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EU fines Google €2.4 billion for 'abusing its market dominance'
# Unfair Advantage
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# Unfair Advantage

EU fines Google €2.4 billion for 'abusing its market dominance'

Jun 27th 2017, 11:03 AM 10,642 Views 49 Comments

The EU accused Google of giving its own online service, Google Shopping, too much priority over competitors.

You use them every day, but how much do you really know about search engines?
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# Knowledge

You use them every day, but how much do you really know about search engines?

Feb 21st 2016, 7:00 PM 21,501 Views 7 Comments

No Googling now!

What the heck is DuckDuckGo and why is it growing in popularity?
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# DuckDuckGo

What the heck is DuckDuckGo and why is it growing in popularity?

Jun 27th 2015, 5:00 PM 36,732 Views 19 Comments

The search engine that focuses on privacy has slowly built up a reputation by word of mouth.

Google is now answering your questions before you can finish asking them
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# Eerie

Google is now answering your questions before you can finish asking them

May 27th 2015, 7:30 PM 13,781 Views 10 Comments

“It’s like we finish each other’s… sandwiches?”

Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google's search business
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# Don't Leave

Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google's search business

May 11th 2015, 3:12 PM 13,122 Views 17 Comments

It’s testing its own search engine, which will allow users to search and find links to articles without leaving the site.

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

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

Oct 10th 2014, 12:05 PM 6,978 Views 8 Comments

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

EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges
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# Back To Square One

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 10:58 AM 2,914 Views 1 Comment

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

Google receives 41,000 requests to delete search results in first four days
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# Right To Be Forgotten

Google receives 41,000 requests to delete search results in first four days

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:38 PM 17,809 Views 19 Comments

More than 12,000 requests were made on the first day alone as Google copes with the ruling made by the European Court of Justice.

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'
# Links
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# Links

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'

May 30th 2014, 9:10 AM 12,880 Views 18 Comments

If follows a European Court of Justice ruling that individuals have the right to have links to information about them deleted from searches

Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists

May 18th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,590 Views 4 Comments

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

Google autocomplete reveals what we all secretly think about Irish celebrities
# Google Box
# Google Box

Google autocomplete reveals what we all secretly think about Irish celebrities

May 13th 2014, 11:59 AM 4,845 Views 0 Comments

And it turns out we aren’t that complimentary.

Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case
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# Erasure

Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case

May 13th 2014, 11:23 AM 9,536 Views 17 Comments

An EU court has ruled that a person can request certain information to be removed from search engines if “the data appears to be inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant.”

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

Apr 20th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,350 Views 2 Comments

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

Bing responded to its elephant-penis homepage in the best possible way
# Ba Da Bing
# Ba Da Bing

Bing responded to its elephant-penis homepage in the best possible way

Apr 16th 2014, 9:26 AM 8,658 Views 4 Comments

THIS is how you do it.

Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy
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# Whipped

Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy

Jan 24th 2014, 5:08 PM 25,501 Views 33 Comments

Google said the decision sent a “disturbing message”.

Google to block some child sexual abuse search results
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Google to block some child sexual abuse search results

Nov 18th 2013, 8:40 AM 10,497 Views 46 Comments

The world’s biggest search engine is using new technology to stop 100,000 different searches from resulting in images of children being abused.

Look at the colourful new way Google lets you watch real time searches
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# Google

Look at the colourful new way Google lets you watch real time searches

Jun 13th 2013, 9:45 PM 13,862 Views 6 Comments

You’ll find it hard to look away…

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age
# Autocomplete
# Autocomplete

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age

May 1st 2013, 4:14 PM 3,751 Views 0 Comments

“I’m 13 and still beastfeed”.

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe
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Google to change how it displays search results in Europe

Apr 25th 2013, 9:55 PM 19,820 Views 26 Comments

The company announced the move in a bid to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position.

Google wants to replace your passwords with jewellery
# Give Us A Ring
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# Give Us A Ring

Google wants to replace your passwords with jewellery

Mar 12th 2013, 8:30 PM 18,579 Views 56 Comments

Replacing all your passwords with one small chip in a ring? Don’t lose it.

