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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 […]

US snoopers program PRISM- more information leaking out

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

News that the US government’s National Security Agency (NSA) has been snooping into the phone records of Verizon customers quickly escalated into reports that it also had backdoor access to the major technology companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook.The PRISM programme tapped into the servers of nine internet firms, according to leaked documents obtained by […]

Google searches may predict market moves

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The volume of Google searches for finance related terms may predict moves in markets more research suggests.As the search volume on generic terms such as “debt”, “portfolio” and “stocks” fell, the Dow Jones average tended to go up – and vice versa. An investment strategy based on these search volume data between 2004 and 2011 […]