Archive for the 'technology' Category

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 […]

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 […]

Google Pack

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

Google releases a free collection of essential software.

Google released Google Pack. A library of Google software.
This includes:

Google Earth - 3D Earth browser
Picasa - Photo organizer
Google Pack Screensaver - Photo screensaver
Google Desktop - Desktop companion
Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer - Search toolbar

and additional software:

Mozilla Firefox with Google Toolbar - Web browser
Norton Antivirus 2005 Special Edition […]

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 Music Launches

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

Google rolled out Google music. This new feature allows you to search a band, or song name in Google search, and displays the Google music feature at the top of the list.

The Google music feature is posted at the top of a search for band or song content searches. When the specific link is clicked […]

Google Space at Heathrow

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Travelers at London’s Heathrow Airport have been flocking to a free pilot program called Google Space that may be a harbinger of the search firm’s future plans.

Google dropped ten laptops for travelers at Londons Heathrow airport to try out six Google programs: Google Earth, Google Local, Google Toolbar, Google Mobile, Google Mail, and Picasa.
This […]

Google Click-to-Call

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Google’s Click-to-Call gives you a free and fast way to speak directly to the advertiser you found on a Google search results page – over the phone.

With Google’s Click-to-Call, website visitors can speak directly to advertisers they find on a Google search results page.
When the phone icon is clicked on, you can enter your phone […]

Introducing Google Analytics

Monday, November 14th, 2005

A new service has quietly launched from the search masters. Google rebrands Urchin with Google Analytics. Analytics tells you everything you want to know about how your visitors found you and how they interact with your site. You’ll be able to focus your marketing resources on campaigns and initiatives that deliver ROI, and improve your […]