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.

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.


Parliament Web site to live stream SONA

South Africans who cannot be glued to their TV screens for the State of the Nation Address on Thursday can catch the live broadcast via online channels.

Nov 22, 2018

YouTube encroaches on TV territory

The world's largest online video platform experiments with placing back-to-back adverts in YouTube videos, borrowing techniques from traditional television.

Nov 15, 2018

Google looks out for your digital wellbeing

The new Google Digital Wellbeing tools allow users to track their smartphone habits and apply time limits to certain apps.

Sep 4, 2018

Clash of the tech titans in India

Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market.

Aug 16, 2018

Smartphone time guzzles up one full day a week

BankMyCell finds smartphone owners use their devices for nearly three hours a day.

Jul 11, 2018

YouTube gives conspiracy theorists a dose of reality

The online video platform adds features it hopes will give users more context and access to verified sources of information.

Jun 12, 2018

Tanzania orders unregistered bloggers to remove sites

The East African country instructs all unregistered bloggers and online forums to immediately suspend their Web sites or face criminal prosecution.

May 23, 2018

Sony becomes world's biggest music publisher

The Japanese multinational conglomerate will pay about $2.3 billion for EMI, as digital streaming brings new life to the music industry.

May 21, 2018

YouTube Music aims to better appeal to local tastes

The Google unit hires music experts across the world to make its revamped music streaming subscription more locally "authentic".

Apr 24, 2018

Ad sales, costs surge at Google parent Alphabet

Alphabet's quarterly results fail to clarify the company's profit outlook as it navigates the move to a phone-based computing world.

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