Friday, April 3, 2020

Technology

Google Announces $6.5M Funding To Help Fight Coronavirus Misinformation

In an effort to help address the challenge of the ongoing spread of misinformation related to the coronavirus pandemic, is providing $6.5 million in funding to fact-checkers and nonprofits fighting misinformation around the world. Through its News Initiative...

LASU Develops Mobile App That Can Perform COVID-19 Self-Test

The Department of Computer Science, University () has developed a mobile app named ‘ Test’ that will enable individuals do a self-test for . The Coordinator, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations (CIPPR) at LASU, Ademola...

US Lab Unveils Portable COVID-19 Test That Gives Results In 5 Minutes

US-based laboratory, Abbot Laboratories, has unveiled a portable test that can tell if a person is infected with Coronavirus within 5 minutes. The company said: "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the...

Google Doodle Honours Hand-washing ‘Hero’ Ignez Semmelweis

Google Doodle honours 19th-century doctor Ignaz Semmelweis, the first person to prove that handwashing saves lives. Google explained that the doodle follows the official guidelines on how to properly wash your hands from the World Health Organisation. “Today’s Doodle recognises Hungarian...

Netflix, YouTube Lower Video Quality To Reduce Network Congestion

Netflix and agreed to reduce the video quality on its service in Europe for 30 days so as to reduce the load on internet service providers. This was done to avoid straining the internet as thousands of Europeans, constrained...

WhatsApp Under Scrutiny As It Is Now Being Used To Spread Fake Coronavirus News

While world governments and medical officials are battling to save the world from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, social media platform Facebook has a new issue on its hands in the form of its messaging app . CNN reports that the...

Listicle: Emoji search on the YouTube Music app

has just launched in Nigeria, and we just know you’re going to love this hack, which will not only save you some time but give you a bit of a laugh too. Did you know that you can...

Google’s Coronavirus Site Launches Amid Trump Confusion

A coronavirus testing project by Google has been thrown into confusion over comments made by US President . He said the company was developing a website for all Americans to check whether they should get tested. However, Google's sister company...

Google To Train 20,000 Women Across Africa In 2020

In celebrating this year's International Women's Day, tech Giant Google has revealed its plans to train 20,000 women across Africa in 2020. In a statement sent to odunews.com, the firm said that a 'Women Will' training tour will be kick-started...

Coronavirus: Facebook, Google, Amazon Ask Staff To Work From Home

Major Tech companies have asked their employees based in Seattle to work from home to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Both Amazon and Facebook have shut down offices in the area after confirming that their Seattle-based employees have...
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List Of Local Government Areas Where Lagos Coronavirus Cases Were Recorded

The Lagos State Government has disclosed the local government areas where Coronavirus cases were recorded in the country. This was disclosed by the Lagos State...

Lockdown Will Be Extended If Nigerians Fail To Behave Themselves – Information Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, , says the lockdown would be extended if Nigerians fail to 'behave' themselves. He stated this while featuring...

‘Black Widow’: The Tonal Shift Caught Me Off Guard – Scarlet Johansson

'Black Widow' star Scarlet Johansson has shared new details about the upcoming movie. As we await the announcement of a new release date for...

Ryan Reynolds Has The Most Hilarious Response To Tom Holland’s Headstand Challenge

Fans who have followed the acting career of Ryan Reynolds know that the 'Deadpool' star has comedy in his veins. Effectively portraying the foul-mouthed anti-hero...