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# google - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it
# Bit Of A Wait
# Bit Of A Wait

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it

Aug 23rd 2016, 11:05 AM 14,847 Views 20 Comments

Unless you have a Nexus device, you’ll be waiting a while.

# google - Thursday 11 August, 2016

The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'
# Money Move
# Money Move

The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'

Aug 11th 2016, 10:36 AM 43,142 Views 121 Comments

The move of the Brazilian multinational’s parent company has been criticised as a “brass-plate operation”.

# google - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Pokémon Go makers say they're updating iOS app to address security concerns
# Pokemon No
# Pokemon No

Pokémon Go makers say they're updating iOS app to address security concerns

Jul 12th 2016, 10:33 AM 11,283 Views 16 Comments

The iOS version of the app requested more permissions from users’ Google accounts than was needed.

# google - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice
# Opt-in
# Opt-in

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice

Jun 29th 2016, 10:57 AM 12,271 Views 17 Comments

And yes, Google still knows quite a lot about you.

# google - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Could these building blocks help encourage children to code?
# Well Connected
# Well Connected

Could these building blocks help encourage children to code?

Jun 28th 2016, 5:18 PM 14,564 Views 16 Comments

Google is working on Project Bloks, a way to teach kids how to code without overwhelming them.

# google - Saturday 25 June, 2016

PHOTOS: Google's new London office is very fancy
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

PHOTOS: Google's new London office is very fancy

Jun 25th 2016, 7:30 PM 36,915 Views 29 Comments

Employees will be given free food, access to a 90m running track, massages and cookery classes.

# google - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Google has greatly improved one of the iPhone's forgotten features
# Upgrade
# Upgrade

Google has greatly improved one of the iPhone's forgotten features

Jun 8th 2016, 10:32 AM 31,788 Views 11 Comments

Anyone remember Live Photos? Anyone?

# google - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View
# Have A Google
# Have A Google

Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View

Jun 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,837 Views 25 Comments

People can now go beyond the window seat to tour the new runway and surrounding airfields.

# google - Friday 3 June, 2016

Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves
# Make Some Noise
# Make Some Noise

Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:58 AM 7,771 Views 20 Comments

It’s the next logical step forward.

# google - Thursday 2 June, 2016

There's now another easy way to find your lost phone
# Where In The World
# Where In The World

There's now another easy way to find your lost phone

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:36 PM 24,158 Views 19 Comments

Although it’s more useful if you own an Android device.

# google - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Google has a creepy plan to help kill off the password
# Analyse This
# Analyse This

Google has a creepy plan to help kill off the password

May 24th 2016, 10:44 AM 19,502 Views 18 Comments

Project Abacus would analyse everything you do on your phone so it can tell that you’re the owner.

# google - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Google patents sticky car bonnets so pedestrians attach to it when hit
# Sticking Around
# Sticking Around

Google patents sticky car bonnets so pedestrians attach to it when hit

May 19th 2016, 4:24 PM 21,148 Views 47 Comments

The bonnet of the car is covered by an “eggshell-like” cover that breaks if it collides with a person.

# google - Monday 9 May, 2016

People are confused over Google changing its links from blue to black
# Paint It Black
# Paint It Black

People are confused over Google changing its links from blue to black

May 9th 2016, 5:22 PM 21,405 Views 19 Comments

It’s part of its regular design tests to see what its users respond to better.

# google - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Politician takes first right to be forgotten case in Irish history after 'being compared to Isis'
# Courts
# Courts

Politician takes first right to be forgotten case in Irish history after 'being compared to Isis'

May 4th 2016, 5:24 PM 16,607 Views 0 Comments

Mark Savage was called a homophobe on Reddit during the local elections in 2014.

# google - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

The simple contact lens could be the next place for your camera
# Eyeful
# Eyeful

The simple contact lens could be the next place for your camera

May 3rd 2016, 3:17 PM 9,543 Views 7 Comments

The latest patent awarded to Sony describes a contact lens that can take photos by recognising deliberate blinks.

# google - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

One of Android's handier features is something you've likely forgotten about
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

One of Android's handier features is something you've likely forgotten about

Apr 27th 2016, 12:00 PM 26,313 Views 32 Comments

The quick search feature Now on Tap is incredibly useful, if you remember it’s there.

# google - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Google row: The EU has shown its contempt for success – and another reason to leave
# Opinion
# Opinion

Google row: The EU has shown its contempt for success – and another reason to leave

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:15 AM 66 Views 78 Comments

The EU’s message to Google: thanks for the free operating system, guys. Please keep producing that, thanks. But you can’t use it to promote your services.

# google - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Google's latest EU headache could end up affecting how your phone operates
# System Error
# System Error

Google's latest EU headache could end up affecting how your phone operates

Apr 20th 2016, 12:51 PM 13,134 Views 25 Comments

The European Commission has accused Android of abusing its own dominant position to promote its own services.

# google - Friday 8 April, 2016

Think Google's robots are weird? You ain't seen nothing yet
# Never Skip Leg Day
# Never Skip Leg Day

Think Google's robots are weird? You ain't seen nothing yet

Apr 8th 2016, 6:53 PM 20,343 Views 17 Comments

These two-legged robots are the latest creation from one of Google’s robotics labs in Japan.

# google - Friday 1 April, 2016

Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny
# Mic Drop
From The Daily Edge
# Mic Drop

Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny

Apr 1st 2016, 10:09 PM 8,814 Views 4 Comments

You can do anything, but don’t mess with people’s emails.

# google - Monday 14 March, 2016

13 times Google Street View captured the true essence of Ireland
# Need More Blur
From The Daily Edge
# Need More Blur

13 times Google Street View captured the true essence of Ireland

Mar 14th 2016, 1:21 PM 19,240 Views 5 Comments

An insight.

