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Feb 4, 2020

Google brought in $80bn for developers in 2019

Google generated billions in revenue for developers using Android developer tools, as Google Play notched up two billion active users.

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.

Mar 19, 2018

Google looks to turn product searches into cash

The tech giant teams up with major retailers in a deal that sees the retailers pay Google a piece of each facilitated purchase.

Oct 10, 2017

Google uncovers Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail

The search engine discovers Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 US election.

May 23, 2017

EU to conclude Google anti-trust cases soon

Anti-trust regulators will rule in the "next few months" whether Alphabet's Google abused its dominance of Internet searches and other areas.

Apr 26, 2017

Google aims to avoid unfortunate autocompletes

The search engine giant promises to improve the ranking of its search results and revamp autocomplete to bury fake news articles.

Oct 4, 2016

Google faces EU deadline

Alphabet's Google has until 31 October to rebut €EU anti-trust charges that it uses Android to block competitors.

Oct 3, 2016

Google must stop anti-competitive Android practices

€EU anti-trust regulators plan to order Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search.

Sep 21, 2016

Google gets more time to counter EU charge on Android

The company has been given an extra three weeks to respond to €EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant position with Android.

Aug 25, 2016

Google to ease mobile pop-up frustration

The search engine giant will push sites with pesky content-blocking adverts down the mobile search ranks from January.

Dec 17, 2015

Top Google searches 2015

Google has released its annual Zeitgeist, a look into what the world was interested in this past year - based on trending topics and Google searches.

Nov 23, 2015

Google search ups its game

The Google app has been updated to better understand complicated search queries.

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