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Google Continues Link Network Attack

Google Continues Link Network Attack

By Chris Crum July 3, 2014

It would appear that Google’s attack on European link networks is not over (if it ever will be). Google has been penalizing link networks on the Internet with a vengeance over the past year or so, with much of the …

Vampire Cemetery Found in Poland Vampire Cemetery Found in Poland

The idea of vampires has been romanticized in the United States for decades. While there is almost always the element of evil involved, time and again Hollywood enterprises have injected the notion of good vampires, vampires with souls, crime-fighting vampires, …

Firefox OS Launches In Poland Tomorrow Firefox OS Launches In Poland Tomorrow
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Firefox OS is already out in Spain thanks to Mozilla’s partnership with Telefonica. Now the new mobile OS will be coming to more of Europe with the help of Deutsche Telekom. Deutsche Telekom and Mozilla announced today that Firefox OS …

Google Maps Updates Imagery for Assorted Places Google Maps Updates Imagery for Assorted Places
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Google Maps announced that several parts of the world will now have high-resolution satellite photos as well as a couple of places in the United States that got some high-resolution aerial updates. In fact, there’s so many updates to countries …

Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview

The European Championships, which start next week, are being co-hosted this year by Poland and Ukraine. Ukraine will host the final in the Olympic National Sports Complex in Kiev, and Poland will host the opening match in its brand-new National …

26 More Cities Get Google Maps 45° Imagery 26 More Cities Get Google Maps 45° Imagery

Google Maps has waved its Wand o’ 45° Imagery again, this time bestowing another 26 cities with fully rotatable views. As I’ve said before in these update pieces, the 45° angles give users a superior vantage of a building’s architecture, …

Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont - Google Doodle Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont - Google Doodle

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Google in Poland is honoring nobel prize winner Władysław Stanisław Reymont on the anniversary of his birthday today. Reymont is best known for his work Chlopi, a tale about the life of Russian peasants and how they are effected by …

Google Maps Adds Street View To Poland Google Maps Adds Street View To Poland

As a boon for travelers, you cannot deny that Google Maps has become a great companion for preparing for trips. They’ve made a habit of waving their Street View wand at parts of the world expecting loads of tourists and …

ACTA: Polish Parliament Protests With Guy Fawkes Masks ACTA: Polish Parliament Protests With Guy Fawkes Masks
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ACTA blew through the European Union yesterday with Poland perhaps receiving the largest backlash. Poland saw massive protests yesterday due to the government’s intention to sign ACTA. The government went ahead and signed it despite the protests from the public. …

Google News Goes Polish
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Google has expanded its Google News offering to yet another language, as it has launched the Polish version. That makes 23 languages and 49 countries in which Google News is available.

Former Polish PM Says Online Voting Caters To Beer Drinking, Porn Watching Youth

The former Prime Minister of Poland Jaroslaw Kaczynski says that Polish citizens should not be given the option of voting online.

"I am not an enthusiast of a young person sitting in front of a computer, watching video clips and pornography while sipping a bottle of beer and voting when he feels like it," Kaczynski said in an interview posted on the Web site of his conservative Law and Justice Party.

Google Bomber Faces Presidential Pole

In the States, we can – and do – call the President whatever we want. And though a physical bomb threat against him will earn you a visit by some gentlemen you’d rather not tangle with, Google bombs targeting him as a "miserable failure" would be just another freedom of speech. In Poland, though, Google bombing the President can get you into trouble.

Google Grabs Polish Poets By the Bards

The only one sounding their barbaric YAWP in the poetry world these days is Google. A Polish writing group – the AFP chunks them all as poets – named Grupa Mlodych Artystow i Literatow, or GMAiL, has been set upon to analyze the finer points of rhetoric from Google’s legal team.

Google Dabbles In Dodgeball

In May of 2005, Google acquired Dodgeball, and then . . . nothing. Now, almost a year and a half later, Dodgeball users are being asked to sign in using a Google account, which led one blogger to remark that the company “is apparently a Google orphan no more.”