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Spring Sports- Most Searched On Google

Apr 10, 2007 | 1,903 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has announced the top ten most searched keywords for week ending April 7, 2007.  The top gainer 'masters' actually stands for annual(masters) golf tournament. How can it be that the celebrities are left out of the top ten list.  Keith Richards and Rose Mcgown bagged the nine and the eight position. Checkout the complete list:

Google Search Results With A Notebook

Apr 9, 2007 | 1,239 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has added a notebook to its search pages. Now if you click on the “My notebooks” on the top of the search pages a Google Notebook extension will pop up on your screen. The same happens when you click on 'Note This' as well. It lets a user add text, images and links without leaving the browser.

Google notebook Google Search Results With A Notebook

More features include:

Copyright Suit Over Google News Settled

Apr 7, 2007 | 1,557 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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After two years Google has settled a copyright law suit that was filed by a  French news agency Agence France-Presse, reports AZCentral.com. Google was accused of posting news, headlines as well as images without the prior permission from the site. Google has paid an undisclosed amount for getting a license for AFP articles.

Google Launches Voice Local Search

Apr 7, 2007 | 1,319 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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google voice search Google Launches Voice Local SearchGoogle Labs has launched Voice Local search. It automatically connect a user with local businesses in a particular area.

AOL To Launch White Label Version of Google AdWords

Apr 7, 2007 | 1,303 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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John Battelle informs that AOL is about to come up with a white label version of Google Adwords. It will permit AOL advertisers to solely target the AOL Search audience

Make Your Own Map With Google MyMaps

Apr 6, 2007 | 2,222 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google my maps Make Your Own Map With Google MyMapsGoogle has introduced MyMaps which interestingly allows users to create their own personalized maps. This free tool allows users to make maps of the areas that they know. Moreover, the features are 'so easy a caveman could do it'. Checkout the user guide.

No More YouTube In Thailand

Apr 6, 2007 | 1,331 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Thailand has blocked YouTube and several other sites 'in a crackdown on material seen as denigrating the country's monarch', reports Herald Tribune.

"We have blocked YouTube because it contains a video insulting to our king," Winai Yoosabai, head of the censorship unit at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, said.

Google Search For 'Missing Pet Snake'

Apr 3, 2007 | 1,655 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google's work culture could not get more laid back than this. During the weekend an employee python went missing in Google's Manhattan office. The three foot long snake called Kaiser made the Google's search engine experts leave their work and scoured the complex in search for it.

Matt Cutts: Comic Hero Or Serious Let Down?

Apr 3, 2007 | 1,859 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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With greater power comes greater responsibility. Matt Cutts has failed the test. His April Fool blog hack joke was careless at best. The joke as David Naylor has pointed out at Threadwatch is in "bad taste" or a "linkbait." But whatever it is, it is at "WORDPRESS's Expense."

Finally Google Announces TV Ads Trials!

Apr 3, 2007 | 1,220 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Finally Google has plunged into the television world after months of rumors and speculation. Google announced yesterday via press release that it is partnering with Echostar and Astound Cable to run 'a trial to deliver better ads to viewers and help advertisers, operators and programmers more efficiently buy, schedule, deliver and measure ads on television.'