New open source body to promote better, healthier cities

Uber, Facebook, Google and IBM are among the early sign-ups to the new Urban Computing Foundation.

5 hours ago

Trump blacklist sees Google restrict some Huawei business

The Chinese tech giant will reportedly lose access to updates to Google's Android operating system and future Huawei smartphones will not have access to the Google Play Store.


What South Africans searched for online on election day

South Africans turned to Google for voting information, while photo-sharing apps like Instagram were used to showcase their marks in the sixth democratic election.


Play nicely, Shuttleworth tells feuding foundations

Mark Shuttleworth used this week's Open Infrastructure Summit to scold open source foundations for straying from the founding principles of open source.

30 Apr

How to apply for 2019 Google Africa Certifications Scholarships

The response to Google's plan to train 30 000 developers in Africa has been phenomenal. Here are some more details as to how to apply.

Apr 18, 2019

Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV

Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced that in the coming months, the two companies will launch the official YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs, as well as the Prime Video app for streaming to Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices.

Apr 18, 2019

Google News Innovation Challenge expands to Africa

The tech giant invites proposals from media firms that use innovative technologies to produce quality news content.

Apr 16, 2019

Google seeks African developers for 30 000 scholarships

The tech giant offers scholarships to help African developers become certified on Google Android, mobile Web and cloud technologies.

Apr 16, 2019

Blow for tech giants as EU approves copyright laws

Under the new law, online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with authors and publishers to use their work.

Apr 12, 2019

How Google is using AI to solve African problems

Google researchers at an artificial intelligence lab based in Ghana deploy the technology to address Afro-centric challenges.

Apr 11, 2019

Google bolsters multi-cloud strategy with Anthos

Google's new multi-cloud offering, Anthos, allows customers to manage workloads running in not only its cloud but in the clouds of rivals AWS and Azure.

Apr 11, 2019

Google Assistant now able to manage your calendar

Google announces updates for G Suite, including Google Assistant calendar management and Hangouts Chat in Gmail.

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