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Recently launched Oveem is an e-commerce store for fresh fruits and vegetables in Nigeria – at least that’s what the description on the site says. Oveem’s website has eight categories of fruits and vegetables to choose from and promises to deliver within 24 hours. Here’s what the website looks like The service currently delivers to these areas in Lagos: Apapa, Ikeja, Ikoyi, Isolo, Victoria Island, Lagos Island, Lekki, Surulere and Yaba. We know you’re already thinking about how they intend to preserve fruits over long periods of time. Well, Oveem’sRead More
The Internet has changed a lot of things, most especially education. OpenCourseWare (OCW) is course material by different universities shared freely on the internet in various digital formats. Ever since the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) pioneered making undergraduate and graduate course material freely available online in 2001, they’ve had 131 million downloads and 92 million visitors. MIT has material from over 40 courses available online in various formats including streamed video lectures and audio available through iTunesU. Apple isn’t out of it too with over 1,000 universities providing educationalRead More

Posted On May 25, 2011By Faridah Demola-SerikiIn Cyber-Crime

Sony Falls Victim to Hackers Again

Sony Ericsson’s Canadian online store has been hacked and the data of over 2,000 consumers has been stolen. This follows a series of attacks on the company in the past few months, first with the PlayStation network and with Sony’s online Greek music service earlier this week. Fortunately for them and the consumers, the stolen passwords were encrypted and no credit card info was taken, though it still calls for concern. Hopefully there won’t be any more Sony breaches.Read More