There is a new venture capital firm in town, guys! Newtown Partners and Imperial have set up a $20 million investment fund for logistics startups.
As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, Google instructed its employees across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa to work remotely. This took effect on Thursday, March 12, 2020, until the virus is contained.
Up next, Opera plans to launch a data centre in South Africa. This move will help it provide better service experience to both desktop and mobile web users. It will reduce latency and provide faster network services in the country.
On partnerships, Visa partnered with Paga to deepen its payment volumes. This will allow Paga agents and customers transact in Visa’s global network.
Did you hear? Seedstars Summit will no longer hold at a physical location. In a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19, the event will be an online-only event.
Still on Covid-19 update, Uber will be compensating its drivers dragonized or quarantined for the Covid-19 virus. Uber took this method to keep its drivers in service.
Finally, users will soon be able to cross-post stories to Instagram from Facebook. The social networking platform is testing features that will make this possible.