Posts Tagged ‘Google’

EU countries take action against Google

Written on April 4th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google’s new privacy policy is under legal attack from regulators in its largest European markets, who want the company to overhaul practices they say let it create a data […]

Google street views Japan nuclear zone

Written on April 2nd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google Street View is giving the world a rare glimpse into one of Japan’s eerie ghost towns, created when the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami sparked a nuclear disaster […]

Us Regulator Drops Charges Against Google Monopoly

Written on January 4th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet After a 20-month probe, US regulators have announced they will not charge Google over its internet search practices. Rivals accused the internet giant of producing biased search results and […]

ACCC wins appeal against Google

Written on April 11th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet This week the Full Federal Court unanimously upheld the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s appeal filed in October 2011 against Google. The Full Court declared that Google, by publishing […]

Google cookies ‘bypassed Safari privacy protection’

Written on February 18th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google has been accused of bypassing the privacy settings of users of the Safari web-browser. The Wall Street Journal said Google and other companies had worked around privacy settings […]

Google+ Making Strides Online

Written on February 13th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The popularity of Google+ has showed dramatic growth recently, according to February 2012 analysis from Compete, which tracked the the landing page for the main feature of the social […]

Microsoft slams new Google policy

Written on February 3rd, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Microsoft has taken out full-page newspaper adverts to criticise changes to Google’s policies. Google has touted the changes it announced last week as a simplification of detailed but obtuse […]

Google reveals action over Mosley

Written on January 27th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google has removed hundreds of web pages relating to former Formula 1 boss Max Mosley’s sex life from its search results index, Britain’s Leveson Inquiry on press standards has […]

Google Engineer Calls Google Plus a ‘Complete Failure’

Written on October 14th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Steve Yegge, a senior engineer at Google, has accidentally and publicly posted a critical analysis about his company’s understanding of platforms, calling Google Plus a "complete failure." In a […]

Google+ social network adds games

Written on August 12th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google+ added games, including the hugely popular Angry Birds, to the fast-growing social network vying with Facebook to be the hub for people’s online lives. ‘We want to make […]
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