Although we are living in an age of infinite information, existing in a comfortable bubble has never been easier, writes Alistair Fairweather.
Google is removing the results of searches of some people’s names in line with a court ruling, which has protected people’s “right to be -forgotten”.
Google South Africa was down for all of a few minutes, if you blinked, you missed it. Some didn't though, because they don't blink.
To have a private company make decisions that affect the media via an opaque process is to invite a legal, ethical and practical disaster.
Do requests to delete data lead to an 'internet with borders'? Ombud Franz Krüger explores.
Johnny Depp's film "Transcendence" highlights that the battle for "the singularity" - the merging of man and machine - is closer than we think.
Not many people have heard of Vic Gundotra. Yet millions of us have used one or more of the products he championed during his eight years at Google.
It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time.
The London-based firm DeepMind, set up by a chess-prodigy-turned-neuroscientist, is Google's biggest European acquisition.
An appeals court has ruled that Apple did not use patented technology owned by Google unit Motorola Mobility in making its iPhones.
AT CES this week, Yahoo head Marissa Meyer stepped up the ailing search company’s battle plans as it prepares to take on Microsoft and Google.
Google and Yahoo! are fuming over revelations that the agency intercepted their users' records.
Google's latest app Wallet has represented a challenge to the Passbook program that Apple built into the iPhone's operating system.
Analysts estimate that Twitter could be valued at as much as $15-billion if it comes to market at the end of this year.
People sending emails to Google's Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that it will be confidential, says the company in a court filing.
It takes something special to remind us of the wonders of technology, and Google Loon is one of those projects, writes Alistair Fairweather.
The revelations about the Prism programme, which links NSA computers to Google, Facebook and Apple, among others, matter to South Africa.
The massive brands the world trusts with their information have been struggling to respond to evidence that they leaked user's information to Prism.
Google has denied it has a back door that could compromise the security of its users' data after reports the US's spy agency hacked into its systems.