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# google - Monday 9 September, 2019

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness HPV

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness

The health minister sent letters to companies like Facebook and Google in recent weeks.

# google - Friday 6 September, 2019

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests

Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.

# google - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dublin City councillor issues complaint against Gemma O'Doherty over hijab comments

A formal complaint was made to gardaí yesterday.

# google - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Google unsure when updated statistics on 'delist' requests from State bodies will be published

Requests to remove content from search results can be made under ‘right to be forgotten’ regulations.

# google - Friday 16 August, 2019

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

# google - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# google - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Court hears man's right to anonymity breached over rape trial reports appearing beside his name on Google

Counsel told the court that the man was not named in any of the news reports which appeared on Google search.

# google - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

# google - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

# google - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes

Dublin is one of 24 cities where Google has rolled out the new feature.

# google - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Facebook urges against 'punitive' fines for firms who breach Government's new online safety laws

The government published submissions on the proposed laws today.

# google - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Google is being flooded with staff mail deliveries so it's planning its own DHL-style collection hub

The tech giant said it receives hundreds of thousands of items each year.

# google - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?

The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.

# google - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Facebook ads for website targeting Maria Walsh deemed not to break community standards

Fine Gael has asked Facebook and Google to remove the ads.

# google - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Data Protection Commission launches investigation into Google Ireland

Google said it will “engage fully” with the investigation.

# google - Monday 20 May, 2019

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you

The news from Google comes as a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker.

Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android

Google said it was complying with a US government order.

# google - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Google agrees to give details of user who posted 'defamatory' YouTube video about a garda

The Garda claims the video commentary wrongly accuses him of kicking a minor in the head.

# google - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

MEPs vote in controversial laws that places copyright responsibility on Google and YouTube

Intense lobbying was done by tech giants like Google, which profits hugely from the advertising generated alongside the content it hosts.

# google - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals

The fine brings Google’s total tab with the European Union to €8.2 billion in less than two years.

Opinion: Tech giants must be held responsible for publishing images of murder and child abuse

Google is pioneering self-driving cars and bringing the internet to remote parts of Africa via a network of giant balloons, yet somehow they cannot deal with snuff films or child abuse images, writes Diarmuid Pepper.

# google - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Google reveals new video game streaming platform called Stadia

Players will be able to use Stadia across a variety of platforms such as laptops, TVs and mobile phones.

# google - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections

“While the vast majority of ads on Facebook are run by legitimate organisations, we know that there are bad actors that try to misuse our platform,” Facebook said.

# google - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Bogus abortion site still appearing on Google - but new law would enable takedown of 'harmful' content

The creation of a digital safety commissioner has been mooted as a way of tackling the effects of harmful online content.

# google - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

HSE initiates legal proceedings over 'fake' MyOptions unplanned pregnancy website

The health minister said the idea that people would set up a ‘fake’ website is ‘despicable’.

# google - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets

A PwC report has ranked the capital as a top city for real estate investment and development.

# google - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Two years after the 'double Irish' was shelved, Google used it to shift billions to Bermuda

However the search giant says it has since paid tax on the offshore profits in the US.

# google - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

# google - Friday 9 November, 2018

Garda brings High Court action to have YouTube video of public order incident taken down

The garda claims commentary on the video falsely accuses him of kicking a minor in the head.

# google - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women

Last week Google said it had fired 48 employees in the past two years as a result of sexual harassment allegations.

# google - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'? Tech Giants This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'?

The measure was announced in the UK’s Budget yesterday but, with many tech giants located here, should Ireland do the same?

# google - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Google fired 48 for sexual harassment in past two years

The company said it is taking an “increasingly hard line” against the behaviour.

# google - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'

It comes after Donald Trump accused technology firms of “censorship” and suppressing conservative voices.

# google - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Trump warns Google, Facebook and Twitter to be 'careful' as he alleges 'rigged' search results

Trump has claimed that news search results were “rigged” against him.

# google - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Google now being sued for tracking phone locations

A lawsuit filed in San Francisco is accusing Google of invading people’s privacy.

# google - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

# google - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections

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

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

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

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

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