Orange makes Google pay for using its mobile network
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# Deal

Orange makes Google pay for using its mobile network

Jan 16th 2013, 9:10 PM 11,990 Views 13 Comments

The Orange CEO said they had been able to reach a “balance of forces” with the search giant.

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google
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# Poached

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google

Jul 17th 2012, 10:43 AM 7,033 Views 18 Comments

Marissa Mayer was Google’s first female engineer – now she is head of Yahoo, one of its main rivals.

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
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# Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,621 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

Where is Chuck Norris? Who are Rubberbandits?… what Google wants you to know
# Dear Uncle Google
# Dear Uncle Google

Where is Chuck Norris? Who are Rubberbandits?… what Google wants you to know

Jun 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 12,588 Views 10 Comments

Have a look at some of the unusual suggestions Google makes in your search bar…

Want to doodle for Google? They're hiring...
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# Draw

Want to doodle for Google? They're hiring...

Apr 18th 2012, 11:48 AM 5,980 Views 4 Comments

The web giant is looking for its first full-time doodler to illustrate its homepage.

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people
# Strange Searches
# Strange Searches

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people

Jan 28th 2012, 9:45 AM 19,803 Views 22 Comments

People think Enda Kenny is WHAT? Take a look at some of Google’s suggestions for what people search for when they look up famous Irish people…

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage
# Google Doodle
# Google Doodle

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage

Jan 23rd 2012, 12:34 PM 4,862 Views 10 Comments

75 students from primary and secondary schools across Ireland have had their drawings chosen from almost 2,000 entries to this year’s competition.

Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users
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# Tech Wars

Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users

Jan 11th 2012, 12:20 PM 3,080 Views 19 Comments

Twitter has accused the search giant of boosting posts from its Google+ social network when returning search results – and ignoring information from other sites.

Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search
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Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search

Jan 10th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,583 Views 7 Comments

Following Bing’s lead with its Facebook tie-up, Google will now include some ‘personal results’ drawn from your Google+ friends.

Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks
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Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks

Jan 3rd 2012, 12:53 PM 5,457 Views 15 Comments

The revamp is one of the biggest changes to the Google homepage since it launched over a decade ago.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Dec 23rd 2011, 8:32 AM 3,524 Views 13 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?
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# Zeitgeist

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?

Dec 15th 2011, 9:41 AM 5,412 Views 35 Comments

The search engine has released Ireland’s top searches for this year which included Pippa Middleton, Donedeal and… how to shuffle.

Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo
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# Takeover

Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo

Oct 6th 2011, 3:58 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

Shares jumped amid reports that Microsoft is renewing its interest in the company it tried to buy three years ago.

Yahoo CEO emails colleagues: 'I've just been fired over the phone'
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# Ouch!

Yahoo CEO emails colleagues: 'I've just been fired over the phone'

Sep 7th 2011, 11:07 AM 1,315 Views 8 Comments

Carol Bartz got her marching orders yesterday after an unsuccessful two-and-a-half years at the helm of the tech company.

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads
# Downloading
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# Downloading

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads

Jul 19th 2011, 6:03 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

Sony, Warner Music and Universal have reached a deal with Baidu. Currently almost all of music downloads in China are illegal.

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content
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Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content

Jun 30th 2011, 5:48 PM 2,560 Views 9 Comments

Google launches its transparency report to highlight government removal requests: guess which country submitted most removal requests?

Google faces probe over online dominance
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Google faces probe over online dominance

Jun 24th 2011, 10:12 AM 207 Views 3 Comments

Rival companies claim that the tech giant uses its search engine to gain an unfair advantage.

Google says it has "shaved precious seconds" off web searches
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Google says it has "shaved precious seconds" off web searches

Jun 14th 2011, 9:51 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

The internet giant says it won’t be happy until browsing the web is as easy as flipping through a magazine.

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Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records

Apr 18th 2011, 9:58 PM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Internet search engine reverses decision on deleting search data, saying it will retain personal information for 18 months.

Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"
# Google
# Google

Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"

Mar 31st 2011, 11:45 AM 472 Views 0 Comments

Search engine giant invites users to recommend sites with the click of a button. Will it have Facebook quaking in its boots?

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