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Google's Sicko Bad Press!

Jul 2, 2007 | 2,008 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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imagessicko Googles Sicko Bad Press!When Lauren Turner in Google's official Health Advertising blog took on Michael Moore's “Sicko” and said, “Whatever the problem, Google can act as a platform for educating the public and promoting your message” in the post, “Does negative press make you Sicko?” , little did she know what was in for her.

Customize And Personalize Even More Of Google Maps!

Jul 2, 2007 | 2,295 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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drag to change route Customize And Personalize Even More Of Google Maps!With Google Maps now anyone can get step-by-step driving directions, Plan a trip with multiple stops, Check live traffic conditions (select cities) and now Drag 'n drop points to customize your route reports Ryan Sturgell and Barry Brumitt at the official Google Lat Long Blog.

You can customize our driving directions to follow the route of your choice. Simply click on the route, drag it around, and the purple line follows you. When you've found the route you want,

Matt Cutts' Wants Feedback For Webmaster Central

Jul 2, 2007 | 2,420 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Recently Google Webmaster Central got an overhaul and more members. Matt Cutts in his official blog announces.

Suggestions include:

  1. Part of the page creation includes a hidden link (via css) that only shows if you print the page, or view it in print preview and whether this be considered outside the Google guidelines.
  2. Updated guidelines are worded less ambiguously than the old.

Google Taken To Court For Violating Trademarks

Jun 29, 2007 | 1,333 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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image3.thumbnail Google Taken To Court For Violating TrademarksCalling it “the most ambitious anti-domainer lawsuit to date”, Eric Goldman reports on how Vulcan Golf sued Google for violating trademarks.

The class action complaint filed by Vulcan Golf cites their reason very clearly saying, "defendants' shocking and egregious intentional, bad faith scheme to generate revenue, and profit from their illegal and deceptive actions in deliberately hijacking, diluting, infringing and otherwise unlawfully using Lead Plaintiff's and the Class's venerable, valuable and distinctive and famous registered marks, tradenames, logos, famous names and other distinctive/valuable marks ("Distinctive and Valuable marks") for their own commercial gain."

As Yahoo! As Google Also Losing Employees!

Jun 29, 2007 | 2,507 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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After many senior Google engineers like Vanessa Fox left for Zillow, a Real estate-based search engine, Bret Taylor and Jim Norris left their mothership to join Benchmark capital, a Venture Capital firm as "Entrepreneurs in Residence".

Apparent enough, it wasn't going to be too long before a major newspaper like Wall Street Journal would report about this sudden departure of Googlers, as they have in the article called Start-Ups Make Inroads With Google's Work Force.

Google Launches APIs For Custom Search Engine!

Jun 28, 2007 | 1,936 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a recent blog posted on the Goggle Custom Search Engine site, there is the announcement of the launch of the APIs for Google Custom Search Engines.

Now API will be used to create and control Custom Search Engines (CSEs). Until now, a CSE was created with the help of wizard or by writing an XML file and then uploading it to Google. For making any sort of changes, one had to use the control panel or upload the new XML specification. There were some limitations with this process like

Google Vs Microsoft: Federal Judge Asks Google to Wait

Jun 27, 2007 | 2,006 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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image2thumbnail1 Google Vs Microsoft: Federal Judge Asks Google to WaitMicrosoft Corporation's antitrust settlement case took a new turn on Tuesday, when the federal judge, colleen Kollar-Kotelly supervising the case, asked the government lawyers to come up with a way to handle Google's concerns over Microsoft's Vista operating system, reports Reuters in an article called "U.S. judge tells Google to work through Justice.

New Google News Image Version!

Jun 27, 2007 | 1,617 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has made some interesting changes in its Google News section. It is now available in an attractive new image version and has a fresher feel compared to the old text oriented pages. The 'image version' link on the left side of the Google News page takes you to the new 'image version'. Along with news articles, there are relevant news images carrying small subtitles. If one places the cursor on the image, it immediately places the related news article on the right side to the top position. By clicking on that one can read the news report.

Google Calls On Judge To Extend Microsoft's Four-Year Antitrust Scrutiny!

Jun 26, 2007 | 1,726 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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image2.thumbnail Google Calls On Judge To Extend Microsofts Four Year Antitrust Scrutiny!In the battle of the Web giants, Google, following last week's complaint that Windows Vista's's desktop search “functionality puts competitors at a disadvantage” (which was put to rest) “called on a judge to extend part of the US government’s four-year antitrust scrutiny of Microsoft” reports the Financial Times.

Google Launches Single Word Translation Application!

Jun 26, 2007 | 1,778 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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translate beta res Google Launches Single Word Translation Application!The official Google blog announces the new single word translation application through which we can get translations for just one single word. Besides, it also gives phrases and many possible meanings that the word might have.