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.

12 Apr

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.

Mar 17, 2021

Google to slash developer fees in app store

The Internet search giant will cut by half the service fees it charges developers on its apps store on the first $1 million they earn in a year. 

Mar 8, 2021

Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women

In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.

Mar 3, 2021

What gaming can tell us about the future of business apps

Delivering advanced applications across a network instead of provisioning from a local machine is a revolution waiting to happen, says Colin Thornton, Turrito CFO.


Digital monopolies among tech giants expected to intensify

The rising tide of digital monopoly requires adequate regulation and approaches to address anti-competitive practices by tech giants, says Global Data.

Feb 10, 2021

SA organisations scoop share of R15m Google Online Safety Fund

Google announces the South African winners of its Africa Online Safety Fund, launched in recognition of Safer Internet Day yesterday.

Feb 3, 2021

YouTube, advertising demand boost Alphabet’s revenue

Google parent company Alphabet reports strong fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 results, bolstered by its advertising, cloud and YouTube businesses.


Ford signs connected vehicle partnership with Google

The companies aim to reinvent the connected vehicle experience for customers, powered by Google Cloud and Android.

Feb 1, 2021

Google, Mozilla help to minimise risk of XSS attacks

Google and Mozilla are working towards a “post-cross-site scripting world” by introducing a number of security features in their browsers.

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