Watch Out, Verizon: Google May Have Its Own Android Phone (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

The punches just keep on coming in the Android smartphone game — and this time, the manager himself may be getting into the ring. Google is preparing to unveil its own custom Android phone, a report published at TheStreets.com claims. If true, the move would mark Google’s first foray into the Android phone fray and could signal a serious shake-up to America’s carrier-driven smartphone market.

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Google Tweaks Voice to Keep Voice Mail out of Search Results (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, October 19th, 2009

After transcripts of some voice mail messages from Google Voice users appeared in search results, Google has modified the telephony management service to prevent this from happening, the company said Monday.

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Bugs Hit Google Docs After Recent Upgrade (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Google Docs users are having problems printing, exporting and uploading certain files, the company acknowledged, as it is rolling out a set of upgrades to this hosted office productivity suite.

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Yahoo to Promote Home Page Apps During Open Hack Day (PC World)

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Yahoo will encourage external developers to build applications for its home page at today’s Open Hack Day

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Yahoo to Promote Home Page Apps During Open Hack Day (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Yahoo has opened the application floodgates to its home page, with hopes that external developers will soon build tens of thousands of programs that Yahoo.com’s more than 330 million visitors will find useful.

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Yahoo Opens New Home Page to External Developers (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Yahoo is opening its newly redesigned home page to external developers so that they can build applications for it, the company said Tuesday.

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AT&T vs. Google Voice: Dirty Details (PC World)

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Analysis: Behind AT&T’s snark, Google’s indifference, the rules and what they mean for consumers.

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Google Gets Inside IE With Chrome Frame (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Google is wielding a fierce new weapon in its war against Internet Explorer. The company has just unveiled a new plugin that essentially transforms IE into Chrome, bringing the browser’s faster performance and expanded capabilities into Microsoft’s standard offering. The plugin, called Google Chrome Frame, was announced on Google’s Chromium Blog Tuesday.

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Google Fast Flip Bridges Digital and Print Media (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Google Labs unveiled an innovative new tool called Fast Flip. At first glance it appears similar to Bing Visual Search which was also unleashed yesterday. However, snazzy interface aside, Fast Flip isn’t about eye candy or changing the way users search. Fast Flip is about helping print media adapt to the Internet age (and making a few dollars in the process).

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DOJ Scrutiny of Microsoft Deal Could Be Bad News For Yahoo (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, September 11th, 2009

The Department of Justice has requested more information and details of the proposed arrangement between Microsoft and Yahoo. The scrutiny could spell disaster for Yahoo if the DOJ ultimately rejects the partnership.

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