WATCH: Londoners react to Google cutting ties with Huawei

2019-05-21 20:01

Londoners react to the announcement that Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei.

Huawei's smartphone plans imperiled by Trump administration ban

2019-05-21 07:56

While Trump has restricted American companies from selling to Huawei, the Chinese company continues to rely on Android to power its smartphones globally.

RECAP: Google suspends business with Huawei, where does that leave South Africans?

2019-05-20 19:51

The South African government does not intend to change its behaviour towards Huawei? and devices will probably continue to work as advertised, for now.

Top US tech giants begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

2019-05-20 07:36

Top US corporations from chipmakers to Google have frozen the supply of critical software and components to Huawei, complying with a Trump administration crackdown.

Pinterest's surge triggers cautious reviews from Wall Street

2019-05-13 21:00

While most see room for growth, Pinterest’s unicorn valuations left them hesitant to recommend buying the shares, which had advanced 53% from April’s listing through Friday’s close.

Top Google searches: Who won the election, who is president and why did Malema leave the ANC?

2019-05-09 15:52

Google search trends for the past 24 hours indicate that South Africans are impatient to know the result of the election.

WATCH: Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools

2019-05-08 17:22

Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home display.

Google doodle celebrates SA's 2019 elections

2019-05-08 07:24

On Wednesday, Google replaced its usual logo with a doodle celebrating South Africa's sixth democratic elections.

Google will now auto-delete some user data - if you ask

2019-05-02 17:52

Google says it will let users set up their profiles to automatically delete location and web-browsing data, giving people a middle ground to the internet giant’s always-on or always-off data hoovering mechanisms.

For 'Avengers: Endgame', Thanos makes your Google results disappear

2019-04-28 10:00

Go google the word "Thanos" – but only after you’ve finished reading this article – for a very cool interactive Easter egg that cleverly ties into the epic conclusion of the saga.


Huawei considers rivals to Google's Android after US ban

2019-05-21 19:49

Huawei says it’s working on its own operating system for its mobile handsets and will consider rivals to Google’s Android, after the US blacklisted the company, threatening its partnerships with chip, component and software suppliers.

Huawei: China warns about 'unwavering resolve' to fight US 'bullying'

2019-05-20 20:00

China could retaliate against the US after President Donald Trump blacklisted Huawei Technologies, says the Chinese ambassador to the European Union.

WATCH: Google suspends business with Huawei

2019-05-20 08:05

Google parent Alphabet has suspended business with Huawei after the Trump administrations' blacklist of the Chinese technology giant, a source close to the matter told Reuters.

WATCH: Google ads coming to mobile app home feed

2019-05-17 19:30

Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue.

WATCH: Google gives users more control over data

2019-05-09 18:47

Google is trying hard to convince consumers that it's safe to trust them. At its developer conference, the tech giant put the issue front and centre.

Here's what South Africans searched for on election day

2019-05-09 08:48

While the Independent Electoral Commission has started counting votes, Google collected data on what users asked the search engine around the SA elections.

Election day: SA's Top 5 Google searches include EFF and Maimane

2019-05-08 16:38

By 13:00 on election day more than 200 000 people in South Africa had already turned to Google to find out more about the SA elections.

South Africans ask Google who to vote for and if the EFF will win

2019-05-07 13:17

Who to vote for was one of the top election-related questions South Africans asked on Google in the week leading up to the general election.

Google advertising revenue growth slows, triggering share slump

2019-04-30 12:09

Alphabet’s first-quarter revenue has missed analysts’ estimates, sparking concern that advertisers are shifting some spending to digital rivals.

Google offers Europeans choice to download rival web browser

2019-04-20 09:45

Google began prompting Android users in Europe with the choice of downloading an alternative to its own Chrome web browser and search engine, in a bid to fend off antitrust scrutiny by European competition regulators.

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