Microsoft trying to upset Google Yahoo deal
Google and Yahoo are about to join forces in a unusual advertising search deal; Microsoft duly worried, have been trying to disrupt the union of the two Search Engine giants - it’s not the first time Microsoft have used these techniques, according to CEO Eric Schmidt
GAudi searchable audio and video from Google
The way it works is through basic speech recognition technology which crawls through audio and video segments and makes all audio content searchable!!, just like text.
Google web Browser Chrome uses some Microsoft Code
Scott Hanselman, a senior programming manager for Microsoft, found that Googles new ‘open source’ browser uses a chunk of Microsoft code. Google also apparently used an undocumented interface from Microsoft to get the feature working in Windows XP SP2.
Google Pagerank update July 2008
For those of you not yet aware or totally missed it again (like we did) as of July 27th 2008, Google is updating its toolbar PageRank.
The Working Balance - Casual Office Space
With the advent of the smart phone, faster laptops, faster connections and wireless hotspots ever increasing, the ability to work anywhere is becoming much more the ‘norm’ compared to a few years ago. In fact, for the most part, it’s becoming much less important for certain types of SME’s to have an inner-city based […]
Google Street View for the UK
Google’s street view technology has been available for sometime in the US, but the nanny state could once again stop a useful technology hitting the web for the UK.
Top 100 Brands 2008, Google hits number 10
Google finally makes it into the Top 10 most recognized brands - and we see IBM overtake Microsoft - IBM and Microsoft swapping second and third place, with brand value marked at $59.031 billion and $59.007 billion respectively.