Archive for January, 2006

Google Ads for Radio

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

Google is set to aquire dMarc Broadcasting, which will bring Radio Adverting to Google Adwords Advertisers in a deal that could be set at $1.136 billion over the next three years..

Google announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif. dMarc is a digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
dMarc […]

Old Google hardware pictures

Saturday, January 14th, 2006

Some really interesting pictures of the old Google setup and all the old Hardware. 300 MHz Dual Pentium II Servers with 512MB of RAM, Sun Ultra II with dual 200MHz processors, and 256MB of RAM. Wow, very high tech. Keep in mind they are from 1998, and some of the systems ran the old Backrub […]

Gmail is down

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Update - looks like its back online - i wonder if anything has changed? New features coming soon?
Look like Gmail has been down for while now. Server issues? or updates?
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Gmail is temporarily unavailable. Cross your fingers and try again in a few minutes. We’re sorry for the inconvenience.

Google adds Pinpointed ads to its Google Local searches

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Google has added Pinpointed ads to its searches on Google Local with little blue pinpoints.

The recent search term that was found to hold these new pinpointed blue ad points was “Hotels, New York”.
Upon searching for the term, destinations are pinpointed with the standard red points, while sponsored locations are hit with a blue pin.

Google Mobile Personalized Home

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Google Mobile Personalized Home has dropped. Google has designed a view that shows your Gmail inbox to news headlines, weather, stock quotes, and feeds (Atom or RSS).

The Google Mobile Personalized Home interface is optimized for small screens.
Google has arranged things so you don’t have to click on a bunch of links to locate what you’re […]

Blackberry to support Google Talk and Google Local

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

BlackBerry handheld devices will soon support the Google Talk instant-messaging and Google Local mapping programs, Research In Motion announced.

Mobati.net has dropped some nice news on the integration of Google Talk and Google Local maps onto the Blackberry devices.
Google Talk for BlackBerry, a version of the instant messaging application specifically designed for BlackBerry handsets, will allow […]

Google Earth for Mac

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

Google Earth is out of Beta - and is now available for the Mac!

Google Earth left beta status, and has rolled out a new much anticipated Mac version.

Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of […]

Google Video is live

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

Google Video is now live. Search from thousands of videos in Google’s open video market.

The Google Video store features thousands of titles representing a wide variety of entertainment and educational content, and more content is being added each day.
Purchase videos, or watch tons of free ones.
More info at:
http://video.google.com