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Google Expands Flight Search!

Jan 12, 2012 | 2,465 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google's Flight Search feature was launched in September 2011. Though Google hasn't shared the exact number of routes added but have hinted that Flight Search has expanded to almost double its size since inception.

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Yahoo! Has A New CEO- It’s PayPal President Scott Thompson!

Jan 5, 2012 | 1,919 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo has put out its formal press announcement announcing Scott Thompson as the new CEO. Yahoo has been looking for a new CEO since the ouster of Carol Bartz. This is what Yahoo has to say about appointing Thompson:

Google Catches Up With US Election Fever!

Jan 3, 2012 | 1,559 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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With less than a year to go for the US presidential election, Google has launched a new US Election hub. Available to Internet users world wide, this can be viewed at google.com/election.

The 2012 election hub covers upcoming election in a never-done-before way. Similar to the election hub launched prior to 2008 election, 2012 election hub allows you to set filtering parameter in accordance to the news you want to see. Predefined parameters for major presidential election are running President Obama along with 7 Republican, who are hoping to topple him.

Three's Company! Gmail- Contacts And Google+ Integrated

Dec 15, 2011 | 1,993 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Connecting with people is much easier now, as Google has integrated its three services- Gmail-Contacts and Google+. So, now you can see and filter emails while on Google+ and can get your notifications while using Gmail and see your Contacts updated thru Google profiles.

Google Announces A New Markup For Multilingual Content!

Dec 6, 2011 | 1,922 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The fact that there are many websites that cater to a global audience, has prompted Google to better its support for multilingual content with improvement in two basic cases. These scenario being- multiregional websites that have the same content in various regions, with only minor changes like prices; and those multiregional websites that have product/services pages in a different language for every country (French/German etc).

Top Bing Searches 2011- Justin Beiber Is The Most Searched Person!

Dec 1, 2011 | 2,486 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The American choice of celebrities underwent quite some change in the year 2011, as pop star Justin Beiber took the number one place among the most searched people. Bing has released a list of the top searches in 2011, and is a reflection of the collective interest of Americans in the year.

As compared to the 2010 edition, there have been some major changes.

Google Bids Farewell To Wave, Knol, Friend Connect And More Products!

Nov 24, 2011 | 1,658 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Continuing on its spring cleaning path, Google has announced the end of seven more of its failed products including the failed social network Wave and the knowledge platform Knol. It seems that Google is walking steadily on its path to shut down its products that haven’t taken off. Some of the earlier products that have been axed include- Buzz, Jaiku, and even Google Labs.

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Post Complaints, Google Brings On Board Verbatim Search!

Nov 16, 2011 | 3,205 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In the last week of October, Google stealthily removed the “+” search operator from its set of search tools. By adding a “+” before a search term, made it mandatory that the specific words showed up in your search results. But, this tool was removed by Google as it considered the double quotes a better way of searching specifically.

At Last Google+ Rolls Out Pages For Businesses And Brands!

Nov 9, 2011 | 2,467 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The wait is finally over! Since its launch and going public, now, Google+ has now finally opened its doors and is ready to welcome businesses on board. Businesses can now have their own commercial pages, on Google+ now, and use the platform to connect to fans.

Google To Offer Free Websites To Indian SMBs!

Nov 3, 2011 | 1,290 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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This is big news for Indian small and medium enterprises, Google India is launching a nation wide initiative that offers them a chance to get online with a free website, personalized domain and hosting.

What Is The Offer All About?