Archive for July, 2009

Google Search is Getting Personal!

There was an interesting video on YouTube from the Google Internet Summit 2009 http://bit.ly/iiAld . There was a presentation by Udi Manber, Head of Search Quality at Google talking about how search quality is being improved. Udi started simply enough by stating that Google strives to answer every question in every question in a personalised […]

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Google ChromeOS in Perspective

The amount of comment on Google’s announcement of Chrome OS operating system last week has been staggering if not completely unexpected. A large part of the comment has consisted of portraying Chrome OS in emotive terms such as ‘Windows Killer’. The more excitable section of the tech press sees Chrome OS as a challenge to […]

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More Bing

One of the big announcements in June was the arrival of Bing, the re-branded, re-designed Microsoft search engine previously known as Live. Although there was a lot of comment on Bing taking on Google the reality is that Bing will not beat Google in the immediate future but has introduced some interesting new features into […]

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More Google Wave

Earlier this month Google announced a new product that will be launched later this year called Wave. Wave is hard to explain but it is defined as a new tool for communication and collaboration. Another description is that if email was invented now it would look like this. Email hasn’t really changed much in twelve […]

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