How to see and stop what the Internet knows about you

My mom (Hi mom!) isn’t exactly a tech expert. We have the stereotypical boomer parent/millennial child relationship. I help her update her OS and figure out her cable bill, she cautions me about sketchy hackers stealing my identity and warns me not to open strange email attachments. “Just because you’re paranoid,” she likes to joke […]

Google’s $1 billion EU antitrust fine could be imminent


After a seven year-long investigation, the European Commission is reportedly ready to slap Google’s parent company Alphabet with a $1.12 billion fine. According to the Wall Street Journal citing people with knowledge of the matter, the European Union’s antitrust watchdog is not only readying a fine of $1.12 billion for unfairly promoted its own shopping […]

Google soon to stop reading your emails for Gmail Ads

Google is stopping one of the most controversial advertising formats: ads inside Gmail that scan users’ email contents. The decision didn’t come from Google’s ad team, but from its cloud unit, which is angling to sign up more corporate customers. Alphabet Inc.’s Google Cloud sells a package of office software, called G Suite, that competes […]

Nigeria lags in Internet data speed as broadband investment remains low

Nigeria’s Internet data speed at 3.9 megabits per second (mbps) remains relatively slow compared to global standard of 7.2mbps, according to an Akmai Technologies report. The report indicates that as at end Q1 2017 average data speed in the country stood at 3.9mbps as against global standards, which most analysts attributed to the current low […]