Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks

2016-04-29 10:28

Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership.

Google donates R10m to people with disabilities

2016-04-20 16:07

Google has awarded millions to the Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled to increase technology access for people with disabilities.

Israel to levy new taxes on Google, Facebook

2016-04-11 20:25

Israel has expanded its definition of who must pay taxes on commerce, targeting digital multinationals such as Facebook and Google that critics say get a free ride.

Google's ‘drop the mic’ April Fools' joke backfires

2016-04-01 14:21

Search giant Google’s attempt to prank Gmail users with a ‘mic drop’ emailing sending option has backfired on Friday with tales of disappointment and despair.

Google unveils landline phone, which lives in cloud

2016-03-30 07:35

Google has unveiled a new landline telephone service aimed at helping consumers stay connected in the Internet cloud.

Mixed views on SA taxing global internet giants

2016-03-18 15:36

Fin24 users have issued mixed responses on whether or not South Africa should do more to tax global internet giants such as Google and Facebook.

Self-driving cars: Google calls for special fast lane

2016-03-16 10:08

Google, Lyft and auto industry executives urged lawmakers to help create a regulatory fast lane to help the deployment of self-driving cars.

ShowMax launches Chromecast, Apple TV support

2016-03-11 10:38

Local internet TV service ShowMax is upping the ante in the battle for viewers by beefing up its mobile compatibility.

Google tweaks 'right to be forgotten'

2016-03-06 16:28

Google will implement changes in how it applies the so-called right to be forgotten for online searches made in Europe.

So Google's self-driving car hit a bus...

2016-03-01 09:31

Google's self-driving car struck a bus in California, a crash report revealed. If it's determined the vehicle is at fault, it would be the first time one of Google's cars caused an accident while in autonomous mode.


Google faces new EU anti-trust charges

2016-04-20 19:27

The European Union has opened a new anti-trust battle with Google, charging the tech giant with abusing the dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.

Google in drive to upskill 1m Africans

2016-04-12 14:35

Internet search giant Google has teamed up with youth content agency Livity Africa to train one million people across the continent in digital skills.

Google pulls Taliban app from online store

2016-04-04 08:49

Google has removed a Taliban-developed online application for Android smartphones aimed at increasing the militant group’s visibility worldwide.

Guptas, Brussels top SA Google searches

2016-03-30 14:22

Politics has trumped sports in March as South Africans “googled” information on the Gupta saga.

Google fined over 'right to be forgotten'

2016-03-25 17:00

France's data protection agency has fined Google for only partially honouring requests by individuals to have information about them removed from its search engines.

Google spotlights rise in web traffic encryption

2016-03-17 07:10

Google reported that the amount of encrypted online traffic hitting its servers jumped in the past year in a sign of heightened interest in protecting information on the internet.

Navigation market for self-driving cars heats up

2016-03-14 06:58

From cartographers on foot to gathering data from vehicles equipped with sensors, a Japanese company that started out making guides listing public hot spring baths is taking a leap into the world of autonomous driving.

Video footage of a Google self-driving car slowly crashing into a public bus in San Francisco has emerged online.

Video footage of a Google self-driving car slowly crashing into a public bus in San Francisco has emerged online.

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10 trends that will drive the next revolution

2016-03-04 07:00

The way we look at the world in 2016 changes the future we choose. finweek unpacks 10 trends that will shape the years ahead.

Google self-driving car crashes into public bus

2016-03-01 07:18

An accident report filed with California's Department of Motor Vehicles says a self-driving car being tested by Google collided with a public bus last month.

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