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China finds Googles HongKong redirect unacceptable

Google currently automatically redirect everyone using Google.cn to Google.com.hk, its Hong Kong search engine. This redirect, which offers unfiltered search in simplified Chinese, has been working well for Google users and for Google.

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Google Search Indexing to get a dose of Caffeine

Google, which had unveiled a “secret project” of “next-generation architecture for Google’s web search“ called Caffeine, has now announced its completion.

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Google Suggest feature gets a tweak!

The Google Suggest feature, in Google Search offers spell-corrected search completions, to provide you with similar search queries from other users.

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Australia To Investigate Google For Privacy Violations

Australia announced a police investigation Sunday into whether Google illegally collected private information from wireless networks, becoming at least the second country to probe the Internet giant’s “Street View” mapping service.

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Google homepage to display background images too

Google is introducing a new feature that brings a new level of personalization to Google Search, by letting you add a favorite photo or image to the background of the Google homepage. You can choose any photo from your computer […]

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Google to phase out Windows on security concerns

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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Google allows website visitors to opt out of Google Analytics

Many website owners & bloggers use Google Analytics to track & see their website statistics.  Google has now announced that they are now giving the option to the visitors to opt out of being counted! Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on […]

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Google gives its home page a new look

The look and feel of Google’s search results have changed! Today’s metamorphosis responds to the increasing richness of the web and the increasing power of search — revealing search tools on the left and updating the visual look and feel […]

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Google Gets Approval to Buy & Sell Electricity

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted its approval to Google, to become an electricity marketer, permitting it to buy and resell electricity.

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Google acquires Aardvark

Google has announced that they’ve acquired Aardvark, a unique technology company that lets you quickly and easily tap into the knowledge and experience of your friends and extended network of contacts.

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Google ‘look-alike’ Search emerges in China.

A new search engine Goojje search has been noticed in China. Apart from sounding similar to Google, it also copies the loogo of Google and includes the Baidu logo in its own.

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Google Hacks Back!

Google had earlier announced that it will no longer censor search results on Google.cn, the Chinese version of the search engine.

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Google introduces a URL shortener service

Google has launched updated versions of the Google Toolbar and FeedBurner that offer a new URL shortening service from Google called the Google URL Shortener.

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Switch to Bing, Mozilla exec tells Firefox users

Catalyzed by Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s comments on privacy, Dolzler, a Mozilla executive, on his private blog, is telling Firefox users to ditch Google for Microsoft’s Bing, stating that Bing provides superior security.

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Google home-page to sport a fade-in look.

The Google homepage is sporting a new look. Google has released a new version of its classic homepage. The main feature of the new homepage is that it “fades in” — when the page first loads, it shows only  the […]

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Google: We will never be evil like Microsoft

At a recent press conference in New York, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and co-founder Sergey Brin fielded a lot of questions, on varying topics, from the media.

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Google celebrates its 11th birthday with an extra ‘l’.

It’s Google’s 11th birthday on Sunday, September 27th: to celebrate, the company has changed its logo to a version that turns the letter “L” into the number 11. The logo is already visible.

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Google Page Rank trick tracks extinctions!

Google’s algorithm for ranking web pages can be adapted to determine which species are critical for sustaining ecosystems, say researchers.

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Google’s next search engine: Caffeine

Google has just unveiled a “secret project” of “next-generation architecture for Google’s web search“ called Caffeine.

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Google most valuable brand; Microsoft at No. 2.

BrandZ has released its Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking. The BrandZ top 100 ranking is an authoritative ranking report about the most valuable brands in the world.

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Google increases Page Rank of Bing

Since the release of Bing, the Google Page Rank of the site had been set at PR level 2. This week that level has jumped up to PR level 9 showing that Google are taking the competition fairly seriously and […]