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Google Offers 1000 Scholarships For Kenya Businesses To Open Online Shops

Google announced 1,000 scholarships to enable small retail business-owners in Kenya to open online shops to market their wares and services. The development was...

Sendy and Google Hustle Academy To Empower SMEs With Funds, Fulfilment Infrastructure

Logistics firm Sendy, which has since launched fulfilment systems for ecommerce has announced that it will be working with Google in an initiative that...

Kenyan Startups Invited To Apply For Cash And Mentorship From Google

Google has announced that applications for the second cohort of the Google for Startup Black Founders Fund for Africa are now open. Following the success...

Google Announces Africa Developer Scholarships for 30K People

Google has announced an additional 30,000 Android and Google Cloud training opportunities for aspiring and professional developers in Africa. The program, to be implemented...
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Google to Shut Down YouTube Go

In focussing on low-end devices, Google started developing lightweight Android apps so that they could work on smartphones that had low phone specifications including...
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Jack Ngare Leaves Microsoft ADC, Joins Google Cloud As Technical Director

Google Cloud has hired Jack Ngare to join Google Cloud’s Office of the  Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as a Technical Director. With over 15...

Google Is Hiring Engineers For Its First Product Development Centre In Africa

To realize Google's mission, Google is opening its first product development center in Africa. The company is hiring Engineering Managers, Product Managers, Software Engineers,...

KCPE Results, Vladimir Putin Most Searched Keywords in Kenya in March 2022

Google search trends in Kenya show that the Forest road video, Winter paralympics, KCPE results 2022, International Women's Day, and Vladimir Putin Russia Ukraine...

African Startups Raised Over $4 Billion in 2021, 2.5 Times More Than in 2020

Google has revealed that Africa’s developer ecosystem is growing, despite the ongoing pandemic. The development matches a study done across 16 countries in the continent. The...
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Google Backs Airtel India With Up To $1 Billion Investment

Search engine giant and ad corporation Google will reportedly pump USD 700 million into Airtel India in an investment plan that will also see...
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Android 10 Outranks Android 11 as the Most Popular Google’s OS Version in 2021

Android 10 was launched in late 2019 by Google to succeed Android 9 Pie. This version also dropped including the desert name and letter...

How to Apply for the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa Program

Google for Startups Accelerator Africa program has been around since 2017. Now, interested groups can drop their applications for the search giant’s three-month virtual accelerator...

Google Starts Disbursing KES 1 Billion in Low-Interest Loans in Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, and SA

Google Kenya announced a disbursement of $10 million to support the economic recovery of small and medium enterprises across Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, and...

Google To Offer KES 1 Billion in Low-Interest Loans in Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa

Search and ad corporation Google has announced a plan to invest $1billion over 5 years to support Africa’s digital transformation. According to the company,...

Google Fined KES 19 Billion For Limiting Android Modification

The dominant market position of a tech company never fails to come at a heavy cost, mostly involving legal battles on patenting or sharing...
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Google Disclosed Some User Data to Authorities in Hong Kong

Google has in an interesting twist been reported to have broken a user data privacy stand given by themselves just a week after a...

Android 12 To Be Unveiled on October 4th

UPDATE: Google will be launching Android 12 for its Pixel phones on October 4th which means this could also be the official launch of...

Gmail is Becoming a Jack of All Trades, Will Now Make Voice and Video Calls

Google has been on a spree of regular updates to its Workspace suite of applications, and one of the latest in the features is...

Facebook Is Rebuilding Its Ad Tools With a Focus on Privacy

Consumer privacy has become a hot topic for tech giants this year. Apple led the way at their WWDC early this year making privacy-focussed...

TikTok Rolls Out New Privacy Features for Teens

Social media platforms are ramping up features with the aim of protecting minors on their platform including Instagram and Google. TikTok is the latest...

Google Wants to Keep Minors Safe by Removing Images of Under 18s

To comply with regulations that have been set around the world to protect the safety of children in online spaces, Google has recently announced...

You Can No Longer Access Google Service on Very Old Android Versions

Google has announced that it will prevent any sign-ins to the services they offer to Smartphones running old versions of Android. The company is...
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Google for Startups Announces Black Founders Fund Africa, Opens Up Applications

The Internet is playing a key role in Africa's economic transition, generating new possibilities and paving the path for economic and social growth. According...

Ford Vehicles Will Be Equipped With Google’s Android OS by 2023

Motor company Ford and Google today announced a unique strategic partnership to accelerate Ford’s transformation and reinvent the connected vehicle experience. Ford has also...

Google Grants Kenya KES 1.1 Billion, Expands Startup Accelerator Program

Google has today announced that they have made a substantial grant and digital transformation efforts to Kenya. This was announced yesterday evening by Google's CEO,...
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Donald Trump Deplatformed: All the Social Media Networks and Websites That Have Banned/Restricted Him So Far

There was a lot going on this past week but the complete chaos was when the US Capitol was sieged by insurrectionist mobs last...
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Google, Qualcomm Partner up to Support Three Major Android OS Updates

Android updates to smartphones have been a hassle for years despite significant progress thanks to Google's Project Treble and Project Mainline programs. This project is now getting a...
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User Reports Show Multiple Google Services are Down

Currently, multiple Google Services are down as reported by users on social media and on platforms like Down Detector. It started with people complaining about...
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Google Testing Native Dark Mode for Searches on the Web

Google owns the biggest search engine in the world which means billions of people use it daily. However, it has always been traditionally based...

Kenyans Googled More About the US Elections Than COVID-19 in 2020

It is the end of 2020 and companies are releasing data right left center of what their users have been upto this year. Google...
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Google Launches People Cards in Africa To Market Yourself Better in Search

Google recently introduced People Cards which will allow you to create your presence on their Search engine so that you can be found faster. "For...
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Google Shares Tips To Keep You Safe During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Google has shared some tips to keep you safe online which is has become important in our daily...
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Apple is Exploring Developing its Own Search Tools Which is Bad For Google

Apple is exploring on building its own search tools which is potentially bad news for the biggest Search provider, Google. According to Financial Times, the...

Google and National Museum Partner to Showcase Kenya Superheroes Online

Google and the National Museums of Kenya partnered today to launch the Superheroes online exhibition. This was done a day before Kenya celebrates Mashujaa...
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Google New Feature Will Identify a Song By Letting You Hum

Google has announced a feature that we have always wanted when we want to remember an earworm stuck in your heads. The company has announced...