Google's Country Manager for Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor says emerging technological innovations provide growth acceleration opportunities for Nigeria as well as solutions to Africa’s problems in radically different ways. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with her on the side-lines of Zenith Bank’s Tech Fair in Lagos.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down as CEO and president of Google's parent company Alphabet - we tell you more. Also, the US-China trade war could last through the 2020 US election, and Tesla's Elon Musk testifies in a defamation lawsuit against him.
John Freeman, CFRA vice president of equity research, discusses the report that Google made an offer to buy Fitbit. He speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close." Freeman, his family and his firm do not own shares of Alphabet.
Google has closed down 210 channels on its platform for uploading videos about the on-going protests in Hong Kong. Some of the accounts were said to have posed as news organizations and entities but are discovered to have links to the Chinese government. This came days after Twitter and Facebook disabled hundreds of related accounts to the protest.