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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...
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Google Rolls Out RCS Messaging in Kenya Which Functions Like iMessage for Android

Google has seemingly rolled out RCS (Rich Communication Service) on Google Messages in Kenya recently which is the iMessage of Android.
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Google Renames GSuite as Google Workspace

Google has today announced that they are renaming their classic Gsuite service to Google Workspace. Google also introduced three major developments that follow with the...

Google Commits Millions in Education, Entrepreneurship and Women Empowerment in Kenya

Google has committed millions of shillings in grants that will be committed in Africa for SME's, education and women empowerement in Africa
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Google Introduces Module To Help People Understand Android

Google has partnered with the GSM Association (GSMA) to introduce a new Android training module to improve digital literacy. The training module is geared to...
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Google Chrome Update Promises Upto 10% Performance Improvement

Google Chrome received some nice improvements under its hood today that are geared for more performance across the board. Profile Guided Optimization First its performance which...

Google Responds to the Gmail Outage Experienced Today in Kenya

  Today, a number of critical Google services that people use daily had severe outages and this inconvenienced a lot of people.- It affected services...
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Gmail, Google Drive and other Google Services Hit By Outage

Gmail, Google Drive and other Google Services are experiencing downtimes globally according to user reports on social media. When you check Down Detector, Google services...

Act Surprised: Google Likely to Merge Duo Into Meet

Google has too many messaging apps, and it has never managed them well. The latest development is that it will axe Duo and focus on Meet.

Google’s Top Search Results Found to Be Mostly Google Stuff

Google is inarguably the biggest search engine in the world and we have turned their name into a verb. It is also Alphabet's biggest...

All New Devices With Low RAM to Feature Android 11 Go Edition – Google

Google will now require devices with low RAM launching later this year to come with Android 11 Go Edition. Android Go was launched in 2017...
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Google Disables Chrome’s RAM Reducing Feature Due To a Major Drawback

  Google has decided to disable the hyped RAM reducing feature for Chrome because it had a serious side effect. The RAM reducing feature was detailed...
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You Can Actually Live on an Android Smartphone Lacking Google’s Apps and Services. Here’s How I Did It:

Huawei is in quite a pickle in regards to the smartphone market and generally in the telecom industry. Early last year, US President Donald...
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Android 11 Beta Now Available for the TECNO Pouvoir 4

Android 11 Beta was quietly announced in June so that developers adapt their apps ahead of the official and stable launch in September. Android 11...
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Android 10 Adoption Faster Than Any Previous Android Version

Android 11 is lasted to launch on September 8th and Google is looking back at the progress Android 10 has made since launch last...
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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...

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