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# google - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections
# Foreign Ads
# Foreign Ads

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections

Jul 26th 2018, 1:33 PM 5,585 Views 32 Comments

The Standards in Public Office said it is concerned about political interference from organisations outside of Ireland.

# google - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system
# Ouch
# Ouch

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system

Jul 18th 2018, 12:17 PM 22,174 Views 39 Comments

The fine relates to the online giant allegedly using its Android phone operating system to further its own dominance of the search engine market.

# google - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

Jul 11th 2018, 5:29 PM 51,006 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

# google - Monday 18 June, 2018

YouTube Music now available in Ireland as Google expands service to 17 countries
# Music To Ears
# Music To Ears

YouTube Music now available in Ireland as Google expands service to 17 countries

Jun 18th 2018, 4:55 PM 17,417 Views 18 Comments

It offers both an ad-supported free option or an ad-free subscription service.

# google - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Why Google has ditched brain-teasers and 16-step interviews from its hiring process
# Work
# Work

Why Google has ditched brain-teasers and 16-step interviews from its hiring process

Jun 14th 2018, 2:51 PM 15,057 Views 15 Comments

The company’s HR boss for Ireland talks about how the firm recruits its staff.

# google - Friday 11 May, 2018

Despite self-regulation, anonymous Facebook accounts are still targeting voters with Eighth referendum ads
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Despite self-regulation, anonymous Facebook accounts are still targeting voters with Eighth referendum ads

May 11th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,377 Views 221 Comments

The issue of anonymous accounts posting ads in relation to the Eighth Amendment referendum has been raised repeatedly over the past number of weeks.

# google - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Google and YouTube to suspend all ads on Eighth Amendment referendum
# Adwords
# Adwords

Google and YouTube to suspend all ads on Eighth Amendment referendum

May 9th 2018, 12:43 PM 21,240 Views 189 Comments

The ban will include ads on YouTube, and will take effect from tomorrow.

# google - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand
# Pilotless Pilot
# Pilotless Pilot

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand

Mar 13th 2018, 10:57 PM 11,842 Views 22 Comments

Regulators late today approved plans to develop and test the futuristic air taxis.

# google - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers
# Consumer Protection
# Consumer Protection

Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers

Feb 7th 2018, 3:30 PM 8,441 Views 15 Comments

The tech company will require vendors to meet certain criteria to advertise on its platform.

# google - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video
# Seeing Red
# Seeing Red

Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video

Jan 11th 2018, 7:18 AM 30,013 Views 45 Comments

The website has dropped Paul from two projects on its Youtube Red platform.

# google - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men
# James Damore
# James Damore

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

Jan 9th 2018, 2:44 PM 41,043 Views 156 Comments

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

# google - Friday 5 January, 2018

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

Jan 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 23,396 Views 20 Comments

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities could allow hackers to access sensitive data on most computers.

# google - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
# Security Risks
# Security Risks

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,828 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# google - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world? Here are a few options
# He's Coming
# He's Coming

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world? Here are a few options

Dec 24th 2017, 8:30 AM 27,201 Views 10 Comments

There are a few things you can do to pass the time before he arrives.

# google - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Here are the things we Googled most in 2017 - can you guess what made the top spot?
# Take A Guess
# Take A Guess

Here are the things we Googled most in 2017 - can you guess what made the top spot?

Dec 13th 2017, 9:19 AM 22,908 Views 16 Comments

Storms, politicians and fidget spinners were among the things that dominated our online curiosity in 2017.

# google - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Apple and Google to be asked to appear before the PAC to explain their tax affairs
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Apple and Google to be asked to appear before the PAC to explain their tax affairs

Nov 9th 2017, 11:55 AM 8,068 Views 29 Comments

Google, Apple, JP Morgan, City Bank, GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer will be invited to appear before a government committee.

# google - Saturday 16 September, 2017

EU ministers are trying to make Facebook and Google pay more tax
# Like And Share
# Like And Share

EU ministers are trying to make Facebook and Google pay more tax

Sep 16th 2017, 12:08 PM 5,774 Views 28 Comments

At least 10 ministers have called for it.

# google - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men
# Google It
# Google It

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

Sep 14th 2017, 10:47 PM 9,500 Views 35 Comments

Google said it disagrees with the “central allegations”.

# google - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news
# Advertising
# Advertising

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news

Aug 23rd 2017, 2:54 PM 18,794 Views 38 Comments

Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.

# google - Friday 11 August, 2017

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Aug 11th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,367 Views 116 Comments

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

# google - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo

Aug 8th 2017, 7:45 AM 24,265 Views 138 Comments

US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.

