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You are being coerced into giving up your personal data

Sure, you can reject an app or platform’s Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Terms & Conditions, However, what other app or platform can you replace it with that has terms that are more suitable?

The darker side of personal digital assistants

When hosting a dinner party, are you obliged to let your guests know that you own a smart device like Amazon Echo or Google Home? The answer is yes, according to a privacy researcher.

Everything announced at the first Google for South Africa event

Google held the first Google for South Africa event on 7 November 2019 after previously holding 3 Google for Nigeria events. Here is everything announced at the event.

Google announced a free Wi-Fi service for the Cape Flats

Google South Africa has announced the launch of Google Station in the Cape Flats. This means community members will have access to free, high-quality wifi at over 109 sites in the Cape Flats.

We should data-proof our children

We street-proof our kids. Why aren’t we data-proofing them? The growing presence in classrooms of computers, devices and the Internet raises concerns about children’s privacy and data collection by large corporations like Google.

Google clamps down on predatory personal loan apps

Google has published new guidelines for personal loan apps that want to be available via its Play Store. Among some of the notable terms is that apps that require full repayment within 60 days or less will be banned.

Google to teach South African learners computer science fundamentals

Google has announced the launch of its CS First programme in South Africa. It is a programme aimed at equipping 30,000 South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.