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Thursday, May 12, 2005
"Google is contemplating various improvements to its popular Blogger Web logging service, including native image uploading and deeper integration with the company’s Gmail Web-mail service, according to a Google executive."
Read Full Article at MacWorld.com
Posted by Kathie Fry at 11:12 AM
Saturday, May 07, 2005
Google and some of its services - including Gmail - were not available on Saturday May 7, 2005 from 6:45 to 7:00 pm EDT, and some users were not able to connect for up to an hour. Because users were rerouted to another Web site when they tried to connect to Google, there was speculation the problem was caused by hackers, but Google denied that, saying it was a Domain Name System (DNS) problem.
Read Full Article at InformationWeek.com
Posted by Kathie Fry at 12:22 PM
Friday, April 01, 2005
Google's new sports drink has been named the Google Gulp and it will "slam a truckload of electrolytic neurotransmitter smart-drug stimulants past the blood-brain barrier to achieve maximum optimization of your cerebral cortex"....
Main Article at Google.com Product History: From Forest to Freezer Four Great Flavors Frequently Asked Questions
Posted by Kathie Fry at 6:43 AM
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Thursday, February 17, 2005
The New York Times announced today that it will purchase About.com for $410 million from publisher Primedia. The Times, whose newspapers include The New York Times and The Boston Globe, said it will expand About.com's content and visibility and use the site to market its products and those of its advertisers. I hope this will turn out to be good news for the Web site editors, and all of my other friends at About.com. I am thinking about you guys!
NY Times Explains About.com Purchase To Analysts Associated Press Article by Seth Sutel
Posted by Kathie Fry at 5:25 PM
The former executives of Sprinks, which Google purchased in October of 2003, joined smaller paid-search provider Kanoodle in 2004 and they are renewing their competition in the market for contextual ads [Article at eWeek.com]
Posted by Kathie Fry at 9:37 AM
Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Some of you may know I was the inline skating editor for About.com for four years, from 1999 through 2003. About.com is about to undergo a significant change, because Primedia is selling it off to the highest bidder. AOL, Google, and Yahoo are among the five companies expected to bid by today's deadline. I have a good relationship with About.com management and their new inline skating editor, so I am very curious to find out who the new owner will be. [Read Full Article]
Posted by Kathie Fry at 9:26 AM
Monday, February 07, 2005
Is Google gearing up for a full launch of Gmail in the near future? According to a Recent article cNet article: "...people using the Gmail service have found recently that the number of invitations they can send out has increased from four to 50." [Read Full Article at Com.com]
Posted by Kathie Fry at 10:16 AM