Office 365 – Microsoft’s answer to Google Apps

Microsoft has launched its web version of Office and e-mail to compete with Google’s similar offering, Google Apps. Google Apps includes online word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation and costs $50 per year for business customer. Microsoft’s basic service will cost slightly more at $72 a year. The new service will replace Microsoft’s previous similar offerings…

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Google’s new car doesn’t have a driver

Google is expecting to enter into a new business – robotic car. The secret project was announced today after completion of 140,000 miles of test driving. The self-driving cars "use video cameras, radar sensors, and a laser range finder" to drive along the traffic. Google’s data center is used to process the information gathered by…

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Google announced TV deals with major broadcasting companies

After 5 months of its initial announcement, today Google has announced that it has inked deals with major TV broadcasting companies including NBC, HBO, NBA and Turner Broadcasting (TNT, CNN, Cartoon etc.) Google’s new website google.com/tv, launched today, will offer information about the features of Google TV and apps for it upcoming Google TV. Another…

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Google offers Eye-Cake on its 12th birthday

It has been twelve years since Larry Page and Sergey Brin registered the domain Google.com, the search synonym of today. In that 12 years, Google has transformed itself into a multi-billion dollar company based in Mountain View, Calif. It’s 12th birthday is being celebrated with a American painter Wayne Thiebaud design – a big, digitized…

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YouTube to go LIVE

It seems, YouTube is going to test its live video streaming capability on Monday and Tuesday in collaboration with four partner sites, according to several news sources. USA Today, citing YouTube manager Joshua Siegel, says that YouTube will add live video to the channel pages from Howcast, Rocketboom, Next New Networks, and Young Hollywood. With…

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Google Instant – Where is my site ?

The much hyped Google Instant should be revolutionary technology in search. If it weren’t, Google wouldn’t have used it. Search is the bread-and-butter of Google so it should have considered every alternatives before introducing Google Instant. I am sure Google can’t take risks in its search business like it did with Google Buzz or Google…

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Google’s Predictive search – the bouncing ball mystery

Google Instant was the search technology behind the Google Doodle made of bouncing balls. The predictive search technology is new and innovative in which the search box suggesting is extended beyond the search box. Google, in its blog post says the "Search as you type," is a "simple and straightforward idea" in which, the results…

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Goodbye Google Wave

Google has decided to pull the plugs off its first social networking offering, Google Wave. Google wave, in its initial days, was told to replace email, or threaten Facebook and Twitter. Google should have learnt that, Social Networking is not an as easy as it looks, with problems in Google Buzz previously, and now with…

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PacMan – Google’s glimpse to Web OS?

Google celebrated Pacman’s 30th anniversary yesterday with an interactive PacMan Google logo. The birthday cake is all chowed-up – the the birthday party is all done but the cool, interactive, and fully functional PacMan logo is still featured in Google.com. That left me wondering if the PacMan logo signify more than a simple birthday party!…

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