Archive for December, 2005

Google on Opera mobile browsers

Friday, December 30th, 2005

Google is said to be the default search engine tool on all of Opera’s mobile browsers.

The Opera mini browser is scheduled to be released next month, and Google will serve as the preferred search partner.
Some nice features are built into the mobile browser, including if 9 is pressed (button), it takes you right to Google […]

Google sets its sights on Hollywood

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Google has set its sights on the Hollywood entertainment industry with the investment of a film shot in San Francisco.

It has been reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, that Google co-founders have invested in a Stanford friend’s independent film that was shot in San Francisco.
Sergey Brin and Larry Page are executive producers of a low-budget, […]

Google Widgets and Modules

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

During the holiday time, why not check out some neat Google Widgets to beef up your personalized Google Home Page.

Google Personalize Your Homepage site has a ton of widgets to choose from.
This site includes widgets on:

Daily Horoscopes
Weather Map
Local Chat
Date & Time

GoogleModules hosts plenty modules for the Google Personalized Home Page.
They have topics ranging from:

Hangman
Last 10 […]

More AOL Google deal details

Friday, December 23rd, 2005

Time Warner’s AOL and Google to Expand Strategic Alliance
A few quick points about the AOL Google deal:

Creating Global Advertising Partnership
Google to Invest $1 Billion for a 5% Stake in AOL
Companies to Collaborate on Online Video Offering and Make More AOL Content Available to Google Users

Google Talk Instant Messaging Software to Communicate With AIM Users

The agreement’s […]

Lexar Flash Drives now come preloaded with Google Software

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

Lexar Media, a world leader in advanced digital media technologies announced it is bringing Google applications directly to customers by including Picasa, Google Toolbar and Google Desktop Search applications on its line of popular USB flash drives.

The Lexar Google offering is the first time consumers will be able to install Google applications from a USB […]

Google Zeitgeist 2005

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

The Google Zeitgeist 2005 is out! With some very cool new features.

Google AOL deal is a GO

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

The much anticipated Google - AOL deal is a go.
Google and America Online, a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. announced that they are expanding their current strategic alliance.

The agreement creates a global online advertising partnership, makes more of AOL’s industry-leading content available to Google users, and includes a $1 billion investment in […]

AOL pushing Google to try more complex ads

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

The AOL deal with Google is said to be announced this afternoon. In that deal, it is said to be that AOL is suggesting to Google that they try some more graphically intense ads to ad some substance to the sparceness of Google’s site.

Google made a name for itself in the online advertising field by […]