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Google Introduces Online Security Blog!

May 23, 2007 | 2,096 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Realizing that "Online security is an important topic", Google introduces an Online Security Blog. The Blog will update regularly on recent trends, scoops, interesting findings, and endeavors related to online security.

For their first post, the blog discusses Malware, a software which can enter your computer and damage data surreptitiously. In case, a site is risky Google will mention it in the Search Results as "This site may harm your computer". Currently, Malware activity leads in China, followed by the U.S., Germany and Russia.

Google Inc To Digitize Ancient Indian Texts Among 80k Books!

May 23, 2007 | 2,062 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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At DNA, an update says Google Inc will digitize over 8,00,000 books and texts available at the Mysore University. Present among the books are ancient, rare texts and manuscripts including Kautilya's 'Arthasastra', India's first ever political, economic, state, military treatise composed in the 4th B.C. Other books and manuscripts include works on ayurveda, mathematics, medicine, science, astrology and economy.

Google And Salesforce To Tie The Knot?

May 23, 2007 | 1,148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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According to the WSJ unnamed sources say Google Inc and SalesForce.com Inc will plan on forming an alliance so together, they can crush and topple Microsoft.

The Wall Street Journal says "one outcome could be a Web-based offering that integrates some of Google's online services such as email and instant-messaging with those of Salesforce.com, whose customer-relationship management tools help salespeople track their accounts." Brad Reback, CIBC World Markets analyst says, "it's not out of the realm of possibility that Google ends up buying Salesforce.com."

The Buzz: Google Interested In Feedburner!

May 19, 2007 | 2,033 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Vecosys suggests rumors are floating about Google's pending purchase of Feedburner.

A user comments "I am shocked that nobody has yet snapped up feedburner. Great product, great features and great audience. When i see the money paid for absoulte shit companies, feedburner is a pure gem." In contrast another says "I hope that Google doesn’t ruin feedburner with the integration of ads into feeds. However, this acquisition does open the way for a new ‘independent’ feedburner equivalent to steal the show – but that’s if site owners can be bothered to migrate away."

More Services with Google Apps Partner Edition

May 19, 2007 | 3,159 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google introduces Google Apps Partner Edition “specifically designed for ISPs, portals, and other service providers, whether you have a few thousand subscribers or over a million.”

Google Apps Partner Edition provides:

-Decrease your operating costs

-Provide a better user experience for your subscribers

-Increase the amount of email storage for your subscribers

-Offer customers the very latest innovation from Google, on your domain

Big Brother DreamHost Demands Obstructing Google Bot!

May 18, 2007 | 1,411 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Search Engine Journal has an interesting report on DreamHost, a Web hosting & Server company who has asked its Client sites to block Googlebots. The news came known when a letter DreamHost sent one of its clients

Zoso emerged.

Stated in the letter from DreamHost:

Google Webmaster Tool Slow With Updates?

May 18, 2007 | 1,633 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Webmaster Tool users in a Google Groups forum are irate about their sites not receiving regular query updates.

It began with a post that said "Seems Query stats for my site have frozen. They haven't changed for about 6 weeks. They used to update at a good rate. Seems my internal links haven't changed either. I included several new pages and they are turning up in Google search but not in internal links tool. Sitemaps and last crawl date are seemingly the only data that is updating."

Google Book Search: Bigger And Better!

May 18, 2007 | 1,961 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Book Search has added another feather to their cap, in this situation additional results will appear besides the digitized format already present in Book Search. The extra results will be present as it prevails in analog.

That means, if you have entered “Catcher in The Rye” in the new book search engine besides the full text “you can often read reviews, a summary, or see what other people had to say about the book around the web.”

Google Paid Links Law Affect Both Buyers and Sellers!

May 17, 2007 | 1,518 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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David Naylor addresses the issue of Google's Paid Links Algorithm affecting both sides of buying and selling paid links.

Google Changes Ads Stance!

May 17, 2007 | 1,965 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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When Google and AOL negotiated a deal to create Global Advertising Partnership, one of its clauses included, "Expanding display advertising throughout the Google network".

To this provision, Google's official Blog vehemently commented, "There will be no banner ads on the Google homepage or web search results pages. There will not be crazy, flashy, graphical doodads flying and popping up all over the Google site. Ever."