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What Will Be Google’s Next Winner?

Google watchers will have noticed that not many of their products, apart from the search engine, have managed to gain traction. Applications like Orkut, Google Talk, Google Base etc arrive with much media fanfare, but then quickly sink from view. So, what will be the next revenue winner for Google? I agree with Bill Trancer from Hitwise: “…a combination of …

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Google Has Head In Clouds

For those Google watchers trying to guess where Google is heading next, here’s a transcript of Eric Schmidts main points from his speech at Search Engine Strategies: Summary: Cloud computing – if you have the right kind of browser or the right kind of access, it doesn’t matter whether you have a PC or a Mac or a mobile phone …

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Google Not Buying Google

Interesting statistic: “it is remarkable that not one Google insider has bought a share of the company in the 18 months since the IPO lock-ups expired, according to data compiled by Bloomberg from the Washington Service, which tracks insider sales“ On a related note, what Larry and Sergey are buying into is electric sports cars, namely Tesla Motors. This thing …

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GoogleInsertServiceHere.com Registrations

Amusing summary of a court case: Google Inc. v. Jennifer Burns, which should be of interest to those who own domain names that include the trade-marked term “Google”. Ms Burns registered googlecheckout.com, googlematching.com and googleoutdoors.com. Her reasoning was “….intended business name is not “GOOGLE Checkout,” which ostensibly is identical to the disputed domain name , but rather the term “Go …

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Google Wants TV Ad Market

Google need to find new markets, and television advertising is, obviously, a big one. “Google is preparing to deliver “targeted measurable television ads” and Schmidt says Google has “a good shot at it. Schmidt is frustrated that “When you watch the television you see ads that are clearly not targeted for you” Such a system would deliver more value to …

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