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Google cancels 2021 April Fool’s Day

Google Inc on Thursday cancelled April Fool's Day for the second time in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sinach, Google present Easter concert on YouTube

Nigerian singer/songwriter, Sinach, partners with Google over a 60-minute concert, 'A Celebration of Joy,’ to be streamed live stream on her YouTube channel, on Easter Sunday.

Ex-Google staff, Dave Girouard becomes billionaire in 24 Hours

Forbes has announced Upstart Holdings's co-founder and CEO, Dave Girouard who is also an ex-Google employee, as the latest tech expert to become a billionaire.

Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Australia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to make Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc pay media companies for content on their platforms.

Google to boost online safety in Nigeria

Google has announced a number of initiatives across Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, bolstering its continued efforts to keep children, young people and families safe online.

2 Google engineers quit over sacking of AI researcher Timnit Gebru

An engineering director and a software developer have quit Alphabet Inc’s Google over the dismissal of AI researcher Timnit Gebru, a sign of the ongoing conflicts at the search giant over diversity and ethics.

Google threatens to halt search engine from Australia

Google on Friday threatened to pull its search engine from Australia over a proposed media code that would require the tech firm to pay for news content.

Australia moves to make Facebook, Google pay news media for content

Australia, in a world first, finalised plans on Tuesday to make Facebook Inc and Google pay its media outlets for news content.

Turkey fines Google $25m for online advertising abuse

Turkey’s competition authority on Friday fined Google 196.7 million lira (25.54 million dollars) for abusing its dominant position in the online search market.

Read what Google said about #EndSARS protest

Global Organization of Oriented Group Language of Earth (GOOGLE) has also shown support for the #EndSARS protest in Nigeria as the protest continues to...

Smart TVs market: Google faces new antitrust case in India

Alphabet Inc’s Google is facing a new antitrust case in India in which the U.S. tech giant is alleged to have abused its Android operating system’s position in the smart television market, a source and two lawyers involved in the case told Reuters.

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs to testify before U.S. Senate committee

The chief executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to voluntarily testify at a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on Oct. 28 about a key law protecting internet companies.

Food, Abba Kyari dominate Google search in Nigeria

Google on Monday, said the trending search term on Google Nigeria over the past 30 days had been ‘how to make bread’, followed by ‘who is Abba Kyari?’.

Australia orders Google, Facebook to pay domestic media

Australia Government has ordered Facebook Inc and Google's Alphabet Inc to share advertising revenue with local media firms, as the new coronavirus pandemic hits the country’s media business hard, with several regional outlets reporting steep declines in advertising revenue. 

Google celebrates ‘Mothering Sunday’ with floral doodle

Google Inc celebrated 2020 Mothering Sunday with a floral doodle on the homepage of its search engine.

Google to train 20,000 women across Africa

Mrs Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, Head, Brand and Reputation, Google Sub Sahara Africa, said the company would train 20,000 women across Africa in 2020 as part of its commitment to African women.

Google celebrates International Women’s day with doodle

Google Inc celebrated 2020 International Women's Day with an interactive doodle dedicated to womenfolk.

Coronavirus: Facebook, Google staff to work from home

The managements of Facebook Inc and Google have urged their San Francisco Bay area employees to work from home to minimize the risk of spreading Covid-19.

Osinbajo is why we are impacting Nigeria – Google

Google has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as an excellent partner whose support had enabled the organization record remarkable success in Nigeria.

Google is now a $1 trillion company

Google has recorded a milestone achievement of $1 trillion, joining the likes of Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon. 

Google now $1trillion company

The market capitalisation of Google parent Alphabet topped the $1 trillion mark shortly before the close of trading on Thursday, making it the fourth S&P 500 component to top the lofty level.

Google reveals Nigerian states with highest gay porn search

Google Trends for 2019 has revealed the Nigerian states with the highest search for gay pornography on the platform.

Google: ‘ASUU strike’ tops search in 2019

Google announced the results of its ‘2019 Year in Search’ with the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) strike topping this year’s trending news search.

Larry Page, Sergey Grin Google co-founders resign from Alphabet

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have decided to step aside from control of their parent company, Alphabet. They will however remain on the board.

EU urges Facebook, Google, Twitter to combat fake news

Facebook, Google, and Twitter must do more to tackle fake news or face regulatory action, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

Food is the most searched content on Youtube – Google

Food is popular online and social media platform enthusiasts often get tempted by pictures and videos of delicious food prepared by Nigerian amateurs and professionals, says Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google West Africa Spokesman.

Google removes Hong Kong protests-simulating game from app store

U.S. Internet giant Google on Thursday suspended from its Google Play digital distribution service the new The Revolution of Our Times role-playing mobile app game that simulates the ongoing protest movement in Hong Kong.

Google offers incognito mode for Maps in privacy push

Alphabet Inc’s Google is rolling out new privacy features to its Maps, YouTube and Voice Assistant services, with options including incognito mode and automatic data deletion, the company on Wednesday said.

Google celebrates Nigerian food culture

Google is celebrating Nigerian food culture with the world through its project ‘Come Chop Bellefull: A Taste of Nigeria.

Google to invest $1bn on solar cells parks

The U.S. IT company Google on Friday said that it would invest over one billion dollars in European solar cell parks, five of which will be built in Denmark.

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