Archive for January, 2006

New Google Toolbar Custom Buttons

Monday, January 30th, 2006

Google has integrated Custom buttons, and a custom buttons API for the Google Toolbar.
Google started noticing engineers on the team had cool hacks on their Toolbars for doing customized searches on their internal bugs database, corporate employee directory and more.
So now they are passing along the fun to us!
Grab the API
Then read how to get […]

Google founders agree for another $1 per year salary

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Google execs Larry Page, and Sergey Brin agree to take another $1 for all their hard work this year. In a securities filing, Google has also stated that they have approved a $1 year salary for Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt.
All 3 were payed $1 year for 2005 as well as the last half of […]

Google Earth and Google Local adds more zoom

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Google Earth and Google Local has added more zoom!
Just when you thought it was close enough, Google has added 2 more levels of zoom to Earth and Local. Producing some nice clean crisp images of so many destinations.
Take a Google Local Trip:
Before you take a trip to Las Vegas, check out the map of the […]

CES Google Talk with Buddy icons

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

A demo version of Google Talk with buddy icons was recently shown at the CES show - check out some shots here.
No word on the release date for this yet.

Google News is out of Beta

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

Google News is out of Beta - and has added some neat features to its list!

Google News has finally been unleashed from Beta form after pretty much 3 years in the test and development phase.
Google News aggregates news stories from around the Web and groups them in clusters of articles that pertain to the same […]

Google will not comply with government Search request list

Friday, January 20th, 2006

Google has decided not to comply with the Bush governments request to hand over search request information. This is a request that underscores the potential for online databases to become tools for government surveillance.

Google has refused to comply with a White House subpoena first issued last summer, prompting U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales this week […]

ABC live from Google tonight

Friday, January 20th, 2006

ABC World news will report live from the Google Headquarters tonight.
The Google story and video clips are located here

Google Milestones Corporate history updates

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

The Google Milestones Corporate History page updates to include an overview of the 2005 year and 2006 and beyond…
Its a great informational tool to see where Google came from - where they have been - and where they are headed.