Google plans to boost Amazon competitors in search shopping ads

Google plans to boost Amazon competitors in search shopping ads

Nathan Ingraham / Engadget Google may be assembling a supergroup of big retail brands to go to war with Amazon over the future of online shopping. Reuters is reporting that the search engine is teaming up with Target, Walmart, Home Depot, Costco and Ulta for the new project. These companies, and any other willing participants, can index their catalogs […]

Google to support 12 African start-ups

Google to support 12 African start-ups

Google has announced 12 start-ups that will participate in its first Launchpad Accelerator Africa initiative. It also announced plans to offer single course scholarships to 15,000 developers, and nanodegree scholarships to 500 developers across Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. Six participants out of 12 start-ups in the first cohort of the Launchpad Accelerator Africa were […]