The search engine giant readies to roll out its digital skills programme at scale, as it looks to equip over 30 000 South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.
Local teenage girls are most affected by online risks such as receiving offensive or obscene content, a study finds.
Google SA partners with the city's library and information services department to provide free online training in digital and entrepreneurial skills for youngsters.
The local industry believes it is possible to lift the total retail value of online transactions from 1% to 5%.
Luke McKend, Google SA country director, tells ITWeb how the company aims to extend its influence in SA.
Internet access has traditionally been the domain of the better off, but there are ways around the challenge of affording access to all.
Yesterday's Google-run "virtual field trip" adds to local education projects creating interactive learning between two points.
The tech giant offers R100 000 in technology prizes for schools that win its doodle design competition.
Google SA joined the Safer Internet Day campaign yesterday, putting children to the "know the Net" test, with interesting results.
With a zero balance, 8ta customers can now access Google+, Gmail and Google Search on their mobile phones.
The BulkSMS.com initiative welcomes Google's drive to co-ordinate online safety efforts in the country, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of BulkSMS.com.
The local Internet economy accounts for 2% of the GDP, according to a study conducted by World Wide Worx, commissioned by Google SA.