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
At $136 billion, is this the most expensive tweet in history?
It was a momentary blip which cost the U.S Stock Exchange over $136 billion – and it was caused by a hacked tweeter account.
Google pilots One Today, a new app that makes charitable donations simple
Google has begun to pilot a new mobile app called One Today. The app highlights a new charity each day and facilitates the donation of $1 to a particular nonprofit should the user choose to contribute.
Google says the web is getting faster (unless you live in certain countries)
Google says that the web is getting faster, with a 30% increase in mobile browsing speeds in the last year. But repressive regimes are still slowing growth
15 year old student gets the chance to redesign Google’s logo for a day
A 15 year old student from Donegal in Ireland has won the 2013 Doodle 4 Google competition. Her version of the Google logo will appear on google.ie tomorrow
You don’t need an app, you need a responsive website
OK, so apps are great but does your company really need one? Couldn’t a responsive web designed be easier to build and maintain for your brand?
Facebook to hire about 100 new staff for European Headquarters this year
As Facebook looks to hire 100 new employees in 2013 it has released a video showing what it’s like to work in their European Headquarters in Dublin.
Google Ventures launches major seed capital fund for entrepreneurs working on Google Glass
America’s top venture capital funds, Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, & Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, announce seed funding for Google Glass start-ups
Dropbox gets serious about business, introducing added security features
Dropbox is busy cosying up with businesses, having recently introduced a new admin console giving company IT administrators “greater visibility and control over how their organisation uses Dropbox”. Now the cloud storage company is going one step further by introducing single sign-in, or SSO.
Google launches its iTunes competitor, Google Play Music, in Ireland
Google Play Music launches in Ireland and four other European countries, as Google expands its Play media reach even further into iTunes territory
UK government to lead international “fight back” against cyber espionage
The British Government is to fund a 21 century Station X, to counter international cyber attacks from hostile nations.
Facebook Home, a threat to your privacy. But you knew that already
Facebook Home is a threat to your privacy. So, what’s new, isn’t every app a threat to your privacy? We take a look at what Home wants to know about you.
Social brands, beware the amateur ‘hacktivist’ with bad intentions
Poor customer service or misguided marketing campaigns can be the ruin of brands, so should companies be afraid of the wrath of the social web?
Review: Canon takes on Instagram with the PowerShot N
The PowerShot N is Canon’s answer to Instagram but can the compact camera compete against the world’s most popular photography app? Here’s our review.
Facebook isn’t building a phone, it’s taking over your phone
Facebook Home is smart, beautiful, and unique app that certainly makes your Android phone more social. But at what cost to your privacy?