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Google Unveils Plus Box

Mar 21, 2007 | 1,987 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Blog officially announces the launch of Plus Box, 'a new search feature that lets you see more information about individual search results.' A plus box icon lets you catch sight of additional data right below the original search result. You even get a visual snapshot of related information.

Google Targets Indian Users With Rural Search, Mobile Advertising

Mar 21, 2007 | 2,795 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google India plans to establish their rule over the rural India. Business Standard informs, “It is developing with local vendors a simpler search engine, as well as content tailored to the needs of rural users. The customized content for rural customers would include weather updates, crop patterns and other local data. Google is also betting heavily on the mobile platform (as PC penetration is low) and plans to introduce services like Google Talk (instant chat application), and Google Maps through tie-ups with Indian mobile operators.”

Google Earth Not Keen On Blurring Indian Sites!

Mar 21, 2007 | 1,905 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The concern grows amongst Indian security agencies as Google Earth continues to show clear images of strategic Indian sites. People from all around the world can see clear images of Indian Parliament house from all possible angels.

Google India Appoints Shailesh Rao As MD

Mar 21, 2007 | 4,426 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google India has appointed Shailesh Rao as managing director for, sales and operations in India. Shailesh Rao will reportedly be based in Delhi and manage Google's business and partnerships in India.

"I am extremely pleased and privileged to have the opportunity to take on this new role. This is an exciting time to join Google India. The region is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth, and I am excited that I can help in making an impact," said Shailesh.

Google Plans To Build Global Wireless Network?

Mar 20, 2007 | 1,466 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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News have been circulating that Google is working on a project to create its own global Internet protocol (IP) network.

Last year Times Online formed that:
Google is working on a project to create its own global internet protocol (IP) network, a private alternative to the internet controlled by the search giant, according to sources who are in commercial negotiation with the company.

Comcast May Drop Google For Microsoft

Mar 20, 2007 | 2,133 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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An article on Wall Street Journal informs that Comcast is unhappy about its search deal with Google. Comcast is thinking about switching to Microsoft. Comcast is the largest cable company and the largest broadband Internet service provider in the United States.

An Interview With Google's CEO Eric Schmidt

Mar 20, 2007 | 2,015 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google's CEO, Eric Schmidt gave a great interview to a couple of Stanford business school students, Matt and Julio. Eric talks about the future of Google and the survival tips in the times of competition.

Eric joined Google as Chairman and CEO in 2001 and runs the company in a unique triumvirate along with co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. The three of them were recently ranked the #1 most important person on the web by PC World. Prior to joining Google, Eric was the CEO of Novell and CTO of Sun Microsystems. 

Now Rank Better In Google Blog Search

Mar 20, 2007 | 3,698 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Operating System informs that Google Blog search ranks the search results by relevancy. The sort by date is also available. However, it is interesting to note the way Google ranks blog posts. 

Positive signals

  • links from blogrolls (especially from high-quality blogrolls or blogrolls of "trusted bloggers")
  • links from other sources (mail, chats)
  • using tags to categorize a post

Google Changes Color With The Weather

Mar 20, 2007 | 1,957 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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According to a news report on The Sydney Morning Herald, Google is about to offer 'a new option that places its Internet search box in panoramic settings that change with the time of day and the weather.' 

The report further informs:
Google's new package of decorations, also known as "skins", are designed to make the home page feel even more homey, said Marissa Mayer, the company's vice president of search products and user experience.

Google Acquires Gapminder's Trendalyzer Software

Mar 19, 2007 | 1,780 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has acquired Gapminder's Trendalyzer software. Google informs, “Trendalyzer generates moving graphics and other novel effects in the display of facts, figures, and statistics in presentations.”

The Google blog further reports:
Gathering data and creating useful statistics is an arduous job that often goes unrecognized. We hope to provide the resources necessary to bring such work to its deserved wider audience by improving and expanding Trendalyzer and making it freely available to any and all users capable of thinking outside the X and Y axes.