Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Google’s Hummingbird hatches new search

Written on September 27th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by web surfers. The overhaul came […]

Facebook feeds chatter to news outlets

Written on September 10th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has begun feeding select news outlets real-time social network chatter about hot topics to weave into story coverage, wading deeper into Twitter territory. A pair of software tools, […]

Facebook unveils global net access plan

Written on August 22nd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook and other technology giants have launched an initiative designed to give the whole world access to the internet. The project is entitled Internet.org and its goal is to […]

Facebook linked with unhappiness

Written on August 15th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook could be spreading unhappiness through society as well as keeping people connected, research has shown. The number one social networking site is strongly associated with declines in well-being, […]

Coalition says NBN will be cheaper and better

Written on April 9th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The federal coalition will deliver a faster, better, cheaper national broadband network (NBN) to all Australians if it wins government, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says. Whether for good or […]

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 Maps adds view from Mt Everest

Written on March 19th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google has added views from some of the world’s tallest mountains to its popular online map service. Armchair explorers were invited to take virtual adventures with members of Google’s […]

Google Maps adds view from Mt Everest

Written on March 19th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google has added views from some of the world’s tallest mountains to its popular online map service. Armchair explorers were invited to take virtual adventures with members of Google’s […]

Cyber attacks more targeted: Aust survey

Written on February 19th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet One in five major Australian businesses suffered a cyber attack in the past year, with attacks becoming more coordinated and targeted, a government survey shows. With the most serious […]

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 […]
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