TECH: This App Will Deliver On-Demand Fuel Straight To Nigerians’ Cars

One young man is taking the Nigerian fuel crisis into his own hands, quite literally. “It’s insane,” said Subomi Owo-Odusi, founder of FueledUp, describing the interest in his business, an app due to launch at the end of May that will deliver fuel straight to its users in Lagos. “A lot of people are keen,” he…

Introducing ‘MARKERS’: The App that’s making everywhere accessible

We visit unfamiliar cities or unfamiliar parts of our city and desperately need help getting to our actual destination. Sometimes we get lost when trying to find our way around a new location and have issues talking to strangers. There’s a new app available that can help you and I navigate those inevitable ‘Johnny-just-come’ incidences –…

Nigerian-born scientist wins prestigious award for cancer-seeing glasses

Nigerian-born scientist, Samuel Achilefu, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Louis Award for creating cancer-seeing glasses, according to several media reports. A professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, Dr. Achilefu and his team developed the imaging technology in cancer diagnosis into a wearable night vision-like goggles so surgeons could see the cancer cells while operating….

TECH:: BBC Sport app update for iOS/Android adds live goal alerts.

Real-time goal alerts available for iOS and Android app   The free BBC Sport app for iOS and Android has been given a major update which adds real-time live notifications. The update includes kick-off, real-time goal alerts, half-time scores and full-time result for more than 150 UK football teams. For those football fans stranded from…

Amazon 3D smartphone to compete with Apple and Samsung – report

By Rory Carroll in Los Angeles Amazon is reportedly preparing to release a smartphone with 3D-type imagery which will compete against devices produced by Apple and Samsung. The online retail giant has showcased the hardware to developers in Seattle and San Francisco in recent weeks in advance of a rollout later this year, the Wall…

BlackBerry Loses Yet Another Executive.

By JACQUELINE SAHAGIAN BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has confirmed to BGR that BlackBerry Messenger head and Executive Vice President Andrew Bocking has left the company. “I can confirm that Andrew Bocking, EVP, BBM has made the decision to leave BlackBerry. We thank him for his years of leadership and contribution,” a spokesperson for the company said in…

BlackBerry BBM finally hits iOS, Android…

The app is set to go live in the next hour, according to BlackBerry’s blog. BBM fans who signed up on the official site will be able to use the application immediately. But those who haven’t can download the app to “hold your spot in line,” and will get an e-mail when they can start…