The Bogus Google Give-Away (Search Engine Land)

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Here?s a new one on me. I just got an email telling me that I?ve won nearly $1 million from a ?drawing? randomly selected from those searching on Google. Suffice to say, it?s a scam. I can assure you that Google?s done no drawing like this.

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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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Google makes breaking up with Hotmail, Yahoo! easy to do (The Register)

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Bats lashes with contacts, email tool Google has added a feature to its popular Gmail service that allows users to easily import email and contacts from their Hotmail, Yahoo! et al accounts.?

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Yahoo Uncovers New Demographics Based on Email Habits (WebProNews)

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Yahoo Research released an interesting report this month characterizing individual communication patterns. The report is based upon a study that looked specifically at what times of the day people regularly communicated through email, and found that demographics can be pulled away from this information. “The increasing availability of electronic communication data, such as that arising from …

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Privacy group urges probe of Google cloud services (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

A US electronic privacy group has called for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the security and privacy of Google’s Web-based products such as email and photo services.

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