According to the Juniper Research latest report, smart appliances remain a niche item, high retail prices and security concerns
Whilst the technology to leverage IoT (Internet of Things) devices is already available, no service provider has yet made a system for intelligent automation available to consumers.
Commercial banks in Nigeria are seeking an extension to the planned end of Windows XP support by Microsoft to upgrade their systems
The banks need to switch to its most recently developed Microsoft Windows 8 OS to avoid being exposed substantially susceptible virus attacks.
Samsung West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana & Senegal) has uncovered new Galaxy S5 smartphone, alongside the Gear Fit and Gear 2, in Lagos, Nigeria
The Samsung Galaxy S5 features larger screen than its Galaxy S4 predecessor and featuring Ultra Power Saving Mode to save and extend battery life.
Scorto, a global provider of decision management and risk mitigation solutions for the financial, telecommunications and insurance industries, has announced the launch of the Turnkey Lender
With this comprehensive loan management solution for online lending it will enable companies with advanced risk management and decision automation.
Kenyan e-payment provider Kenswitch Ltd has launched a system that will allow users to transfer cash between banks registered on its shared network on a real-time basis
The Domestic Interbank Transfer Service (DITS) is accessible through the existing infrastructure of registered banks and deposit-taking institutions like ATMs, online banking platforms, mobile banking applications and agent banking.
Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) and NCR Corporation have signed a strategic agreement for the implementation of significant technology projects in 2014
As part of the agreement, QIB will implement the NCR Skimming Protection Solution (SPS) in an effort to address ATM skimming challenges and deliver maximum protection and convenience to its customers.
Nomanini announced the expansion of its Southern African operations after securing a partnership with a distributor of mobile prepaid in Mozambique
It will enable to fuel its continued African growth while powering cash-based transactions for more and more unbanked and underbanked populations.
According to the Attix executive leadership, the provider confirmed that its Attix5 Pro backup software is not affected by the Heartbleed bug
The Heartbleed bug, security vulnerability in certain versions of the commonly used OpenSSL security library, it puts users' passwords at many popular Web sites at risk.
Stanbic Bank Ghana has launched its Point of Sales (POS) merchant acquiring devices in Accra as a move to enhance the use of electronic cards for payment
The devices would enable holders of Stanbic electronic cards to make payments for goods and services in various shopping centres that the devices would be deployed.
The mobile money market in Kenya is about to receive more challenge with three new service providers expected to enter the telecoms market on Friday
This three include Finserve Africa Limited - a subsidiary of Equity Bank, Mobile Pay Limited owned by Tangaza Money, and Zioncell Kenya.