Home » Posts tagged with » Google

Google, Facebook emerge as ad duopoly

Google, Facebook emerge as ad duopoly

How can you tell the US$200bn market for digital advertising is devolving into a two-horse race? The duopolists are retreating to their respective corners to specialise in what they do best. Those two titans are Google and Facebook, which

Next from Apple: smart glasses?

Next from Apple: smart glasses?

Apple is weighing an expansion into digital glasses, a risky but potentially lucrative area of wearable computing, according to people familiar with the matter. While still in an exploration phase, the device would connect wirelessly

Trouble brewing in Android land

Trouble brewing in Android land

The Android operating system for smartphones is one of the most successful technologies ever created. Apple sparked the smartphone revolution, but Android spread it to the masses. The software, backed by Google, powers more

Galaxy S8 to be infused with AI: Samsung

Galaxy S8 to be infused with AI: Samsung

Samsung Electronics plans to equip its next Galaxy S smartphones with a Siri-like digital assistant, seeking to make a comeback after the global debacle that precipitated the death of its flawed Note7 line-up

Google snaps up stake in Snapchat

Google snaps up stake in Snapchat

Snap (formerly Snapchat) amended its charter to ensure that its founders retain majority voting control after the company’s initial public offering, giving them more control than the founders at Facebook and Google had after those

Streaming could yet save the music industry

Streaming could yet save the music industry

For the last few years, Barclays’ annual research reports about the music industry reflected the challenges of a business in transition — or, more specifically, one that had slowed a rapid decline but had not returned to growth. In 2014, as track sales fell, the

Microsoft slams Google over security disclosure

Microsoft slams Google over security disclosure

Microsoft said a computer hacking group that has previously targeted government agencies has attacked its Windows software and Adobe Systems’ Flash program. The company will release a security patch for its operating system on

Alphabet buries maths joke in share buyback

Alphabet buries maths joke in share buyback

Alphabet is getting serious about reining in spending, but the math whizzes who run the company are still playing games when it comes to some big financial decisions. The Internet search giant buried a maths game in its share

Office workers’ IT habits shifting

Office workers’ IT habits shifting

South Africa’s office workers spend nearly an hour a day working on their mobile devices despite having access to more powerful computers, according to a new research report. The results of the survey, which polled

TalkCentral: Ep 156 – ‘Hello (again), Moto!’

TalkCentral: Ep 156 – ‘Hello (again), Moto!’

In the latest episode of South Africa’s premier technology podcast, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Vumatel’s acquisition of Fibrehoods. Also this week, they look at Cell C’s financial results

Page 1 of 51123Next ›Last »