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Google.org’s hybrid auto grants

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Google has planned to dish out $1 million in grants that will fund the development and technology of hybrid cars. They are doing this through Google.org, their philanthropic arm Google.org.
Google.org also plans to release an RFP that would see $10 million towards any company that can help commercialize plug-in hybrids and fully electric cars.
On […]

Yahoo vs Google

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Jerry Yang, the founder, and now CEO of Yahoo is completely focused on fighting Google. The company is hard focused on taking Yahoo to the next level and will be hiring engineers to improve on the companies technology to regain that they have let slip the past few years.
What will their new technology game plan […]

Google’s new Public Policy blog

Monday, June 18th, 2007

What is Google’s public policy? Well, now you might find out that information faster at the newly launched Google Public Policy blog. This blog was put together to compile Google’s views on government, policy, and politics.
Currently on the site, users can check out Google’s Net Neutrality, Immigration policies, a video of John Edwards at the […]

How long does Google hold their data for?

Monday, June 18th, 2007

Google has reported that it holds users data for no longer than 18 months. After that time it makes it anonymous.
The European advisory had raised eyebrows as to the fact that Google might be in breach of some EU laws pertaining to data retention policies. Google’s response has led them to take a lead role […]

Google to expand Research and Development in Shaghai

Monday, June 18th, 2007

Google is all about research and development. With the launch of many new facilities around the world, Google is planning on stepping up its efforts in Shangai with the opening of a research and development center.
This new Google R&D facility is supposedly going to be aimed at building a more effective search business in China. […]

Somewhere in California….

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

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 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 […]