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Africa’s Voice Operating System

Amazon, the ecommerce giant, is causing headache for other big technology companies and consumer facing businesses in America. After its success of taking down malls and physical stores, it has pushed its searchlight to grocery, through its acquisition of Whole…
Away With Sandwich Startup

This is a Short Note. To be an entrepreneur, under most circumstances in Nigeria, is to declare to be visible. To be successful, you cannot hide. If you are an entrepreneur in Lagos, you must hustle. It is not a…
The Construct of Diminishing Freemium Monetization

Most entrepreneurs pursue Internet business with the mindset of a Freemium pricing strategy: offer services for free and earn revenue through advertisement. With Google AdSense readily available, you see many websites operating on that business model. It is not just…
The $999 iPhone, The $300 Apple Phone

This is a Short Note. According to TechCrunch, Apple plans to unveil an iPhone that will cost $999 or more. Are smartphones inevitably going to catch up with notebook computers in terms of pricing? It seems that way, as Samsung…
Lives Changed: From Homo Sapiens To Homo Netizens

We live in an era of unusual disruption of cultures, lives and businesses by technologies. As a little boy, I listened to folklore under the moonlight in my south eastern Nigerian village. The elders told the stories of justice, bravery,…