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# search-engine - 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 10,639 Views 51 Comments

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

# search-engine - 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 21,500 Views 7 Comments

No Googling now!

# search-engine - Saturday 27 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 27th 2015, 5:00 PM 36,673 Views 19 Comments

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

# search-engine - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

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

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

May 27th 2015, 7:30 PM 13,779 Views 10 Comments

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

# search-engine - Monday 11 May, 2015

Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google's search business
# Don't Leave
# Don't Leave

Facebook thinks it has found a way to hurt Google's search business

May 11th 2015, 3:12 PM 13,122 Views 17 Comments

It’s testing its own search engine, which will allow users to search and find links to articles without leaving the site.

# search-engine - Friday 10 October, 2014

Google received 1,440 right to be forgotten requests from Ireland
# Removal
# Removal

Google received 1,440 right to be forgotten requests from Ireland

Oct 10th 2014, 12:05 PM 6,976 Views 8 Comments

And almost 150,000 requests were made across Europe since Google started processing requests in May.

# search-engine - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges
# Back To Square One
# Back To Square One

EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges

Sep 23rd 2014, 10:58 AM 2,913 Views 1 Comment

The European Commission’s antitrust commissioner said that ‘fresh evidence’ from competitors has raised new concerns over Google’s search proposal.

# search-engine - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Google receives 41,000 requests to delete search results in first four days
# Right To Be Forgotten
# Right To Be Forgotten

Google receives 41,000 requests to delete search results in first four days

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:38 PM 17,808 Views 19 Comments

More than 12,000 requests were made on the first day alone as Google copes with the ruling made by the European Court of Justice.

# search-engine - Friday 30 May, 2014

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'
# Links
# Links

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'

May 30th 2014, 9:10 AM 12,834 Views 18 Comments

If follows a European Court of Justice ruling that individuals have the right to have links to information about them deleted from searches

# search-engine - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists

May 18th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,589 Views 4 Comments

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

# search-engine - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Google autocomplete reveals what we all secretly think about Irish celebrities
# Google Box
From The Daily Edge
# Google Box

Google autocomplete reveals what we all secretly think about Irish celebrities

May 13th 2014, 11:59 AM 4,845 Views 0 Comments

And it turns out we aren’t that complimentary.

Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case
# Erasure
# Erasure

Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case

May 13th 2014, 11:23 AM 9,535 Views 17 Comments

An EU court has ruled that a person can request certain information to be removed from search engines if “the data appears to be inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant.”

# search-engine - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

Apr 20th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,348 Views 2 Comments

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

# search-engine - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bing responded to its elephant-penis homepage in the best possible way
# Ba Da Bing
From The Daily Edge
# Ba Da Bing

Bing responded to its elephant-penis homepage in the best possible way

Apr 16th 2014, 9:26 AM 8,563 Views 4 Comments

THIS is how you do it.

# search-engine - Friday 24 January, 2014

Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy
# Whipped
# Whipped

Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy

Jan 24th 2014, 5:08 PM 25,500 Views 33 Comments

Google said the decision sent a “disturbing message”.

# search-engine - Monday 18 November, 2013

Google to block some child sexual abuse search results
# Search Engine
# Search Engine

Google to block some child sexual abuse search results

Nov 18th 2013, 8:40 AM 10,398 Views 46 Comments

The world’s biggest search engine is using new technology to stop 100,000 different searches from resulting in images of children being abused.

# search-engine - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Look at the colourful new way Google lets you watch real time searches
# Google
# Google

Look at the colourful new way Google lets you watch real time searches

Jun 13th 2013, 9:45 PM 13,861 Views 6 Comments

You’ll find it hard to look away…

# search-engine - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age
# Autocomplete
From The Daily Edge
# Autocomplete

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age

May 1st 2013, 4:14 PM 3,748 Views 0 Comments

“I’m 13 and still beastfeed”.

# search-engine - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe
# Google
# Google

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe

Apr 25th 2013, 9:55 PM 19,818 Views 26 Comments

The company announced the move in a bid to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position.

# search-engine - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Google wants to replace your passwords with jewellery
# Give Us A Ring
# Give Us A Ring

Google wants to replace your passwords with jewellery

Mar 12th 2013, 8:30 PM 18,577 Views 56 Comments

Replacing all your passwords with one small chip in a ring? Don’t lose it.

# search-engine - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Orange makes Google pay for using its mobile network
# Deal
# Deal

Orange makes Google pay for using its mobile network

Jan 16th 2013, 9:10 PM 11,990 Views 13 Comments

The Orange CEO said they had been able to reach a “balance of forces” with the search giant.

