Jason Shellen Finally Left Google

Jul 12, 2007 | 1,932 views | by Navneet Kaushal

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 | 2,586 views | by Navneet Kaushal

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.

Stephen Shankland informs that Yahoo Photos' closure bumps Flickr market share, as Flickr is now the #2 photo sharing portal on the basis of traffic, based on a Hitwise report. Flickr has grown with 22 percent more visitors while Yahoo! Photos slipped by 60 percent.

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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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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."

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 | 2,340 views | by Navneet Kaushal

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.

Ask 3D: More Features

Jul 10, 2007 | 2,049 views | by Navneet Kaushal

logo ask Ask 3D: More Features Since Ask3D was launched, there have been many updates from the Ask official blog reporting and updating on the many features its “I got what I’m looking for” ad , etc.

Once again, in an article called "For Ask3D Power Users" Ask tells its users and readers about some more tools.

Binoculars 2.0

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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.

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.