New And Cleaner Google With ‘Fade In’ Awesomness

Google announced on their blog how they just launched a cleaner look of Google.com, showing only the search field, two buttons and the option to change language. Once you move your mouse, the options you’re used to see, will once again appear. If you’re using iGoogle, this change will not affect you. The result is … Read more →

Switzerland Says “No Thanks, We’ll Sue You” To Google Street View

Google started shooting pictures of the streets in Switzerland this summer for their Google Street View service. The local authorities didn’t like that one bit (no pun intended) and the Swiss commissioner for federal data protection, Hanspeter Thür, told Google to stop whatever they were doing! Google didn’t obey the request and continued their drive-by-shooting. … Read more →

Google Similar Image Search Fresh Out of Google Labs

A new feature from Google Labs was just released and is now available to the public, it’s called Similar Images. At first it works just like regular Google image search, but when you click “similar images” on an image, you will see..… *drum roll*… similar images! For instance, an initial image search for “apple” will … Read more →

Google & Bing In Twitter Search Battle

Microsoft announced having agreed a deal with Twitter on providing real-time searches in Bing from Twitter. A few hours later, Google announced pretty much the same deal. Using Bing or Google, users should be able to search in Twitter messages, even just a few moments after they have been “tweeted”. Microsoft already has a test … Read more →

Google’s Market Share Increases More Than Bing’s

The latest study from ComCast into the US search engine market shows that Bing only saw a 0.1% increase from 9.3% to 9.4% from August to September, while Google increased by 0.3% to 69.9%. It’s mostly Yahoo taking the biggest hit on the risings from Bing and Google as they saw a decrease of 0.5% … Read more →

Google Removes The Pirate Bay From Search Results (Never Mind, They’re Back!)

Google does the China move and removes The Pirate Bay’s homepage and seven other pages related to the Bay’s BitTorrent tracker, because of a DMCA complaint, writes The Register. At this time Google has not responded to The Register’s query for more information about the removal. Peter Sunde, former spokesperson for The Pirate Bay, asks … Read more →

Matt Cutts: “Google Crawls According To PageRank”. A Must See Video For Bloggers

Matt Cutts is often looked at as the “face of Google” among bloggers and search engine optimization people. Matt often posts information, tips, videos etc. with information about Google and other related stuff that can help bloggers and webmasters optimize their site for better ranking and readership. He joined Google as a software engineer in … Read more →

Google Search Becomes Bigger – Almost Super Sized!

Did you also reset your font-size in your browser yesterday when you noticed how the Google Search had grown in size? There’s nothing wrong with you, or me, it’s just Google changing things around. Google writes on their official blog: For us, search has always been our focus. And, starting today, you’ll notice on our … Read more →

What Secret Game Are Apple And Google Playing?

Eric Schmidt, Google U.S. Federal Trade Commission has already started to look at the complex relationship of Apple and Google.

Last week Google chief Eric E. Schmidt left Apple’s board of directors as both parties agreed that they actually compete in the mobile business with Android and iPhone. Yet, there is much talk in the corners and some people believe that Google deliberately failed to build multi-touch in Android at the request of Apple.

Now it also emerged that the two companies have an agreement not to recruit from each other’s employees, according to TechCrunch, who is in possession of an e-mail from Google.

Apple and Google remains tied together pretty well and part of Google’s technology is already built directly into Apple units, including extensive support for YouTube in everything from Apple TV to the iPhone.

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Have You Gone Google, yet?

Despite being one of the most known companies in the world, Google just launched an ad campaign with 4 massive billboards along freeways around San Francisco, Boston, Chicago and New York. The ad claims that 1.75 million companies already made the switch to Google Apps which allows them to avoid software upgrade costs and other … Read more →