How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before
Why you can’t judge a social network by its number of users
BBC investigation doubts value of Facebook advertising
Irish PM to NYSE: We can become the cloud computing capital of the world
Two tourists capture stunning murmuration of starlings above Ireland’s longest river
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Cisco:Despite 4x growth only 45% of the world will be online by 2016
Use of the internet will grow fourfold by 2016, according to Cisco, but less than half of the world’s population will be online.
Dublin gets an alternative angle with new 45° aerial imagery
Google Maps has released an update this week that includes 45° imagery of 26 new cities and locations in Europe and the United States, including Dublin City.
Explore Ireland’s Euro 2012 journey Street View style
Euro 2012 kicks-off next week with Ireland in the tournament for the first time in 24 years. To help build excitement ahead of its opening, Google has published 360° imagery of all eight Euro 2012 stadiums, including the two stadiums where Ireland take on Croatia, Spain and Italy.
Up to one million malware-infected users face internet blackout on July 9
Up to one million users face an internet blackout on July 9 as managed malicious DNS servers are due to be shut down. The rogue DNS servers are currently in the control of the FBI, having been commandeered late last year.
Gmail’s new ads are about to invade your inbox
Gmail’s new email-formatted ads are rolling out but how can you use them and are these interactive email ads a welcome addition to Gmail?
How NASA and the ISS captured a (SpaceX) Dragon
For the first time in the Space Program’s history a private spacecraft, SpaceX’s Dragon, has docked with the International Space Station (ISS). These videos show how it happened.
BBC iPlayer coming to Windows Phone, possibly next month
The BBC’s hugely popular video on-demand service, BBC iPlayer, will be coming to Windows Phone users in the “next few weeks”, according to a report by The Inquirer.
What sites has Google been asked to remove from its index?
Google has, for the first time, revealed how the type and number of file sharing websites companies such as Microsoft and NBC Universal ask to be removed
So, was Diablo 3 worth the wait? (No Spoilers)
After more than a decade Diablo 3 has finally been released. So, after a week of gaming we have to ask, was it worth the wait?
Facebook introduces Camera, a standalone photo sharing app
Facebook is increasingly being used solely as a photo sharing service by a lot of its users and today Facebook has somewhat proved this to be true by releasing a standalone photo sharing app known as Camera.
WordPress to pivot with “a radical simplification of the interface” for mobile?
WordPress’s founder says the blogging platform is about to take a major pivot with it’s forthcoming mobile redevelopment.
How much does a Tyrannosaurus cost? About $1m, apparently
The Mongolian Government is trying to prevent the completion of a sale of a Tyrannosaurus skeleton in New York, which was sold for $1m
Four Irish students among regional finalists of Google Science Fair
Google has today announced 90 regional finalists of its second Google Science Fair and, for the first time, two Irish entries have been shortlisted.