Sun. Mar 26th, 2023

Ronke Davies

Cryptocurrency ransomware fell to $456.8m in 2022 as victims refused to pay, according to Chainalysis. In its recently released ‘Crypto Crime’ report, the blockchain analytical firm stated that victims’ payments have fallen from 76 per cent in 2019 to 41 per cent in 2022. It stated that this is because ransom payments have become legally


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The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Kashifu Inuwa, has stated that Nigeria is set to plug the global talent deficit in the technology sector by supplying locally trained talents to the global market. According to him, global talent deficiency will hit 85 million by 2030. He said, “We have some flagship initiatives


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The sustained growth of telecommunication subscribers pushed the Gross Domestic Product contribution of the Information Communications and Technology sector, in real terms, to N12.32tn in 2022. Last year, the total number of mobile telecom subscribers rose by 13.89 per cent to 222.23 million from the 195.13 million that was recorded as of December 2021. This


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Twenty-four per cent of tokens created in 2022 share on chain characteristics of pump and dump schemes were scams according to Chainalysis. In traditional finance, pump-and-dump schemes occur when holders of a tradable asset, such as stock in a company, heavily hype and promote the asset to other investors, causing the price to rise rapidly


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Google has launched tests that block access to news content for some users in Canada in response to the Canadian government’s online news bill. Bill C-18, or the Online News Act, would require platforms like Facebook and Google to negotiate deals that would pay news publishers for their content. The bill is currently before the


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Smartphone shipments to the Middle East and Africa region fell to a seven-year low in 2022 due to high inflation and currency depreciation according to Counterpoint Research Market Monitor. Shipments declined by 12.1 per cent year-on-year to 148 million units in 2022 despite a bright start to the year. However, the rise in energy and


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Deliveroo has more than 140,000 restaurant partners globally – ranging from international brands and city-based eateries, to family-run independent businesses in the regions. Epsilon was set the challenge of: Activating Deliveroo’s in-house data in a way that generated incremental growth across all restaurant types and geographic settings Providing partners with the right tools and creative ...

The post Deliveroo Delivers Growth Thanks to a Feast of Data-Driven Insights and Personalised Messages appeared first on TechRepublic.

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