IT News and Updates | Global Developments

  • Apple, Google give first look at coronavirus tracking tech. The tech giants continue to refine their coronavirus exposure technology. They are also sharing some code publicly and what apps may look like.
  • Google Meet starts rolling out in Gmail, continuing Google’s quest to unseat Zoom.
  • Microsoft confirms Windows 10X is coming to laptops amid big jump in Windows usage. More people are turning to Windows PCs during the pandemic
  • The National Information Technology Development Agency on Wednesday inaugurated a Virtual Learning Academy. The academy, expected to provide Nigerians in various sectors with the opportunity to access digital education and skills, was inaugurated during a virtual event.
  • Information and Communication Technology experts in Malawi have emphasised the need for traders and consumers to embrace online shopping platforms as a way of maintaining trade while averting coronavirus. This is coming at a time the government is putting restrictions on trading especially in main markets in the country and prohibiting production of some products such as beer that has raised an uproar among private sector players.