Google is set to include video ads on the Google play store.
Google has promised that the video ads will not autoplay and would be targeted using machine learning. What that means is for the times you visit the Google Play Store to download an app, Google will send you video ads relevant to the games and apps you have installed on your device.
This is an attempt by Google to compete with Facebook and other online advertising market . The Google Play store already reaches more than one billion people on Android devices, according to Google’s blog post.
The company also says it has paid out $7 billion over the last year to developers who distribute their apps [...]
Truecaller, one of the world’s leading consumer apps will be kicking off its Africa tour with a visit to Nigeria and is inviting Developers/Startups to Participate in the Truecaller SDK Contest. The company also announced its partnership with CcHUB, Africa’s leading social innovation center. As part of the tour, an exclusive event will be organized at the hub hosting local digital startups and app developers alongside Truecaller executives on Thursday, November 2, 2017.
The exclusive event will afford Truecaller executives the opportunity of sharing a mix of local and global insights on why Nigeria is a priority market for the company. Truecaller will also use the platform to [...]
Could This Be the Future Of E-mobility in Nigeria?
Every day hundreds of thousands of cars try to make their way through the Nigerian metropolis of Lagos. The impact on the environment is severe. Femi Oye is trying to make a change, by building vehicles that run on electric power.
Below is a video of the electric tricycles built by Femi Oye:
Video Credit: Channels TV
Have you ever been in a situation where:You don’t have voice credit to call your Uber driver. You are in a meeting where phone calls are prohibited, but you need to ensure your Uber arrives on time. Or maybe you don’t want to share your number with an Uber driver.
Well Uber is set to introduce an in-app chat feature that allows riders and drivers to send messages to each other from within the app. This means that you no longer need to call or send text messages. Also, the app has “read and delivery receipts” baked into it so riders and drivers will know when their messages have been seen by the other party.
Uber will roll out the in-app message [...]