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New Alphabet Chief Sundar Pichai Sees Big Pay Boost

Pichai's new position as CEO of Alphabet is in no way going to be without seemingly commiserate offerings. The newly elected Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet Inc, Sundar Pichai, would take home $2 million in...

Kenya Isn’t Taxing Its Citizens Who Use Social Media For Businesses, But Only Taxes...

Kenya is about to join the bandwagon to effect a digital tax law in its country. But, unlike other countries looking to tax their citizens who use social media for businesses, Kenya's government wants...

Jiji Raises $21M For Its Africa Online Classifieds Business

Africa online classifieds business Jiji has raised $21 million in Series C and C-1 financing from six investors, led by Knuru Capital. With this funding round, Jiji has been able to raise a total of...

China Bans All Government And Public Offices From Using US-Made Technology

The People's Republic of China has further intensed its comeback on the US following the US ban on Huawei over bridging the trade deficit between both countries amid other reasons. This time, Beijing has ordered...

Google Founders Step Down, Sundar Pichai Fit To Lead Alphabet

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their prestigious positions as CEO and president of Alphabet Holdings (Google's parent company), and relinquishing position to Sundar Pichai as the new CEO...

Farewell Tanzania! JUMIA shuts Down Operations In Tanzania Following Portfolio Optimization Effort

JUMIA has shutdown its operations in Tanzania barely two weeks after its exit from Cameroon. Consequently, users will no longer be able to buy and sell goods from the retailers website, jumia.tz. The company told...

WhatsApp’s New Call Waiting Feature Is Perhaps What You’ve Been Waiting For!

WhatsApp’s latest update for iPhones brings important features like the call waiting, Braille keyboard integration and also a redesigned chat screen. The call waiting support now allows users to receive a WhatsApp call while they’re already...

Twitter To Start Deleting Unused Accounts Of Over Six Months

Twitter has taken a further major step in its platform cleaning process– it may be safe to say it is going through an overhaul. The social media company announced on tuesday that effective Dec 11,...

MTN Nigeria Runs 5G Demo In Abuja In Partnership With Huawei

MTN Nigeria has just carried out its 5G test launch in Abuja, the country's capital city. The telco says it has achieved this milestone in collaboration with the world largest telecommunications equipment manufacturing company...

Hulu Is Down, And Nobody Seems To Know Why

Sunday morning, East Coast of U. S, woke up to a stream of tweet complaints on the sudden outage of Hulu. The situation became more frustrating when the company's twitter support responded back in oblivion...