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Google

Google

Provides a wide range of internet services, primarily a search engine. Google was founded by the "Google guys" Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were both Ph.D students at Stanford. The company employs 22,000 people and profited $6.5 billion in 2009. Google generates most of its profit from advertising.

# google - Today’s News

From Business ETC Project Ara’s first smartphone is expected to arrive in January 2015 Piece Together

Project Ara’s first smartphone is expected to arrive in January 2015

The first model, the “grey phone”, will be sold for $50 and the frame used to design it is expected to last for five to six years.

From The Daily Edge This group of Limerick citizens wants to change the way Google Search sees the city Lovely Limerick

# google - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Google explains why it reads users’ email in terms of service update Peek Inside

Google explains why it reads users’ email in terms of service update

The company said that by analysing both incoming and outgoing mail, it allows it to target users with tailored ads and personalised content.

From Business ETC Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for internet project Internet Access

Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for internet project

Facebook was in talks to buy the solar-powered drone company earlier this year, but Google has acquired them to help with its own internet initiative, Project Loon.

# google - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

# google - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From Business ETC Google Glass is now setting its sights on the workplace Work It

Google Glass is now setting its sights on the workplace

The company announced its Glass for Work program which will allow businesses in the US to develop Glass apps for their own industry.

# google - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday Friday

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about revelations at the Ian Bailey case, what the new Commissioner had to say… and Brucie quitting.

# google - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From Business ETC Google decision to split stock into two sees positive start Two For One

Google decision to split stock into two sees positive start

Both Google’s Class A and Class C stock have increased by 2.5 per cent after beginning their first day of trading.

# google - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it Stuck In The Middle

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it

Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.

# google - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today For The Day That's In It

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today

Especially Google, but that was already expected.

# google - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC Google’s antitrust case develops as major consumer group joins case Consumer Concern

Google’s antitrust case develops as major consumer group joins case

The European Consumer Organisation has applied to be a formal complainant in the European Commission’s antitrust investigation into Google and its search policy.

From Business ETC Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users Monitoring

Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users

Many Turkish citizens used Google’s public DNS service to bypass their government’s decision to block popular websites, but now many Turkish ISPs are masquerading as Google’s DNS service.

# google - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From Business ETC What’s it like to be a professional Google Doodler? Doodle4Google

What’s it like to be a professional Google Doodler?

There’s a lot more to it than just drawing, before you ask.

# google - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up Tax Target

Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up

Proposals to tax digital companies where user bases are located would “fundamentally change” the environment for tech giants based in Ireland.

From Business ETC Android pirates plead guilty in first counterfeit apps case Arr-ndroid

Android pirates plead guilty in first counterfeit apps case

More than one million counterfeit apps were sold by US site appbucket.net, which were worth more than €500,000.

# google - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie And the eight-year-old Doodle 4 Google champion is… Kelly McCabe

And the eight-year-old Doodle 4 Google champion is…

Her work will appear on the Google Ireland homepage later this week.

# google - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests? Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

# google - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why does Google’s homepage say today is the first day of spring? What The Fliuch

# google - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Even Google is getting in on the act today Google Doodle

# google - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From Business ETC What do Irish people watch most on YouTube? Music videos and comedy Web Habits

What do Irish people watch most on YouTube? Music videos and comedy

The survey, the first to look at Irish YouTube users, found that entertainment is at the top of our priorities whenever we visit the site.

# google - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google Image Search went down this morning, and it caused panic Google Eyed

Google Image Search went down this morning, and it caused panic

Look what you’ve done to us, Google.

From Business ETC Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases Freemium

Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases

The lawsuit was filed by a mother whose five-year old son spent more than $65 on in-app purchases without his parents’ permission

# google - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Yahoo to axe Facebook and Google sign-in option from its services Disconnected

Yahoo to axe Facebook and Google sign-in option from its services

The company will now require people to log in using Yahoo’s own ID service instead of using their Facebook or Google account.

# google - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook’s plan to bring internet to the developing world? Invest in drone aircraft Wi-fly

Facebook’s plan to bring internet to the developing world? Invest in drone aircraft

The social media site is reportedly in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a company which specialises in creating unmanned aircraft drones.

# google - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC Apple takes Siri for a spin by launching hands-free software for drivers Smart Driving

Apple takes Siri for a spin by launching hands-free software for drivers

CarPlay is built primarily around Siri voice commands and the first cars supporting the service will come from Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz.

# google - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema

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

# google - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Google Maps ‘renames Kiev street’ after people killed in clashes Ukraine

Google Maps ‘renames Kiev street’ after people killed in clashes

The Institustkaya Street is now named after ‘street heroes’.

# google - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Google’s newest project will let you put together smartphones like Lego Building Blocks

Google’s newest project will let you put together smartphones like Lego

Project Ara looks at the possibility of putting together hardware blocks to create a smartphone, instead of getting people to buy a single, fully constructed phone.

# google - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From Business ETC Turns out Google didn’t bid for WhatsApp after all Speculation

Turns out Google didn’t bid for WhatsApp after all

The company’s senior vice president, Sundar Pichai, said that reports of it bidding $10 billion for the service were “simply untrue.”

# google - Monday 24 February, 2014

From Business ETC Nokia moves into new territory by launching its first Android smartphone New Horizons

Nokia moves into new territory by launching its first Android smartphone

The Nokia X will run Android apps, but will replace services like Google Maps and Drive with its own versions.

# google - Friday 21 February, 2014

From Business ETC Google’s latest project is a smartphone that maps everything around it 3D Sensors

Google’s latest project is a smartphone that maps everything around it

Project Tango, which uses built-in 3D sensors to map your surroundings, is powered by a processor created by Irish company Movidius.

# google - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Google Building A Bridge Pic of the Day Get Over It

Google Building A Bridge Pic of the Day

The glass-encased walkway will be lit up with LED lights at night when it is complete.

# google - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These 75 young artists need your votes Doodle4Google

These 75 young artists need your votes

The winner of Doodle 4 Google will claim €5,000 in a scholarship.

# google - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about murder in Dublin, Angela Kerins’ salary and stick tape.

From Business ETC Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase Make Some Noise

Google invests in audio passwords with SlickLogin purchase

The company has purchased SlickLogin, a company that uses soundwaves as a type of password

# google - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From Business ETC Future Samsung phones could track and share your activity with other apps Data Usage

Future Samsung phones could track and share your activity with other apps

The company is reportedly working on a new service called Context, which would share app usage, typing, and sensor activity with developers.

# google - Monday 10 February, 2014

From Business ETC Google becomes number two in market value Google It

Google becomes number two in market value

Apple is in the top spot.

# google - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From Business ETC 12 ways to get the most out of Google search Discovery

12 ways to get the most out of Google search

Because knowledge is power.

# google - Friday 7 February, 2014

The Winter Olympics Google Doodle has a message for Russia’s anti-gay law

The rainbow-coloured image is linked to the Olympic Charter, which speaks about human rights and solidarity.

From TheJournal.ie Check out Google’s not-so-subtle Winter Olympics doodle Rainbow Nation

Check out Google’s not-so-subtle Winter Olympics doodle

The web giant is making a point with the Winter Olympics starting today.

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