# google - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there
# Tax Compliant
# Tax Compliant

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there

Jul 12th 2017, 10:16 PM 17,407 Views 19 Comments

A French court ruled in favour of the search engine giant today.

# google - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies
# SELF-DRIVING CARS
# SELF-DRIVING CARS

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,262 Views 1 Comment

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

# google - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 27th 2017, 11:03 AM 10,644 Views 49 Comments

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

# google - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game
# Alphago
# Alphago

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game

May 23rd 2017, 11:58 AM 8,979 Views 15 Comments

“I feel like his game is more and more like the ‘Go god’. Really, it is brilliant,” the player said.

# google - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs
# Phishing
# Phishing

Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs

May 4th 2017, 7:44 AM 13,544 Views 5 Comments

The internet giant has managed to contain the attack.

# google - Monday 6 March, 2017

Google vows fix for 'inappropriate' search results
# I'M FEELING UNLUCKY
# I'M FEELING UNLUCKY

Google vows fix for 'inappropriate' search results

Mar 6th 2017, 8:20 PM 17,068 Views 10 Comments

The search engine was bringing people to fake news.

# google - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Uber executive leaves after claims he failed to disclose sex harassment allegation
# Allegations
# Allegations

Uber executive leaves after claims he failed to disclose sex harassment allegation

Feb 28th 2017, 9:53 AM 12,417 Views 7 Comments

The exec has denied he is guilty of any such behaviour.

# google - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions
# Flummoxed
# Flummoxed

Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions

Jan 1st 2017, 9:00 AM 38,593 Views 20 Comments

You’re the captain of a ship that finds treasure…

# google - Friday 30 December, 2016

Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016
# Google It
From The42
# Google It

Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016

Dec 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 2,229 Views 1 Comment

What is COYBIG and Ireland vs New Zealand were also popular searches.

# google - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Google has added 100 spanking new cars to its self-driving fleet
# Google Cars
# Google Cars

Google has added 100 spanking new cars to its self-driving fleet

Dec 21st 2016, 10:24 AM 322 Views 0 Comments

These cars are due on the public roads early in 2017.

# google - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Come join TheJournal.ie on a Google News Lab Fellowship
# Your Chance
# Your Chance

Come join TheJournal.ie on a Google News Lab Fellowship

Dec 20th 2016, 9:30 PM 8,468 Views 13 Comments

We have an exciting opportunity coming up for bright new talent.

# google - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Here are the things we Googled most in 2016 - can you guess what made the top spot?
# I'm Feeling Lucky
# I'm Feeling Lucky

Here are the things we Googled most in 2016 - can you guess what made the top spot?

Dec 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,830 Views 15 Comments

Politicians, celebrities, and pokémon were among the things that dominated our online curiosity in 2016.

# google - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?
# Faking It
# Faking It

What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?

Nov 15th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,180 Views 98 Comments

The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.

# google - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own
# Google Pixel
# Google Pixel

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own

Oct 4th 2016, 10:55 PM 26,954 Views 50 Comments

Google’s Pixel smartphone range, along with all sorts of other tech tidbits, launched in San Francisco today.

# google - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Google's Irish boss thinks government departments need to be more like Estonia
# Data Collection
# Data Collection

Google's Irish boss thinks government departments need to be more like Estonia

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:55 AM 14,365 Views 23 Comments

The eastern European country has been quick to embrace new technology.

# google - Monday 26 September, 2016

These are the companies Ireland's graduates most want to work for
# Hire Me Please
# Hire Me Please

These are the companies Ireland's graduates most want to work for

Sep 26th 2016, 6:10 AM 54,784 Views 38 Comments

The latest GradIreland survey of employer popularity put accountancy group KPMG top with two Irish banks jumping up the ranks.

# google - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying burrito
# US
# US

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying burrito

Sep 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 14,231 Views 9 Comments

Chipotle is really taking off after its decision to test burrito delivering drones.

# google - Saturday 10 September, 2016

This is how you can see everything you've ever searched for on Google
# Now You Know
# Now You Know

This is how you can see everything you've ever searched for on Google

Sep 10th 2016, 10:15 AM 35,061 Views 30 Comments

Including any Maps, YouTube and voice searches you have ever made.

# google - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Court orders Google to turn over identity of person who ran alleged defamatory ad campaign
# High Court
# High Court

Court orders Google to turn over identity of person who ran alleged defamatory ad campaign

Sep 8th 2016, 6:33 PM 14,837 Views 0 Comments

The company believes a competitor ran the campaign.