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Google And Salesforce To Tie The Knot?

May 23, 2007 | 1,179 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 | 2,052 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 | 3,179 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 | 1,429 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 | 1,654 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 | 1,986 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 | 1,536 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 | 1,984 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."

Google To Launch CLIR: Cross Language Information Retrieval

May 17, 2007 | 2,510 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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At Google's world webcast Searchology Press conference, Udi Manber , VP Engineering, Google Inc announced the launch of Cross Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) among other things.

Google Far From A Perfect 10!

May 17, 2007 | 2,016 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Inc is safe from a preliminary injunction in which they were charged for showing thumbnail-sized images from sexually explicit Websites. However, they might still be held liable for approving links to websites featuring pirated images.