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Google To Announce Business Offerings

According to an article in the New York Times, Google plan to announce a suite of services aimed at business users. “Google plan to offer a package of software including its e-mail, calendar and chat programs and a Web site development tool for companies and organizations looking to avoid the high cost of providing such services on their own.” Google …

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SEO Soap Operatics

Amusing thread over at Threadwatch. Read the comments. In short, one blog referenced another, rather heavily, without linking to it. When this omission was pointed out, a link was subsequently added, but the link was no-followed. Is it all a set-up? Genuine? I have no idea. However, it does serve to illustrate an unwritten rule regarding blogging protocol. If people …

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Marissa Mayer On Internet TV, Social Networks

Marissa Mayer talks to the British media about Google’s search plans: “…encourage the television industry to consider the web as a way of increasing its popularity. Rather than see it as a foe, robbing them of advertising revenue and viewers, she says they should see it as a friend. The internet creates more of an appetite for media – it …

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Swoogle: Semantic Web Search

What’s this, then? Swoogle. Besides potentially more work for the Google legal department, “bleeding slow” is how I’d describe it. At least it was when I tried it, you may have more luck. “Swoogle is a search engine for the Semantic Web on the Web. Swoogle crawl the World Wide Web for a special class of web documents called Semantic …

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Internet Tough Guy

Are you an internet tough guy? If not, no doubt you know of a few. “Usually male, the Internet Tough Guy talks big shit online, but IRL he’s a total fag or a basement-dweller or sometimes he is a teenager. Most internet toughguys are into computer programming, or, at the bare minimum, love videogaming. The typical Internet Tough Guy can …

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