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Google clamps down on predatory personal loan apps

Google has published new guidelines for personal loan apps that want to be available via its Play Store. Among some of the notable terms is that apps that require full repayment within 60 days or less will be banned.

Google to teach South African learners computer science fundamentals

Google has announced the launch of its CS First programme in South Africa. It is a programme aimed at equipping 30,000 South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.

Regulating Big Tech is hard

Governments are attempting to regulate tech giants, but the digital disruption genie is already out of the bottle. Regulating Facebook, Google and Amazon is hard given their bewildering complexity.

Gaming is transforming entertainment

As Internet connectivity has improved and hardware becomes faster, the gaming industry has not only kept pace but truly transformed entertainment and commerce with immersive experiences that have millions around the world hooked and paying up.

The Internet's final frontier

Some commentators have cheekily labelled Big Tech’s policy and corporate affairs office dotted all over the world as the new embassies and diplomatic missions of the information age. This is the final frontier towards establishing a new vision of the Internet.

Everything announced at the 3rd Google for Nigeria

Navigation instructions in a Nigerian voice for both motorcycle and car driving modes Online safety curriculum in partnership with the Ministry of Education to reach 56 million Nigerian students every year.

Using AI to promote African tourism

An online campaign that has won the Cannes Lions creative data award encourages African-Americans to Africa. It does this by replacing the derogatory "Go Back To Africa" phrase with images of black people touring Africa.