Google

Google Docs: Now Equipped With Presentation Functionality

Sep 18, 2007 | 2,984 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

The official Google blog announces the inclusion of 'presentations' in Google Docs.

google docs presentations Google Docs: Now Equipped With Presentation Functionality

google presentations 2 Google Docs: Now Equipped With Presentation Functionality

Google Adds More Features in Webmaster Tools

Sep 17, 2007 | 2,648 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Subscriber stats and more announces a post in Google Webmaster Tools where Liza Ma, explains the new features added.

  • "First of all, subscriber stats are now available. Webmaster Tools now show feed publishers the number of aggregated subscribers you have from Google services such as Google Reader, iGoogle, and Orkut. We hope this will make it easier to track subscriber statistics across multiple feeds, as well as offer an improvement over parsing through server logs for feed information.

Google To Make GMail Offline This Year?

Sep 17, 2007 | 2,578 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

The latest buzz in the blogosphere is the question on whether GMail will be getting offline. The news first appeared in a Hindustan Times article on September 13th. Some of the interesting bits of the article include:

New Sighting: Google's SERP Form "Help Improve Search for Everyone"

Sep 14, 2007 | 4,807 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

In a thread in Webmaster World, MatthewHSE has a forum called, "Help Improve Search for Everyone" – New Google SERPs Message.

MatthewHSE wrote -

Postini Officially Becomes A Google Subsidiary

Sep 14, 2007 | 4,299 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

In the beginning of July, we reported the $625 Million purchase of Postini by Google. Now, the official Google blog announces that now "Postini" has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Google."

goog postini Postini Officially Becomes A Google Subsidiary

Australian Election: With Google's Election Portal, Know Your Candidates Better

Sep 14, 2007 | 1,946 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Google launched an Australian election website, in anticipation of the country's elections. The official google blog says that,

"Australian voters can have an intimate look at the parties, candidates and election issues, all in one Google location. These services, spanning Search, Maps, News, video, Earth, Trends, and iGoogle, enable voters to organize, find and share Australian election information more easily than ever."

Fantastic New Version Of Google Moon; Compete And See Your Space Craft On The Moon

Sep 14, 2007 | 2,331 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

The official Google Lat long Blog announces the new version of Google Moon. In their own words, this one "fully eclipses its predecessor".

"This update brings higher-resolution map imagery, text search, and photos and stories from every Apollo landing. We even included Street View-style Panoramas of the moon's surface, taken by the Apollo astronauts … something you won't see anywhere else. And last but certainly not least, we tossed in scientific charts that are good enough for actual mission planning and science classrooms alike. Check out the about page for more info on all of these features."

Matt Cutts On Google's 'Better Date Search'

Sep 14, 2007 | 2,486 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

In Matt's official blog, an article called 'Useful Google feature: better date search' has reference to 'Easy Way to Find Recent Web Pages' where Ionut Alex Chitu talks about date-based searching.

Anyway, about Matt's post, he says:

"The shortest time frame used to be something like three months; now you can look for things that are less than 24 hours old. What GoogleOS noticed is that the advanced date search affects a url parameter called “as_qdr” and Chitu figured out some of the possible values:

Google Displaying Images Next To Search Results?

Sep 14, 2007 | 2,367 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

thumbnailserver2 Google Displaying Images Next To Search Results?Googlified has a post on how Google is now showing randomly selected thumbnail images left to the results.

Apparently it was Peter Cooper who first reported this when he said,

“My homepage has a picture of Amir Blumenfeld next to it rather randomly.”

Blogoscoped too had a mention of this last month.

Sergey & Larry Cough Up $1.3 million, Fly Their Boeing 767-200 From a NASA Airport

Sep 14, 2007 | 3,360 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Google founders pay $1.3 million to fly jet from NASA airport, reports the San Jose Mercury News. Google founders, Sergey and Larry are coughing up an annual sum of $1.3 million, in order to take off, land and park their Boeing 767-200 from a NASA managed airport, located close to their office headquarters.

googleavion Sergey & Larry Cough Up $1.3 million, Fly Their Boeing 767 200 From a NASA Airport