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Eric Schmidt Steps Aside to Let Larry Page Play Google CEO

News just in from Mashable.com – Eric Schmidt is stepping down to allow Larry Page to take the driving seat at Google. Eric Schmidt will become Google’s chairman. The news was released today as Google announced its fouth quarter profits. According to Reuters, analysts expect $6.06 bln in Q4 net revenue. This is twice as…

Google’s Wonder Wheel Search Tool

Just spotted a new Google search feature – Wonder Wheel. (update – ’tis gone, dead, buried). After typing in your search term you can press “Wonder Wheel” down the left hand side. It shifts the search results to the right and gives your a wheel of options, alternative searches. You can then click one, it…

Google appoints a new Director of Search

Google are recruiting younger talent in a bid to maintain their competitive advantage during these difficult times. When we asked the new director what changes he was planning to implement during 2009, he responded with; “Google google ooooh google bear nana nana.” – New Google Search Engine Operations Director

G1 Android Crashed – Had to Do a Factory Reset

What a nightmare. A warning to all here: Do Not Try To Upload Too Many Photos to Facebook At Once I was attempting to upkload about 6 or 7 photos to Facebook from my phone and it just died on me. It got pretty hot, gave some memory warnings, then crashed. I tried rebooting but…

Google Buys ITA Software and Enters Online Travel Market

News just in the Google has bought an online travel firm. ITA was set up in 2007 by a group of IT developers in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Google have paid $700 million for the company. They plan to integrate the ITA travel information within their own search results in the same way that some retail products…

Adsense Archive – bunch of blog posts about Adsense ….

Adsense Now Report Invalid Clicks – The Remove Intra-Day Jun 3, 2011 Another Adsense thing that I only recently became aware of, which may be newer, is that they have changed the way they report daily earnings. Adsense now shows publishers all clicks and revenues before any false clicks are taken into account. I found…

Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility

I just stumbled across this little gem from Stanford. It provides a list of features a website should have to boost its credibility. I saw it on a Googler’s social bookmarking page, and whenever you see something like that, assume that it is at least considered to be part of the search engine algorithm. There…

Google Reveals the Chrome Operating System To All

Google has finally revealed the code of its Chrome operating system to the public. Chrome OS is an open source operating system, much like the Linux operating system. This essentially means that users do not have to purchase it, and there is no advertising built into it. More importantly, as it is open source, it is much easier for computer programmers to develop their own enhancements to the software.

Google Android Eclair Released to Developers

Google has released version 2 of its Android operating system to Android application developers. We are expecting to see a lot more synchronisation with the new Android OS. Although much is under wraps sill, we are expected there to be photo and video synchronisation, so that all photos taken will be streamed over to more…