A look at the trending topics on social networking sites and search engines today, to see what we’re interested in, and why.
By Ellen E Jones | | Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 11:50 am
In the last week, the latest Google algorithm ‘Penguin’ has come into force, looking to eradicate websites that break search best practice rules. However, Google has been forced to admit teething problems with the update after it received complaints from legitimate companies that had been removed from search rankings as a result of the changes.
Last night Google launched their mobile application Currents outside the US, and we’re delighted to be amongst the featured publishers for the international launch.
Last December multinational internet and software corporation Google donated 11.5 million dollars to several groups fighting modern-day slavery. This timely gesture constituted a new reminder of the fact that various types of human bondage continue to exist and proliferate in different parts of our planet, sometimes much closer to us than we imagine.
The law of averages is the logic of the self-deluded gambler. Not really one of the qualities one would hope to find in the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Thinking of Paris in December once conjured up images of Parisians braving the cold as they walk along the banks of the River Seine. Not anymore. Now, for the tech scene at least, December in Paris is all about two words. Le. Web.
Google is to launch a music streaming and downloading service within weeks, according to reports.
Despite modest adoption in the US, Google’s Eric Schmidt announced plans to launch Google TV in the UK within the next 6 months, but how well is the service likely to fare on this side of the pond?
Google complied with more than 70 per cent of requests to hand over its UK users’ data to the authorities, a report released by the internet giant has revealed.
Google tried to “partner” with Facebook in a bid to gain access to its users’ personal information, the search giant’s executive chairman has revealed. Eric Schmidt believed Facebook data would improve Google’s search function.
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