ICIT partners Microsoft, 9Mobile on cloud-based software packages for SMEs

ICIT solutions Nigeria, a business technology solutions provider and tier-one Microsoft partner, has announced their partnership with 9Mobile to launch 9Business Cloud The 9Business Cloud is a top-notch e-commerce platform where you can buy all cloud based software packages, designed to enhance business productivity in the fast-growing Nigerian market. Located in Lagos, Nigeria, ICIT (Internet, Communications & IT Solutions) is an experienced information technology solutions provider with a mission to efficiently empower businesses to achieve more with less using automation. ICIT, provides both SMEs and Enterprise level businesses with affordable…

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AfDB partners with FG, Microsoft to create 9m jobs in 10 years

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an eLearning Digital platform to create nine million jobs in Africa’s digital economy in the next 10 years. According to a statement from the bank’s website, the Federal Government and Microsoft launched the Digital Nigeria eLearning Platform to provide marketable digital skills for the country’s youth. The platform will leverage the AfDB’s Coding for Employment initiative and build linkages between the public and private sectors. Mr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, said the platform would support the development of a…

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Confusion: Fog hanging over Oracle-TikTok acquisition deal

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Just a few hours after the news broke that the much anticipated acquisition of TikTok’s US operation has ended in favour of Oracle, contrasting facts have emerged to create a bewildering understanding of the deal. Earlier reports showed that Microsoft, another big bidder against Oracle, was already out of the game with claims that its proposal had been rejected. In contrast to this notion however, China’s state broadcaster, CGTN, reported that ByteDance will not sell TikTok’s U.S. operations to Microsoft or Oracle, citing sources. ByteDance, the world’s most valuable startup…

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How Oracle defeat Microsoft to Acquire TikTok’s US operations

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Enterprise provider Oracle  is said to have won the bidding war for the U.S. operations of TikTok, a chase in which Microsoft was booted from earlier today. A TikTok  spokesperson said the company would not comment on rumors or speculation. Oracle did not immediately respond to media request for comment either. The Wall Street Journal writes that Oracle, a rare ally of the Trump administration in Silicon Valley, will be announced as TikTok’s “trusted tech partner” in the United States. Additionally, the Journal cites that a person familiar with the…

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