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.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this at the inauguration of a block of 30 one-bedroom living quarters and Computerized Tomography Scan facility for officers at the 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), on Wednesday, called on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to rescind his order quitting the Fulani community in parts of Ondo State.
The Prosecutor, Insp Bankole Olasunkanmi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan.18 at about 03:45 pm., at Aba-Iyamedi area of Ado-Ekiti.
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) on Wednesday expressed shock over the news of the demise of the former Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Bala Ka’oje.
The wife of Kwara governor and Founder Ajike People Support Centre, Dr Olufolake AbdulRazaq, has called on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to be proactive in adapting new trends of doing business in the face of pandemic.
The supporting role being played by a former president, Goodluck Jonathan, towards reviving the stalled constitutional review process in The Gambia has begun to bear fruits, an official has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd) as Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has ruled out a Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump before incoming president Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20.
The Vice Principal of Community Secondary School Kadandani in Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina State, Mr. Ibrahim Sale, has admitted before police that he had sexual relationship with his 12-year-old student.
Two Army National Guard members have been removed from the inauguration security mission after vetting found they had ties to far-right fringe groups, a U.S. official told ABC News Tuesday.