This year marks the 25th anniversary of world's worst nuclear disaster. In the early hours of April 26 1986 a series of explosions and a resulting chemical fire released large amounts of nuclear matter into the atmosphere over of much of Europe from Chernobyl's number 4 reactor.
Dublin has lost out to London as Twitter’s European Headquarters. The news came as Twitter announced that it will begin a recruitment drive in London this year for the opening of its European HQ in the West End of the city.
To coincide with the launch of the first independent mobile phone application harnessing the power of Loc8 Code, we spoke to Loc8 Code CEO Gary Delaney who gave us an overview of the company’s current progress in implementing this innovative technology, the benefits that Loc8 Code can deliver to Ireland and future plans to ensure their system becomes part and parcel of Ireland’s smarter addressing system.
Google’s Earth satellites have photographed a singular plea for help from the people of the tsunami stricken town of Minamisanriku, Japan. The SOS messages was written in the grounds of the Shizugawa High School’s football field after the tsunami hit the village early on Friday
Google have released a demo video of Google Maps 5 on the upcoming and much anticipated Nexus S. The Nexus S is the first phone to run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which was released at the start of this week.
In an official blog post Google Earth product manager, Peter Birch, has announced the availability of Google Earth 6. This latest version of Google Earth introduces integrated Street View, 3D tress, and easier-to-use historical imagery.
As you might have seen with our blanket coverage Google Street View was launched in Ireland today. The actual service will go live on Friday afternoon (although we have discovered a nice trick to allow you to use it before then).