million presale milestone with 8,000 unique holders, bring excitement for investors and enthusiasts seeking 25x gains in crypto. Ethereum […] The post ENS and LayerZero In Green Amid Market Slump, 8000 Unique Holders Celebrate DTX Exchange $1 Million Presale appeared first on Tekedia.
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“Free delivery brings disloyal customers,” ChopNowNow founder muses as he pivots to grocery delivery
When Olamide Olaleye, the founder and CEO of ChopNowNow shut down the business in February 2024, he received a flood of messages. “Share your ewa agoyin recipe,” one customer asked. 
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Tesla Misses Wall Street Estimates, as The Automaker Revenue Declines by 7% in Q2 2024
Tesla, a leading company in sustainable energy with electric cars, solar panels, roofs, and batteries, has reported a weaker-than-expected earnings report for the second quarter (Q2 of 2024). After a rocky first half of the year that saw Tesla cut more than 10% of its headcount, the company reported better-than-expected deliveries for the second quarter […] The post Tesla Misses Wall Street Estimates, as The Automaker Revenue Declines by 7% in Q2 2024 appeared first on Tekedia.
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JAMB new information on part time ND/HND for NYSC 2024
JAMB’s recent announcements provide clarity on the issue of part time ND/HND NYSC mobilisation 2024. See the full submissions & next steps:
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Did You Know? Lighters Were Invented Before Matches – The Unexpected Order of Invention
Innov8tiv Innov8tiv - Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa When you think of sparking a flame, your mind might first jump to the humble matchstick. It’s… The post Did You Know? Lighters Were Invented Before Matches – The Unexpected Order of Invention first appeared on Innov8tiv. Did You Know? Lighters Were Invented Before Matches – The Unexpected Order of Invention Innov8tiv.com
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Investors Coy On Injective (INJ) and MKR Chances Of New Highs This Summer As Rollblock Set To Continue Surging
As the crypto market starts to recover investors are searching for projects that will provide maximum returns in the bull run. Investors holding Injective (INJ) and Maker (MKR) tokens are losing confidence in the potential of these altcoins due to their recent poor performance. Rollblock (RBLK), on the other hand is gaining wide investor interest […] The post Investors Coy On Injective (INJ) and MKR Chances Of New Highs This Summer As Rollblock Set To Continue Surging appeared first on Tekedia.
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[Invitation] Business Opportunities and Growth Vectors in Nigeria, Africa
Join us on Saturday for Tekedia Capital OPEN as we discuss  Business Opportunities and Growth Vectors in Nigeria, Africa.  This is an open and free event, for founders, startups, entrepreneurs, and everyone, who may want to understand the business areas Tekedia Capital is exploring investment opportunities.  We will also examine emerging business growth vectors in […] The post [Invitation] Business Opportunities and Growth Vectors in Nigeria, Africa appeared first on Tekedia.
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South Africa’s Tech Sector Attracts Significant VC Investment Surge
The technology sector is spearheading investment within South Africa’s start-up ecosystem, even amid challenging macroeconomic conditions. This insight comes from the South African Venture Capital Association (Savca), which unveiled the findings of its 2023 Venture Capital Survey on Monday. The survey indicates that South African start-ups secured R3.3-billion in VC funding last year, with an […] More The post South Africa’s Tech Sector Attracts Significant VC Investment Surge appeared first on Tech In Africa.
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Telegram User Base Soars to an Impressive 950 Million Users, Set to Launch App Store
Telegram, a fast, secure, and powerful messaging app that lets users access chats from multiple devices, has seen its user base surge to an impressive 950 million users. This significant milestone highlights the platform’s growing popularity and its ability to attract a global audience. Recall that in 2022, according to Sensor Tower’s Q1 2022 Data […] The post Telegram User Base Soars to an Impressive 950 Million Users, Set to Launch App Store appeared first on Tekedia.
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GTA 2024: Revolutionizing Africa’s Tech Horizon
The highly anticipated Global Tech Africa (GTA) Conference will take place from July 24-26, 2024, at the Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos. This premier event is set to gather a diverse range of participants, including African and international government representatives, visionary investors, trailblazing founders, esteemed academics, dynamic development partners, innovative inventors, and passionate […] More The post GTA 2024: Revolutionizing Africa’s Tech Horizon appeared first on Tech In Africa.
