Russian lawmakers opened a new front against the internet on Thursday by announcing plans to block any services deemed to “censor” local media.
The internet giant said Wednesday it would be partnering with commercial banks and credit unions starting next year to allow users to manage mobile-based accounts through the Google Pay platform, in the latest move by tech giants into consumer finance.
SoundCloud is trying to make sure people can tell who’s an authentic artist by rolling out verified badges, the company announced today.
Google is ending support for its Expeditions virtual reality app. The app, which offered educational VR tours, will be removed from iOS and Android app stores on June 30th, 2021. “The majority” of its tours will be migrated to Google’s separate Arts & Culture app, letting users view them via web or mobile device.
Google has officially debuted its new database migration service (DMS) today, designed to make it easier for Google Cloud customers to transfer their MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases to Google’s fully-managed Cloud SQL database service.
Broadband penetration in Nigeria increased to 45.43 per cent by the end of October 2020, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, says broadband penetration in Nigeria increased to 45.43 per cent in October.
India’s government has issued an order bringing the regulation of online news portals and content providers such as Netflix under the authority of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in a first step to regulate digital media.
Malam Ubale Maska, Chairman, Broadband Implementation Steering Committee (BISC), says about 5 billion dollars is required for the implementation of the Nigeria National Broadband Plan (NNBP) 2020-2025.
Spotify now has 320 million monthly active users and 144 million paid subscribers, an increase of 29 and 27 percent respectively year-over-year, the company announced in its latest earnings release. User growth was driven by marketing campaigns in India, as well as the service’s launch in Russia and 12 surrounding markets. The company called Russia its “most successful new market launch to date.”
The National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.), has said the social media was used to disseminate subversive content to incite violence during the #EndSARS protests which rocked the country recently.
A quintet of smaller search engines from around the world are banding together to request that European Union regulators address Google’s dominance in the online search market, and take a closer look at its controversial auction process.
YouTube is facing a lawsuit from a group of channel owners who say their rights were violated by the platform’s recent moderation actions against QAnon accounts. The users, many of whom boasted hundreds of thousands of followers on the platform, are seeking a temporary restraining order to restore their accounts.
A California appeals court on Thursday unanimously ruled against ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, saying they must reclassify their drivers in the state as employees.
There are so many ways to steal our data, that we should be protecting ourselves by any means possible. However, most people are less careful with internet security today than they used to be. Those of us who are lucky not to have been victims of data breaches are unaware of just how devastating they can be.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Google on Wednesday hosted the first UNWTO & Google Tourism Acceleration Program which focused on insights from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
Spokesperson of House of Representatives Hon Benjamin Kalu has said the House has completed the probe into the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Federal Government on Thursday gave a damning revelation that 66 per cent of Nigerian children in rural areas can neither read nor write.
The Northeast Governors’ Forum has called for execution of more Federal Government capital projects in 2021 to ensure rapid development of the region.
The Cable News Network has retracted its initial report, which said operatives of the Nigerian Army killed 38 persons at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos State on October 20, 2020.
On the same day, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, while speaking at the 55th Annual Bankers Dinner organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos, predicted a two per cent growth in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021.