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Google Celebrates 10 years in Ireland with a Beautiful Little Site & Video

Google Celebrates 10 years in Ireland with a Beautiful Little Site & Video

Google have been here in Ireland now for 10 years. Since way back at the start of Google and the start of the “Celtic Tiger” (remember that? I think it was put down recently), Google have been a part of the technology landscape here in Ireland. To commemorate it heres a beautiful site built by Google to showcase their 10 years here. The site includes a 10 year Zeitgeist look back tool and a fantastic video (embedded...

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Google announce new support for in-depth article and news support

Google Support for In-depth Articles in Search and SEO Google have announced new support for people writing longer articles and in-depth white papers and publishing these online. This includes the support of the Schema “Article” type. This is specifically good for research, students, white papers, authors and journalists, especially investigative journalists. Google posted a light explanation on their blog yesterday, via Pandu...

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Link Bingo and the NNI Member hypocrisy

While it might be bemusing to some, this awkward fumbling while trying to get to grips with the internet is actually expensive and problematic. Remember when the BBC sued the internet because it had invented the hyperlink back in 2000? Are you a print journalist or own a newspaper? Enjoy our handy guide to Google and how the internet works Lets take a look at the ridiculous statements being made. The Irish Times are now claiming that they...

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Missing Google Maps on iOS6? We do too — so here’s a handy workaround

  Apple’s quest to destroy Google, Android, Samsung, Microsoft  and so on has provided much news and entertainment for not just the tech, legal and social community but it’s also been a boon to legal teams since the 1980′s. The big problem with designing your products to suit your ego is this: “Who is looking after your users?” Deciding to drop Google Maps is one thing; destroying the experience for...

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Go Google!

We like this video which demonstrates the breadth of Google’s platform, their reach and capability, which extends past Google Search and Youtube to include Google Mail, Google Chat and Google+ Hangouts, Google Drive and Google...

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Arrivals: Marissa Mayer leaves home for Yahoo

Arrivals: Marissa Mayer leaves home for Yahoo

Yahoo, to me, is a great company! I’ve been using Yahoo since 1996 and always thought it was miles ahead of its time. Yahoo pioneered social media type technologies: user profiles, friends, Instant Messaging, rich HTML e-mail and a massive news portfolio: Sport, Financial, Weather and global news before everyone else. Their network in the US is unparalleled – even today and they’ve probably been, in part, the inspiration...

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End to forced PPC Ad Rotation Policy – Google backs down

End to forced PPC Ad Rotation Policy – Google backs down

A little while ago we were disappointed to see the big G do something quite irritating for advertisers. They forced a 30 day end to ad rotation instead of allowing ads to rotate indefinitely as per the wishes of the account owner. This annoyed a lot of PPC advertisers as it took control of their accounts away that they’d had before. Fairly reasonable to assume you can optimise better than an algorithm for your account especially when...

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