Tag: Google

Culture Intelligence from REDNovember 5, 2021

Fake reviews are eroding customer trust to everyone’s detriment | There are no quick fixes

Perhaps one of the better things the pandemic year left us with is a strengthened e-commerce industry after the global ...

Ado AminuOctober 6, 2021

WHO backs rollout of world’s first malaria vaccine for children in Africa | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: WHO backs rollout of world’s ...

Ado AminuMay 21, 2021

How we could all use our privilege better with Twitter’s +Alt Text feature

When the conversation on accessibility comes up – in corporate boardrooms or policy roundtables or in our TV and Radio ...

SponsorApril 1, 2021

Google launches second Google News Initiative in Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey

Open call for projects that increase reader engagement and explore new business models Google today announced the second Google News ...

SponsorMay 31, 2019

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, takes “Keeps Getting Better” Campaign to Computer Village

It was a fun and interesting time last week when HMD Global took its “Keeps Getting Better” Nokia Android smartphone ...

SponsorApril 26, 2019

#DRIF19: Delegates call for renewed action to protect Africa’s Digital Space

Delegates at the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum have expressed concern at the spate of violation of human rights online ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 12th of April

Follow the link to read story on YNaija:     The Late 5: Buhari heads to Chad for regional meeting; ...

Bernard DayoDecember 14, 2018

‘Deadpool 2,’ ‘King of Boys’ amongst most searched movies on Google in Nigeria for 2018

Popular search engine Google has recently released its annual Year in Search for 2018, a compilation that highlights the trends ...

SponsorAugust 1, 2018

AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

On Tuesday, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announced the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine ...

SponsorJuly 26, 2018

Google launches ‘Google Station’ to provide free high speed Wifi to millions of Nigerians

Google today, July 26, hosted its second Google for Nigeria event where it made a number of big announcements aimed ...

ToluDecember 16, 2017

3 things you didn’t know about beauty blenders: Google’s most-searched beauty phrase in 2017

As is the custom, Google has released its most searched terms of the year 2017 and you’ll be surprised to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2017

Nigeria needs to leverage on technology – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Friday at the launch of the Economic Value of Geospatial ...

RoqeebahOctober 17, 2017

Freetel ICE 2 Review: Google’s new N13,000 Smartphone made for Nigerians

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai and other executives of the company visitLagos for the Google for Nigeria event in July. At ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 4, 2017

5 amazing facts you should know about Google’s foray into the smartphone business

Google started out as a search engine. Some persons may still see the company in that light, but Google has ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 3, 2017

Google to remove this feature affecting publishers

Google is relaxing its ‘first click free’ rule which requires news organisations using the subscription model to provide three news ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 27, 2017

Google turns 19 today: Here’s how the search giant started and how far it has come

If you’ve been on Google search today, you most definitely would have seen the birthday spinner doodle/game featured on the ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 27, 2017

9 super fun games from doodles past to celebrate Google’s 19th birthday

To celebrate its 19th birthday today, Google released a new Doodle. However, this is no ordinary doodle. Think about the ...

ToluAugust 28, 2017

Google celebrates James Wong Howe, the great cinematographer who shaped Hollywood

by Wareez Odunayo   Today, Google celebrates one of the most respected early-era cinematographers, James Wong Howe who pioneered the ...

ToluAugust 24, 2017

As we celebrate Hashtags at 10, here are some of the most popular ones on the internet

by Wareez Odunayo   Before Twitter came along, the # key was nothing more than the hash sign or the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 19, 2017

Opinion: Google for Nigeria – Another wake up call to sleeping youth

by Alabi Anjolaolorun What is this thing about Silicon Valley big boys and surprises? So much that the recent visits ...

RoqeebahAugust 12, 2017

YouTube has just launched its ‘share’ feature but will you be using it?

On Thursday evening, YouTube rolled out its new sharing feature in its mobile app for Nigerian users. The launch started ...

EzinneAugust 10, 2017

The Thread: “It’s embarrassing when dirty laundry is aired” | How Google entered ‘hot water’ for firing a staff

Recently, Twitter chewed Google up with relish and spat it out for good effect after the company fired a staff ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

Google sacks employee for “making incorrect assumptions about gender”

According to reports, Google has fired a male engineer at the center of a racket in Silicon Valley after he ...

EzinneAugust 5, 2017

The Thread: This is how to make “international exposure” work for you

Tola Sarumi made the term “International exposure” popular on Twitter NG. Since the CEO of Google, Sundar Pinchai paid Lagos ...

ToluJuly 31, 2017

YouTube Go, Google.org grants | 5 reasons you should be excited about Google’s emergence in Nigeria

Google CEO, Sundar Pichai was in Lagos days ago for the final lap of the Google for Nigeria event and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai dance to Small Doctor’s Penalty

The Chief  Executive Officer (CEO) of Google Inc., Sundar Pichai who is currently in Nigeria was recorded dancing to Small ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

#GoogleForNigeria: Google CEO currently in Nigeria (WATCH)

The Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc., Pichai Sundararajan, also known as Sundar Pichai, is currently in Nigeria. The multinational technology ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2017

The Media Blog: America’s newspapers are begging government to save them

The irony of all of this, especially under Donald J. Trump. Newspapers in America have run to the government to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

EU fines Google $2.7bn for breaking competition rules

The European Union (EU) has imposed a record €2.42bn ($2.72bn) fine on Google for breaking rules by giving illegal advantage ...

ItunuoluwaJune 20, 2017

Zuckerberg snubs White House invite to meet with President Trump and other tech CEOs

President Trump is asking the CEOs of the world’s largest tech companies for help in modernizing the American government system. ...

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