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GOOG-411 RIP

Nov 10, 2010
Google's directory assistance service always seemed a bit odd, like it didn't quite fit in the pantheon of web based service. I mean, it was all...
Posted In: Google, search

MID-DAY UPDATE: Google gives more and the G20 "bad guys"

Nov 10, 2010
Good news -- new people filing for unemployment dropped to the lowest level since July. In judicial news, before the U.S. Supreme Court is a case...
Posted In: class action lawsuits, cotton, EU, G20 summit, Google, high speed rail, Ireland, mid-day update, S.S.Admiral

Google Instant Preview

Nov 10, 2010
If it's a day ending in "y", then Google must be rolling out a new search feature. This one is called Instant Preview and the way it works is when...
Posted In: binoculars, Google, hey remember jeeves?, instant, search

Google gives free Wi-Fi on some flights

Nov 8, 2010
If you're flying on Air Tran, Delta, or Virgin America this holiday season, we have some good news and some bad news. Good news: free Wi-Fi,...
Posted In: business, Google, search, Transportation, wifi

Google to pay huge settlement, you to not get any

Nov 3, 2010
When Google launched Google Buzz there were some glaring privacy holes in it. They were trying to set up the next big social network and so...
Posted In: business, buzz, Gmail, Google, Law, search, social media

Microsoft allows Gmail in Hotmail

Nov 2, 2010
Which is weird. So now if you're on Hotmail, you can import the contents of your Gmail account or your Yahoo account into your Hotmail interface....
Posted In: business, Google, hotmail. gmail, Microsoft, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Big time Googler leaves for Facebook

Nov 1, 2010
Back when the ill-fated Google Wave was launched, one of the stars of the video announcement was Wave's developer Lars Rasmussen. He was a big deal...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, wave, zuckerberg

Soldiers prefer Android

Nov 1, 2010
For the last 20 years, the US military has been trying to build a new custom communications gadget system for soldiers in the field. It's cost half...
Posted In: android, gadgets, Google, government, military

New search engine with terrible name debuts

Nov 1, 2010
Blekko is not trying to position itself as a Google killer but it is of interest to someone who wants to put a little more thought into what they...
Posted In: blekko, Google, search

Google TV getting swept under the rug?

Oct 28, 2010
My goodness, can we already be seeing Google TV die? First the three major broadcast networks blocked their content from the device/service/thingy,...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, Google, google tv, search, Web Culture

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