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    World Google Translate is getting a transcribe mode for lectures, speeches – Engadget

    In the future, Google Translate will be able to transcribe long lectures while translating it into another language in real time. The tech giant has demonstrated the upcoming feature at an event in San Francisco where it demoed some of its artificial intelligence projects.... Read more via...
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    Entertainment Google Celebrates Late Nollywood Filmmaker With Doodle (Photos) – Nairaland

    Amaka Igwe was a Nigerian filmmaker and broadcasting executive. Igwe was the owner of Top Radio 90.9 Lagos and Amaka Igwe Studios. she was recognized as one of the second generation filmmakers who helped begin the video film era of Nigerian cinema.... via Nairaland –
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    World Oracle says investigators have asked it for information about Google – Naijabizcom

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Oracle Corp (ORCL.N), which has clashed with Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) in business disputes, has received requests for information from congressional and state investigators looking into allegations that Google violated antitrust law. Oracle, which is knowledgeable...
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    Business How Kola Tubosun and his team gave Google a Nigerian accent – Techpoint.Africa

    Google announced a number of new products and features at its recent ‘Google for Nigeria’ event. But the introduction of a ‘Nigerian English’ voice to Google Maps and other products caught the attention of users like none other and sparked conversation across social media. Google Maps, like...
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    Business Google introduces Nigerian accent, informal transit routes – TheCable Lifestyle

    Google, American multinational tech giant, has introduced Nigerian accent to the assistant on its web mapping service in its quest for localization. The feature, which was unveiled in Lagos at the Google for Nigeria event, comes alongside the introduction of some other services. It also...
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    Business Google for Nigeria: All the Key Announcements at the #GoogleForNigeria Event 2019 – Nigeria Technology Guide

    Google made a couple of exciting announcements for its customers and partners in Nigerian and Africa during the 3rd edition of the annual Google for Nigeria event that took place at on Wednesday, July 24 2019 in Lagos. Google launched new apps, added new features to existing … Read more via...
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    Business Google announces new products for Nigeria – Premium Times

    Google on Wednesday announced the introduction of a dedicated travel mode in Google Maps to provide directions and navigation for motorcycles in Nigeria. This will also be available in Benin Republic, Ghana, Rwanda, Togo and Uganda from Wednesday, the company said at the third Google for …...
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    World It’s time you ditched Chrome for a privacy-first web browser – WIRED UK

    Like it or not, your web browser has become your online journal. Our searches chronicle every thought, interest and desire that pops into our brains. They’re exposed to our dumb questions plus our highly sensitive political leanings and sexual preferences. And it’s likely that you’ve given all...
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    World The Simple Way Apple and Google Let Domestic Abusers Stalk Victims – Wired

    One morning a couple of weeks ago, I handed my iPhone to my wife and asked her to help with with a privacy experiment. She would use my handset to track my location for the next few days, and with only the software I already had installed. Like a … Read more via Wired –...
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    World Google Just Launched a Small Business Tool to Grow Your Business. Here’s How to Use It –

    Google is hoping that it can improve your business with just a simple search tool. The company launched a new Google Small Business tool this week that lets you input basic information about your business, including its name and website address, and learn about the ways you can improve upon it...
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    World Google says it’s done making tablets and cancels two unreleased products – The Verge

    Google will not be launching a sequel to last year’s Pixel Slate tablet, according to Business Insider and Computer World, and will instead focus its Chrome OS hardware efforts on traditional laptop devices like the Pixelbook. “For Google’s first-party hardware efforts, we’ll be focusing on...
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    World Alphabet Shareholders Demand Accountability – Wired

    Alphabet, Google’s parent company, faced an onslaught of 14 independent shareholder proposals during its annual meeting on Wednesday, most criticizing the concentration of power in the hands of a few executives and all demanding some kind of structural change to make the company more...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Amazon topples Google, Apple as world’s most valuable brand – P.M. News

    Jeff Bezos’ Amazon, the US retail giant has moved past hi-tech titans Apple and Google to become the world’s most valuable brand, a … Read more via P.M. News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Google’s Cloud outage is resolved, but it reveals the holes in cloud computing’s atmosphere – TechCrunch

    Five hours after Google publicly announced that it was working to resolve an outage in its Cloud computing network that had taken out a large chunk of Google services as well as Shopify, Snap, Discord and other popular apps, the problem seems to be resolved. The outage hit everything … Read...
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    Business Google Cloud outage hits YouTube, G Suite, Nest, and more – Digital Trends

    Online services provided by the likes of Google, YouTube, and Snapchat went down for many users on Sunday evening and are continuing to suffer widespread outages at the time of writing. Users on the East Coast appear to be the worst affected. According to online forum posts, the … Read more...
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    World 5 Important Takeaways From Google’s Two Year Study Of Remote Work – Forbes

    Recently, the folks at Google published their findings from a two year study they conducted on remote work. The company is certainly in a good position to study this, as a full.... Read more via Forbes – Get more World News
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    Business Google stats show how much a recovery number prevents phishing – Engadget

    In case you haven’t already set up a recovery phone number for your Google account, and enabled extra security features like multifactor authentication, the search giant is using hard data to explain why you should...... Read more via Engadget – Get more: Nigeria...
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    Business Google Tracks What You Buy Online With Gmail – Wired

    The week started out with a bang, or several of them really. Remember Meltdown and Spectre, the vulnerabilities that affected basically every Intel processor from the last decade? There’s a related attack called ZombieLoad—yes, ZombieLoad—with similarly broad and bad impact. Serious stuff! But...
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    World Google has been tracking nearly everything you buy online — see for yourself with this tool – The Verge

    Google has been quietly keeping track of nearly every single online purchase you’ve ever made, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account, according to a new report today from CNBC. Even stranger: this information is made available to you via a private web tool that’s …...
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    World Alphabet had $74 billion in market cap wiped out, and it’s blaming YouTube – CNBC

    Google has a YouTube problem, according to CFO Ruth Porat. On Monday, after reporting that ad revenue grew 15% versus the 24% it saw a year ago, Google’s parent company Alphabet saw its stock punished. It fell nearly 8% Tuesday … Read more via CNBC – Get more World News