A Google worker’s daughter earned dad a week-long-vacation

A little girl wrote a letter to Google – and it worked. In the most technologically advanced office in the world, an old fashioned, not-so-neat letter earned her dad a week-long vacation on the July. The letter reads: Dear Google worker, can you please make sure when dad goes to work, he gets one day…

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Happy Canada Day ! Why does Google hate Canada Day?

Today Canadians are celebrating the 144th birthday of Canada. I wish everybody a very happy Canada Day! Newly married British royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton who arrived in Canada yesterday, took part in the Canada Day celebration. Prince William also addressed Canada Day crowd in Ottawa. Why does Google hate Canada Day? I…

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Google search – Content Farm – Losers and Winners

It is not easy to label something ‘Content Farms’ to the companies that have huge presence in the web. Yes, many produce large amounts of inexpensive, search-engine-optimized content usually of very low value to the readers. These sites were mutually beneficial to Google and ‘content farm’ sites in terms of ad revenues. Now, Google has…

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Bing vs Google – Is it Google’s defeated mentality or Larry Page taking over?

Google’s head of Webspam team., Matt Cutts’s blog is full of Bing and Google search pages, comparing what Microsoft has stolen from the Google search results. Google has accused Bing of shoplifting the Google search. Microsoft says, it is using user data gathered from the Bing Toolbar and IE8 Suggested Sites feature. Google does teh…

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Larry Page appointed CEO of Google

Google has named its co-founder Larry Page the new chief executive officer (CEO)  to replace Eric Schmidt. Eric won’t be leaving Google, at least not now, and will work as the executive chairman. PageRank, the backbone algorithm of Google search is named after Larry Page. A flimsy business card, printed in bubble jet printer, back…

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Google buying spree – acquires 32 companies in 16 months

In the last sixteen months (since August 2009) the internet search giant, Google, has managed to acquire two companies in average totaling at least 32 companies (publicly announced). The second half of 2009 was the time when the economy was having its toll on business and, it was also the time when Google decided it…

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Chrome OS Netbook may be unveiled on Dec 7

Google has announced an event to be held in San Francisco for December 7th, with a promise of "exciting news about Chrome." It is expected that a netbook running Google’s Chrome OS might be unveiled on the December 7 event. Egadadget reports that the Atom-powered laptop will not be the final product and will not…

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Will Facebook’s ‘Gmail Killer’ be @fb.com

Latest rumor in the tech world is that email with @facebook.com is going to be the next big thing in email communication. The email system coupled with Facebook’s popular photo and events programs can prove to be a serious rival to Google’s Gmail. Rumor of a secret project, officially known as Project Titan, has been…

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Google’s 10 percent raise – an attempt to retain employees

In an attempt to retain it’s work force and lure more talents, Google Inc has announced 10% raise to its 23,000 employees. Google has faced increasing number of it’s talents leaving for better paid jobs in startup companies. Reversing the trend of being considered Silicon Valley’s hottest job destination, Google has seen Facebook and other…

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Google blocks Facebook from Gmail contact list

It’s official, Google thinks, Facebook is a virtual black hole! A black hole, is a star or planet that has shrunken such that it has an infinite mass and virtually nothing, even light, escapes its gravitational field. Google thinks the same holds true for Facebook because it can’t crawl the personal data held in the…

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