NORAD To Track Santa With Google

Dec 24, 2007 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

The Official Google Blog reports that NORAD or the North American Aerospace Defense Command, would track the trail of Santa with Google as he goes about making deliveries all over the world. Noradsanta page says "Google Maps will refresh Santa's position every 5 minutes."


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MetaGlossary: A Gateway To Meaningful Results

Dec 24, 2007 116 reads by Navneet Kaushal

There a quite a few glossaries and dictionaries on the Internet but, here's the "MetaGlossary," that not only searches for 2,000,000 definitions, terms, phrases and acronyms from the web but also allows for users to submit definitions. Additionally, you can vote for the definitions, look up for a corresponding meaning in another language. Further, you can customize your experience of using this dictionary amongst other useful features.

Yahoo! announces partnership with América Móvil

Dec 22, 2007 124 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Making a big move, Yahoo has announced a global partnership with América Móvil. The América Móvil is a leading wireless services provider in Latin America and this strategic deal will further boost Yahoo's mobile service. As now its oneSearch will be available by default to millions of consumers in 16 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean through América Móvil.

Illegal gambling ads cost Google, Microsoft & Yahoo! $31.5M

Dec 22, 2007 119 reads by Navneet Kaushal

The three search engine giants of the industry, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! have reached on a settlement of paying $31.5M to the US Justice Department. The Justice department had charged the companies of taking money for placing Illegal gambling advertisements.

Finally Half-billion Dollar Deal Between Microsoft And Viacom!

Dec 20, 2007 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Microsoft has officialy announced about the half-billion dollar deal with media-giant Viacom. This new deal is very prestigious as it shows a positive sign that online advertising and content distribution offerings are getting more matured.

Ex Google Employee Jason Shellen Joins LiveJournal

Dec 20, 2007 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

jason-450px-wide.jpgJason Shellen who has previously worked for Google’s New Business Development team will take up the responsibility of managing the product development for LiveJournal, Inc. During his time at Google he was the founding product manager for Google Reader which is one of the most popular blog readers available online.

New Privacy Tips Video Series Released By Google

Dec 20, 2007 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

The latest Google's videos released highlight some very specific privacy issues on a product-by-product basis. The Google team has done so to help grow the Google Privacy Channel on YouTube that was developed last month.

Google's Cache Down, Was It?

Dec 20, 2007 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google's good and that's why there are so many across the world who depend on it. But, sometimes even highly reliable resources can let you down. Some people trying to trying to look up Google's cache were disappointed, when it didn't return anything but…
"Your search – cache:http://www.##############.html – did not match any documents."

New Translation Bots For Google Talk

Dec 20, 2007 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google has introduced a number of translation bots to their chat software named Google Talk. This was announced by the Google team in one of their blog post. This new bot which is a piece of software acts as a chat contact and provides some useful functionality. Suppose you are trying to chat with someone who does not know your language, then with the help of this new bot whatever you type it will be translated and repeated in another language. The new feature will prove to be quite handy during group chat when you want to have conversation with someone in another native language.

Google Supplemental Index Officially Dead!

Dec 20, 2007 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

The Supplemental Index of Google has been a hotly discussed topic in the past, see Expert Comments On Supplementary Index. Some people had also come up with SEO tools for assessing it. See: Google Supplemental Index Ratio Calculator: New SEO Tool!

What's the purpose of the Supplemental Index? Google's Official Webmaster Blog says that "it stored unusual documents that we would search in more depth for harder or more esoteric queries."

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