Google: YAY! Checkout goes mobile

Summary:The Google Engineering team does not seem to have synched its news cycle.At the same time that Google Engineering gives us Developer Day with show-stopper Google Gears, Google Checkout engineers give us "Look, Ma-no wires," to proclaim Google Checkout is now available by mobile phone, sometimes.

The Google Engineering team does not seem to have synched its news cycle.

At the same time that Google Engineering gives us Developer Day with show-stopper Google Gears, Google Checkout engineers give us "Look, Ma-no wires," to proclaim Google Checkout is now available by mobile phone, sometimes.

Google Checkout on the handheld? Where is it on the desktop?

Below is a "Universal Search" for books at Google. While there are plenty of household names AdWords customers hawking their books for sale, NONE is sporting the cute little Checkout icon.

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What about Universal Search?

The top "most relevant" destination on the Web for "books," is Google Books, according to Google.

Google has also declared its Google Books to be the winner in the Google keyword "auction" for books! 

Topics: Google

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