Former Vodacom man heads to Google

7 hours ago

Mzamo Masito aims to equip young Africans with Internet usage skills in his new role as Google's chief marketing officer for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

Yesterday

The search engine giant took down 60 gaming applications aimed at children that showed porn ad malware.

YouTube responds to suicide-video outcry

Friday

The online video platform finally takes steps against vlogger Logan Paul after he posted a video of a dead body online.

Google 'security patches not slowing down systems'

Friday

The Alphabet firm says it deployed patches against the Spectre and Meltdown flaws last year, without slowing down its cloud services.

New model rules for TV white spaces

Wednesday

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance revises guidelines for TV white space networks deployment to help bridge the digital divide.

iPhone addiction may be a virtue, not a vice

'Addictive things are very profitable,' says Apple shareholder Ross Gerber.

Ex-Google engineer sues for discrimination

A former Google engineer, fired after he asserted in a memo that biological causes were behind tech industry gender inequality, sued his former employer yesterday.

Performance impact of security updates insignificant: Intel

The chipmaker rebuffed concerns that the flaws found in its microprocessors would reduce performance.

Amazon, Google cut speaker prices in market share contest

Amazon and Alphabet's subsidiary Google both discounted their virtual assistant speakers so deeply over the holiday shopping season that they likely lost a few dollars per unit.

Top 2017 Google searches in SA

Dec 13, 2017

Dumi Masilela, Zimbabwe and Cyclone Dineo were the top three locally trending Google searches of 2017.

Facebook, Google, Red Hat, IBM revisit open source licencing

Dec 7, 2017

Four of the largest players in the open source arena commit to extend cure period for developers to correct errors in licence compliance.

Top YouTube moments in 2017

Dec 7, 2017

South Africans opted to watch local musicians on YouTube this year, followed by news stories and comedy skits.