Archive for November, 2005

Google Eyeing Hollwood?

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Google has hired a former Pixar and Disney executive. Could it be that Google has its sights set on the big bright lights of Hollywood entertainment?

Google announced that it has brought on Ann Mather to its Board of Directors at Google. Ms. Mather was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Pixar. At Pixar […]

Customize Google

Monday, November 28th, 2005

CustomizeGoogle is a Firefox extension that enhance Google search results by adding extra information (like links to Yahoo, Ask Jeeves, MSN etc) and removing unwanted information (like ads and spam).

Great new Firefox extention that enhances Google Search.
Features

* Use Google Suggest (suggest words while you’re typing)
* Add links to competitors
* Rewrite links to point straight to […]

Google Space at Heathrow

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Travelers at London’s Heathrow Airport have been flocking to a free pilot program called Google Space that may be a harbinger of the search firm’s future plans.

Google dropped ten laptops for travelers at Londons Heathrow airport to try out six Google programs: Google Earth, Google Local, Google Toolbar, Google Mobile, Google Mail, and Picasa.
This […]

Google Click-to-Call

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Google’s Click-to-Call gives you a free and fast way to speak directly to the advertiser you found on a Google search results page – over the phone.

With Google’s Click-to-Call, website visitors can speak directly to advertisers they find on a Google search results page.
When the phone icon is clicked on, you can enter your phone […]

Google Onsite Advertiser

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Google adds Onsite Advertiser option for Publishers to target more specific related advertisers.

The Google Onsite Advertiser allows advertisers to bid for inventory directly from your (the publishers) homepage.
“Advertise on this site” links in the ad units let advertisers know they have the opportunity to place ads on your site, and enable them to act at […]

Add to Google Feed Button

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Google writes some code to make it easier to add your feed to users personal Google homepages or to the Google Reader.

The “Add to Google” button makes it easier for people to stay up to date with your website. The button helps you promote your site by making it easy for readers to quickly add […]

Google’s New Chelsea Office

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

A special look at the new tier 1 internet office digs that are currently being renovated for Google’s Chelsea New York offices.

Curbed.com throws down some photos of the new Google complex being built in Chelsea New York. It is said to be 311,000 square feet at 111 Eighth Ave., New York, 4th floor.
The space stretches […]

Google Korea launching soon

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Google is expected to launch Google Korea in the next few months.

Google is preparing to expand its business in Korea, hiring a regional chief for its new affiliate company which is expected to open in Seoul within a few months.
Google has been interviewing candidates for the CEO of Google Korea, said the company’s public relations […]