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From Bullish to Bearish: How Sentiment Indicators Predict Market Movements
Sentiment indicators offer a window into the collective mindset of market participants, guiding traders through a bumpy road to make smarter and “better” decisions. This article will explore the essence of market sentiments, the mechanisms behind sentiment indicators, their predictive accuracy, practical applications, and the future trajectory of this field. Understanding Market Sentiments Market sentiments […] The post From Bullish to Bearish: How Sentiment Indicators Predict Market Movements appeared first on Tekedia.
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AfDB President Adesina, Femi Otedola, Ask Nigeria to Allow Dangote Refinery to Flourish
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has cautioned the Bola Tinubu administration against adopting a hostile stance towards Dangote Refinery, following the recent spat between oil regulating agencies and the chairman of the oil plant Aliko Dangote. Adesina said that the government should focus on fostering an environment conducive to the […] The post AfDB President Adesina, Femi Otedola, Ask Nigeria to Allow Dangote Refinery to Flourish appeared first on Tekedia.
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Central Bank of Nigeria Warns of Fraud Risks Associated With Dormant Accounts
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has issued a warning about the increased risk of fraud associated with dormant bank accounts. This was disclosed by the CBN governor Olayemi Cardoso, while speaking at the end of the 296th meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee in Abuja. Mr. Cardoso pointed out that when dormant accounts have […] The post Central Bank of Nigeria Warns of Fraud Risks Associated With Dormant Accounts appeared first on Tekedia.
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U.S. Secret Service Director Cheatle Resigns Over Assassination Attempt on Trump
The U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigned on Tuesday, following an attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump at a Pennsylvania campaign rally. The incident has raised serious questions about the efficacy and preparedness of the Secret Service under Cheatle’s leadership, thrusting the agency into the spotlight amidst intense scrutiny and controversy. The harrowing […] The post U.S. Secret Service Director Cheatle Resigns Over Assassination Attempt on Trump appeared first on Tekedia.
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Deadly airbag recalls rock the Zimbabwe used car market
In a troubling development for vehicle owners, the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe on Tuesday issued a notice alerting the public to a massive recall of cars equipped with defective Takata airbag inflators which has already been linked to 22 deaths and over 180 injuries worldwide. In a statement, CCZ chief executive Rosemary Mpofu said the affected vehicles span model years […]
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Top 10 Desktop Web Browsers in 2024: Popularity and Market Share
Innov8tiv Innov8tiv - Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa The landscape in 2024 is marked by intense competition, innovation, and shifting user preferences. Let’s explore the… The post Top 10 Desktop Web Browsers in 2024: Popularity and Market Share first appeared on Innov8tiv. Top 10 Desktop Web Browsers in 2024: Popularity and Market Share Innov8tiv.com
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ZIFA narrows down search for national team coaches
The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) on Tuesday said it has made significant progress in its search for new head coaches for both the senior men’s and women’s national teams. In a statement, ZIFA said after an extensive and meticulous selection process, a shortlist of five highly qualified candidates for the role of Zimbabwe men’s national […]
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Joint Government, BCC delegation to tour water project sites
Rutendo Nyeve, Sunday News Reporter A High-level delegation led by the Minister of Lands Agriculture, Water, Fisheries and Rural Development Dr Anxious Masuka, the Bulawayo Water Technical Committee, Bulawayo councillors and senior management is set to tour various projects being undertaken by the combined parties to alleviate the water crises being faced by Bulawayo. The tour […]
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Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) 2024 PostUTME registration
Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) 2024/25 PostUTME registration is now open for candidates who scored at least 160 in 2024 UTME. See full details & start here:
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Exclusive: Risevest in talks to acquire Kenya’s Hisa
Acquiring Hisa will allow RiseVest to gain market share in Kenya without registering a new entity and obtaining new licences.  Founded in 2020 by Eric Asuma, Hisa is licenced by the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA) and the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). 
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African Development Bank expresses strong support for African Union (AU) Peace Fund revitalization
The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has expressed strong support for revitalizing the African Union (AU) Peace Fund, pledging to continue implementing innovative strategies to address fragility and build resilience across the continent. Mrs. Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, the Bank’s Vice President for Regional Development, Integration, and Business Delivery, said this during a high-level meeting on Saturday aimed […]
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From Dreams to Despair: 45-Year-Old Man’s Tale of Regret After 25 Years in South Africa
Rutendo Nyeve, Sunday News Reporter A 45-year-old Bulawayo man is regretting the day he packed his bags and left for neighbouring South Africa in search of what he thought could be life-transforming opportunities. All he carried then were dreams, aspirations that were inspired by nice cars with GP and LP suffixed vehicle registration numbers with […]
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