News Updates | Technology Sector Across the World

  • China’s tech giant Huawei has planned to enhance its contribution to capacity building for Ethiopians in the information and communication technologies sector this year, targeting an increased number of beneficiaries. The Huawei Ethiopia CEO, Zhou Tianbing, told Xinhua on Monday that Huawei will continue its activities helping the East African country improve education development with most advanced technologies, with committed efforts to bridge the digital divide for Ethiopians. http://bit.ly/2Tdd0UH
  • An email that appeared to come from Ukraine’s ministry of health containing false information about coronavirus cases in the country led to several violent protests and standoffs with police. http://bit.ly/2PhR2yL
  • Google addresses Huawei ban and warns customers not to sideload apps like Gmail and YouTube. http://bit.ly/2SVEWxw
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip factory reportedly closes due to coronavirus infection https://cnet.co/2T8PDM3
  • Uber drivers worry new safety tool will tempt riders to retaliate, nitpick. Passengers can complain about “harsh braking,” “inappropriate remarks” and other elements of their rides. Drivers fear the system may lead to fraudulent claims. https://cnet.co/390f7SA
  • Apple May Soon Let You Set Third-Party Mail, Browser Apps as Default on iOS. Ever since the App Store was launched in 2008, Apple has not allowed third party apps to be set as default. http://bit.ly/2TaC1jd
  • Google Warns Users Against Installing Chrome Extensions on Edge Browser, Says Chrome is More Secure though it doesn’t explain why Chrome is more secure for installing extensions over Chromium-based Edge browser. http://bit.ly/3c2DJfm