Posts Tagged: google

Google’s Personalized Home Page

Google is the search engine everyone loves to love. And they are not a portal, oh no, they are definitely not that evil word portal. And yet, we have Google News. We have Google Mail. We even have Google Groups and Google Local. Possibly the only “portal” feature missing is a customizable page. Well, that… Reads more »

Google Web Accelerator

Google announced on Wednesday the release of Google Web Accelerator, beta of course. Basically it’s an Internet accelerator, designed simply to make your web browsing experience faster. Here’s how it works: Sending your page requests through Google machines dedicated to handling Google Web Accelerator traffic. Storing copies of frequently looked at pages to make them… Reads more »

Google Video Upload

If you’re into the whole video podcasting or video-blogging thing, you can now upload your videos to Google. Here’s their mission: Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Currently, Google Video lets you search a growing archive of televised content — everything from sports events to dinosaur… Reads more »

Google is #6 for “britney spears”

Go to Google and run a search for “britney spears”. Or, if you’re lazy, click here. See what the number six result is? Yep, that’s a Google page. It’s significant, because the pop princess is the 16th most popular search term on the web. Millions of people search for britney spears on Google. It’s also… Reads more »

Google News Sued!

I, like most people, have always said it was only a matter of time. Google News, the perpetually beta service, has finally had a lawsuit brought against it: Agence France Presse has sued Google, alleging the Web search leader includes AFP’s photos, news headlines and stories on its news site without permission. AFP said it… Reads more »