Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Gmail Books at

  • Hacking Gmail (Pre-orders available)
  • Google Gmail: Visual QuickStart Guide
  • The Gmail Book: Your Definitive Guide
  • Google Gives Up Gmail Name in the UK

    Google has given up on using the name "Gmail" in the United Kingdom. Because of a trademark dispute, Google's free email service will be renamed "Google Mail" in Great Britain. [Read Full BBC Article]

    Thursday, May 12, 2005

    Google Ponders Blogger and Gmail Integration

    "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."
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  • Saturday, May 07, 2005

    Google Knocked Offline - Denies It Was Hacked

    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.
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  • Friday, April 01, 2005

    Google Diversifies and Produces a New Sports Drink

    Google Gulp 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
  • Product History: From Forest to Freezer
  • Four Great Flavors
  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2005

    Google Agrees to Acquire Urchin

    On March 28, Google announced their intention to acquire Urchin, the producer of one of the most popular Web site statistics analysis tools [Google Press Release]

    Thursday, February 17, 2005 - Sold to the New York Times

    The New York Times announced today that it will purchase for $410 million from publisher Primedia. The Times, whose newspapers include The New York Times and The Boston Globe, said it will expand'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 I am thinking about you guys!
  • NY Times Explains Purchase To Analysts
  • Associated Press Article by Seth Sutel
  • Kanoodle is Battling Google for Contextual Ads

    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]

    Tuesday, February 08, 2005

    Will Google Buy

    Some of you may know I was the inline skating editor for for four years, from 1999 through 2003. 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 management and their new inline skating editor, so I am very curious to find out who the new owner will be. [Read Full Article]

    Monday, February 07, 2005

    Google Inviting Gmailers 50 at a Time

    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]