Lufthansa selects Google Cloud as strategic partner

Posted by - January 24, 2020

The Lufthansa Group has selected Google Cloud as its strategic partner to optimise operational performance and minimise the impact of irregularities on its passengers. The aim is to build a platform that will suggest scenarios to return to a stable flight plan in the event of irregularity so that passengers still arrive at their destinations

TECNO Consolidates Collaboration with Google

Posted by - January 16, 2020

TECNO Mobile, took its latest Camon 12 Pro Smartphone, powered by Google’s Android 9 Pie operating system and equipped with the Google Assistant Button, to CES 2020. TECNO Mobile has joined a partnership with Google to bring the latest Android operating system to customers. As Google is making improvements to Android for a smooth experience

2019’s trending Google Searches in South Africa

Posted by - December 11, 2019

Today, Google released the results of its 2019 ‘Year in Search’, providing a unique insight into the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in South Africa. Here is what Kenyans searched for on Google in 2018 Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans

Facebook’s new tool lets users transfer pictures to Google Photos

Posted by - December 2, 2019

Facebook is releasing a new tool that will allow its users to transfer photos directly to Google Photos. The tool is being released initially in Ireland, and will be available worldwide in the first half of 2020. “For almost a decade, we’ve enabled people to download their information from Facebook,” explains Steve Satterfield, director of

Google shifts rules for political ads, pressuring Facebook

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Google’s tightening of its political ad policy could help reduce the spread of misinformation on election campaigns, but at a cost for lesser-known candidates. The move by Google placing restrictions on how advertisers can target specific groups of voters also adds to the pressure on Facebook to modify its hands-off policy on political ads. Google

Google Announces Traffic Tab in Maps

Posted by - November 14, 2019

Google has launched a new Traffic tab in Google Maps in Lagos, Nigeria, which was announced in July at Google for Nigeria conference. The new Traffic tab offers users a snapshot of the information they care about most: traffic, weather, bus stop busyness, and current expected fare levels for Danfo. The Traffic tab provides bus

ESET joins Google’s App Defense Alliance

Posted by - November 8, 2019

Global cybersecurity company, ESET has announced that it has become a founding member of the App Defense Alliance to protect the Google Play Store. ESET h0pes to provide detection capabilities and improved security for the Android ecosystem and spearhead investigations that make the Google Play Store safer. ESET has announced that it has become a

Google Calendar to copy this Microsoft Calendar feature

Posted by - October 29, 2019

Except for Office apps, Google apps are way ahead of Microsoft’s equivalents, at least in terms of the user base. A large user base of Google apps also forces us to believe that they must be better than what Microsoft offers and while it might be true in some cases, it’s definitely not true if

Google unveils Pixel 4 phones with radar

Posted by - October 17, 2019

Alphabet Inc’s Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor to track hand gestures and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but the devices had no surprise features to set them apart from rivals and nix concerns about price. The Pixel 4 phones, in two sizes, headlined a New York press event

Google launches Play Pass subscription for USD 5 per month

Posted by - September 24, 2019

Google has confirmed the launch of a new service for unlimited access to games on the Play store. The Play Pass costs USD 4.99 per month for access to over 350 apps and games, all fully unlocked with no ads or in-app purchases required. The subscription service launches initially in the US, with a promotional