SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy
Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.
Big tech gets on board to improve online spaces for women
Stopping online abuse and harassment of women must be a priority, says the Web Foundation, after Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter commit to making their platforms safe.
MWC 2021: Samsung bolsters partnerships with Google, Microsoft
The South Korean electronics firm strengthens partnerships with Google and Microsoft, in efforts to add new features to its mobile and wearable devices.
Google to offer SME growth programmes in Africa
The tech giant prepares to introduce a series of initiatives this month, to help boost the recovery of SMEs in Africa’s post-COVID-19 economy.
Google responds to SA Parliament’s anti-trust violation concerns
Google SA refutes accusations regarding the exploitation of its market dominance, telling Parliament its practices don’t give it an unfair advantage.
Google vows to combat data manipulation during SA elections
The Internet giant vows to Parliament that it will protect the integrity of SA’s upcoming elections by fighting disinformation and manipulation on its platform.
Developers, start-ups invited to apply for free Google programmes
Google opens applications for two annual initiatives: the Google for Start-ups Accelerator programme and Africa Developer Scholarship 2021.
Acer Africa pins hopes on Google cable for Chrome Enterprise growth
The multinational PC corporation believes Google's Equiano cable project will fuel more demand for its Chrome Enterprise portfolio in SA.
UCT academics scoop Google research scholarship awards
Two University of Cape Town academics become the only Africans to receive scholarship awards for the 2021 Google Research Scholar Programme.
After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java
The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.
Huawei shrugs off Google’s absence on its smartphones
The Chinese telecoms giant’s native ecosystem, Huawei Mobile Services, more than fills the blacklisting-induced, Google-sized hole, as it closes in on Samsung.