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Australia wants Facebook, Google to pay media outlets for news feeds, This is why

The Australian Parliament is set to introduce a new legislation that will require Facebook and Google pay media agencies for their news feeds.  This move is aimed at protecting journalism and making journalists earn for their news content that appears on Google searches and Facebook ‘News Feeds’. The law is[Read More…]

Google And Apple Work Together To Create COVID-19 Tracking App

Google and Apple have unveiled a joint initiative to use smartphones to trace coronavirus contacts to battle the pandemic. The move brings together the largest mobile operating systems in an effort to use smartphone technology to track and potentially contain the global COVID-19 outbreak. Smartphones powered by Apple software and[Read More…]

YouTube Will Allow Content Creators Monetize #Covid19 Videos

Google-owned video giant; YouTube announced on Thursday that creators in its partner program “can now monetize COVID-19 related content.” Like all other monetized content, though, YouTubers who create coronavirus content will need to adhere to the company’s Community and Ad friendly guidelines. According to YouTube it will show a limited number[Read More…]

Nigeria Is Unmasking Citizens Online At Record Levels But There Are No Rights – Yet

?by Mercy Abang? A recently released report by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) revealed an emerging trend of user information and content removal requests by African Governments to Internet and telecommunications companies. These companies, including Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter disclosed a surge in[Read More…]

Google, Facebook, Channels TV, 2Face, MI, Others Partner EiE Nigeria For Elections Advocacy

Ahead of the elections in February, advocacy group, EiE Nigeria is organizing a Presidential and Governorship election debate series called “The Peoples’ Debate” “The Peoples’ Debate”, hosted by EiE Nigeria in partnership with GenVoices, GEMSTONE and the Nigerian Global Shapers Hubs (Lagos, Abuja, Calabar, Ibadan & Kano) will hold in[Read More…]

Linda Ikeji’s Blog Gets Restored Barely 24 hours After Being Shut Down

Popular Nigerian blog, ‘Linda Ikeji’s Blog’ has been restored by Google barely 24 hours after the San Jones based Internet giants brought down the blog as a result of copyright infringement and plagiarism issues tabled against the well followed news and gossip blog. The owner and editor of the blog,[Read More…]

Google to launch own mobile chat app: Economic Times

(Reuters) – Software giant Google Inc plans to launch a mobile messaging app it is likely to test in India and other emerging markets, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Friday, citing sources. The daily said Google was in the early stages of development of the app, which will not[Read More…]

Here’s How Google Described Nigeria At 54, Do You Agree?

Happy Independence to Nigeria, to the millions of women and men laboring to ensure the nation stands out in all fields of endeavor, from the tailors, gardeners, drivers, the media, civil servants and public servants. To the heroes who died serving her unity.. We at NewsWireNGR wishes Nigeria a happy[Read More…]

Google, Asian Telecoms To Build $300 Million Undersea Cable To Japan

(Reuters) – Search engine Google Inc and five Asian telecom and communications companies have agreed to invest about $300 million to develop and operate a trans-Pacific cable network connecting the United States to Japan. To be named “FASTER,” the cable network will have an initial capacity of 60 terabits per second[Read More…]

Google’s Nest Launches Network Technology For Connected Home

By Noel Randewich (Reuters) – Google Inc’s Nest Labs on Tuesday unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of smart home gadgets like locks and light bulbs to use Thread, a new standard for devices to communicate on a network. The attempt by Nest, a smart thermostat maker that Google[Read More…]