New-look Google to make some sites less appy

9:38AM | Wednesday, 2 September 2015 |  It’s the stuff of nightmares: you visit a website on your phone, and instead of showing the actual contents, a full-screen ad pops up demanding you download an app instead.

Google accused of “rigging” results by Indian watchdog

9:34AM | Tuesday, 1 September 2015 |  Google faces allegations that it is “rigging” search results in India, with 30 rival companies submitting reports on its practices to an inquiry.

Access code: Google’s secret hiring process put programmers through their paces

8:33AM | Friday, 28 August 2015 |  Google has a secret hiring process that targets potential employees before they’ve even thought to apply for a job with the tech giant.

Game on: Google launches YouTube Twitch competitor

8:20AM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 |  Nearly a year ago to the day after failing to buy gamer platform Twitch, YouTube will be launching its own stand-alone video site focusing on the live-streaming of games.

Google’s new Wi-Fi router to be out and proud

8:36AM | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 |  Wi-Fi routers are often found under a pile of assorted goods and regularly abused when Netflix stops working, but that might soon change.

Spelling out why Google turned into Alphabet

8:00PM | Tuesday, 11 August 2015 |  There are lessons for Australian entrepreneurs in Google’s big restructuring and rebrand announced on Tuesday, experts say.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google creates new parent company called Alphabet

8:34AM | Tuesday, 11 August 2015 |  Google has announced a major restructure and the creation of a new company, Alphabet.

What If Google Bought Twitter?

8:22PM | Monday, 10 August 2015 |  Twitter has been in the news recently, for all the wrong reasons, feeding rumours that Google might be interested in acquiring it.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google to relaunch Android One in India

8:30AM | Monday, 10 August 2015 |  Google is relaunching its Android One cut-price smartphone project in India with the aim of delivering a $US50 phone.

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 |  Can’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Ask Google.