Search better with Google

20 tips for searching more efficiently with Google, including how to use Google as a calculator, and how to search for types of information – music, videos etc. Technorati Tags: GYM, tips, search

Reviews on maps

Google has provided the ability to add user reviews and rating to any business listed on Google Maps. Technorati Tags: GYM, mashups, maps

Youth 2.0

Business Week has an interesting article on the challenge of marketing to the new generation of always-online youth. Technorati Tags: advertising, media

Jotspot phoenix to rise?

Things are stirring in the Jotspot team at Google. The collaborative wiki platform bought by Google has been porting to the Google platform and it seems an announcement about what will emerge is imminent. Technorati Tags: GYM, tools

Google News goes graphical

Google has launched a new graphical view of its Google News service which shows all the topical news pictures at a particular moment in time. Technorati Tags: GYM, media, online

Surface arrives?

Microsoft has put together a demo site to show off its latest computing advance – surface computing. Technorati Tags: computing, GYM

Climate Savers

Google, Microsoft, IBM, Intel and many other computer companies have joined together to form the Climate Savers Computing Iniative which aims to save 54 million tons of carbon dioxide a year – equivalent by 2010 to taking 11 million cars off the road.

Reddit mashed up

Oregonlive, the website of the Oregonian newspaper, has added a mash-up with Reddit to allow users to share stories from around the web about Oregon and to vote and comment on them. Technorati Tags: newspapers, online, social media

Google’s acquisition spree

Google has acquired five more internet start-ups, reports PaidContent. They are: Peakstream, a company which makes software for running powerful computers; Feedburner, the RSS metrics firm; Greenborder, an anti-malware firm; Marratech, which makes web video conferencing software; and Adscape Media, an in-game advertising firm. Maybe some clues as to what’s coming next? Technorati Tags: GYM, […]

OpenAds – the way to beat Google?

OpenAds is a small UK startup which is offering free ad serving technology which is says is already in use with 20,000 publishers. Jeff Jarvis is excited about it as he sees this as the potential standard, free, standards-based system which could be used as the backbone to ad serving everywhere. The platform connects easily […]