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Internet of everything prevents Dubai crane collisions.

Internet of everything helps prevent Dubai crane collisions

Connected construction site with 37 cranes and 5,000 workers is being safeguarded by technology.

Freelance jobs market site targets Africa.

Freelance jobs market site targets Africa

Rockefeller partners with Elance-Odesk to boost continent’s online jobs market.

iROKOtv “kills” its free viewing business model.

iROKOtv “kills” its free viewing business model

Nollywood streaming site starts switching on to a predominantly subscription based approach.

Nigerians, Kenyans more open to online shopping than South Africans.

‘Nigerians, Kenyans more open to online shopping than South Africans’

East and West African countries are “more risk accepting”, says Ericsson official.

Nollywood’s inclusion in Nigeria’s GDP signals digital opportunities.

Nollywood’s inclusion in Nigeria’s GDP signals digital opportunities

Chief executive officer of iROKO Partners, Jason Njoku, points to video on-demand potential.

African hotel website Jovago expands to Zanzibar, Djibouti, Malawi.

African hotel website Jovago expands to Zanzibar, Djibouti, Malawi

Site claims to have over 4,000 African listings as it embarks on further expansion.

First-ever Africa-wide blogger awards launched.

First-ever Africa-wide blogger awards launched

Online social media measurement tool Webfluential to help determine entrants' popularity.

#BringBackOurGirls drives global focus on Boko Haram kidnappings.

#BringBackOurGirls drives global focus on Boko Haram kidnappings

Twitter hashtag has fuelled the continued worldwide attention on the tragedy.

Ericsson lab to help Facebook grow global internet access.

Ericsson lab to help Facebook grow global internet access

The popular social network and telecoms infrastructure company partner on Internet.org.

Jason Njoku shuts down iROKO's London office.

Jason Njoku shuts down iROKO’s London office

Move comes as company re-positions itself to target more of an African market.

Online shopping website JUMIA launches in Uganda.

Online shopping website JUMIA launches in Uganda

African e-commerce player expands into its sixth country in under two years.