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# google - Today’s News

‘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 - Yesterday’s News

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.

# google - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers

Plus: How much will the new Garda Commissioner be paid?

Can you really create a VR experience out of a smartphone and cardboard? Diy

Can you really create a VR experience out of a smartphone and cardboard?

Provided you have a decent smartphone, then yes.

# google - Friday 5 September, 2014

Google agrees to refund $19 million to parents for unwanted in-app purchases

The company has also agreed to update its practises to ensure that it receives parental consent for any purchases made.

# google - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence AI

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence

The aim is to develop a chip that will allow machines to one day think like humans.

# google - Monday 1 September, 2014

Why are some users seeing the old version of Google Search?

The change is intentional, by the way.

# google - Friday 29 August, 2014

Move over Amazon! Google is working on its own drone delivery service

So far, it has successfully delivered a number of items to farmers in the Australian outback, but the project is “years away” from becoming official.

# google - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Secret dinner parties, speeding Google cars and a test of your sanity Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Secret dinner parties, speeding Google cars and a test of your sanity

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

# google - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google Dublin have just taken the ice bucket challenge to a whole new level Ice Ice Baby

# google - Friday 22 August, 2014

Google tests its self-driving cars in a ‘Matrix-style’ virtual simulation

The cars have virtually ‘driven’ more than 6.4 million kilometres inside the simulation, which recreates California’s road system.

# google - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge This dog may have gotten in the way of a Google Street View car… Oh No!

This dog may have gotten in the way of a Google Street View car…

The images were captured and uploaded onto Google Street View in Chile.

This dog may have gotten in the way of a Google Street View car…

The images were captured and uploaded onto Google Street View in Chile.

# google - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Google’s driverless cars will be allowed to speed if it’s the safest option

The cars will be able to exceed the speed limit by 16km/h if sticking to it rigidly causes an obstruction.

From The Daily Edge UK bakery begs Google for help to change offensive logo Greggs

Children are the future, and they could also be Google’s next target market

The search engine giant is said to be working on a system that will allow parents to set up accounts for their kids, and control what services they use.

# google - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A superfast internet cable is going to be built under the Pacific Ocean

The cable, which will deliver speeds of up to 60Tb/s and is being backed by six companies including Google, will be ready around mid-2016.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is lovely – even in Google Street View Cliffs Of Moher

Ireland is lovely – even in Google Street View

The landscapes of Clare can now be walked to a Google Trekker.

# google - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google had an epic NSFW mix-up with an innocent English village Cock-up

# google - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday Evening Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

# google - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Man arrested after Microsoft scanned his emails for child pornography

Companies such as Google and Microsoft have been performing scans to identify illegal images being sent online.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Google has removed links to this criminal’s Wikipedia page Vow Of Privacy

Google has removed links to this criminal’s Wikipedia page

Google removed links to the page of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch.

# google - Friday 1 August, 2014

Google could be in hot water with Europe again, this time with Android

The European Commission is putting together an antitrust case which will investigate whether Google has made manufacturers promote its own services on Android.

# google - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in July

Apple teams up with an old rival, Google’s smart contact lens gets a boost and Microsoft’s digital assistant reveals a talent for predicting football results.

# google - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but… yes.

The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.

# google - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Opinion: ‘Right to be forgotten’ ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora’s box

The ECJ ruling is a godsend for criminals who want to scrub their record clean – and sets a worrying precedent for empowering governments to act beyond their borders.

# google - Monday 21 July, 2014

EU hits out at Apple over in-app purchases

The company face criticism about in-app purchases targeted at children.

# google - Friday 18 July, 2014

Shootouts and police chases: The FBI is worried about Google’s driverless cars…

The FBI’s Intelligence Directorate says Google’s project opens up “ways for a car to be more of a potential lethal weapon”.

From The Daily Edge 13 questions the world wants to know about Ireland Dear Google

13 questions the world wants to know about Ireland

And so they asked Google.

This Google Doodle tribute to Mandela will hit you right in the feels

This is the first Mandela Day since the death of the South African leader and would have been his 96th birthday.

# google - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hilarious video shows what would happen if Google was a guy Googly Eyed

Hilarious video shows what would happen if Google was a guy

Google Guy is judging all of us. ALL OF US.

# google - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Amazon challenges Google with new document sharing service

Cloud-based service offers new platform for storing, sharing and building document feedback.

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