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Dublin: 1 °C Thursday 26 February, 2015


# google - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Google’s blogging site is banning anything that resembles porn

Unless it’s artistic, then it’s fine.

From The Daily Edge Gmail’s autocomplete screwed up, and a load of people just ruined their lives Gfail

# google - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From Google Street View has made it to Greenland and it looks stunning Nice Work

# google - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

The boss of Google’s Dublin HQ is stepping down

John Herlihy joined the company in 2005.

# google - Monday 16 February, 2015

Google to allow companies more time to fix problems before it screams ‘gotcha’

The change comes after the company’s Project Zero initiative was criticised by Microsoft for revealing a flaw two days before a fix was due.

# google - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Google has a patent that will remove any bad smells from you

And maybe your bad odour worries as well.

# google - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Here’s how you can get more out of your Chromecast

It’s a handy device, but there are other features included that you might not be aware of.

# google - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Google, that’s not Marilyn Manson… Switched At Birth

Google, that’s not Marilyn Manson…

*scratches head*

# google - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From 5 lessons from Marissa Mayer, who made $500m before turning 40 Making It Rain

5 lessons from Marissa Mayer, who made $500m before turning 40

One tip: Choose the scariest option.

Weird Wide Web: A dating app for weed smokers, self-driving cabs and Irish YouTube porn

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# google - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Google responds to Uber rumours with a cryptic tweet

The search engine giant was said to be working on its own lift-hailing service, but doubt has been thrown on the claims.

# google - Friday 30 January, 2015

Google has explained why it pulled the plug (for now) on Google Glass

The company held its earnings call last night, where it failed to meet analysts’ expectations for the fifth quarter in a row.

# google - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google’s next project Match Made In The Heavens

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google’s next project

Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.

# google - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Finding yourself: Here’s the right way to Google yourself

Sometimes we do it for fun, but it’s worth checking what results come up online in case there’s something

# google - Friday 16 January, 2015

This is why Google is going back to the drawing board with Glass

The company will stop selling the device in its current format on 19 January, saying it wants to build for the future instead.

# google - Monday 12 January, 2015

Microsoft criticises Google for revealing a Windows bug before it could fix it

The company has criticised Google’s Project Zero for revealing details of a Windows 8.1 vulnerability two days before it was due to fix it.

# google - Monday 5 January, 2015

Google was asked to remove 345 million ‘pirate’ links in 2014

The number of requests increased by 75% compared to 2013.

# google - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Google publishes a Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft could fix it

Google’s Project Zero, which identifies bugs and informs the relevant parties about them, published the bug after giving Microsoft 90 days to fix it.

# google - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

China’s state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown

An editorial said that Google’s reluctance to ‘be restricted by Chinese law’ caused the shutdown of its popular email service.

# google - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From Some Google staff actually live at the office… Google Living

Some Google staff actually live at the office…

Googlers get everything in work, food, showers, gym… sure why not?

# google - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland has gone in to bat for Microsoft in its landmark privacy case against the US

The tech giant is fighting an order to hand over email data stored on its Dublin servers.

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion

It’s all about copyright and who gets paid for artists’ tracks.

# google - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From Here’s what Ireland searched for on Google in 2014 Break The Internet

Here’s what Ireland searched for on Google in 2014

Some of it is predictable, some of it is baffling.

# google - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!

More than 60,000 words and phrases were translated as the new feature was introduced today.

# google - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

These are the videos Irish people couldn’t stop watching this year

Be prepared to say ‘Oh yeah, I remember that’ a few times.

# google - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Google to release child-friendly versions of YouTube and Chrome

Children under 12 will soon be able to access special versions of YouTube, Chrome and Google search.

# google - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Google only needs one click to tell if you’re a robot or not

Completing captchas may soon be a thing of the past.

# google - Saturday 29 November, 2014

# google - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The European Parliament has voted to break up Google Trouble Ahead

The European Parliament has voted to break up Google

The company has been under investigation by the European Commission since 2010 for squeezing out competition.

# google - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with

The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.

# google - Monday 24 November, 2014

# google - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Review: Is Lollipop the best version of Android yet?

The new update sports a fresh look and a plethora of new features, but what is it like in practice?

# google - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

This software can help describe what’s happening in an image

Researchers from Google and Stanford University has developed software which can describe the scene shown in an image.

# google - Monday 17 November, 2014

Explainer: Why does Facebook want to build a new site to compete with LinkedIn?

They’re the same reasons why any company tries to expand into a new area.

Google’s plans to start testing its WiFi balloons in Australia

20 WiFi beaming balloons will be launched across Western Queensland as part of its plan to bring internet access to the world.

# google - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From Space exploration has a new major player in town…Google Secret Plans

Space exploration has a new major player in town…Google

The giant web company is spending nearly €1 billion on a San Francisco air base.

Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million

The search engine giant launched a public fundraising campaign where it will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to the fund.

# google - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Are Irish cinemas going to ban Google Glass?

Bans have already been put in place in the US and UK.

# google - Monday 3 November, 2014

Here’s what Google is showing off in a hidden exhibition in London

The tech giant is attempting to convince us to use its apps in all aspects of our lives.

# google - Friday 31 October, 2014

From Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast Damages

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast

The photo showed the woman sitting outside her house and her face was blurred out.

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