Archive for May, 2009

What Google Wave means for reporters (Crikey)

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Google Wave isn?t just the email we?d invent if email were invented today, as was Google?s goal. Wave is what news can be if we invent it today, as we must.

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Yahoo, MySpace and Twitter discuss growth plans (vnunet.com)

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Rosalie Marshall, vnunet.com , Sunday 31 May 2009 at 16:12:00 Web giants quizzed on recent difficulties at All Things Digital conference At the All Things Digital conference in California this week, three of the highest-profile web giants – Yahoo, MySpace and Twitter – discussed how they plan to increase web site traffic and gain users, in addition to openly talking about issues concerning their …

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Google shows results of new search vision (Sun-Sentinel)

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Features include concept maps, instant spreadsheets Google Inc. engineers have unveiled a series of features showing that online searches will soon begin to yield much more than a bland list of text-based answers.

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The enterprise implications of Google Wave (ZDNet)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Google announced their forthcoming service known as Wave this week to widespread coverage in both the press and blogosphere. Created by many of the same team members that created the highly successful Google Maps, the preview of the service itself on Thursday was quite compelling, resulting in a rare standing…

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Use Yahoo Pipes to Grab TV Show Feeds [BitTorrent] (Lifehacker)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

FeedMyTorrents is defunct, TVRss.net is in a coma of indefinite length?where does one go to get custom download feeds for favorite shows? You can use this handy Yahoo Pipes feed to scrub…

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Google Book Service Faces European Probe (PC World)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

The European Union joins other jurisdictions in scrutinizing Google’s plan to make the content of millions of books available online.

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BBC, Google may join for iPlayer shows (UPI)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

LONDON, May 30 (UPI) — BBC is negotiating with Google to have episodes of the British broadcaster’s TV series available through the BBC iPlayer, sources close to the talks say.

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Google?s Global Policy Head Said to Join Obama Administration (Bloomberg)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

May 30 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. ?s head of global public policy, Andrew McLaughlin , is leaving the company to become deputy chief technology officer for the Obama administration, a person familiar with the matter said.

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In Search For Google Alternative, Try Bing (CBS News)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Microsoft just took the wraps off the preview of Bing, the rebranded and rebuilt search engine formerly code-named Kumo, designed to replace Live Search. It’s surprisingly competitive with Google, writes Rafe Needleman.

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Bing vs. Google vs. Yahoo: Feature Smackdown (PC World)

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

We compare top features of three search engines–Bing, Google, and Yahoo–in the ultimate search engine battle royale.

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