Why Trump's pictures appear when you Google 'Idiot' - Google CEO explains
Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai Tuesday explained why the pictures of United State president, Donald Trump, pop up on Google Images when people search the term "idiot". Pichai explained this while fielding questions in a session with the country's House Judiciary Committee. "How would that happen? How does search work so that that would occur?"…
Microsoft, Google partner AcadaPlus to boost technology-driven sector
As part of efforts to improve on the quality of education in the country, a new technology software, AcadaPlus was recently unveiled to aid teaching and learning in schools.
‘Lack of systematic law reform system reason for comatose state of intellectual property in Nigeria’
Prof. Adebambo Adewopo (SAN) is a leading intellectual property scholar with extensive academic and professional careers, which have spanned both private and public sectors in Nigeria. He was educated in Nigeria and the United States. He commenced his academic career at the Lagos State University (LASU), where he pioneered teaching and research in Intellectual Property…
Google touts progress in fight against piracy
Google said Wednesday it is making strides in helping internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content.
Experts seek Lagos, private sector partnership on ICT clusters
To accelerate Nigeria’s development, experts have called for the optimisation of existing information and communication technology (ICT) clusters’ through partnership between the private and public sectors. According to them, digital technology through such initiatives would drive economic transformation of the country. Overtime, the use of digital technology to create new solutions for economic growth has…
Google workers walk out to protest office harassment, inequality
Hundreds of Google employees and contractors in Asia staged brief midday walkouts on Thursday, with thousands more expected to follow at offices worldwide, amid complaints of sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace.
Google Celebrates Stella Adadevoh On 62nd Posthumous Birthday
On her 62nd posthumous birthday, late Nigerian medic Stella Adadevoh is being celebrated by tech giant Google with a doodle. Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. "Today our #Googledoodle celebrates the life of Stella Adadevoh, the Nigerian doctor, who helped…
Google drops out of bidding for massive Pentagon cloud contract
Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles.
Google unveils partners programme for Nigerian businesses
Google has unveiled its partners programme that will further enable digital agencies and brands take advantage of the online marketing tools to connect with their users. Speaking at the Launch event in Lagos, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Google Country Director in Nigeria, said “The introduction of Google Partners is just the latest example of our commitment to…
Google Nigeria Changes Its Doodle To Celebrate Country's Independence Day
Nigeria is celebrating her 58th Independence Day today, October 1 and as part of its way of honouring the country, Google Nigeria search has changed its doodle to the country's colours. The search engine has a picture of the seat of power, Aso Rock in the new doodle. Nigeria's Independence Day is an official national…