ARTICLES RELATING TO GOOGLE

The internet's 'father' says it was born with two big flaws

2019-01-22 10:46

Vint Cerf, now Google's chief internet evangelist, said he's not sure he would have fixed the problems if he had to do it all over again.

People are petitioning Google to remove a gay conversion therapy app

2019-01-17 09:05

An online petition calling for the gay conversion app to be removed from Google's Play Store has garnered almost 40,000 signatures.

A Google director who runs a team of 150 people says she doesn't hire people who act like 'rock stars' but can't back it up — here are 3 qualities she looks for instead

2019-01-13 12:15

Lilian Rincon, director of product management for Google Assistant, looks to hire people who are humble, care about the people with whom they work, and focus on the user.

The most Googled recipe in SA for 2018 will probably surprise you

2019-01-09 12:17

From cocktails and cake to easy desserts and stir fries, we look at the top 10 recipe searches on Google last year.

Google search now has a very 'Seinfeld' holiday surprise to celebrate Festivus

2018-12-24 06:55

The Festivus pole, as made famous by "Seinfeld," is now appearing in Google search — so get ready to celebrate the holiday for the rest of us.

This SA startup builds cheap anti-crime tech for communities - including a R89 keychain alarm louder than a jet taking off

2018-12-21 08:51

MeMeZa provides affordable and innovative tech-based security solutions to vulnerable, crime-ridden communities.

Google just announced it's shutting down its Allo messaging app for good. Here are 18 other Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared

2018-12-17 14:20

Google is known for varied and expansive products and services, but not all are successful.

These were the top 10 Google searches in South Africa in 2018

2018-12-12 13:10

'What is black data?' and 'What happened to HHP?' are among the popular questions.

This SA start-up that automatically matches learners with universities just landed R3.5 million from Google

2018-12-07 10:58

Gradesmatch seeks to solve the problem of poor career guidance across Africa.

5 things you need to know in SA business today and the 18 biggest tech scandals of 2018

2018-12-06 06:28

Surprise surprise, it's load-shedding time,; the market worries about Huawei; Sanlam slumps; and more.

 

This incredibly simple tool gives every website you visit a 'dark mode'

2019-01-21 08:46

Dark modes on pretty much everything - including operating systems, apps, and websites - are much more comfortable for your eyes, especially when you're in a dark room.

This SA financial expert says you could save money with YouTube, Google – and pawn shops

2019-01-14 14:06

These are 5 easy ways to help you save money in 2019 that you may not have considered.

Amazon is reportedly building a Netflix-like service for video games

2019-01-12 09:00

Following the lead of Sony, Microsoft, Google, and EA, Amazon is reportedly getting into the business of video game streaming.

Apple just trolled Google with a massive billboard

2019-01-07 14:31

Apple trolled its Android rivals with a massive ad for iPhone privacy at the world's biggest tech trade show, which it doesn't officially attend.

Meghan Markle was the most googled person in 2018

2018-12-21 12:17

Meghan Markle was the "top trending" person in the UK in 2018, Google has announced. The technology company's Year In Search project compared the UK public's search habits this year to those of 2017.

This SA startup is tackling youth unemployment with blockchain technology – and R3.5 million from Google

2018-12-19 06:16

Zlto wants to help unemployed young people gain work experience – while also earning digital currency that can be spent on food, clothes, or other items at stores like Shoprite and MrPrice.

The 10 most fascinating people of the year, according to Google

2018-12-16 11:22

Google released its ranking of the top trending people searches in 2018. Keep reading for a look at the top 10, including Cardi B and Demi Lovato.

The 10 highest-paid YouTubers of 2018 - and the top earner is a 7-year-old boy

2018-12-09 10:50

From trick shots and video games to makeup and toy reviews.

Google is shutting down its Allo messaging app for good

2018-12-07 08:33

Google will soon be shutting down its smart messaging app, known as Google Allo.

Google Assistant now has a 'Pretty Please' feature to help everyone be more polite

2018-12-01 15:33

Google announced the release of its "Pretty Please" feature for Google Assistant, which helps encourage polite manners.

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