Google pushes artificial intelligence for upgraded news app
For its updated news application, Google is doubling down on the use of artificial intelligence as part of an effort to weed our disinformation and help users get viewpoints beyond their own "filter bubble."
Whatsapp, other OTTs slash 81% of operators’ revenue in 13 years
Operations of the Over the top (OTT) players, including WhatsApp, WeChat, Viper, Skype, Google, have slashed about $17.8 (81%) from the Average Revenue per User (ARPU) of the Mobile Network Operators...
Fear as OTT threatens everyone’s lunch
Despite the new and exciting capabilities offered by over-the-top (OTT) services; there are also risks to the content owners and service providers. And watch out! with bad regulation of OTT services, citizens’ rights are at risk.OTT also referred to as “value added” is a service use over the network services of your service provider.
Speak To John Legend Using Google Assistant
The Google Assistant platform has some new features that are bound to get people excited. The tech giants have launched six new voices to choose from for Google Assistant for Android phones and Google Home. One of those voices is the voice of celebrity soul singer John Legend. In reaction to this news, the soul…
Google urges early stage funding to stimulate Nigerian technology ecosystem
Lack of early stage funding is threatening stimulation of Nigerian technology start-up ecosystem, information technology giant, Google has said.Speaking at a launch of a report entitled ‘Technology entrepreneurship ecosystem research – Nigeria’ recently in Abuja, Google Policy and Government Relations Lead....
Google Go launches in Nigeria
Poised to incessantly give users a faster and lighter way to search and access the internet, Google has launched Google Go in Nigeria and 29 other countries in Africa. According to Google, the application is designed to solve existing problems faced by 73% of smart phone users ......
Search Engine Google Launches Chrome 66
Google has some exciting news. The search engine has added a new feature on its Chrome 66 which it launched yesterday. While this feature automatically prevents sounds from playing by default, it also gives users the option of playing sounds from autoplay videos, Techcrunch reports. This new update means that autoplays without sounds will be…
Google Honours Maya Angelou With Doodle
African-American literary icon Maya Angelou has been honoured by Google with a video doodle on the famous writer's 90th posthumous birthday.
France to take legal action against Google, Apple for 'abusive' practices
France will take legal action against Google and Apple for "abusive business practices", Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday as transatlantic ties threaten to be riven by a trade war.
Google pulls down 3.2b violating adverts, pays publishers $12.6 billion
Search giant, Google pulled down 3.2 billion adverts that violated its advertising and publishers policies in 2017, in Nigeria and other part of the world. The firm said it paid publishers $12.6 billion in the year under review.