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Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack for $200M+

Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack for $200M+ Stripe is acquiring Paystack, a startup out of Lagos, Nigeria that, like Stripe, provides a quick way to integrate payments services into an online or offline transaction by way of an API. (We and others have referred to it in the past as “the Stripe of Africa.”) Paystack currently …

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MTN slashes data prices 33% lower than previously

MTN slashes data prices 33% lower than previously MTN has announced a reduction in the price of its monthly data bundles this announcement was made on Friday, customers will now pay R99 for 1GB, 33% lower than previously. The changes is said to take effect from April 15, said MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa. …

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Xbox Live Crash Sent Quarantined Gamers Into Shambolic State

With self-quarantine having reached an all-time high, well-meaning Xbox gamers found their best-laid plans crumbling. It goes without saying that COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has been absolutely ubiquitous in its widespread fallout. Not only has the virus itself been wreaking havoc on the population, but the fact that nearly every facet of life …

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Apple Reportedly Testing iMessage Feature To Unsend Texts

We’ve all probably done it, sent a text message to the wrong person. Whether it was a drunk “u up?” text or accidentally saying something to your family group chat, most of us had endured the dreaded wrong text before. Well, luckily for us, we may not have to worry about that for much longer. …

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Google tells Samsung to stop making changes in Android

Google has called out some of the leading mobile manufacturers for altering Linux kernel codes within the its Android platform. According to Google’s Project Zero security team, several phone makers have tinkered with the software in order to make their devices more secure – however, in the process, have actually ended up making the phones …

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Instagram is trying out an option that shows latest posts first

After The switched from a chronological feed to an algorithm-driven one back in 2016, instagram hasn’t been quite the same since, users might soon get a new way to see the most recent posts first as suggested in recent findings on the coding of the App . The Option was found by Jane Manchun Wong …

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Apple Closes Stores in China

Tensions continue to rise in the world as the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus epidemic as a public health emergency of international concern. Apple assembles its iPhones in China and has ordered the closure of its corporate offices, stores and contact centres in mainland China through February 9. So far, over 300 deaths have …

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Apple Reports Record Revenue thanks to iPhone 11 and AirPods Sales

Apple has reported its financial results for its fiscal 2020 first quarter where an increase of 9% was recorded over the same period last year. The $91.8 billion earnings is well over the $88.5 billion predicted by analysts thanks to the sales of the iPhone 11 lineup and record revenue for Apple’s Services and Wearables. …

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