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Google, World Bank and Code for Africa set to empower African Journalists
3 weeks ago

Google, World Bank and Code for Africa set to empower African Journalists

By  •  Google, News

Google News Lab, World Bank and Code for Africa are working together on a Digital Journalism initiative that will see 6,000 African journalists trained in data journalism skills by the …
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Applications open for African startups to join inaugural tour of 5 European cities
4 weeks ago

Applications open for African startups to join inaugural tour of 5 European cities

Nigeria’s Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) is partnering with Google for Entrepreneurs to launch PitchDrive – a three week, five-city European tech hub tour across London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Zurich and Paris. In a statement announcing the tour, …
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Female techies, Udacity and Google have scholarships for you
1 month ago

Female techies, Udacity and Google have scholarships for you

By  •  Google, News

In a bid to increase the number of women working in tech and building new technologies, Udacity has teamed up with Google to launch the Women Techmakers Udacity Scholarship.

Women Techmakers …
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4 Nigerian startups selected for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
1 month ago

4 Nigerian startups selected for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

A total of four startups from Nigeria will be part of the fourth class of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator.

The selected startups are Delivery Science, which provides Enterprise Supply Chain Software as …
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Google extends Assistant’s capabilities
1 month ago

Google extends Assistant’s capabilities

By  •  Google, News

Last year Google announced their vision for the Google Assistant—which helps users get things done through a natural conversation, and is available wherever you need it. Since launching the Assistant last fall, …
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Google hosts largest Publisher Summits in Africa to date
2 months ago

Google hosts largest Publisher Summits in Africa to date

Google is this week hosting Google for Publishers Summits in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya. The Summits will see over 200 publishers from across the region gather to get an …
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Women Techmakers summit – Google celebrates women in tech in Lagos
3 months ago

Women Techmakers summit – Google celebrates women in tech in Lagos

Google Nigeria is hosting a Women Techmakers summit event at the Lagos Business School today Saturday 8 April, as part of activities to commemorate International Women’s month. Google Nigeria …
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Take it outside – a review of the Google Pixel
3 months ago

Take it outside – a review of the Google Pixel

Having been privileged to handle the Google Pixel 5-inch “Really Blue” phone for about a week. I have penned down a few thoughts.

https://twitter.com/DadaBen_/status/849543184820600834

These thoughts, I tried to make …
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Google, Samsung, LG, others form Android patent alliance “PAX”
3 months ago

Google, Samsung, LG, others form Android patent alliance “PAX”

In Latin, the word pax means “peace.” In the world of intellectual property, patent peace often coincides with innovation and healthy competition that benefit consumers. It is with a hope …
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Possibilities of surveillance enhanced by advancement in Information Technology
3 months ago

Possibilities of surveillance enhanced by advancement in Information Technology

The classical Fordist perspective initiated a move towards a new form of capitalism, that is mass production (Zuboff, 2015). Now, mechanisation and automation have enabled human labour to be substituted …
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Android O, Google’s next OS will help save battery life
3 months ago

Android O, Google’s next OS will help save battery life

By  •  Google

Google has announced the availability of the developer preview of the next version of Android OS: Android O. Following its traditional naming system, this codename “O” will be named after …
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Google Hangouts  is now Hangouts Chat & Hangouts Meet
3 months ago

Google Hangouts  is now Hangouts Chat & Hangouts Meet

By  •  Google, News

Google is splitting Hangouts into two: Hangouts Chat, which is almost like Slack, and Hangouts Meet, which is all about video and audio communications.

The new Hangouts Chat is all about team …
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Code Jam 2017 is here!
3 months ago

Code Jam 2017 is here!

By  •  Google, News

Google’s Code Jam, one of the most challenging programming competitions in the world, has returned and registrations are now open.

Apart from receiving the limited edition Code Jam t-shirt (given …
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Google Machine Learning Competition Offers Millions for Startups
3 months ago

Google Machine Learning Competition Offers Millions for Startups

By  •  Google, News

Google has announced the launch of a competition, and it is offering prizes worth more than $2 million — including cloud credits and investment opportunities — for startups using machine learning for …
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Gmail now lets you send money via attachment but there’s a ‘but’
3 months ago

Gmail now lets you send money via attachment but there’s a ‘but’

By  •  Google, News

Yesterday, Google  introduced the ability to request and send money via Gmail. The feature was first only available on Web, has now arrived on the Android app as well.

You tap the attach …
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New enterprise-ready tools launched for Google Drive at #GoogleNext17
4 months ago

New enterprise-ready tools launched for Google Drive at #GoogleNext17

Tech giant Google at the commencement of this year’s Google Cloud Next 2017 announced the introduction of what it described as powerful additions to Drive that can help organizations to Create, …
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Google Pays Tribute to Women With an International Women’s day 2017 Doodle
4 months ago

Google Pays Tribute to Women With an International Women’s day 2017 Doodle

By  •  Google

It’s always an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, even in hard times and have paved the way to where we are today. …
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Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
4 months ago

Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced that for the first time, it is now accepting applications from Nigerian startups for its Launchpad Accelerator. Google said Nigerian startups can now join its six-month porgramme that …
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