(published in techcrunch by Jason Kincaid) Here’s some bittersweet news for those of you eagerly awaiting Google’s Chrome browser for Mac or Linux: tonight Google is publicly releasingdeveloper versions of the Chrome browser for both operating systems, and anyone will be able to download them. Unfortunately you won’t be able to ditch Safari or Firefox just yet […]
(from google blog) Google’s first Searchology was two years ago, Google was excited to launch Universal Search, a feature that blended results of different types (web pages, images, videos, books, etc.) on the results page. Since then Universal Search has grown quite a bit, adding new types of results, expanding to new countries, and triggering […]
Here’s the full video of the Google Wave demo from Google’s IO conference in San Francisco. Techcrunch review of Google Wave is here. Exclusive interview with the founders is here, and our video and notes from the press conference is here. Google Wave looks to be an integrated communications platform that brings together email, chat, […]
Finally Google Chrome has been updated to support add ons. Is that the end of firefox advantage? Google Chrome’s extension system. The long-awaited feature will finally deliver what Firefox and IE users have had for ages: a way to add more tools, services, and additional features to the browser.
(from readwriteweb.com) Gmail Labs has done it once again. A new feature introduced today allows users to automatically translate emails into English and any other supported language. Sort of. As with any non-human inter-linguistic interpretations, the messages suffer in translation. But thanks to this new feature, you’ll be able to get the gist of the Cyrillic text in […]
(by Erick Schonfeld of techcrunch.com) Google Squared is How Google Will Crush Wolfram Alpha. One of the next frontiers of search is taking all of the unstructured data spread helter-skelter across the Web and treat it like it is sitting in a nice, structured database. It is easier to get answers out of a database where […]
Google Voice is coming soon. It is a service that gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail that is easy as email, and many enhanced calling features like call blocking and screening, voicemail transcripts, call conferencing, international calls, and more. Google Voice is currently available for GrandCentral users only, but will be open […]
Google company executive Eric Schmidt said Google was looking at ways to generate money from the surge of social networking activity on the Internet, as well as at ways of integrating microblogging capabilities, such as those popularized by Twitter, into its search product.
(copied from gmail blog) I used to have a problem. People would ask me questions, over chat or email, and I’d have to leave Gmail to search Google for an answer. Then I’d have to select the answer, copy it, go back to Gmail and paste the answer into the chat window or my reply. […]
Earlier this month, a problem was discovered in Google’s new web browser, Google Chrome, that would have allowed an attacker to launch and run scripts on a compromised machine. The issue, originally discovered by Roi Saltzman of the IBM Rational Application Security Research Group, had been given a security rating of “high.” Interestingly enough, although the attack takes […]
Google just announced that Google Product Search is now tightly gone mobile. You can search product price comparisons in your iPhone or Android phone. The new interface is tailored for these devices making it easier to read customer reviews.
Google me? I’ll Google you! Google has become the de facto public record these days but most people remain in relative obscurity there and/or fear of what past indiscretions Google will expose to people who search for them. Today Google released a product, called Google Me, that aims to change all of that. For a […]