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Shhh: Google quietly fails at something (else)

Jul 19, 2010
Powerful as it may be, and as much as it continues to absorb, amoeba-like, the collected knowledge of the world, Google has its fair share of...
Posted In: Google, phones

Microsoft Office 2010 sales results "a bit disappointing"

Jul 14, 2010
This according to a report by research group NPD. It's kind of a mixed bag report, really, nothing apocalyptic for MSFT. But it does get at a...
Posted In: Google, Microsoft

Now everyone can build Android apps

Jul 12, 2010
Google rolls out a free software program called Google App Inventor for Android today that lets anyone create apps for the Android platform. It...
Posted In: android, apps, Google

YouTube brings Leanback forward

Jul 8, 2010
Google introduced a new option on YouTube that's kind of a mashup of YouTube, Facebook, and Pandora. It's called Leanback and it provides a full...
Posted In: Facebook, Google, neat, pandora, YouTube

China threatens to shut down Google, Google caves

Jun 29, 2010
Google says it's committed to not censoring its search results. China is very much committed to censorship. So it's a stalemate that affects the...
Posted In: China, Google

Facebook takes on search. A way bigger story than you might realize.

Jun 25, 2010
The seemingly innocuous Like button recently spread from Facebook to sites all over the web as part of Facebook's Open Graph program. You read...
Posted In: bing, Facebook, Google, Yahoo

Google introduces new feature: editorial judgment

Jun 11, 2010
This is one of those stories that might be a little more surprising than it first appears. Google is running an experiment on its Google News site,...
Posted In: Google

Search engine popularity metrics range from opaque to meaningless

Jun 11, 2010
I've been trying to make sense of a couple recent articles about the latest information on the popularity of the major search engines. It seems...
Posted In: bing, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo

Google's home page is all funny looking.

Jun 10, 2010
As promised, Google.com, the big page, the heart of the whole operation, looks different today. The company announced this a while ago. Instead of...
Posted In: Google, Yahoo

Google gets Caffeine

Jun 9, 2010
It's not being rolled out with the same fanfare as the notorious Wave or Buzz, but Google's new Caffeine indexing technology, which is live right...
Posted In: bing, buzz, Google, I never use the tags buzz or wave, search, wave

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