Google Chairman Eric Schmidt faced a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing called ‘The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition’ in 2011.
While technology companies have embraced Washington, they haven’t yet embraced political disclosure.
Apple’s new iOS 10 includes a slew of new features.
Apple has announced its next generation iOS 10, but how does it stack up to the latest Android offering from Google?
Apple’s share price has taken a beating in recent times.
Apple has ramped up its spending on R&D, but that's no guarantee it is building the 'next big thing'.
Fitness trackers make activity into a contest.
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The human psyche loves a challenge as well as a pat on the back for achievement. Pervasive computing taps into these drives to 'gamify' aspects of life that are typically not games or even much fun.
South Africa’s local municipalities can do more to diversify their economies and push their products and services in high tech markets.
Through developing their technological skills, South Africa's local municipalities can increase their capacity to compete with markets in neighbouring countries.
Local voices are more important than ever in a time of global oligopolies.
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In a global era dominated by Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google, we need to find persuasive, creative ways to answer those who claim the national and local are now irrelevant. If we don't, we will become invisible.
It’s been more than 18 months since Apple launched Apple Pay in the US.
Apple faces numerous challenges in its bid to get more people using their iPhones to pay for things.
Apple’s App Store goes green – for one week only.
Why Earth Day needs to more than an opportunity for environmentalists to spread the word.
There are shortcomings in celebrity led campaigns against “conflict minerals” such as the one in which US actress Robin Wright is involved.
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The relationship between advocacy organisations based in Western capitals and their marketed constituency of marginalised and disadvantaged African groups is tenuous. What then, is the goal?
The Boss canceled a concert in North Carolina.
Georgia State law scholar looks to the Constitution for limits.
Watch your driving.
Apple's 40th birthday comes just as the firm is facing a new challenge from the rise of the Internet of Things.
Tech companies play a growing civic role in how we operate as a society. We need to be sure we're happy with that.
Insecurity by design, as the FBI or UK government would have it, is pouring petrol on an already raging fire.
How many attempts will it take to unlock this phone?
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The FBI has accessed the data on a shooter's iPhone. What if the device had been running Android?
Much mightier than any sword.
The generation of designers broke out of their studios and took the business world by storm. Their skills could also be turned to bigger world problems.
Big, bigger, biggest ain’t necessarily best.
Packing more into less may appeal to those holding out against upgrading their older devices – something that could boost sales.
Apple, Google and Facebook are in a row over taxes in Europe.
Corporate taxation is a concern for governments and businesses because of their divergent interests.
Of one mind.
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Philosophically speaking our smartphones could be seen as an extension of us. But where does that leave us legally?
Choosing one isn’t that easy.
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In the race to dominate the world's digital economy, tech giants Apple, Google and Facebook are making multiple bets they hope will secure their future.
How hard should it be for the FBI to get access to your iPhone’s data?
The court order to Apple is consistent with the existing law and previous Supreme Court decisions.