Google announces new features for Pixel

Posted by - June 9, 2021

Google has announced new features to make Pixel smarter from Locked Folders to short videos in astrophotography. Astrophotography Using astrophotography in Night Sight, users can create videos of the stars moving across the sky all during the same exposure. Once the picture in Night Sight has been captured, both the photo and video will be

Google to open first retail store in New York this year

Posted by - May 24, 2021

Google will be opening its first physical retail store in New York this year. At the Google Store, customers will be able to browse and buy products made by the tech company, ranging from Pixel phones to Nest products, Fitbit devices to Pixelbooks. Customers can also shop online at GoogleStore.com and then pick up their

The world now has over 3 billion active Android devices, says Google

Posted by - May 20, 2021

There are more than three billion active Android devices in the world now, according to Google. Sameer Samat, VP of product management at Android and Google Play, revealed this during the Google I/O Developer Conference 2021. Google added over 500 million active Android devices since I/O event in 2019 and one billion devices since 2017.

Google launches $2bn data hub in Poland

Posted by - April 14, 2021

US tech giant Google on recently launched a new cloud data hub in Warsaw – its first in Central and Eastern Europe – with an investment of nearly $2.0 billion (1.7 billion euros). Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki hailed the new hub saying it would ensure “better service from private and public entities” and strengthen security

Paylink partner with Google to train MSMEs

Posted by - March 22, 2021

Paylink, a payment and ecommerce solution provider, has partnered with tech giant, Google. The deal involves empowering Micro, Small, and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) with the digital expertise through the Paylink MSME Digital Bootcamp. The organiser of the bootcamp, SystemSpecs, providers of Paylink, made this known at a forum. Through online training, MSMEs will be

Google unveils latest stable version Chrome 88 that comes without Adobe Flash Player

Posted by - January 20, 2021

Google has released Chrome 88 as the latest stable version of their cross-platform web browser without any support for Adobe Flash Player. Flash reached its official end of life on December 31, when Adobe officially stopped supporting the software. On January 12, Adobe also began blocking content from playing inside Flash. Apple and Mozilla have

Google, Dell and Intel forms “Modern Computing Alliance” with other tech giants to address biggest IT challenges

Posted by - December 16, 2020

Google, Dell and Intel have joined hands with a few other tech companies to form a new computing group to address the “biggest IT challenges” facing companies today with integration from silicon to cloud. Called the “Modern Computing Alliance”, the collective mission of the new group announced on Thursday is to drive “silicon-to-cloud” innovation for

Google “People Cards” to make Africans more discoverable

Posted by - December 10, 2020

“For many people, whether they’re content creators, business professionals or just wanting to stand out from the crowd, having an online presence is important,” Those were the words of Olumide Balogun, head of consumer apps, Sub Saharan Africa at Google. Against this backdrop, Internet-related service provider Google has introduced a new feature that makes people

Businesses across Africa to get $3m Grants from Google,says Juliet Ehimuan

Posted by - September 17, 2020

Google has announced new initiatives to support African businesses with grants, Nigeria inclusive. Google Nigeria Country Director, Juliet Ehimuan, who announced the initiatives during the virtual Google Economic Recovery Roundtable, held, recently, said to provide assistance to vulnerable populations, Google.org has set aside $3 million in grants to nonprofits that support education, entrepreneurship and women

Google and YouTube launch new teaching resources

Posted by - March 23, 2020

Google and YouTube have launched new resource pages to help teachers and families continue to educate students while they’re home from school due to the novel coronavirus. Google’s page, called Teach From Home, offers recommendations on how teachers can teach remotely using Google products. Right now, the page features ideas like doing a video call