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# google - Today’s News

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 TheJournal.ie 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 TheJournal.ie 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.

Google’s robot chief and Android co-founder is calling it a day

Andy Rubin was responsible for turning Android into one of the biggest mobile platforms globally as well as for Google’s recent push into robotics.

# google - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Now Nintendo and Microsoft are getting in on the health craze

Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to Apple Health and Google Fit while Nintendo looks to develop a device that will monitor a user’s fatigue and map their sleep.

# google - Monday 27 October, 2014

IMAGES: Take a look at the ginormous servers that power Google

This is where your sneaky table quiz questions go.

# google - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Here are a few things businesses can learn from Google’s Consumer Barometer (for free)

So Google knows almost everything about how you shop, which is a bit creepy really…

# google - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

# google - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

# google - Monday 20 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google is starting to delete links to Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos Hacked

Google is starting to delete links to Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos

Lawyers for the actress have been working to remove sites hosting the images.

# google - Saturday 18 October, 2014

These are the questions you need to answer to get a job with Google (and others)

You are going to have to think a bit outside the box…

# google - Friday 17 October, 2014

Long-term gambles causes Google’s earnings to fall

The hiring of nearly 3,000 more employees and investing in “moon shot” projects like driverless cars and drones has caused expenses to increase by 30%.

# google - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 companies with unreal employee perks you’ll be totally jealous of The Perks

Google’s latest smartphone is a 6-inch behemoth

Alongside revealing the Nexus 6, it also announced a 9-inch tablet and the latest edition of Android called Lollipop.

# google - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie TIME names Cork award-winners among most influential teens of 2014 Science Boffins

TIME names Cork award-winners among most influential teens of 2014

Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge have won a heap of awards for their science discoveries.

# google - Monday 13 October, 2014

Google testing service which connects patients with doctors over video chat

The search engine is following in the footsteps of companies like Apple, and Facebook which are also considering entering the healthcare market.

# google - Friday 10 October, 2014

Google received 1,440 right to be forgotten requests from Ireland

And almost 150,000 requests were made across Europe since Google started processing requests in May.

# google - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Google opts for Camel View to help capture Arabian desert

The company’s street view service now allows you to tour the Liwa desert, one of the largest oases.

# google - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Google is working on screens that connect together like Lego

If Google’s latest project becomes a reality, you could be able to assemble a giant seamless image from several smaller screens.

# google - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why Google bins 58% of the CVs it receives Typ-Oh

Why Google bins 58% of the CVs it receives

Attention to detail is very important.

# google - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Google’s modular phone will allow you to swap hardware while it’s running

The device, which will be released early next year, will allow users to swap modules while it’s still running.

# google - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the award-winning Irish teens who could help solve world hunger Award

Meet the award-winning Irish teens who could help solve world hunger

The trio scooped the grand prize at the recent Google Science Fair.

# google - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges

The European Commission’s antitrust commissioner said that ‘fresh evidence’ from competitors has raised new concerns over Google’s search proposal.

From TheJournal.ie Irish schoolgirls take home grand prize at Google Science Fair Legends

# google - Monday 22 September, 2014

Google’s next tablet is arriving soon and it will be made by HTC

The Taiwan company hasn’t much experience in developing tablets, but it’s said to be developing Google’s latest tablet.

# google - Thursday 18 September, 2014

‘We’re not like them’: Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data

Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.

# google - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Sure the ping pong is fun, but IT staff also want to do good work

Survey says IT workers now prefer startups to big tech companies so they get to do interesting projects.

# google - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

‘Double Irish’ tax loophole in the firing line

OECD wants to cut down on corporate tax shifting. We look at what all the fuss is about.

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas

The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.

# google - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: New iPhones, Instagram drug deals and a sandpit game controller Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: New iPhones, Instagram drug deals and a sandpit game controller

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

# google - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

EU tells Google to make more of an effort if it wants to settle search row

A deal between the company and the European Commission was agreed back in February, but new complaints will now need to be addressed.

# google - Monday 8 September, 2014

Anyone for a smart thermostat? Google’s Nest to arrive in Ireland later this month

The company’s smart thermostat and smoke alarm will be available to Irish customers at the end of the month, although it may face some stiff competition.

# google - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: A leak of nude photos, some clever chopsticks and speaking only in emojis Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A leak of nude photos, some clever chopsticks and speaking only in emojis

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

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