Google’s 2017 Year in South African search

Google's results of their trending searches for 2017 offer a sneak peek into 2017's major South African moments. During 2017, Google's trending searches show a growing interest in South African celebrities and events. This is evident with 7 of the top 10 trending South African search terms being local, in…

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New planet discoveries thanks to AI

Two new exoplanets have been discovered thanks to NASA’s collaboration with Google’s artificial intelligence (AI). One of those in today’s announcement is an eighth planet – Kepler-90i – found orbiting the Sun-like star Kepler-90. This makes it the first system discovered with an equal number of planets to our…

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Making the taxman in Afrika dance Azonto

In Afrika, some things like death, taxes, and traffic gridlocks are certain. Heavy traffic gridlocks are more of a recent phenomenon like the mobile phone. However, these gridlocks can also be viewed as an opportunity to pause and observe the informal sector in motion - the growth engine supercharging livelihoods…

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Datally, Google's mobile data management app

Google has announced the availability of their mobile data management app, Datally. The Datally app works on all Android smartphones running Lollipop (Android 5.0) and higher. Speaking at Google South Africa's headquarters in Johannesburg, Mich Atagana, Head of Communications and Public Affairs for South Africa at Google, explained that…

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