Amazon to aid Chileans astronomers with crunch data

Amazon Web Services, a unit of Inc, said it will help astronomers in Chile crunch huge troves of data using its cloud computing services, a symbolically important step for the retail-to-entertainment giant as it looks to expand in Latin America. Amazon will store data and night-sky images gleaned from telescopes in Chile’s nearly cloudless […]

Konga rolls out fantastic deals to mark its 6th year anniversary


In line with efforts to commemorate its numerous outstanding strides and innovations in the Nigerian e-commerce eco-system in the past six years of operations, Konga is celebrating customers with a mega promotion tagged “The Big 6.” The week-long promotion, scheduled to run from Monday July 23rd till the end of the month, would see millions […]

OLX releases significant platform upgrade in Nigeria

OLX, one of world’s leading trading platform, is launching a brand new, overhauled app and replacing its web and mobile site with a progressive web app (PWA) in an effort to solidify its position in the global market. The changeover will provide new and existing users with an easier, faster, safer and more local way […]

Retailers need mobile strategy to leverage earnings

The growing penetration of smartphones and easy access to the Internet has influenced almost every aspect of consumer’s life, including shopping. Big companies in the world are obviously taking advantage of the fact that consumers are doing more than just searching for product information on the web, but turning to online portals for making a […]

High data, operating cost challenge e-commerce growth in Nigeria

E-commerce popularly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, the age driven by the digital space, which includes online business, transactions, activities, and interactions is challenged in Nigeria by a myriad of issues including ease of doing business, infrastructure deficit, culminating in high data and operating cost. The e-commerce success story of Amazon has inspired […]