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    Business Now that the Nigerian government can tax the likes of Google and Facebook, what’s next? – Techpoint.Africa

    In the face of slow-paced regulations, the world is now replete with fast-moving digital technologies that have changed the face of businesses and the modern workplace.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    How to remove your private info from the web in an afternoon – Mashable

    Google yourself. Go ahead, we’ll wait. Include some easily discoverable details: the city where you live, the name of your employer, and maybe your … Read more via Mashable
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    Gadgets & Tech All the Ways Google Tracks You—And How to Stop It – Wired

    You’re probably aware that Google keeps tabs on what you’re up to on its devices, apps, and services—but you might not realize just how far its tracking reach extends, into the places you go, the purchases you make, and much more. It’s an extensive set of data, but you can … Read more via...
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    Gadgets & Tech Google now lets you auto-delete your app activity, location and web history after 3 or 18 months – TechCrunch

    It’s no secret that unless you opt out, Google keeps a very detailed record of your location history and a log of the web sites you visit in Chrome and apps you use. There have always been ways … Read more via TechCrunch
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    Gadgets & Tech Google knows everywhere you go — here’s how to stop it from tracking you and delete the logs – CNBC

    Google knows a lot about you and, if you use Google Maps or other Google apps, it stores a copy of everywhere you go. I recently performed Google’s "Privacy Checkup" to learn a bit more about what it knows about me, and was pretty surprised at the level of detail … Read more via CNBC...
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    Gadgets & Tech 26 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Calendar could do – Fast Company

    If there’s one digital tool I rely on as much as Gmail, it’s Google Calendar. From work deadlines to family happenings and random reminders, Calendar is what keeps me on track, on time, and on top of the approximately 1.7 zillion things I tend to juggle on an hourly … Read more via Fast...
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    Business Google Home will Feature Music and Sound Effects When You Read Disney Storybooks –

    Story time reading just got a notch better as Google has partnered with Disney to bring special effects to the entire experience. In the new tweak to then feature, you can start reading one of Disney’s Little Golden Books out.... Read more via – Get more...
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    Metro Google’s Android Apps Are No Longer Free – Nairaland

    Google has announced changes in how European smartphone and tablet makers can use Google’s Android apps in response to the EU’s $5 billion fine. Going forward, EU manufacturers will now have to pay Google a license fee to bundle Google’s suite of mobile apps..... Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Metro Nigeria: Free Internet in 200 Nigeria’s Cities, Towns By 2019 – Allafrica News

    Millions of Nigerians in about 200 locations across five cities in the country will get free access to internet courtesy of search engine, Google."Google Station will be rolling out in 200 locations in five.... Read more via Allafrica News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Google defends search policy following Trump accusations – Engadget

    In response to accusations tweeted today by Donald Trump, Google has issued a statement saying that it doesn't tailor its search results based on political ideologies.... Read more via Engadget – Get more World News
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    Business Google bets on Africa for artificial intelligence with Ghana AI Google Brain research lab — Quartz Africa

    Africa’s nascent artificial intelligence sector just got its biggest boost from Google which is opening its first Africa AI research center in... Read more via Quartz Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Google launches station in Nigeria – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Web search engine, Google, has unveiled Google Station aimed at providing free high-quality, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots to millions of Nigerians. The launching made Nigeria the fifth country... Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Google to open an AI research center in Accra Ghana – TechMoran

    Google is set to open an AI research centre in Accra, Ghana later this year and will bring top machine learning researchers and engineers in the centre. According to the firm, “Today, we’re announcing a Google AI research center in Africa, which will open later this year in Accra, Ghana. We’ll...
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    Business Google to ban Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies adverts – Premium Times Nigeria

    Google, reputed to be the world’s largest digital advertising platform, on Tuesday announced plans to review its advertising policy as it affects certain financial services, including Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, from June this year. The New York Times reports that the new restriction...
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    Business Unilever threatens to pull online ads – BBC News

    Unilever says it does not want to support online platforms that do not take a stand against extremist content Unilever has threatened to withdraw ads from platforms like Google and Facebook if they do not do enough to police extremist and illegal content. … Read more via BBC News –...
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    Business Google fined $21m for ‘search bias’ – Punch Newspapers

    Google has been fined more than $21 million in India for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, competition regulators said Thursday. The US internet giant was deemed to have favoured its own services when customers ran searches according to a report from the Competition Commission of...
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    Business In fiery speech, George Soros denounces Facebook and Google as a “menace” to society – Fast...

    In a strong speech with tough words that ricocheted from Davos to Silicon Valley, investor and famous liberal George Soros called Facebook and Google a “menace” to society whose “days are numbered” yesterday at the World Economic Forum. He compared them to oil and mining companies which...
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    World Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google spent nearly $50 million — a record — to influence the...

    Immigration, net neutrality, taxes and Russia dominated tech’s agenda in the nation’s capital last year, per new reports. Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google cumulatively racked up a roughly $50 million tab fighting off President Donald Trump and an onslaught of new federal regulations last year...
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    World Instagram, Google+ Join EU Group Fighting Hate Speech – Channels Television

    LOIC VENANCE / AFP Facebook’s Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said Friday. EU officials added that the existing members — YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook – have made...
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    Business Google will penalize websites that load slowly on phones – CNET –

    Google headquarters in Mountain View, California Stephen Shankland/CNET Want people with phones to find your website? Better make sure it loads fast, because otherwise Google will punish you in its search results. Google long has given fast-loading web pages preferential placement in search...