SAP Africa Code Week exceeds target, trains 2.3m

The skills development initiative empowered millions of youth with basic coding skills, almost doubling the previous year's achievement.

10 Jan

Data breaches affect over 1bn users in 2018

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Liberty were among companies subjected to major data breaches in 2018.

31 Dec

US judge dismisses suit versus Google over facial recognition software

The complainants allege Google violated Illinois state law by collecting and storing biometric data from people's photographs.

Dec 12, 2018

Top local Google searches for 2018 revealed

South Africans used Google Search to find out more information about entertainment events and local celebrities this year.

Dec 12, 2018

Google has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine

CEO Sundar Pichai told a US congressional panel that Google is not planning to relaunch a search engine in China.

Dec 11, 2018

Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule.

Dec 11, 2018

Google CEO defends 'integrity' of products ahead of testimony

CEO Sundar Pichai said he led the company 'without political bias'.

Dec 10, 2018

Australian watchdog wants a regulator for Google, Facebook

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recommends a new regulatory body to check the dominance of Facebook and Google in the online advertising and news markets.

Dec 3, 2018

Google, UNAIDS tackle HIV through VR films

Google, in partnership with local NGOs, commits R800 000 towards the development of virtual reality educational films, to combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS.

Dec 3, 2018

Google search bias again under investigation

European Union anti-trust regulators have asked Google's rivals if the Internet search giant unfairly demotes local search competitors.

Nov 28, 2018

Seven nations accuse Google of privacy violations

Complainants allege Google employs "deceptive practices" to get users to turn on its various tracking systems.

Nov 23, 2018

Black Friday online rush overloads sites

Takealot and Superbalist experienced site difficulties this morning, as thousands of South Africans hoped to score a Black Friday deal just after midnight.

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