Archive for 'Google' Category

GDPR- what does shake up of EU data laws really mean?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The GDPR laws are intended to give power back to citizens over how their data is processed and used The data protection regulation’s stated aim is to give citizens back control of their personal data as well as simplifying the regulatory environment. It could mean huge fines for companies that breach the law and offer […]

Google’s AI wins final Go challenge

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence has secured its fourth win over a master GO player. Lee Se-dol, one of the world’s top Go players, won just one of the matches against the AlphaGo program, missing out on the $1m prize up for grabs. Demis Hassabis, founder of DeepMind, said the match had been the “most exciting […]

EU accuses Google of search abuse

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The European Union has filed a complaint against Google over its alleged anti competitive behaviour. The competition commissioner said she had issued a “statement of objections”, stating that the firm’s promotion of its own shopping links amounted to an abuse of its dominance in search. It follows a five year investigation into the company and […]

Google dominates search traffic

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, January 16, 2015

Google accounts for over 90% of global organic search traffic-according to new research. The search engine world will continue to focus heavily on Google this year, based on recent research from Define Media Group. The consulting firm tracked traffic to 94 sites across various industry verticals between January and November 2014 and found that Google […]

Google v Amazon- rivalry grows

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, October 17, 2014

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has said the firm’s biggest rival in online search is Amazon. Mr Schmidt fought back at claims that Google enjoyed unrivalled dominance of the online search market. “Many people think our main competition is Bing or Yahoo. But, really, our biggest search competitor is Amazon,” he said in a speech in […]

GCHQ and NSA tracking billions of mobile phones

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Almost five billion mobile phone location records are logged by GCHQ and NSA every day according to reports the Washington Post.The data is said to help the NSA track individuals, and map who they know, to aid the agency’s anti-terror work. The “dragnet surveillance” was condemned by digital rights groups who called for the NSA’s […]

Google’s shares top $1000 as it reports earnings increase 36%

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, October 18, 2013

Google’s share price has broken through the $1000 mark today- the day after it reported an increase in it’s third quarter earnings.The numbers released yesterday impressed investors who had been fretting about a downturn in Google’s ad prices that began two years ago. Those concerns evaporated, at least temporarily, with a third quarter performance that […]

Google’s Android accounts for 79% of phone malware

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

79% of malicious attacks on mobiles in 2012 occurred on devices running Google’s Android operating system, US authorities have said.Public information website Public Intelligence published the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation memo to US police and emergency medical personnel. Nokia’s Symbian system, on the Finnish company’s basic-feature handsets, had had […]

Google’s tax avoidance damages it’s brand image

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, June 28, 2013

Google’s brand image has been damaged by the criticism of it’s tax avoidance of taxes, a major survey of consumer attitudes has found.The search engine has plummetted over the last year in the Brand Desire research rankings of brands compiled from a survey of 12,000 consumers by Clear, M&C Saatchi’s branding agency. Google was named […]

Google given another data deletion notice

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, June 21, 2013

Google has been given another 35 days to delete the remaining data it “mistakenly collected” while taking pictures for its Street View service, or face criminal proceedings. It’s investigation into Google reopened last year after further revelations about the data taken from wi-fi networks. During that inquiry, additional discs containing private data were found. Google […]