Saving you time and saving you money – Apps for small businesses and start-ups

While we all wait with bated breath (not) for the global economy to return to the wild abandon of confetti-throwing boom time and banks to deliver unrequested credit cards and approve loans with equal measures of gaiety and irresponsibility, there has to be some other way to create wealth and grow small businesses conservatively until …

Status Update: Mark Zuckerberg opens up about Facebook stock drop

Talking at the TechCrunch technology conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, described the fall in Facebook stocks as ‘disappointing’.  At the time stocks were worth half their original price of $38 and there were fears that they would continue to fall. ‘Disappointing’ is all too apt a description for this …

‘Hacktivism’ – Is there such a thing as good hackers?

Like members of other ‘special societies’, internet hackers are applauded for their ‘different-ness’, fearlessness and willing to confront mainstream society and the powers that be, no matter what the potential cost to their own personal freedom.  There’s almost a heroic element to hacking, an allure of mystery, not forgetting the romanticism behind all that knowledge and power …

Maliyo Games add an African twist to the gaming industry

Transforming what he had only experienced as an extreme irritation in Nigeria, Maliyo Games co-founder, Hugo Obi turned a pest into a pass-time with the African-themed video game, ‘Mosquito Squasher’.  With growing interest in the game and others, Obi and his partner Oluseye Soyode-Johnson are quickly expanding their African-inspired gaming repertoire. The popularity of African …