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Google To Add ‘News Feed’ To Website And App

*Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search It will display news stories, features, videos and music chosen on the basis of previous searches by the same user. Users will also be able to click a “follow” button on search results to add ...

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What You Can Do With The New Google Assistant

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The iPhone has Siri, but Google has a great voice-powered assistant of its own. Plus, it’s no longer relegated to the Pixel; you can get Google Assistant on a wide range of phones, including the Galaxy S7, LG G6 and other devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and 7.0 Nougat. But what exactly can you do with Google ...

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Facebook Challenges Middle East & Africa Developers To Create Smartest Bots For Messenger

Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good IT NEWS NIGERIA: Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the ...

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Nigeria Gets ‘Hawk Eye’ Mobile Security App

Staff Writer: Web Asset Limited has recently launched an interactive crime reporting system, tagged Hawk Eye in Abuja. The Lagos-based technology company said Hawk Eye is a mobile app that uses an innovative technology to checkmate crime in Nigeria. Chairman Web Asset Ltd., and developer of the Hawk Eye App, Mr. Kayode Aladesuyi is quoted as saying that the pilot ...

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Internet.org Innovation Challenge: Nigerian Apps Emerge Winners

Staff Writer: Nigeria’s SaferMom and Tuteria were Impact Award Winner in the Education and Economic Empowerment categories of the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa Internet.org said the six Innovation Challenge in Africa awards winners are leading examples of ideas, apps, websites and/or online services that provide real value in the categories of education and economic empowerment. “To bring more people ...

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Nigeria Begins Training For SAP Africa Code Week 2016

Over the next two weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of train-the-trainer (TTT) sessions in the build up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) 2016. Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and playful learning. Spearheaded by SAP, world leaders in enterprise software, and with the support of hundreds of partners ...

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Google Releases Android 7.0 Nougat

Google announced Monday that it will begin rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to Nexus devices, and that the latest App will offer end users “more ways to make Android your own”. “We took a different approach to building and launching Nougat this year. For starters, we invited developers to take a sneak peek at Android N back in March, so ...

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Etisalat Upgrades EasyMobile App

Etisalat announced recently it has extended its ownership of the innovation sphere with the launch of the revamped and easy-to-use EasyMobile App. Among its several unique features, the new EasyMobile App enables customers on the Etisalat network to get things done in a simpler, easier and faster way by eliminating the trouble of having to remember, text or dial certain ...

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TagPay Digital Banking Platform Bags Kalahari Award For Best Technology Enabler of Mobile Financial Services in Africa

The TagPay Digital Banking Platform receives a Kalahari Award for Best Technology Enabler of Mobile Financial Services in Africa Tagattitude is recognized for its digital banking platform at the Remittance & Mobile Money Expo, in Lagos, Nigeria Tagattitude (en.TagPay.fr), the innovative French FinTech, has won a Kalahari Award for its digital banking platform, TagPay at the 6th Remittance and Mobile ...

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iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free As January Ends

IT NEWS NIGERIA has gathered some of the great apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that are now free. This apps gone free alert includes Star Horizon, Sago Mini Babies, 3D Earth, Frugi, Calc Smart, Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood, Deep Whois, Static Motion, Weather Compare, Cradle of Rome 2, Normalize, the Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the ...

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