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Google and Apple Silently Add COVID-19 Exposure Notifications

Google and Apple have added the COVID-19 Exposure Notifications option on both iOS and Android as a silent background update. Today, people have noticed these...
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6 Kenyan Startups Chosen for Google’s Startups Accelerator Africa 2020

Google has announced the new class of startups that have been selected for this year's Startups Accelerator 2020, which was formerly known as Launchpad. This...
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Google’s COVID-19 Mobility Report Reveals Kenyans Are Slowly Going Back to Work

COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed how we live our daily lives. Some of us are working from home, we now wear masks while going...
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Safaricom Goes to the Masses with New Ultra-Cheap YouTube Bundle

When they are not giving you a cheap phone that you can pay for as little as KES 20 per day, carrier Safaricom and...

Google Meet versus Messenger Rooms: Which is a Better Video Conferencing Solution?

Video calling or conferencing apps have been making a killing since the start of the year. The popularity of these apps can mainly be...
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Google Sued for Kshs 500 Billion For Tracking Users in ‘Incognito’ Mode

Google has been sued in the United States over claims that it illegally invades the privacy of users by tracking people who are browsing...
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Google Duo Video Calls Will Become Much Better Thanks to New Tech

Google Duo, the company's video calling platform is going to be a whole lot better thanks to a new codec. The company says that in...
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Google Data Shows Kenyans Have Stayed 17% More at Home Due to Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Kenyans to stay more at home and this has been shown quite well from Google data. Kenya announced its first...
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Google Loon and Telkom Kenya Get Approval to Rollout Commercial 4G Internet to Remote Areas

Kenya has signed an agreement with Google Loon which will provide internet access to Kenyans as they work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. This...

G Suite Cracks the Staggering 2 Billion Users Mark

G-Suite is Google's productivity suite that includes apps like Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides and more and it has quietly passed a major milestone. According to...
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[UPDATED] Impact of Coronavirus(COVID-19) on Tech Companies So Far

  Coronavirus(COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 has brought panic across the world. The viral outbreak occurred just before the Lunar New Year in China - a time...
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Why Your Private WhatsApp Chat Groups Aren’t That Private

WhatsApp has had its own security issues such as the alleged hack of Jeff Bezos phone by Sudi Arabia and the vulnerability that allowed...

Google Warns Huawei Customers Not to Sideload Its Android Apps on New and Uncertified Devices

On Friday evening, Google addressed the Huawei ban in a report they published that also clarified their current situation with Huawei. In 2019, Donald...
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Google Cancels Plans to Buy into Lake Turkana’s Wind Power Project

Google cancelled plans to buy a stake in Africa's largest wind farm after delays in the project, Danish wind turbine maker said. "Due to delays...
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Google Reveals For The First Time How Much Money YouTube Generates

YouTube is a beheamoth. It always ranks in the top 3 of search results and has a huge following. It is also the biggest...
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Performance Artist Uses 99 Smartphones to Create Fake Traffic on Google Maps

Google Maps is one of the well known tools that Google offers to everyone for free. We use it for directons to a point...
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Another Year. Another Messaging App From Google

With apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams gaining popularity in the corporate and enterprise world, Google is looking to take a bite of the...
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Google to Charge Government Agencies for User Data Access as Requests Hit Record High

Tech companies hold enormous volumes of data. The data is used for various money-making projects (through user consent, although you may not know what...

Google’s Policing of Rogue Mobile Loan Apps is Hardly Effective and It Shows

A couple of days ago, it emerged that many loan apps were running their trade normally, with their tools live in Google Play Store...

Clicked: Alphabet Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club Plus More ICYMI Tech Stories

It has been a rollercoaster this past week in terms of what tech giants have been up to and Clicked is here to break...
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Google Photos Has a Neat Feature to Help You Relive the Best Moments of 2019

Google Photos, a photo-sharing and storage service from the Mountain View-based tech giant has a really neat feature for its users as the year...
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Watchlist Will Let You Keep up With Succession Straight From Google’s Search

Google's search function on the web and its apps provides so much information thanks to the Knowledge panel. Google Search is about to get...
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Google Loon Signs Overflight Agreement with Uganda’s Government

Google Loon has signed an overflight agreement with Uganda as they work towards the provision of service in the region.
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DuckDuckGo Gets a Huge Endorsement from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Privacy. This topic has been the taken centre stage this year as companies rushed to introduce features that ensure users privacy is taken seriously....
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Microsoft is Testing Google Services Integration in Outlook

Outlook is one of Microsoft's most recognizable service's especially in the corporate world. Many professionals rely on Outlook to sort out their multitude of...
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Google RCS Chat is WhatsApp’s True Competitor, Here is How to Activate it

RCS is an upgrade to traditional SMS text messaging which includes features you see on regular messaging apps like WhatsApp. This is done on...
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Google Chrome Will Soon Shame Slow Websites and Reward Optimized Ones

Google has just announced that its browser app, Chrome will soon start to identify and label slow websites while rewarding optimized websites. When browsing...
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South Africa Becomes the Second African Country to Get Free Google Wi-Fi

Google held their first Google for South Africa event, a few days after the one in Kenya and they have introduced interesting products for...
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Google Buys Popular Wearables Company Fitbit For $2.1 billion

Alphabet, Google's parent company has announced that they are buying the popular wearable company, Fitbit. The tech giant is buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion which...
YouTube

YouTube Begins Testing New UI, Puts Comments Above ‘Up Next’ Recommendations

Google has been experimenting on its YouTube Android app for a while now and most of its features eventually go live such as revamping...
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