Archive for the 'misc' Category

Google PC’s

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

Google is set to launch its line of Google PC’s with their own operating system at WalMart stores and other retailers.

The Google PC machine would run an operating system created by Google, not Microsoft’s Windows, which is one reason it would be so cheap, perhaps as little as a couple of hundred dollars.
For more on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Google Librarian Newsletter - first issue

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Google drops the first issue of the Google Librarian newsletter.

December hold the first issue of the newly launched Google Librarian newsletter that was conceived at the 2005 ALA conference in Chicago.
The newsletter will be published quarterly, proving information, and working together with Librarians to help people find useful, and relevant information.
First Google Librarian […]

Google makes a $1Billion offer for AOL

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Google made a $1Billion offer for a 5% stake in AOL. Beating out any chance that rival Microsoft has in getting attention from Time Warner.

The deal is said to let AOL sell some adspace on Google, and Google would promote AOLs spaces on the Sponsored Listings sections on Google searches.