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# Google

Last month
May 2024
Why did Google tell people to eat rocks and glue cheese to pizza?
Google’s ‘AI Overview’ rollout has had some high-profile glitches.
Irish Google rep says bizarre AI results are 'not typical' of most answers
Debunked: Deepfaked Michael O’Leary appears in scam ad pushing financial platform ‘Ryan Chain’
This year
2024
Fake ad data Tánaiste obtained from Google through court order being 'forensically analysed'
Google agrees to delete billions of user records collected in Chrome private browsing mode
Arrested, disgraced, injured: Cryptocurrency scams promote hoax stories about Irish celebrities
Have you seen spam ads appear on your social feeds?
One scam recently came about after a hacking of an Indian politician's Meta account.
The Journal understands the account was compromised by hackers who launched more than 50 ad campaigns.
Celebrity scam ads appear on Facebook and X.com after less than a minute of scrolling through main feeds.
With Silicon Valley 'visionaries', profits are prioritised over true technological progress
Peter Bloom
Last year
2023
Micheál Martin resolves court action with Google over what he says are fake and damaging ads
'What is a barter account' and 'what is botulism?' among top Google searches of 2023
Meta and TikTok explain response to Dublin riots and misinformation to Oireachtas Committee
Tánaiste files High Court proceedings against Google over ads using his name and image online
Social media companies to address TDs today over disinformation and media literacy
Debunked: YouTube ads feature Elon Musk in deepfake videos pushing cryptocurrency scams
US takes on Google in biggest antitrust trial in decades
EU labels tech giants 'gatekeepers', announcing new law aimed at cracking down on monopolies
Court dismisses claim DPC failed to fully investigate complaint over alleged Google data breach
Google developing AI tool for journalism alongside major American newspapers
EU watchdog orders Google to break up digital ad business over competition fears
'Godfather of AI' quits Google to warn of the technology's dangers
Taoiseach says Coveney 'engaging' with tech sector as Google confirms it will cut 240 Irish jobs
Microsoft and Google go head-to-head with new products aimed at winning AI tech battle
Google's parent company Alphabet plans to cut around 12,000 jobs, 6% of its global workforce
All time
EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong
Google reaches $391.5 million settlement with 40 US states over location tracking
Google searches for ways to leave Russia spike as Putin announces conscription of reserves
Google loses appeal against record EU antitrust fine
Google to delete user location history on US abortion clinic visits
Apple, Google and Microsoft agree to support ‘passwordless’ sign-ins
High Court challenge alleges DPC failed to investigate complaint made about Google, IAB Europe
Tory MP reaches settlement over Google ad suggesting he was 'sympathetic to abuse of children'
Fitbit recalls one million Ionic watches after burn injuries
'We have to think hard about prioritisation': The environmental impact of Ireland's data centres
Publishers aim to 'break Google's stranglehold' over advertising with antitrust complaint
Russia fines Google €85 million over banned content
Google employees 'will need to be vaccinated' before returning to offices
Explainer: Why bosses could be on shaky legal ground if they ask staff about vaccine status
Restaurants dealing with 'malicious, coordinated' campaign of abuse from anti-vaccine cert protesters
Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?
French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals
'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest