Wild driving online video a hit in SA

2015-03-31 09:32

A clip of a driving instructor prank is one of the most popular YouTube videos in South Africa.

Google, Johnson & Johnson to build robot doctors

2015-03-30 07:54

Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room.

Disturbing gun violence video goes viral

2015-03-25 10:31

An online clip that depicts a New York City gun shop offering help to first time buyers has grabbed attention on YouTube.

Google moonshots, gender bias at South by Southwest

2015-03-19 07:59

Music flooded into the streets around Austin's convention centre as South by Southwest's music festival kicked off and the interactive portion wrapped up.

Google to open first UK 'digital garage'

2015-03-16 09:40

Google has launched its first "digital garage", a project it said would help 200 000 small British businesses harness the internet to grow.

Google change boosts company statements

2015-03-12 15:47

A little-noticed change in the way Google selects search results has allowed company statements to top the list of news links shown.

Google pushes forward with build-your-own phone

2015-03-04 14:29

With a smartphone that slots together piece by piece like Lego, US internet giant Google is trying to reinvent the mobile.

Google Street View soars through Amazon jungle

2015-03-03 07:28

For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.

Android dominates two-horse smartphone race

2015-02-25 10:15

Google Android has dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5% market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player.

Google Wallet partners up to battle Apple Pay

2015-02-24 08:55

Google has said it was teaming up with the mobile phone payment firm Softcard to ramp up its efforts to counter Apple Pay.


Google unveils unified email for Android users

2015-03-31 08:10

Google is updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program.

Google to pay new finance chief $70m package

2015-03-29 13:02

The search engine's new chief financial officer Ruth Porat is often called the most powerful woman on Wall Street.

Tag Heuer to make smart watch with Google, Intel

2015-03-20 13:30

Swiss company Tag Heuer is developing its own smart watch with Apple tech rivals Google and Intel.

Google: Tech firms will win encryption battle

2015-03-19 07:59

Technology firms will ultimately prevail in their efforts to use strong encryption on devices that cannot be accessed by the government, Google executive chair Eric Schmidt has said.

Local data centre in talks with Netflix

2015-03-13 09:40

A local data centre firm, which takes care of web traffic to Google South Africa, says it has had discussions with the US streaming service.

India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

2015-03-06 07:45

India has asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film.

'Freak attack' stalks Apple, Android browsers

2015-03-04 07:48

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "Freak attack".

Iran ready to let in Google in on conditions

2015-03-02 05:00

Iran has regularly cut access to Facebook and Twitter, but it it will now allow the services of internet giants like Google if they respect its cultural rules.

Google to ban porn from Blogger

2015-02-25 07:49

Google has said it would ban sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform.

The latest updates on the Biznews Global Share Portfolio

2015-02-24 07:36

Alec Hogg and Simon Brown run through updates of the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, run through Webtrader, for a look at how Biznews shares are performing.

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