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NetPlusDotCom and FCMB Partner to Drive Contactless Payment Notification

Lagos: November 23, 2020: Leading Fintech and Payment Service Provider, NetPlusDotCom, has partnered foremost financial institution, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), to develop and deploy a Notification Service for Merchants that enables Account Transfer Payment Notification on Point of Sale (POS) devices and Merchant Apps. The service, running on the well adopted NIBSS Instant Payment (NIP) platform, will make it easier for merchants with an FCMB account and their customers to transact on existing PoS payment infrastructure already provided by the Bank.

Is the New Center for AI and Robotics Meant to Impress Us?

Last week, the Federal Government inaugurated the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. A verified tweet by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy read, “Fourth Industrial Revolution: In a bid to harness converging technologies to create and inclusive, human-centered future. The Honorable Minister of Communications &Digital Economy @DrIsaPantami will today commission the National Center for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics.”

Amazon Flex’s Update- a Rewards Program for the Ages?

Amazon is rolling out a new rewards program that gives its Flex delivery drivers easier access to shifts based on the amount of work they’ve done for the company. CNBC reported that the Flex Rewards program not only has access to shifts but includes access to a cashback debit card as well as discounts and financial services, the program is still in the early stages and is being rolled out to all drivers in the US.

Is Joe Biden For Or Against Big Tech?

Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017 and even before there has been criticism on his part about certain conspirations against him and the big techs like Facebook and Twitter along with many news outlets were at the forefront. Feuds with Silicon Valley companies have been notoriously preeminent, most of which were lambasted for conspiring against him, siding with liberals and stifling conservative voices.