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The announcement today that Sensis and Google have joined forces to put all of its Yellow directory business listings on Google Maps and that it will replace its own search technology with Google's signals two things. Sensis is finally getting real and it has accepted that search is not its business.

Published in Beerfiles
Sensis and Google have announced a commercial agreement to provide Australians with access to Yellow business directory listings on Google Maps.

Published in Deals
Thursday, 30 October 2008 05:38

Google settlement could herald an iTunes for books

Google has settled the ongoing lawsuits brought by the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers which claimed copyright violation through the process of scanning and indexing out of print title content. Is this the biggest book deal in US publishing history?

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 17 October 2008 11:10

Google rakes in the billions in Q3 '08 results

Google’s Q3 2008 results show that it remains one of the Internet’s true goldmines, and even though economic hard times are here, which it is “realistic about”, it will still invest for the future.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 13 October 2008 14:35

Go ogle Google as it was back in 2001!

Wow - way back in 2001, only a few years after Google launched in 1998, the 2001 index only let you search through a mere 1,326,920,000 web pages – and we can see that in 1999, Google had a Yahoo!-esque exclamation mark. My how times have changed...

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Microsoft appears to be having some measure of success bribing web surfers to use its online search service Live Search but they're the wrong users. Unfortunately, Microsoft is singing to its own choir.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 29 September 2008 12:00

Apple tweaking Safari for iPhone 2.2 software

Is Google about to get a more prominence in the iPhone version of the Safari browser, even though Google's Android platform is just coming to market in the shape of the HTC G1 mobile phone?

Thursday, 25 September 2008 03:26

Adobe taps Google to bolster CS4 help

Experienced users know that a Google search can often turn up the solution to a software problem even if the vendor's help files or support site don't have the answer. Now Adobe is making that process easier for its customers.

Published in Core Dump
Monday, 22 September 2008 07:46

Australia: a nation of searchers

comScore's Internet stats for the Asia Pacific show Australians as second only to Koreans in the number of searches they undertake. And they also show Baidu.com rapidly closing on Google as the region's preferred search engine, thanks to its popularity in China.

Published in Networking
Friday, 19 September 2008 07:04

Yahoo! Search delivers free Rhapsody music playback

The Search Wars continue: Yahoo!'s latest thrust is to deliver full music tracks among the search results for artists. Will this help the Yahooligans strike back against the Google empire?

Published in Home Tech
You can rely on Paris Hilton getting you into trouble online, just as you can be sure that much of the awesome power of Google is being used to search for porn. Or can you? 

Published in Networking
Wednesday, 17 September 2008 02:23

Google Desktop for Windows gets faster, and safer

Google has released a new version of Google Desktop for Windows - - an application that provides full text searching of files stored on the users computer - saying that changes have been primarily focussed on improving performance, and new safeguards added against 'malicious gadgets'.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 09 September 2008 19:51

Google data retention policy battered by EU

It looks like Google has caved in to the growing pressure from the EU to reduce the amount of time it retains personal search data. Actually, it is more of an avalanche than anything else...

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 09 September 2008 13:07

Google bringing old newspapers into search scope

Google has begun working with newspaper publishers to digitise back issues, making the material accessible via its search engines.

Published in Home Tech
Google was conceived by its two founders in the mid-1990s. But if you accept the date of incorporation as its birthday then today, 7th September 2008, is the 10th birthday of this amazing company.
Published in A Meaningful Look
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Thursday, 28 August 2008 14:59

How to Google without Google

Ever thought it would be nice to be able to search Google without getting bogged down by all those results from Google owned sites such as Blogger, YouTube and increasingly Knol? The good news is that you can now Google without Google...

Published in Home Tech
Everyone knows that people use search engines to hunt down porn ahead of everything else, right? Wrong, according to Google Insights. But there are some interesting similarities and differences among the search interests of American, Australian and British Googlers.

Published in Core Dump
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 17:53

Yahoo! tells Digg and Reddit to Buzz off

It has taken Yahoo! six months to recruit, it claims, 5 million users for the Buzz social news service which has now finally opened its doors to all comers for the first time. Should Digg and Reddit be worried?

Published in Home Tech
Internet censorship has many and varied faces. The latest revealed itself in India as the Supreme Court  ordered Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to stop serving up adverts for sites that promote sex selection services.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 04 August 2008 08:34

Yahoo! board gets the nod from shareholders

All nine of the Yahoo! directors standing for re-election at the company's annual meeting last Friday were approved by shareholders - even Robert Kotick, who had already announced that his resignation would take effect immediately after the meeting.

Published in Listed Tech




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