Google said news websites no longer have to provide users with three free articles per day or face less prominence in search results. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – Tech giants in Silicon Valley are cracking down on what they have deemed “hate speech”, but experts warned the dangers of stamping out voices not in line with that in the tech industry. Continue reading
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (FRANCOIS DUBUISSON) – The minister-president of Brussels has banned adverts for a sugar daddy dating site in a growing row over whether the business encourages prositution. Continue reading
Twitter says it’s testing tweets that are as long as 280 characters with a random sample of users. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading
Supermetrics announces a new product and is Google’s top partner for bringing marketing data into Google Data Studio, Google’s new business intelligence tool that challenges incumbent players in the BI market Continue reading
China has taken down two online robots that appeared to go rogue, responding to users’ questions with one saying its dream was to travel to the United States and the other admitting it wasn’t a huge fan of Chinese Communist Party. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading
A new Google tracking program that links shoppers’ offline purchases to their web activity is drawing concerns over privacy and data security, and has prompted one privacy watchdog to file a federal complaint. Continue reading
A supersized ‘newspaper’ has been unveiled in Damascus, spanning the corner of a hotel in the Syrian capital.
LAGOS, NIGERIA (JULY 27, 2017) (GOOGLE) – Alphabet Inc’s Google aims to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable, its chief executive said on Thursday (July 27).
Nineteen-year-old Ghanaian student, Gabriel Opare has built an online video search engine known as Mudclo, which has caught the attention of some of the industry’s big tech companies, with some dubbing it the ‘African YouTube’.