Google on Wednesday announced it will stop supporting its smart messaging app Allo effective March 2019. The search-engine firm paused investments for Allo in April, transferring its entire workforce and all resources for Android Messages. Allo users can export and save their chat history before the due date. "Given Messages' continued...
Australia's competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook and Alphabet's Google in the country's online advertising and news markets. The recommendation, in a preliminary report on the US firms' market power, is being closely watched around the world as...
Following its earlier ban of advertising cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings on any of its platform, Google is easing on the ban, as they announced on Tuesday that it would allow only regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan. According to their blog post, the changes will take place...
Internet access in rural areas is set to be increased following the introduction of Google’s Project Loon into the country. This morning, a cross-section of stakeholders from the National Information Technology Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Defence & Veterinary Affairs, Ministry of Security and the EAC Civil Aviation & Security Oversight...
Ever Imagined an Email that Counts Down 10..9..8..7.. and Boom! Well that used to be only in the movies. But Gmail has got something like that Now. Its called Confidential Mode and is freely available to all users! Google recently unveiled new Features in their Gmail service but today I...
According to reports by IANS, 6 U.S. senators have written to Google Chief Executive; Sundar Pichai on company's reported plan to create a censored Chinese version of its search engine (Google). "What has changed since 2010 to make Google comfortable cooperating with the rigorous censorship regime in China?" asked the senators, including Florida Republican...
The fact that Google likes to continuously push the boundaries of human knowledge through sustained discovery and research is no surprise for everyone anymore. Actually, it’s all based on curiosity and discovering new ways to solve old problems. It’s the same curiosity that led to the creation of the...
YouTube has begun rolling out incognito mode for its Android app, that hides the users' search and viewing history as is with Google Chrome incognito mode. This means that users of YouTube for Android can easily switch to Incognito mode and browse the video app without their history or recommendations being...
Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobility partnered with Internet & Software firm; Google Corp. on its Android One Project as they launched their newest flagship to market; the Infinix Note 5. While the official global launch was held on Sunday 24th, June 2018 in Dubai at the Burj Khalifa Towers, the...
U.S-based internet firm; Google Corp. has opened applications for its second annual Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme, extending it in the process to a further 12 African countries that graduated from the programme last week, as reported making it a total of 18 countries across the continent – Egypt, Tunisia,...