Google set to invest $1 billion in Africa to improve internet accessibility

Google plans to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to ensure access to fast and cheaper internet. It will back startups to support the continent’s digital transformation, it said on Wednesday. The unit of U.S. tech company Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) made the announcement at a virtual event. During the event, it launched an Africa Investment Fund, through which…

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Google expels Avast and AVG extensions from Chrome

Google expels Avast and AVG extensions from the Chrome web store. In October this year, the designer of AdBlock Plus, Wladimir Palant uncovered how Avast and AVG augmentations distributed on a few mainstream Web programs’ extra stores were gathering client information. Therefore this client information could empower the organization to break down clients’ perusing sessions. These Avast and AVG program…

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