Read a book, watch movies in self-driving cars?

2015-11-20 13:00

Ever dreamt of kicking back, letting go of the wheel and reading the paper on the commute to work? In large cities, that could soon be a reality with self-driving cars...

Internet giants to testify over tax breaks

2015-11-15 10:52

Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at the European Parliament on the issue of tax breaks for big businesses.

Google Maps offers offline option

2015-11-11 08:57

With an update for Android phones, you'll be able to get driving directions on Google Maps, including turn-by-turn voice prompts offline.

Apple, Google, Microsoft recognised for ‘climate protection’

2015-11-04 14:20

Apple, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet are among the companies doing the most to fight climate change, according to a global ranking.

WATCH: Can GM beat Google to a driverless future?

Bloomberg looks at the interesting history of driverless cars and asks who will win the race between car maker GM and internet giant Google.

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Tech euphoria drives Facebook to record

2015-10-26 08:45

Facebook shares have lifted to an all-time high, crossing $100 for the first time, during a rally in the technology sector on Wall Street.

Google book project 'does not violate copyright law'

2015-10-19 09:14

Google's colossal project transform the world's books into digital format does not violate copyright law, a US appeals court has ruled.

Ad-blockers threaten websites' revenue streams

2015-10-12 07:37

Internet sites face a new threat as millions download ad-blockers to their phones and tablets.

Israeli team ahead in privateer moon race

2015-10-07 18:36

An Israeli team competing in a race to the moon sponsored by Google has signed a with California-based SpaceX for a rocket launch, putting it at the front of the pack.

Google gets deadline over monopoloy charges

2015-10-06 08:50

Russia's anti-monopoly agency has given Google a deadline to address charges that it was abusing its market position in the country.


YouTube enables offline downloads in SA

2015-11-18 17:02

Google-owned internet video giant YouTube has switched on offline playback in South Africa, Kenya and Ghana for mobile users.

Cop stops Google car for driving too slow

2015-11-13 13:44

Google posted a photo of a motorcycle cop pulling over one of its self-driving cars. Police said the autonomous car was driving too slowly...

Britain unveils plan for new internet spying laws

2015-11-04 21:30

Britain has published proposals for new internet spying laws to keep pace with the digital age.

Google internet balloons to fly over Indonesia

2015-10-29 15:10

The search giant next year will step up testing of its internet-beaming helium balloons in the stratosphere after striking deals with three Indonesian mobile network operators.

Are hands-free gadgets in cars deadly devices?

2015-10-27 08:26

A new study looked at whether products designed for hands-free driving, which aim to cut down on "distracted" motorists driving", could be distractions themselves.

YouTube announces $9.99 ad-free subscriptions

2015-10-22 08:12

YouTube has announced a new paid-subscription service that would eliminate advertisements as the video service behemoth looks to better tap its vast commercial potential.

Driverless cars to 'upend' insurance industry

2015-10-13 10:28

Autonomous car technology is set to upend insurance companies who will have to re-invent their business models, say industry sources.

Israel team jumps ahead on Moon shot

2015-10-08 17:00

An Israeli team competing in a race to the Moon sponsored by Google has signed a with California-based SpaceX for a rocket launch.

Apple dominates global brands

2015-10-06 14:34

Tech companies have once again dominated the top global brands in a survey that measures the most valuable brands in the world.

Google's driverless car drivers: A career less traveled

2015-10-02 09:10

Occupational oxymoron: Google's drivers of driverless cars do a job that may soon be obsolet...

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