Android Developers gathered together at the Nokia X Portathon to get hands-on training on how to port their Android Apps to the Nokia X Platform. It was a two day event held at iDEA Hub on the 27th of March 2014 and at ccHub on the 28th of March 2014. This event was sponsored by Nokia.
Nokia will be holding an event to train Developers on how to port their existing Android apps to Nokia X. This event is in partnership with IDEA Hub ( http://www.idea-nigeria.org) , Mobile Monday Nigeria and Co-Creation Hub ( http://www.cchubnigeria.com ).…
The Day kicked off with attendees turning up around 4:30pm for check-in and registration and at 5:00pm, the event got off to a flying start with pre-event networking between the attendees. The pre-event networking helped create some conversation about the…
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After bustling for the last Monday of the month of August, health experts, developers and enthusiasts hung out at Lagos State e-Learning Centre for the August Edition of Mobile Monday. Representatives from the World Bank were exceptionally punctual. The event slated for 5:00pm saw just a few attendees available at the set time; the ‘African-time’ bug. A well known figure in the Tech-Space in Nigeria, Tomi Davies, welcomed participants and painstakingly registered each unregistered participant in his “database”.
At the event, Location Based Services and its benefits to Nigerian Businesses was discussed. The speakers were Gabriel Dada of Twinpine, Aniedi Udo-Obong of Audax and Jacqueline Raquai of Google.
The First speaker, Gabriel Dada Spoke about Location Based Advertising and how Twinpine’s ad serving platform works. He also gave some statistics about Online Advertising:
– 78% of Nigeria’s internet users are between the ages of 19-35.
– There are at least 9 Million Nigerians on Social Media
– There were more website visits from Mobile (60.69% of traffic) than Desktop (30.31% of traffic)
Our sister chapter – MoMo Sillicon Valley – has just announced the launch of an accelerator. So, if you are starting a business or already running one, this is a great opportunity for you.
The Momentum Accelerator is now accepting applications. Applications close September 3, 2013.
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Location Based Services are starting to prove to be an essential part of our daily lives. From Turn-by-turn navigation services like Google Maps to crowd sourced Traffic applications like Waze (recently acquired by Google for 1.3bn dollars), Location based services have always helped people to get from one location to another giving them services such as Route Suggestion and Traffic Information to help them get to their destinations on time. Locally focused Traffic Monitoring Apps like traffix are coming up to provide crowdsourced traffic data in Nigeria.
Lagos 24th June, 2013: After several weeks of planning with VConnect Global Services (Operators of VConnect.com), the Mobile Monday Nigeria #momohackathon went underway at the E-Learning Centre, Odunlami Street, CMS, Lagos (which is the new home of Mobile Monday Nigeria’s events) on the 24th of June, 2013 with Developers, Designers, members of the press, staff of both Mobile Monday Nigeria and VConnect present to witness the event as it happened.
The theme of the event was “Entertainment Now” and the aim was to develop a Movie Listing Mobile Web Application using ASP .NET or PHP as the programming environment and Microsoft SQL as the database application.