Google to pay publishers for news content

Google to pay publishers for news content

Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to paywalled news sites, the tech giant said Thursday. The announcement comes after legal battles in France and Australia over Google’s refusal to pay news organizations for content. Read also: Popstar Bieber files $20m defamation suit In a blog post the firm said they would…

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Technology: Twitter launches ‘voice tweet’

Technology: Twitter launches ‘voice tweet’

TECHNOLOGY: Twitter, on Wednesday, launched a new add-on to its package, which allows users to record and tweet voice notes. In a statement on its blog, Twitter said: “Sometimes 280 characters (maximum per tweet) aren’t enough and some conversational nuances are lost in translation. Read also: Trump attacks John Bolton, who calls him not ‘fit’ for office “So starting today…

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New electricity tariff regime starts in July, FG tells Senate

New electricity tariff regime starts in July, FG tells Senate

THE Federal Government told the Senate Tuesday that the new increment on electricity tariff would take off next month, July. The government has also said that the central root issue responsible for the epileptic situation in the Power Sector has to do with the clear lack of Central Coordination within the Sector. Read also: Establishment of Nigerian Army University- Senate…

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COVID-19: potentials of digital space — Digital analyst

COVID-19: potentials of digital space — Digital analyst

Mr. Kelvin Akparanta founder of Box 411 a Corporate branding/digital space marketing company based in Calabar has asserted that COVID-19 is a blessing as it has opened the eyes of millions of Nigerian youths to the potentials of the digital space. Kelvin who is the brain behind major brands in Cross River including Miss Africa, Hit FM, Sparkling FM, Correct…

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WhatsApp unveils payment feature, starts in Brazil

WhatsApp unveils payment feature, starts in Brazil

Facebook’s $19 billion acquired company, WhatsApp, has after a long expectation unveiled its payment feature which will allow users of the messaging app to send and receive money. The new feature was on Monday launched in Brazil, a country with about 120 million users of the app, the second-largest after India which has about 400 million users. Read also: Major…

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JOB ALERT: Communications and Administrative Analyst needed in Abia

JOB VACANCY – A Communications and Administrative Analyst is currently needed by Ventures Platform (VP) organization in Abia State. INSIGHT ON THE ORGANIZATION Ventures Platform (VP) serves as a community and launchpad for technology innovators solving some of the most challenging problems on the African continent. It is a carefully curated hub where tech-enthusiasts, freelancers, start-up entrepreneurs, and professionals on…

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INEC initiates plans for use of electronic voting machines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to pilot the use of electronic voting machines at the earliest time possible towards full introduction of electronic voting in major elections in 2021. According to the NaN, the commission disclosed this in a policy document titled “Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic” signed by INEC Chairman, Prof.…

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How to get 20GB data for 3500, 9GB for 2000 on MTN network

Struggling with data this COVID-19 era? Worry no more as this cheap MTN data trick will keep you long on the Internet while browsing, chatting and watching videos on those websites and social media apps you love. This method is not a cheat, but a cheap data plan hidden by MTN network which was recently unravelled by me. You don’t…

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Simple steps on how to recover your deleted Facebook chats

It can be painful sometimes when you inadvertently delete your chats on social media as it is always difficult to get them back, but don’t worry, this article will show you how to recover your deleted facebook messages and chats. It is true that in some situations you can actually ask the other person to send back the chats. But…

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Ahmadu Bello University unveils locally made ventilator

A locally invented ventilator has been unveiled by a team of engineers at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, to enhance the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria. Prof. Muhammad-Sani Sallau, Director Equipment Maintenance and Development Centre, ABU, said this at the unveiling of the equipment at the university in Zaria on Friday. Sallau, who is also the team leader and…

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