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# google - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Google just unveiled its own tempting answer to the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

And it took inspiration from rivals in a few different ways.

# google - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Tech companies are frantically searching for ways to make us click on ads Clickety Click Click This post contains a poll

# google - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks

There’s a massive gulf between the US and Europe when it comes to tech success stories.

# google - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today

The search behemoth has included something a little different on its main page this morning.

# google - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Free food, gyms, on-site doctors and massages - what it's like to work at Google HQ

“Before working at Google, I didn’t know the true extent of its culture’s openness.”

There's a second setting screen on Android that you might have missed

And it’s very, very useful.

# google - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

This is why Google decided a childlike logo was its future

You may have noticed the change last night.

# google - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

# google - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

You could help fix potholes by driving over them

The company patented a method that would allow cars to detect them and help create a database.

# google - Friday 21 August, 2015

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it

The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.

# google - Sunday 16 August, 2015

This start-up prints 3D hands for disabled kids so they can feel like superheroes

“The hands can have a magical ability to make a kid feel good about his or her special hand or arm, and give them some confidence.”

# google - Monday 10 August, 2015

Google is now owned by a company called Alphabet

The tech giant is making some changes.

One of the annoying problems with taking photos could be a thing of the past

A team of researchers have developed a way to get rid of reflections on photos.

# google - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave

Netflix said it made the move to hold onto its best talent.

# google - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View

Google is lending its Google Trekker to Fáilte Ireland (nice of them…).

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?

It’s a popular destination – does it live up to the hype?

# google - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Google can now tell you how to beat the queues in your favourite Dublin cafes No More Queues

# google - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

# google - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Google Maps knows where you've been and it's making it easier for you to check

But you can disable location tracking pretty easily if you want.

# google - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

An Irish startup thinks it can stop you from blocking online ads

The digital ad wars are heating up.

# google - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

# google - Saturday 11 July, 2015

So with Apple in the mix, how does the music streaming landscape look?

In short, it’s looking pretty good for the consumer.

14 tech products to watch out for this year

Here’s what to keep an eye out for.

# google - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

These online casino games are really paying off

Dublin-based KamaGames is working on “aggressive” global expansion.

# google - Saturday 27 June, 2015

What the heck is DuckDuckGo and why is it growing in popularity?

The search engine that focuses on privacy has slowly built up a reputation by word of mouth.

# google - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google

They were removed back in the 1920s and 1930s, but now you can find them online.

# google - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Tired of expensive Kindle books? You're not the only one...

Amazon have become the latest tech giant to be targeted by crusading EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

# google - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Facebook Messenger has joined an exclusive club on Android

The app has been downloaded one billion times on the Google Play store.

# google - Friday 5 June, 2015

# google - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

Google's self-driving cars have been in 12 accidents, but none were their fault*

*Although a company employee was in control of one at the time of one crash.

# google - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Apple's CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google

Tim Cook criticised companies that trade off data for free services, saying privacy is being “attacked on multiple fronts.”

# google - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Google is trying to make users feel better about their privacy

The simplified controls will make it easier for users to decide what data Google’s services has access to.

Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men

In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.

# google - Monday 1 June, 2015

# google - Thursday 28 May, 2015

As it happened: What happened at Google's biggest event of the year

It was a busy few hours where Google unveils its plans for the next year.

# google - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Google is now answering your questions before you can finish asking them

“It’s like we finish each other’s… sandwiches?”

# google - Monday 25 May, 2015

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

# google - Friday 22 May, 2015

Google files a patent for robot toys that will listen and talk to you

The patent says these toys will be used to help control other connected devices.