# google - Thursday 10 March, 2016

There's footage of the moment Google's self-driving car hit a bus
# Collision
# Collision

There's footage of the moment Google's self-driving car hit a bus

Mar 10th 2016, 9:56 AM 21,202 Views 20 Comments

Nobody was injured in the incident which happened on Valentine’s Day.

# google - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

The founder of the controversial site 4chan is now joining Google
# New Venture
# New Venture

The founder of the controversial site 4chan is now joining Google

Mar 8th 2016, 11:24 AM 19,769 Views 13 Comments

Christopher Poole says he will contribute “my own experience from a dozen years of building online communities” as part of his new role.

# google - Monday 7 March, 2016

This is what Google has chosen to be its 1916 Easter Commemoration Doodle
# Ireland Is A Land So Green
# Ireland Is A Land So Green

This is what Google has chosen to be its 1916 Easter Commemoration Doodle

Mar 7th 2016, 5:45 PM 38,908 Views 53 Comments

The winning design was drawn by 12-year-old Mia Buckley from Summercove National School.

# google - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Google's self-driving cars learned an important lesson about driving near buses
# Misunderstanding
# Misunderstanding

Google's self-driving cars learned an important lesson about driving near buses

Mar 1st 2016, 9:06 AM 17,156 Views 33 Comments

Thankfully neither of them were travelling at speed when they crashed.

# google - Sunday 21 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 21st 2016, 7:00 PM 21,509 Views 7 Comments

No Googling now!

# google - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Google's internet-balloon test flight goes awry as one crashes in tea field
# Crash Land
# Crash Land

Google's internet-balloon test flight goes awry as one crashes in tea field

Feb 18th 2016, 5:01 PM 14,204 Views 7 Comments

The balloon is part of Google’s efforts to bring internet connectivity to remote regions.

# google - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Nearly half of everyone watching TV last night tuned into RTÉ Leaders' Debate
# All Eyes And Ears
# All Eyes And Ears

Nearly half of everyone watching TV last night tuned into RTÉ Leaders' Debate

Feb 16th 2016, 11:06 PM 16,600 Views 75 Comments

And here’s what you were searching on Google while watching the debate…

One of Google's secret projects was to build automated vertical farms
# Ambitious
# Ambitious

One of Google's secret projects was to build automated vertical farms

Feb 16th 2016, 10:20 AM 12,781 Views 8 Comments

The idea was part of X, the company’s secretive research department, but the experiment was eventually scrapped.

# google - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Google's European president doesn't know how much he gets paid
# Taxing Question
# Taxing Question

Google's European president doesn't know how much he gets paid

Feb 11th 2016, 1:54 PM 12,419 Views 21 Comments

Nice problem to have.

'Is Labour dead?': We answer the big election questions you've been Googling
# Searching For Answers
# Searching For Answers

'Is Labour dead?': We answer the big election questions you've been Googling

Feb 11th 2016, 9:00 AM 18,745 Views 46 Comments

You’ve asked the search engine some pretty odd and interesting questions.

# google - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Another nail in Flash's coffin as Google plans to ban it from ads
# Nail In The Coffin
# Nail In The Coffin

Another nail in Flash's coffin as Google plans to ban it from ads

Feb 10th 2016, 2:04 PM 18,109 Views 13 Comments

Google will ban Flash-based ads at the start of next year, continuing its move to phase it out of its products entirely.

# google - Monday 8 February, 2016

Google doesn't just want its cars to be driverless but wireless too
# Unplugged
# Unplugged

Google doesn't just want its cars to be driverless but wireless too

Feb 8th 2016, 10:08 AM 9,308 Views 15 Comments

The company is testing out wireless charging with its self-driving cars, by using a special transmitter embedded in the ground

# google - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

The world's most valuable company begins with an A, but it's no longer Apple
# Alphabet
# Alphabet

The world's most valuable company begins with an A, but it's no longer Apple

Feb 2nd 2016, 9:44 AM 19,374 Views 12 Comments

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is now the world’s most valuable company.

# google - Monday 1 February, 2016

Google Chrome will be getting itself a makeover
# Fresh Lick Of Paint
# Fresh Lick Of Paint

Google Chrome will be getting itself a makeover

Feb 1st 2016, 10:37 AM 17,643 Views 19 Comments

And you can access some of the changes so long as you don’t mind messing with experimental features.

# google - Friday 29 January, 2016

When you search 'Tallaght' on Google, something bad happens
# Tallafornia
From The Daily Edge
# Tallafornia

When you search 'Tallaght' on Google, something bad happens

Jan 29th 2016, 11:25 AM 7,673 Views 3 Comments

Um. What?

# google - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Google is to pay its UK taxes in Britain from now on, rather than in Ireland...
# Taxing Times
# Taxing Times

Google is to pay its UK taxes in Britain from now on, rather than in Ireland...

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:59 PM 32,138 Views 47 Comments

The online giant is to pay €172 million in back taxes in the UK following a six-year probe by UK revenue and customs.

# google - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Jan 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 362 Views 64 Comments

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

# google - Saturday 16 January, 2016

The Nexus 6P is the device Google needed to show off Android's strengths
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

The Nexus 6P is the device Google needed to show off Android's strengths

Jan 16th 2016, 4:00 PM 14,322 Views 14 Comments

The Nexus range isn’t exactly associated with premium range, but the 6P changes all of that.

# google - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations
# Intervention
# Intervention

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations

Jan 13th 2016, 5:09 PM 6,838 Views 11 Comments

Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.