Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers.

Right in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we once again see how the entire world of technology is being affected by the virus in some way or another. As millions of people stay home with nationwide lockdowns called – ITNA covered nine crucial tech tools you will need to survive and thrive during the quarantine.

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Further, malware is discovered on Google’s Play Store, the measures that Africa’s biggest telecoms are taking against the pandemic, the newest version of Chrome scrapped because of COVID and the top 10 wealthiest African countries according to their GDP.

Find out more in this week’s top articles:

5. COVID-19 Lockdown Survival Guide: 9 Tech Tools You’ll Need

From entertainment to important tools to help you work from home – this survival guide will ensure that you’re on the right path to lockdown thriving.

4. Click-Fraud Malware Found in More than 50 Play Store Apps

Despite efforts from Google’s Play Protect security platform, malware is still managing ways to creep into their app store. Now, a new virus, Tekya, has been downloaded 1-million times by unaware victims.

3. COVID-19: 3 Things Africa’s Biggest Telecoms are Doing

With students and professionals responsibly abandoning their posts in the wake of the pandemic in the hopes of flattening the curve – Africa’s biggest telecoms show their support for their customers.

From supporting online education to zero-rating mobile transactions, Africa’s telecoms are here to lend some help.

2. COVID-19 News: Google Scraps Newest Version of Chrome

Google has pulled the plug on its latest version of Chrome and the Chrome OS – M82 – as Google employees have to work from home due to the pandemic.

About this, Forbes contributor, Gordon Kelly says “while this comes as a shock because it is an unprecedented move in Chrome’s 11-year history, we are currently living in unprecedented times”.

1. Africa’s Top 10 wealthiest countries ranked by GDP

Finally, the ten wealthiest countries in Africa by GDP – some unexpected surprises populate this list as African countries are described in terms of their greatest assets and exports as well as some context to give curious readers much-needed insight.

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