China’s largest search engine provider will add capacity for 150 employees, the company said Friday in a statement. Baidu has about 200 people at its existing site in Sunnyvale, California. The two offices will be a mile apart.
Uber rival grab raising $1.5 billion in new funding round
Grab, Uber Technologies Inc.’s largest rival in Southeast Asia, plans to raise more than $1.5 billion in a new funding round backed by SoftBank Group Corp., people familiar with the matter said.
CBN to check cybercrime with framework
In a bid to check growing cyber crime in banks, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to release a policy/framework blacklisting cyber crime fraudsters in the banking system.
NCC seeks inputs on internet code of practice
NCC said the establishment of internet industry code of practice is part of its Internet Governance function, but says it favours a multi-stakeholder model of engagement in the process of policy development for the Internet Governance.
Online platform Moov Nigeria brings tech disruption to cargo bidding, delivery
Moov.com.ng, a technology disruptor and pioneer online delivery service marketplace, has been launched, to positively impact thousands of individuals and corporate transportation organizations in the country and Africa as a whole.
AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycott
AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday joined global firms pulling ads from Google, saying they did not want their brands associated with inappropriate content on the internet giant.
NaijaSecCon’17 to discuss latest cyber attack, defence methods
Following the growing cyber security challenges in West Africa, Nigeria Security Conference 2017 (NaijaSecCon’17), is being convened to educate the participants on the techniques deployed by hackers.
StarTimes to reward customers at Easter
StarTimes has revealed plans to reward customers during the Easter period, as the Pay-TV giant announced that it would serve up a visual feast to subscribers with launching an Easter promo from March 20th to May 31st.
Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places
Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.