Twitter 'nears sale', Google a possible suitor

2016-09-23 16:30

Twitter shares soared the most in more than two years Friday after CNBC said the company may soon receive a takeover offer.

Google lifts lid on its Siri rival

2016-09-21 08:40

The Google Assistant uses artificial intelligence tools, such as voice recognition and natural-language processing, to answer questions and satisfy other requests delivered verbally and in formats such as text messages

Google parent Alphabet to drop burritos by drone

2016-09-09 06:59

A team at Google parent Alphabet working on unmanned aerial systems this month will try out delivering burritos by drone on a college campus in Virginia.

Google takes on Uber with Waze carpooling service

2016-08-31 19:00

Google is set to expand a San Francisco carpooling program that could morph into a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber

Ford says it will have a self-driving car by 2021

2016-08-17 07:18

Ford intends to have a fully driverless vehicle on the road within five years.

Man charged for throwing fire bombs at Google HQ

2016-07-06 09:20

A Northern California man who said Google was 'watching him' faces federal charges in three late-night attacks on the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.

The best company in the world to work for is...

2016-06-30 21:15

According to survey by more than 267 000 millennials, the most desirable company in the world to work for is...

Google brings Earth into better focus

2016-06-28 22:58

Google's free online mapping service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite.

Google pays out thousands for Android security

2016-06-17 11:59

Google has paid out more than $500 000 to improve security in the Android mobile operating system.

Millennials in the workplace – do they require special treatment?

2016-06-14 19:53

What makes millennials, otherwise known as Generation Y'ers, tick, and do they require special treatment? Jessica Edgson, a millennial herself, investigates.


Taiwan asks Google to blur images of South China Sea island

2016-09-22 16:35

Taiwan's defence ministry has asked Google to blur images of a new development believed to be for military use on a disputed South China Sea island.

Facebook, Twitter join coalition to improve online news

2016-09-13 22:01

Facebook, Twitter and around 20 news organisations - including AFP, CNN and YouTube - have joined a coalition of media and technology groups seeking to filter out online misinformation and improve news quality on social networks.

Apple case highlights 'trillions' in untaxed profits

2016-09-01 12:19

The huge back-tax bill European authorities slapped on Apple has put a spotlight on $2.4 trillion in untaxed earnings parked offshore by US companies.

World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

2016-08-25 08:53

While Google and the likes are still testing self-driving cars, the world's first fleet of self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore.

Mastering social media – 12 tips to stand out amongst the crowd

2016-07-13 16:44

When it comes to social media, Brendan Jack suggests having fun and creating a strategy that works for you - there is no definitive, correct way.

Google serves a 'Nougat' to fans of its Android software

2016-07-02 09:55

Google is serving a new morsel for fans of its Android software

Google does case study for Nedbank

2016-06-29 19:50

Google has released their first official case study for banking in SA for a Nedbank Insurance campaign.

Google faces new EU anti-trust charges - sources

2016-06-28 19:25

Google faces fresh EU anti-competition charges, this time targeting the search engine giant's advertising business, say sources close to the matter.

More companies opt to sit out Trump’s coronation in Cleveland

2016-06-16 23:15

Top US corporations are cutting back on sponsorship of the Republican national convention in Cleveland, as Donald Trump promises a level of controversy rarely seen.

Tech firms dominate top 100 brands

2016-06-10 13:03

Tech companies have tightened their grip on the world’s most valuable brands, an international survey has showed.

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