Posts Tagged: google

Time for Google Headlines!

Have you ever used a news aggregator like Google News? My guess is that you have, at least once. While these aggregators drive traffic to newspapers, magazines, and other content websites, they also cause problems with the headlines authors choose for a particular story: Journalist over the years have assumed they were writing their headlines… Reads more »

Google buys Writely

I didn’t see this one coming, but it seems Google has purchased Writely, a web-based word processing app. I guess the deal isn’t that surprising given that there has always been speculation Google would build an online competitor to Microsoft Office. “We haven’t yet figured out all the details,” Writely said on its site. “Coming… Reads more »

What the hell Yahoo?

One interesting item floating around the blogosphere today is that Yahoo has decided to give up in the search industry, essentially conceding defeat to Google. Yes, you read that correctly – sickening isn’t it? “We don’t think it’s reasonable to assume we’re going to gain a lot of share from Google,” Chief Financial Officer Susan… Reads more »

Henry Blodget on Google

The infamous Henry Blodget took up blogging last year, and regardless of your opinions about him or your memories of the dotcom bubble and subsequent bust, he has some interesting thoughts. His latest focus on Google, which has been enjoying quite a steady ride north on the stock market lately. Here’s what Mr. Blodget has… Reads more »

2005 Google Zeitgeist

Tis the season for year end lists and reflection on the year 2005. Darren has a pretty good collection of lists, but I particularly like Google’s Zeitgeist. Here’s what it’s all about: It turns out that looking at the aggregation of billions of search queries people type into Google reveals something about our curiosity, our… Reads more »