Tech firms lead global brand rankings

2015-05-29 09:45

Technology companies are the world's most valuable brands, an international study has found.

YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

2015-05-24 19:48

YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the internet's video revolution, as the 10-year-old site provided a stage for many to share their interests.

Chromebook sales jump thanks to education sector

2015-05-21 14:03

Google's Chromebook sales are expected to reach 7.3 million in 2015, driven by the demand in the education sector, industry survey results show.

Google does U-turn as self-driving cars hit roads

2015-05-18 07:53

Google will begin testing self-driving cars of its own design on public roads this year, but they will have steering wheels and brakes.

Self-driving cars getting hit in California

2015-05-11 17:04

Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.

Google adds food-ordering feature to mobile search

2015-05-10 07:19

The search giant has added a feature that lets people in the US order food directly from mobile searches for local restaurants.

Load shedding tops SA Google searches

2015-04-30 10:16

Information about Eskom's slow moving crisis is one of the hottest topics that South Africans searched for on Google during April.

Android beats Apple on revenue, but with a catch

2015-04-29 08:45

Google's Android operating system has, for the first time, beaten Apple's iOS in terms of revenue generated by downloads, a report says.

UPDATE: Google apologises over Android ‘urinating’ on Apple logo

2015-04-24 16:07

An image of an Android bot urinating on an Apple logo in Google Maps is causing a stir online.

Google said to have brokered deal to buy Tesla

2015-04-21 16:17

As Musk put his staff on crisis footing to save Tesla, he also reportedly began negotiating a deal to sell the company to Google.


Google offers free storage of all photos, videos

2015-05-29 07:54

Google is willing to store and organise all of the world's digital photos and videos for free.

Google aims to patent child toy that pays attention

2015-05-23 11:43

Google has filed a patent for toys that pay attention to who is in a room and can interact with other media devices.

Prostitute pleads guilty in death of Google exec

2015-05-20 11:22

A prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs.

You won't believe who's to blame for clickbait

2015-05-13 08:20

The desire of the internet-connected generation to receive information in bite-sized chunks opens the door to clickbait, says an industry expert.

Google declares war on dodgy web ads

2015-05-11 10:40

Google has declared war on unscrupulous advertising on the web as complaints rise about deceptive ads harming the internet browsing experience.

Google opens South Korea campus

2015-05-08 08:04

Google formally opened its first Asian start-up "campus" in Seoul.

Google launches new online safety tool

2015-04-30 09:12

The search giant has launched a new tool designed to protect internet users from phishing attacks.

Online twerking video gets girls jail time

2015-04-28 11:16

Can twerking get you thrown in jail? Apparently the answer is yes after three Russian dancers were given prison sentences.

Google launches mobile phone service

2015-04-23 08:32

Google has said it was launching its own US mobile wireless service, with considerable potential savings for customers.

Google joins hunt for Loch Ness Monster

2015-04-21 08:48

The internet company says it plans to search for the legendary Loch Ness Monster in the famed Scottish loch.

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