# search-engine - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google
# Poached
# Poached

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google

Jul 17th 2012, 10:43 AM 7,033 Views 18 Comments

Marissa Mayer was Google’s first female engineer – now she is head of Yahoo, one of its main rivals.

# search-engine - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
# Unencrypted
# Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,619 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# search-engine - Monday 4 June, 2012

Where is Chuck Norris? Who are Rubberbandits?… what Google wants you to know
# Dear Uncle Google
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Uncle Google

Where is Chuck Norris? Who are Rubberbandits?… what Google wants you to know

Jun 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 12,583 Views 10 Comments

Have a look at some of the unusual suggestions Google makes in your search bar…

# search-engine - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Want to doodle for Google? They're hiring...
# Draw
# Draw

Want to doodle for Google? They're hiring...

Apr 18th 2012, 11:48 AM 5,977 Views 4 Comments

The web giant is looking for its first full-time doodler to illustrate its homepage.

# search-engine - Saturday 28 January, 2012

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people
# Strange Searches
From The Daily Edge
# Strange Searches

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people

Jan 28th 2012, 9:45 AM 19,791 Views 22 Comments

People think Enda Kenny is WHAT? Take a look at some of Google’s suggestions for what people search for when they look up famous Irish people…

# search-engine - Monday 23 January, 2012

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage
# Google Doodle
From The Daily Edge
# Google Doodle

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage

Jan 23rd 2012, 12:34 PM 4,847 Views 10 Comments

75 students from primary and secondary schools across Ireland have had their drawings chosen from almost 2,000 entries to this year’s competition.

# search-engine - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users

Jan 11th 2012, 12:20 PM 3,080 Views 19 Comments

Twitter has accused the search giant of boosting posts from its Google+ social network when returning search results – and ignoring information from other sites.

# search-engine - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search
# Google
# Google

Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search

Jan 10th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,583 Views 7 Comments

Following Bing’s lead with its Facebook tie-up, Google will now include some ‘personal results’ drawn from your Google+ friends.

# search-engine - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks
# Google
# Google

Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks

Jan 3rd 2012, 12:53 PM 5,453 Views 15 Comments

The revamp is one of the biggest changes to the Google homepage since it launched over a decade ago.

# search-engine - Friday 23 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Dec 23rd 2011, 8:32 AM 3,524 Views 13 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# search-engine - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?
# Zeitgeist
# Zeitgeist

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?

Dec 15th 2011, 9:41 AM 5,405 Views 35 Comments

The search engine has released Ireland’s top searches for this year which included Pippa Middleton, Donedeal and… how to shuffle.

# search-engine - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo
# Takeover
# Takeover

Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo

Oct 6th 2011, 3:58 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

Shares jumped amid reports that Microsoft is renewing its interest in the company it tried to buy three years ago.

# search-engine - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Yahoo CEO emails colleagues: 'I've just been fired over the phone'
# Ouch!
# Ouch!

Yahoo CEO emails colleagues: 'I've just been fired over the phone'

Sep 7th 2011, 11:07 AM 1,314 Views 8 Comments

Carol Bartz got her marching orders yesterday after an unsuccessful two-and-a-half years at the helm of the tech company.

# search-engine - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads
# Downloading
# Downloading

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads

Jul 19th 2011, 6:03 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

Sony, Warner Music and Universal have reached a deal with Baidu. Currently almost all of music downloads in China are illegal.

# search-engine - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content
# Google
# Google

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content

Jun 30th 2011, 5:48 PM 2,558 Views 9 Comments

Google launches its transparency report to highlight government removal requests: guess which country submitted most removal requests?

# search-engine - Friday 24 June, 2011

Google faces probe over online dominance
# Google
# Google

Google faces probe over online dominance

Jun 24th 2011, 10:12 AM 207 Views 3 Comments

Rival companies claim that the tech giant uses its search engine to gain an unfair advantage.

# search-engine - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Google says it has "shaved precious seconds" off web searches
# Google
# Google

Google says it has "shaved precious seconds" off web searches

Jun 14th 2011, 9:51 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

The internet giant says it won’t be happy until browsing the web is as easy as flipping through a magazine.

# search-engine - Monday 18 April, 2011

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records

Apr 18th 2011, 9:58 PM 1,115 Views 0 Comments

Internet search engine reverses decision on deleting search data, saying it will retain personal information for 18 months.

# search-engine - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"
# Google
From The Daily Edge
# Google

Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"

Mar 31st 2011, 11:45 AM 470 Views 0 Comments

Search engine giant invites users to recommend sites with the click of a button. Will it have Facebook quaking in its boots?

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