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The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.
Google is changing how Google Drive handles trashed files and documents. Starting on October 13th, files in the trash will automatically delete after 30 days. The change means that Drive’s trash will work the same way as other Google products, like Gmail, for more consistent behavior across all of Google’s products.
Beijing on Friday denied trying to meddle in US presidential election after American tech giant Microsoft said it had parried cyberattacks from overseas groups – including from China – against both the Republican and Democratic campaigns.
DR Congo’s civil aviation authority chief has been suspended after authorising a Google internet balloon to overfly the territory “without notifying the government,” an official said on Wednesday.
Bill Gates believes tech firms “deserve” the kind of scrutiny they got during Congressional hearings last month, and that the late Steve Jobs was a “genius,” he told the Armchair Expert podcast.
Google has published an open letter about a newly proposed government regulation that would compel it to pay media outlets for news content. Australians visiting their local Google homepage are presented with an ominous pop-up which warns that “the way Aussies use Google is at risk” and “their search experience will be hurt by new regulation.” It’s a bold lobbying move that puts Google’s arguments against the change in front of millions of Australians.
US technology giant Google went on the offensive Monday against an Australian plan forcing digital giants to pay for news content, telling users their personal data would be "at risk".
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
Students in some higher institutions in the country have called on the Federal Government to reopen schools.
In 2019 Opera launched OLeads, a lead generation platform, and OList, an online marketplace for local merchants. Today hundreds of thousands of local merchants and businesses have already been onboarded and remain active on these platforms, allowing them to establish an online presence and connect with the quickly growing internet user base in the country.
Chinese telecom giant Huawei said production of its most advanced smartphone chips would stop in September due to US sanctions, causing a “huge loss”.
President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S.
A U.S. judge on Tuesday sentenced former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to 18 months in prison for stealing a trade secret from Google related to self-driving cars months before becoming the head of Uber’s rival unit.
Today, Google shared a detailed timeline for Google Play Music’s shutdown. Access will be revoked in September for users in New Zealand and South Africa and for users in all other regions in October. Come December, the service will shut down completely, after which you won’t be able to transfer your content. Additionally, starting later this month Google will no longer accept purchases for music within its Play Store.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ebonyi has confirmed the retrieval of 14 corpses from the Akeze-Ukwu river after a Mercedes Benz 608 model bus plunged into it on Friday evening.
The immediate past chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has won his polling unit by a large majority of total votes cast.
The Board of Directors of Polaris Bank Ltd and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has appointed Mr Segun Opeke as an Executive Director.
Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has commenced online registration of market women to ensure that they benefitted from the dividends of governance in the state.
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has been enjoined to consider running for Presidency in 2023 due to his developmental strides in the state.
The Wife of the Oyo state governor, Mrs Tamunominini Makinde, says the state government remains determined to protect the rights of widows and also empower them to face challenges of life.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos zone, has faulted a local strike action in the Lagos State University over the payment of new minimum wage for higher institutions in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force has commenced investigations into the viral video showing a man wearing what appears to be a Nigeria Police “uniform” smoking shisha.
The vision of the Ekiti State Government to develop the agriculture sector and make it the mainstay of the State’s economy received a major boost, as the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) pledged its support for the enhancement of the State’s export potential.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command, says it has arrested 19 suspected rapists in the state between August and September.