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Human-sounding Google Assistant sparks ethics questions

The unveiling of the natural-sounding robo-assistant by the technology giant this week wowed some observers, but left others fretting over the ethics of how the human-seeming software might be used.

Google partners with retail giants to monetize online product searches

Alphabet’s Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.

Walmart taps Google to challenge Amazon’s hold on voice-assisted shopping

Walmart is teaming up with Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon, adding another front to the giant retailer’s battle with the online megastore.

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Osun finance commissioner joins governorship race

The Osun Commissioner For Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji, on Thursday joined other 28 aspirants vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship ticket in the state.

MAN chief begs Governor Obaseki to reduce multiple taxes on miners

Edo State chairman of the Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, Mr. Michael Orhumode, has appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki of the state to reduce the multiple tax burden on its members by the state government to enable them to survive the harsh economic realities in the country.
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Cristiano Ronaldo wears goatee beard for goodluck

Cristiano Ronaldo now wears a goatee beard in Russia. The usually smooth and clean shaven Portugal and Madrid superstar said he will keep the beard for goodluck.

OPEC: Nigeria will not support additional oil supply – Ibe Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said Nigeria would advise against additional oil supply to the global market by OPEC and non-OPEC members.

Convicted senior Nigerian lawyer loses SAN title

The Legal Practitioner’s Privileges Committee (LPPC) has suspended a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Joseph Nwobike.