Google Maps may soon lead you to ... more ads

2016-05-26 11:32

You may start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service.

French police raid Google over 'tax fraud'

2016-05-25 11:07

French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering.

Why your phone may never get Android's latest features

2016-05-20 07:37

Google announced several new Android features, but many phones won't get them for a while, if ever.

Google to rival WhatsApp with ‘Allo’ app

2016-05-19 11:02

Internet search giant Google is preparing to launch a smart messaging app dubbed ‘Allo’ that will take on Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

Apple shares hit two-year low

2016-05-13 08:51

Shares of Apple have sunk below $90 for the first time in nearly two years, ceding the title of the world's largest company by market valuation to Google.

Google bans payday loans

2016-05-11 20:28

Google is banning ads for payday loans, quick money that comes with extremely high interest rates that can quickly plunge a borrower into financial distress.

Marchionne: Self-driving cars could be on roads in 5 years

2016-05-09 10:28

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says self-driving cars could be on the road in five years.

Update your Android or risk being a victim

2016-05-04 13:10

Failing to update your android smartphone could leave you vulnerable to a cyber attack, a security practitioner has warned.

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.


Former Google boss reveals he has an iPhone

2016-05-25 16:05

Tech industry titans Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt took their battle for corporate domination to the heart of Europe, seeking to win over new startups and IT enthusiasts.

Google's new patent glues pedestrians to cars

2016-05-20 09:16

Google had a fresh US patent for a sticky coating that could be applied to self-driving cars so pedestrians stick instead of bouncing off when hit.

EU data laws 'challenging' to SA firms

2016-05-19 11:45

South African companies doing business with European Union customers may themselves at odds with new data protection regulations, says a digital specialist.

Will robot cars drive traffic congestion off a cliff?

2016-05-17 08:31

Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience, but the problem, according to transportation researchers, is that people will use them too much.

Google wants new emojis to represent professional women

2016-05-12 18:23

The search giant wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form.

Regulation the 'biggest challenge' to tech investment

2016-05-09 14:05

An overall majority of local tech investors regard regulation as the largest impediment to investing in startups, an international survey has found.

Google teams with FiatChrysler for self-driving car

2016-05-05 09:36

Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with Fiat Chrysler in a major expansion of its fleet of self-driving vehicles.

Chrome crowned top Internet browser by market tracker

2016-05-03 10:16

Google Chrome has been crowned the top internet browser, officially ending the long reign of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

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.

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