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From TheJournal.ie Google's transparency report maps government requests Google

Google's transparency report maps government requests

New tools attempt to show government censorship of internet services.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook borrows Android to concoct own-brand 'Facebook Phone' Facebook Phone?

Facebook borrows Android to concoct own-brand 'Facebook Phone'

The social network reportedly borrows the open-source operating system from its biggest advertising rival.

From TheJournal.ie One in five Americans don't use the internet Internet

One in five Americans don't use the internet

Research body shows that a large proportion of those who don’t go online just aren’t interested.

From TheJournal.ie HOLIDAYS ARE OVER: Here Are The 10 Biggest Stories To Watch In Tech For The Rest Of The Year Technology This post contains images

HOLIDAYS ARE OVER: Here Are The 10 Biggest Stories To Watch In Tech For The Rest Of The Year

What all the biggest tech companies are up to.

From TheJournal.ie Halo: Reach becomes fastest-selling Microsoft game ever Halo

Halo: Reach becomes fastest-selling Microsoft game ever

The latest version of the science-fiction video game saga and becomes the biggest entertainment launch of 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Nokia's below-the-belt attack on HTC at handset launch Meow!

Nokia's below-the-belt attack on HTC at handset launch

Check out this ‘gift pack’ given to people attending Nokia World yesterday – including a ‘HTC’ (ham, tomato, cheese) sandwich.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter unveils radical new 'media-rich' redesign Twitter This post contains videos

Twitter unveils radical new 'media-rich' redesign

The microblogging platform announces its first major redesign in a move designed to help compete for advertising.

A SPANISH INTERNET USER has figured out how to make money from Twitter – he has managed to sell his username, @Israel, to the country’s foreign ministry. Israel Meléndez (real name) set up the account in 2007 when the site was still in its infancy; Twitter does not allow usernames to be sold, so Meléndez said Israel “bought the user” instead.

From TheJournal.ie Google TV to hit virtual airwaves later this Autumn Google

Google TV to hit virtual airwaves later this Autumn

The search company will start a new service integrating content from the web with traditional broadcasts.

From TheJournal.ie Is Google’s mysterious new Doodle a HTML5 plug? Google

Is Google’s mysterious new Doodle a HTML5 plug?

A new Doodle – one that comes without any kind of explanation – could be showing off, or a hint about tomorrow’s press event.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube ‘Life in a Day’ gallery unveiled YouTube

YouTube ‘Life in a Day’ gallery unveiled

Ambitious project received 80,000 submissions – but will it simply be a collection of mundane videos?

Is Facebook going to help you stalk your friends?

No – we mean, even more than it already does. They’re testing a somewhat creepy new ‘Subscribe’ button.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook ‘blocked Apple’ from syncing new iTunes social network Ping

Facebook ‘blocked Apple’ from syncing new iTunes social network

Facebook denied Apple access to its usually-open API, saying it would hog too much bandwidth.

GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED that it is this week launching a new beta service within Gmail that will allow users to create a new ‘priority inbox’ that will allow them to ‘rank’ emails through three individual sections in the inbox. The service will separate ‘important and unread’ and ‘starred’ email and will be available to all users this week.

Arcade Fire team up with Google for new interactive video

The video for ‘We Used To Wait’ is made by the user and features shots of their home town.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo! Patents

Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!

…among others. Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing accuses 11 companies of patent infringement.