Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Google

August 4, 2022

Lai Mohammed asks Google to shut down IPOB-linked YouTube channels

Channels such as Biafra Digest TV, Umu Biafra TV, Biafra Digest and Asa Biafra TV were cited for target.

Lai Mohammed and Charles Murito
July 28, 2022

Five Nigerians named in Google’s innovation challenge

Mr Blecher said the 2022 challenge received a total of 425 submissions from 42 countries, representing a 27 per cent increase in total applications.

Google Hq
July 19, 2022

Indonesia threatens to block Facebook, Google, WhatsApp

The digital giants were given until Wednesday to complete the registration for licensing, otherwise, the ministry warned that they would be declared illegal.

GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, WHATSAPP
June 29, 2022
TikTok
June 26, 2022

Netflix to test run ad-supported cheaper subscription plans

The company will basically be offering lesser subscription prices in exchange for watching commercials in their new ad-supported tier.

June 15, 2022

Google offers 1000 scholarships to African small business owners

Google Wednesday announced new initiatives to support small retail businesses and offered 1,000 scholarships to business owners in Africa.

Google Hq
June 2, 2022

Google reveals most clicked sites by Nigerians to mark Street View 15th anniversary

Mr Kola-Ogunlade listed the most clicked sites by Nigerians as national museums, beach and tertiary institutions, among others.

Google Street View
May 19, 2022

Russia seizes Google’s bank account

Google had moved many of its employees out of Russia since Moscow began its invasion of Ukraine on February 24.

Google Hq
May 12, 2022

Google Chrome launches virtual credit card number to protect users

Google has announced its Chrome browser will now offer users the option to use a virtual credit card number while filling payment forms online.

Chrome and Credit card
April 21, 2022

Google’s Equiano undersea cable lands in Lagos

The cable is expected to travel from Portugal to South Africa and is part of the company’s $1 billion Africa investment that includes a $50 million venture capital startup fund.

Google Hq