Google: government data requests up 150pc in five years

September 16, 2014 in RSS

Google has revealed that the number of government requests for information has increased 150 per cent in the last five years



Telegraph stories affected by EU ‘right to be forgotten’

September 15, 2014 in RSS

EU ruling demands Google removes links to content deemed ‘inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant’ following complaint from anyone named in it. Here we will maintain an up-to-date list of Telegraph content which has been removed from search results



Google Android One smartphones launch in India

September 15, 2014 in RSS

The first low-cost smartphones to emerge from Google’s Android One project have launched in India



Google removes link to Telegraph story on ‘blonde bimbo’

September 15, 2014 in RSS

A Telegraph article covering the legal fight of an army captain who alleged she had been branded a “blonde bimbo” by her commanding officer has been taken down by Google



Google removes link to Telegraph article on former porn star found guilty of insider trading

September 15, 2014 in RSS

Google has taken down a link to a Telegraph article detailing the 2003 legal case of former porn star Tim Blackstone



How can I use miles on Google Maps?

September 13, 2014 in RSS

Rick Maybury recommends how best to navigate the new version of Google Maps



How Google passed its driving test – just

September 12, 2014 in RSS

Details of the ‘driving test’ carried out by Google’s driverless car reveal that it passed despite human engineers having to take control at two points during the 22km drive



Google staff shun homes and live in car park

September 11, 2014 in RSS

Googlers get so many enviable perks – free hot meals, a laundry service and well-equipped gyms – that some of them have decided that they will do away with their homes altogether and live at the office. Or just outside it, in the car park



Android Wear ‘to dominate Apple Watch’

September 11, 2014 in RSS

Android Wear will be the dominant software platform for smartwatches, analysts predict



Have five million Gmail users been hacked?

September 10, 2014 in RSS

Hackers have posted what they claim to be the email addresses, usernames and passwords of five million Gmail customers, potentially leaving them open to identity theft or being locked out of their own email accounts