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.

Is Silicon Valley the future of the US car?

2015-02-22 21:00

After Tesla and Google, Apple appears to be readying for a plunge into the industry long rooted far away in the steel belt of the US upper Midwest.

Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google

2015-02-19 07:55

Russia's search engine provider Yandex has asked authorities to investigate Google for unfairly keeping its rivals' services off its mobile devices.

Twitter boss confirms Google 'relationship'

2015-02-06 08:44

Twitter chief Dick Costolo has said that "a relationship" with Google has been rekindled, but he was coy on the details.

Google profit up 41%, but short of forecasts

2015-01-30 11:55

Google has reported that its profit in the recently ended quarter jumped, but the leap fell short of market expectations.

Google now maps SA’s indoors

2015-01-28 14:13

Indoor areas of selected airports, shopping centres, casinos, convention halls and universities in South Africa are now mapped by search giant Google’s mapping service.

WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over data to US

2015-01-26 21:15

Whistleblowing site WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the US authorities without providing notification.

Google to try out mobile operator shoes

2015-01-22 16:09

Google is getting ready to sell wireless telephone services directly to US consumers after reaching deals with carriers.


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.

US judge throws out Google Android case

2015-02-23 10:29

A US federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google of harming smartphone buyers by making the search engine company's own applications the default option.

YouTube releasing kid-friendly Android app

2015-02-20 14:00

YouTube has revealed plans for the US release of a mobile application built with children - and their parents' concerns - in mind.

Search: Reshaping the world as we know it

2015-02-06 14:02

Can anyone really remember the days before Google? There are youngsters entering tertiary education who have never known a world without the internet.

Google to change privacy policy

2015-01-30 18:15

Google has agreed to better inform users about how it handles their personal information after an investigation by Britain's data protection regulator.

YouTube overloaded, staff can't filter content

2015-01-28 21:16

Google has said that YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist videos.

WikiLeaks blasts Google for handing emails to US government

2015-01-27 10:16

WikiLeaks has criticised Google, alleging that the company waited more than two years to notify members of the anti-secrecy group that it had turned over their private emails to the US government.

Google boss: Internet will disappear

2015-01-23 09:10

Google chair Eric Schmidt has predicted that the internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively "disappear".

Google will review 'right to be forgotten' rules

2015-01-21 09:13

Google is only removing search results from European websites when individuals invoke their "right to be forgotten".

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