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From TheJournal.ie EU fines Google €2.4 billion for 'abusing its market dominance' Unfair Advantage

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

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

From TheJournal.ie You use them every day, but how much do you really know about search engines? Knowledge
From TheJournal.ie What the heck is DuckDuckGo and why is it growing in popularity? DuckDuckGo

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google is now answering your questions before you can finish asking them Eerie

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google's search business Don't Leave

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google received 1,440 right to be forgotten requests from Ireland Removal

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.

From TheJournal.ie EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges Back To Square One

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten' Links

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists Week In Web

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

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

And it turns out we aren’t that complimentary.

From TheJournal.ie Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case Erasure

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

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.”

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine Week In Web

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy Whipped

Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy

Google said the decision sent a “disturbing message”.

From TheJournal.ie Google to block some child sexual abuse search results Search Engine

Google to block some child sexual abuse search results

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

From TheJournal.ie Look at the colourful new way Google lets you watch real time searches Google

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

You’ll find it hard to look away…

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age Autocomplete This post contains videos

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

“I’m 13 and still beastfeed”.

From TheJournal.ie Google to change how it displays search results in Europe Google

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe

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

From TheJournal.ie Google wants to replace your passwords with jewellery Give Us A Ring

Google wants to replace your passwords with jewellery

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

From TheJournal.ie Orange makes Google pay for using its mobile network Deal

Orange makes Google pay for using its mobile network

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

From TheJournal.ie Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google Poached

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google

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

From TheJournal.ie Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

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 This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Want to doodle for Google? They're hiring... Draw This post contains images

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

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 This post contains images

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people

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 This post contains images

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage

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

From TheJournal.ie Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users Tech Wars

Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users

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

From TheJournal.ie Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search Google This post contains videos

Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search

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

From TheJournal.ie Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks Google

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011? Zeitgeist This post contains videos

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?

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

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo Takeover

Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo

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

From TheJournal.ie Yahoo CEO emails colleagues: 'I've just been fired over the phone' Ouch!

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads Downloading

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content Google

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content

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

From TheJournal.ie Google faces probe over online dominance Google

Google faces probe over online dominance

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

From TheJournal.ie Google says it has "shaved precious seconds" off web searches Google

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records

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?"

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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