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Google’s Alphabet buys abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

We believe in the power of good clever, descriptive domain names here at Technology.ie. That’s why I’m not sure about Google’s latest acquisition. The company recently reorganised under the name Alphabet. While the Google online services brand continues as a division within Alphabet, the new name is apparently designed to reflect the diversity of interests in the […]

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Google Bets Big on Alphabet, Leaps Lists Above Apple

Google has announced that it is to transition into a new holding company named Alphabet, while its slimmed-down search and ads business continues as Google, as a subsidiary of Alphabet under new CEO Sundar Pichai. View image | gettyimages.com Larry Page becomes CEO of Alphabet Inc, with his co-founder Sergey Brin as President. Essentially, the old Google Inc is renamed; […]

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YouTube Finally Fixes Video View Counts

YouTube announced earlier today that they’re finally going to fix video view counts. If you watch videos that are being shared widely across social networks up until today the counter always seemed to be stuck. YouTube would default to displaying “301+” on videos which were getting a lot of traffic. Why? Because a lot of […]

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Google Calendar Drops SMS Alerts

Google has announced that it will be discontinuing its free SMS alert service for Google Calendar from June 27th. The company cites the growth in smartphone usage and improvements in technology as reasons for killing off the service: Starting on 27 June 2015, SMS notifications from Google Calendar will no longer be sent. SMS notifications […]

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Twitter International Puts Ireland at the Centre of New Privacy Policy

Changes to Twitter’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, which will take effect on May 18, put Ireland at the centre of the social media company’s international operations. Twitter sent email to users today outlining the changes, and pointing them to a post on their support site which explains the change. If you live outside the United States, […]

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