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Google Fined $177-Million for Allegedly Blocking Competitors

A South Korean competition regulator, the Korea Fair Trade Commission, on Tuesday announced that it has fined Alphabet Inc's Google $177-million for allegedly using its dominant position in the mobile operating system (OS) market to stifle competitors. Google's Android OS...

Uber Acquires Trucking Firm for $2.25-Billion

Uber Technologies is set to acquire Transplace, a logistics company currently owned by TPG Capital to the tune of $2.25-billion. The new acquisition is to date the company's largest investment into the trucking and logistics business. Transplace Logistics Transplace was reportedly...

Econet Teams Up with Alphabet to Expand Network Connectivity in Africa

Econet has teamed up with X’s Project Taara - Alphabet's moonshot factory (formerly known as Google ) - to expand and enhance affordable, high-speed connectivity to communities across Sub-Saharan Africa. This makes it the first roll-out of Taara’s wireless optical...

Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft Report Double Digit Growth while Apple “Plunges”

Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft revenue grew by 35%, 17% and 13% respectively during the first nine months of 2020. On the other hand, Alphabet’s (Google) revenue increased by 9% and Apple’s revenue was up by 4% during the same...

Google Will Begin to Automatically Delete User Location History by Default

Google announced that it will start to automatically delete the location history and web activity of users after an 18 month period. “We continue to challenge ourselves to do more with less, and today we’re changing our data retention practices...

Google founders step down

Google cofounders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they're resigning from their day-to-day management roles at Alphabet. The pair will be succeeded by Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google, who will now have "oversight of the...
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Can AI Unlock New Opportunities for South Africa’s Society?

In the heart of our country, a quiet revolution is underway. This revolution, marked not by upheaval but by...
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