Lawsuit alleges Google tracks phone users

A lawsuit claims Google illegally tracks the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users even when they use a privacy setting.


Android 9 release as easy as Pie

Google's latest iteration of the Android operating system is said to be as easy as Pie

24 Jul

Alphabet delivers strong results despite EU fine

Ongoing momentum in its ad businesses sees Alphabet deliver stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings, as it outlines big plans for artificial intelligence.

Jul 18, 2018

Google fined record EUR4.3bn in EU antitrust probe

The Internet search giant fined for imposing illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and operators to cement its dominant position.

Jul 12, 2018

SA users fear mobile app tracking

Eighty-three percent of Android apps have access to users' sensitive data, and 96% of Android apps can launch without consent, says Kaspersky Lab.

Jun 21, 2018

Google finally gets into podcasts

The Internet giant introduces an app that will help make podcasts accessible and discoverable for Android users.

Jun 8, 2018

BlackBerry KEY2 stays true to original design

BlackBerry partner TCL Communication unveils the KEY2, a premium smartphone that keeps the physical keyboard.

May 8, 2018

Google creates Android Things for appliances

Alphabet's Google introduces a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines.

Apr 20, 2018

Activists, experts advise against buying ZTE phones

Consumers are advised to avoid Android handsets from ZTE until it clarifies whether US sanctions prevent it from updating its devices.

Apr 19, 2018

ZTE delays earnings amid confusion over US ban

China's ZTE postpones the release of its quarterly earnings, following an order that bans US companies from selling it parts for seven years.

Apr 18, 2018

China's ZTE may lose Android licence

US regulators propose new rules that could cut into ZTE's sales, while a supply ban means it may not be able to use Android in its devices.

Apr 12, 2018

Google introduces lighter way to search

A new app from Google, for low-RAM devices, provides an enhanced user experience by saving data and storage.

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