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    Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday recommended their San Francisco Bay area employees work from home to minimize the risk of spreading coronavirus. Facebook said it is “strongly recommending that all Bay area employees and contingent staff work from home starting Friday.” The decision is “based on the guidance from Santa Clara County ...
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    The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Microsoft have inaugurated the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training platform, an online tool to provide digital skills to African youths across the continent. A statement by AfDB said the platform was inaugurated at the 2019 African Economic Conference in Egypt with a view to promoting continuous learning culture among ...
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    Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc’s Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election. In the United States, the Communications Act prevents broadcast stations from rejecting or censoring ads from candidates for federal office once they have accepted advertising for that ...
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    British regulators should impose higher levies on banks if they need more resources to stop big IT glitches and should consider regulating cloud service providers such as Google, UK lawmakers said in a review on Monday. The review was launched after a major IT meltdown last year at TSB, part of Spain’s Sabadell, which left ...
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    Oracle Corp plans to hire nearly 2,000 additional workers as part of an aggressive plan to roll out its cloud computing services to more locations around the world, its cloud chief told Reuters on Monday. Seeking to better compete with bigger rivals Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Corp, the move will also help transition Oracle’s ...
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    U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet’s Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election. The companies’ security teams met representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of Homeland Security ...
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    Aliko Dangote Foremost philanthropist and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has been rated 11th of the 50 World’ Greatest leaders for 2019. The rating carried out by the Fortune Magazine, an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States was released recently and focused mainly on the businesses run by the men ...
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    Africa’s foremost serial digital entrepreneur and Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, has declared that the only way the Nigerian economy can realize the desired impetus to survive is for the Federal and State Governments to support disruptive entrepreneurs who are now the corporate miracles of every progressive economy. He cited America as an example ...
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    Discrimination against sexual minorities in Kenya is costing the country up to $1.3 billion annually, a report by a coalition of global businesses said, attributing the losses to missed tourism earnings, poor health and less employment of LGBT+ people. The report by Open For Business – an alliance of big companies including tech companies Google ...
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    A host of dignitaries including government functionaries, corporate big-wigs and a star-studded line-up of guests and artistes were in attendance as Technology Distributions Ltd. (TD), Sub-Saharan Africa’s foremost ICT distribution giants successfully hosted another memorable annual dinner/awards party at Eko Hotel & Suites on Sunday, December 9, 2018. A night of glitz and glamour, Celebrating ...