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Jason Shellen Finally Left Google

Jul 12, 2007 | 1,945 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Jason Shellen, who has worked with Google since 2003 has finally decided to leave the company after all. The announcement was made by him today. During his four and a half years of work profile at Goggle, he has worked on numerous projects like Picasa, Reader and Blogger. Undoubtedly, the most notable amongst them is Goggle Reader. He also served as the New Business Development Manager there.

Google To Release 2007 Q2 Earnings

Jul 11, 2007 | 2,628 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google will announce its announce second quarter 2007 financial report on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time), reports Google Investor Relations and Google Press Center.

The press conference featuring the 2007 Q2 earnings will be webcast and can be seen via http://investor.google.com/webcast.

Google Maps To Incorporate Third Party Mashups

Jul 11, 2007 | 1,630 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Maps will be unveiling its latest feature through which users can create customized mashups with data from third party sources, informs News.com.

The accompanying image shows a Google map of Chicago, with points showing area hotels, transit lines and user-generated photos.

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Google And Their 10,000 Human Evaluators

Jul 11, 2007 | 1,529 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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As seen on Dare Obasanjo's article from Seattle's Scalability Conference held on the 6th of June, 2007, Google has 10,000 human evaluators, as told by Marissa Mayer when asked:

"How do they tell if they have bad results?

A: They have a bunch of watchdog services that track uptime for various servers to make sure a bad one isn't causing problems. In addition, they have 10,000 human evaluators who are always manually checking teh relevance of various results."

A Brief Of Google's Accessible Service

Jul 11, 2007 | 2,149 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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asearch.thumbnail A Brief Of Googles Accessible ServiceT. V. Raman in the official Google blog has an update on Google Accessible Service providing an overview of their accessible services.

"Web search, our primary service, has a very simple interface and has always been accessible from a variety of user environments. Newer services that present highly interactive interfaces continue to present accessibility challenges when used with specialized adaptive technologies such as screenreaders. We are committed to finding accessibility solutions that make our services work better for everyone who visits. "

Google's Supplemental Query To Go!

Jul 10, 2007 | 2,364 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google’s Matt Cutts has come up with some smart solutions for the hot discussion on the unofficial 'show your supplemental results in Google' query. He is confident that the query will not work for much longer.

More Google Secrets: Snippet Database And Multiple Cache Pages

Jul 10, 2007 | 2,100 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The ever aware and newsworthy forum at Webmaster World reports that Google keeps several cache dates for the same page.

It was webmaster abhishekkaushik who first reported saying:

" Recently I see a strange thing may be other already know it. Seems like Google keeps multiple copies of same pages with different times of update and use them in SERP.

Google Expands Brazilian Search Advertising Market

Jul 10, 2007 | 1,661 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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brazil06.thumbnail Google Expands Brazilian Search Advertising Market Marcelo SantMarcelo Sant'Iago reports that Google adds two big players to its network in Brazil.

This happened as UOL (#1 ISP and top 5 web destination) and Buscapé (#1 comparison shopping website in Brazil and latin America) have given the boot to Yahoo.

SHOCKING: Google Rescues Two Bigg City Burglars

Jul 10, 2007 | 1,269 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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1184014749 spray.thumbnail SHOCKING: Google Rescues Two Bigg City BurglarsTechnology does come to the aid of everyone, including two Bigg city burglars. reports the Gazette.

Two burglars came prepared with door keys, pass codes and combinations for the safes at a Colorado Springs indoor amusement center. However, for 75 minutes the two struggled in vain to open the safes till finally they did what all of us do when needing answers – Google.

Breaking News: Google Inc Purchases Postini For $625 Million

Jul 9, 2007 | 2,377 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The Official Google press center announces their acquisition of Postini a global leader in on-demand communications security and compliance solutions serving more than 35,000 businesses and 10 million users worldwide. Google will acquire Postini for $625 million in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments, and Postini will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Google. The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close by the end of the third quarter 2007."